Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
  • Must Do Tour

Paris Highlights: From Notre-Dame to Eiffel Tower

All that you need to see in the capital of art, culture and history

Quick Details

Walk the streets of Paris without standing in line to enter a museum, church, or gallery. Enjoy local life and street performers. Take photos and grab that moment to experience Paris to the fullest!

A perfect introduction for first-time visitors, this tour orients you amid the labyrinth of streets in Paris and provides an insider’s perspective of the city that you won’t find in the guidebook.

Duration: 4 hours

Adults (Ages 10+)
94
Children (Ages 3-9)
50
Infants (Ages 2 and Under)
Free
Private Tour
625

Paris Highlights: From Notre-Dame to Eiffel Tower

Join a small group or a private tour to cover the highlights of Paris with its major places of interest, sites, bridges, palaces, parks together with the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower.

Start your journey at Notre Dame with a comprehensive view into the history and culture of Paris for first-time or returning visitors both alike. You will have enough information to be independent by the end of the tour as you leave your guide by the Eiffel Tower.

Learn about the Île de la Cité and the surprising facts that this island will offer you. Talk about Notre Dame and discuss the impacts of the recent fire and the future of the building.

Follow the River Seine and go across the famous Pont des Arts, a pedestrian bridge listed as a national historic monument. See the art exhibitions, immerse in the open-air studio for painters, artists, and photographers drawn to its unique point of view. Watch the Parisiens enjoying a summer picnic if you are there in the season and remember to look at the padlocks attached to the railing of the bridge for eternal love lock.

Follow your guide to the Pyramid of Louvre, easily the most popular place to be in Paris. Enjoy a detailed tour of the area with less emphasis on history and the art inside the museum but more on the local street life of Paris so that you can see the most important landmarks without waiting to get tickets while experiencing the local culture.

Pop into the gardens of the Palais Royal, a former royal palace, just opposite the Louvre. Learn about the building and its park with their history, architecture, and importance to the modern Parisian city culture.

Walk through the Tuileries Garden connecting the Louvre to the Place de la Concorde. It is a place where Parisians celebrate, meet, stroll and relax. Look how the setting served as a reference point for the modern development of Paris.

Your local guide will talk about the most famous characters of Paris in history, its most significant turn points, political highlights, and how several certain events in the city’s history are all connected to make up what we all adore as Paris today.

Continue your walk to the Arc de Triumph and Place de la Concorde and see how the monuments stand in harmony with their modern setting. These unique masterpieces of architecture combine different orders and styles most innovatively and have influenced art and culture for many years.

Immerse yourself in the very atmosphere, history, and culture of this glorious French city with an exceptional local guide.  It’s a great walk to enjoy the local life in Paris and see people on their everyday heyday.

Leave your guide by the Eiffel Tower with many references and recommendations for Paris so that you can be independent after this tour.

 

 

Map of Paris Highlights Tour