From Notre Dame cathedral to Arc de Triomphe: discover the heart of Paris
Discover with me the some of the most iconic Parisian landmarks in this half day tour.
We will visit Notre Dame and see the imposing building of the Louvre Museum from outside to take a picture of its famous Pyramid. We will discover the exterior of the Opera Garnier and the elegant Place Vendome. We will visit Place de la Concorde, the biggest square in Paris and walk along the world famous Champs-Elysées boulevard. The tour will ends at the Triumphal Arc or at the Eiffel Tower.
During the tour you will have the chance to discover not only some of the famous cultural landmarks but also the Galeries Lafayette main building with its incredible glass and iron ceiling and the "gourmet" department, where you can find the best chocolates in Paris; Rue Cambon, where Chanel opened her first boutique and Rue Saint-Honore famous for its high end shopping venues; a very nice cafe and the best "macaron" boutique in town.
The itinerary includes:
Louvre (only outside)
Rue Saint-Honore and Rue Cambon
Place de la Concorde
Arc de Triomphe
On request, at the end of the tour: Eiffel Tower
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In front of Notre Dame or at your convenience in Paris
End location: Arc de Triumph, where you can enjoy some shopping along the Champs-Elysées or anywhere in Paris.
On request: Eiffel tower
Duration: 4 hours
If you decide to use private car or taxi please consider that traffic can be very heavy in Paris city center.
walking tour and public transport (metro).
On request I can arrange a private car service
- private guided tour and visit to the "Rive droite" most iconic places with a licensed tour guide
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 euro - The only extra expenses are metro tickets. Consider you will need about 6 euro per person. Credit cards are widely accepted in Paris (Especially Visa and MasterCard) but if you want to buy yourself a coffee or some souvenirs from smaller shops/street vendors you should have few euro cash with you.
- public transport (or taxi) fees
- any personal purchases
- food and drinks
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car or minivan and driver
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Paris is loud, overwhelming, and hard to navigate for first and second time visitors. Sara provided us with an efficient tour of the major highlights - Notre Dam, Louve, etc both by walking and using the metro. We especially enjoyed the quick trip into Ladure to get a macaron.