What can be better than a refreshing, yet exciting and educating stroll among the world-famous places of interest? Only a pleasant walk with a guide around one of the most fascinating cities of Europe ― Paris. While car or boat tours offer more comfort, it is easy to get overwhelmed by literally hundreds of sights you see. On the contrary, walking tours provide genuine first-hand experience. Take your time to enjoy, adore and meditate on what you learn with ComfortTours.
Explore Paris in person: an unforgettable private walking tour
Comfort tours offers three itineraries for Paris tours with local private guides:
The Isles of Paris (3 hours)
This excursion will offer you an overall impression of the two Paris islands: Isle Saint-Louis and Isle de la Cite. You are going to explore the very centre of old Paris. Observe the majestic Gothic edifice of Notre Dame Cathedral, the piece of historical heritage which doesn’t need introduction. The next site is the Conciergerie, an architectural ensemble with varying elements dating from the 13th to the 20th century. Throughout history it served as a royal castle and a prison, where hundreds of French Revolution activists were confined before execution. Nowadays it still houses Paris law courts. The next curiosity is The Holy Chapel. Erected in 1238 it is one of the oldest surviving buildings in Europe and an outstanding specimen of the Rannoyant Gothics.
Marais District (3 hours)
Marais district was erected on the territory historically occupied with pastures. It still bears the unmistakably French ambience of romantic rural life in the heart of Paris. Along your private walking tour you’ll have a chance to visit some of the numerous family restaurants and indulge in their delicacies served truly personal attitude. Among the sights there is Place des Vosges, the oldest square of the city, famous for many outstanding buildings where famous Frenchmen lived and worked.
Montmartre (3 hours)
Monmartre Hill is the highest point of Paris. You can walk up the stairs to the top or take a cable car. This place of joyful light-heartedness is famous as a place where Amelie movie takes place. The main sightseeing attraction here is Sacre Coeur Basilica. This 19th century church is valued among the connoisseurs of art by its remarkable stained glass windows and the inspiring mosaic by Luc-Olivier Merson. Monmartre is definitely the best place for panoramic photographs: it provides breathtaking vistas of the Eiffel Tower and the Arc of Triumph.
ComfortTours works hard to deliver the most interesting and fulfilling private guided tours in France, so if you feel like walking for while enjoying unforgettable sceneries and listening to captivating stories told by our guide, contact us to clarify the details of the tour and schedule it to a particular date.