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  • Paris: Murder Mysteries Small Group Walking Tour

    1. Paris: Murder Mysteries Small Group Walking Tour

    On this 2-hour walking tour you will learn about the city’s darker side as you glance in to its macabre underbelly. Paris has a long and tragic history of murder and execution, of rampant disease among the lower classes, and of bitter wars fought against a corrupt monarchy. The tour rips open the cloak of darkness, as you wind down alleyways and cut through the hushed night. Your English-speaking guide will take you to sites such as the Place de la Vert Gallant, where the last of the Knights’ Templar was burned at the stake. You will visit St Germain de Auxerrois, where estimates say some 30,000 people were killed in the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre. Your guide will point out places of interest as you stroll, leaving no stone unturned. As you delve into stories of ritual worship, you will learn about characters like Napoleon Bonaparte, Marie Antoinette and Henry IV, as well as the se...

    Our guide Vic was great! She was very knowledgeable, great personality and made learning the different histories of Paris fun! We loved this tour because it was a different experience from the traditional sites. We walked a lot, but we were having so much fun we didn’t mind that.

  • The Essence of Paris 2-hour Walking Tour

    2. The Essence of Paris 2-hour Walking Tour

    This walking tour through the heart of Paris is the best way to get a feel for what the city has to offer. See what makes this one of the most visited places in the world. This brisk walk will talk you through the ages and bring you up-to-date to understand why Paris is the way it is today. If you like history, culture and art, this is the tour you should do while visiting the City of Lights.

  • Secret Paris Guided Tour: The Hidden Heart of Paris

    3. Secret Paris Guided Tour: The Hidden Heart of Paris

    Go on a journey into the heart of Paris at its most mysterious, and explore the dark side of a city better known for its illuminations.  Your guide will explain to you the mysteries that surround this imposing Notre-Dame Cathedral. Pass along a narrow street where a scary story of medieval blood and ink will be revealed. Then, near the Place Sainte-Opportune, you will discover the narrow and dark rue Courtalon, where once, in the time of Louis XIV, a dark affair took place. Facing Saint-Jacques Tower, discover how reality beats fiction, and in the heart of Rue de la Ferronnerie, learn how “Le Vert Gallant” died. Your guide will tell you about the astrological and astronomical tower of the Black Queen, where the magician at the service of Catherine de Medici practiced black magic inside this tower.

  • Paris 6-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

    4. Paris 6-Hour Private Guided Walking Tour

    Take a relaxed, guided walk through Paris, from Notre-Dame Cathedral and the city’s medieval period through the late 19th century and the Paris of today. This 6-hour tour not only gives you an overview of the city’s architecture, history, and the history of art, it also presents you with an image of the role and importance of Paris throughout European history. If your visit to Paris is a short one, you’ll see all the highlights on this tour and get a good idea of what the city has to offer. If you’re staying for a longer period, the tour will provide a foundation for you to continue exploring the city on your own. See Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Shakespeare and Co. bookstore, the Latin Quarter, Hotel de Ville, Tour St. Jacques, Les Halles, the Cathedral of Saint Eustache, the Cour Carré and the Louvre, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, the Champs-Élysées, and more.

    Our guide, Anja , was fabulous! She knew every inch of Paris and so much interesting history. She was able to show us the entire city in 6 hours, which really made the rest of our stay easier. We could focus on the areas of greatest interest without wasting time. I highly recommend this tour!

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What people are saying about Saint-Jacques Tower

Our guide Vic was great! She was very knowledgeable, great personality and made learning the different histories of Paris fun! We loved this tour because it was a different experience from the traditional sites. We walked a lot, but we were having so much fun we didn’t mind that.

Dark Heart & Murder Mysteries

On the 5th of October 2019. we took this tour which was very entertaining. The guide had great knowledge and produly took us through the horrors of Paris. We gladly recommend this walk and especially with the guide who we think was caled Vicky.

Victoire’s tour was really great. She was very fun, pleasant and entertaining and her information was very interesting. I wish I had taken notes so I could remember all the information.

Fun and informative tour. Very nice setup with an audioguide as well.

Fun and informative tour. Very nice setup with an audioguide as well. The tour guide, Vic, was very nice and a great storyteller. She knows a lot about Paris history!

Vic was very nice and made the tour very interesting! We learned a lot of scary and thrilling things about the dark past of paris! I'd recommend doing this tour!