On the steps of the 14th of July
A captivating walking tour on the steps of the revolution turmoil.
Starting in the delightful gardens of Palais Royal- to revive the 14th of July march of Camille Desmoulins towards the Bastille place, followed by thousands of parisians.
An evocation of the royal family and Marie Antoinette life in the ancient Tuileries castle, from the terrific days of october 1789 until the flight to Varenne and transfer in the gloomy Jail of the Temple.
A walk through the Concorde place, and along the banks of the river to reach the ancient royal castle so-called Conciergerie to revive in the famous jail the last days of Marie Antoinette and her children.
The tour can be extended to visit the district of St Germain des Près, the famous Café Procope and convent of the Cordeliers, craddle of the symbolic leaders of the revolution.
This tour starts in the Place of Palais Royal Theater,
for a walk through the Palais Royal Gardens,
the Tuileries gardens up to
the Concorde Place.
From the Concorde Place, a public bus 21 or 27 to reach the left bank and Conciergerie Castle,
A 15mn walk through rue St André des Arts
to St Germain des Près district up to
Place Sartre Beauvoir
End of the Walking tour in St Germain des Près church.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting either in the Hotel Lobby or in front of the Theater of the Comedie Française Place of Palais Royal
End location: The end of this tour is Place Sartre Beauvoir in front of Cafe des 2 magots and the Church of St Germain des Près
Duration: 5 hours
This duration does not include additional time for a lunch or a drink requested by customers along the itinerary, neither additional time for another end of location of the tour, but include any other delays occurring out of customers control, (in case of traffic, or weather conditions).
Transport will be done by Paris public Bus, which are very comfortable and clean.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Euros - Drinks and food if required
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Patricia was very knowledgeable and speaks great english. The tour was very interesting and we learned a lot! I would highly recommend Patricia's tour to anyone interested in the history of the revolution.