Old Town

  • 2 medieval quarters of 1,000 years ago, the Roman town of 2,000 years ago, and the Juderia – the Medieval Jewish ghetto
  • Santa Eulalia Cathedral: 13 geese and a patron saint who does the job
  • Santa María del Mar: the people’s cathedral
  • Pablo Picasso: his history and his secrets
  • A common grave of 1714 that continues to shape Catalan identity
  • Palau de la Música Catalana: the most beautiful concert hall in the world

Alfama Tour

This tour includes:

  • around Saint George castle. How it was when the Moors ruled Lisbon, and the man who put an end to it
  • Alfama’s narrow alleys, canary cages, clothes-lines and fado halls
  • great azulejo tiles: the colours of Lisbon
  • Miradouro Portas do Sol: the most famous view of Lisbon and the Tagus river

Belém Tour

  • You stand where Vasco de Gama set out to sea, not knowing where he was going. And you find out why Portugal turned Christopher Columbus down
  • The Jerónimos Monastery and the Tower of Belem. See with your own eyes what the gold from shipping trade could buy
  • “The caravel”, the great Portuguese ship. And what was so great about it
  • Enjoy Lisbon’s great parks, gardens and vistas – there is a a reason our President lives here!
  • Find out why people make a detour for the famous Belém pastries

Montmartre tour

  • Moulin Rouge, Chat noir and the cabaret of the Assassins
  • Sacre coeur church and artists’ square – icon of Bohemian Paris
  • The extravagant home of eccentric pop singer Dalida – and what it means to French pop culture
  • Windmills, vineyards and Paris’ most celebrated 180° view
  • The haunts of Renoir, Picasso and Amélie – and how they matter to the rest of the world
  • The best view of Sacre Coeur – and why no one ever goes there

Trendy Marais Tour

  • Refined town-houses of the French aristocracy. And tales of their escapades and their lifestyles
  • Places des Vosges and secluded parks and gardens where Parisians like to stroll
  • Hotel de Sully: the stunning gem you do not see coming
  • Paris’ “good-looking only” bar
  • The ever-changing Jewish pletzl
  • The fashion stores that set the trend one year ahead – and how to stay ahead of them

Paris Landmarks

  • Photo ops: Arc de Triumph, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysées and Montmartre
  • 3 of the world’s greatest museums: Louvre, Orsay and the Orangerie
  • The haunts of Coco Chanel, Hemingway and Princess Diana, and the Texas Embassy (that’s right!)
  • Place Vendôme and Napoleon’s great column
  • Some of the world’s most exclusive hotels: Crillon, Meurice, Ritz and now Mandarin Oriental
  • Your guide: a born-and-raised Parisian who will bring Paris to life

Montmartre tour gratis en español

  • El Moulin Rouge y el cabaret de los Asesinos
  • La pintoresca pero real escenografia de la pelicula Amélie
  • El Moulin de la Galette, fuente de inspiración de tantos artistas como Van Gogh o Renoir
  • La mejor vista de la Basílica de Sacre Coeur!
  • La plaza de los pintores
  • El único viñedo de Paris
  • Picasso y el atelier Bateau Lavoir
  • y la más espectacular vista panoramica de Paris!

Notre Dame tour

Notre Dame and the Heart of Paris Tour

  • The gargoyles and the flying buttresses of Notre Dame
  • A saint without a head, and the scale of good and evil
  • The pros and cons of living right next to Notre Dame
  • Woody Allen vs. Harry Potter vs. Victor Hugo
  • Heloise and Abelard: the world’s greatest love story?
  • Napoleon, Point Zero and Notre-Dame’s brand-new bells.

Latin Quarter
Left Bank tour

  • Sorbonne University, the Pantheon and Luxembourg gardens
  • Student drinking holes and elegant café terraces
  • The haunts of the Unicorn, Cyrano de Bergerac, Hemingway and even Italy’s Dante Alighieri
  • The real story of Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Place de la Sorbonne – student traditions and rites of passage
  • Where to find the blade of the Guillotine
  • countless photo opportunities – including the most unexpected view of the Eiffel tower

Saint-Germain and the River

  • Paris fashion, old and new
  • History: World War II, jazz, art, and the burial place of the first kings of France
  • Art and literature: Cyrano de Bergerac, Simone de Beauvoir, the birth-place of Guernica: Picasso’s greatest work?
  • Small group, in English, with a born-and-raised Parisian as your guide
  • Rare insider’s tips: what to do, where to go. Hot clubs, fun cafés, and authentic restaurants

secret paris tour

Hidden gems and secret Paris tour

• an on-going flow of surprises, hidden gems and secret Parisian places

• photo, shopping and eating spots not listed in guide-books

• free-flowing conversation with an engaging and enthusiastic, born-and-raised local

• 90 minutes, in English, along a short and comfortable route