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Paris walking tours: Everything you need to know

Get to know the City of Lights on a walking tour of Paris. On a walking tour you can see a few of the city’s most popular attractions like the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Find out why Paris is often called the most beautiful city in the world. A walking tour of Paris will show you all its splendor and charm, including its bright lights, blooming flowers, historical architecture, and cobblestone streets.

All of the Paris walking tours include a knowledgeable and entertaining guide to give you a fun experience. When booking your tour, you'll learn how long the tour lasts, where to meet your guide, and when/where you'll stop for a rest or bite to eat.

What can you experience on a walking tour in Paris?

Walking tours in Paris cater to all kinds of travelers. Spend the day enjoying the Paris sunshine on a walking tour of one of its many public parks, like Jardin des Tuileries or Place de la Concorde. With its lovely gardens and carefully manicured landscaping, you’ll have plenty of chances to take photos to commemorate your vacation. 

If you’re an art enthusiast or a literary buff, you’ll want to sign up for one of the more educational Paris walking tours. And you have plenty of them to choose from. Theologians, religious students and history enthusiasts will want to take a walking tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral. Along with admiring its French Gothic architecture, you’ll see several monuments and learn the story of its rebirth while walking the grounds.

What types of walking tours can I take in Paris?

Paris food tours 

Try mouthwatering chocolates, gourmet cheeses, and sparkling wines on a food walking tour. Many emerging coffee shops have been added to the tours, so you can always try out something new. On every one of these foodie tours you’ll get to sample lots of goodies and will return to your hotel stuffed.

Paris Illumination tours 

Explore Paris at night with an evening tour. You’ll get to see the skyline all lit up and the Eiffel Tower all aglow. Make sure you have your camera ready to take some awesome shots. If you want something more adventurous, you can find some night tours that will spook you, such as a cemetery or ghost outing.

Paris history tours 

Indulge in the history of Paris with a tour of the medieval streets near the medieval city wall. You can also learn more about World War II history on a walking tour of the Normandy D-Day Beaches and the National Cemetery.

Paris neighborhood tours 

Spend the day in some of Paris’s hottest and upscale neighborhoods, such as the Latin Quarter, home to the Paris Sorbonne University and the Cluny Museum. Don’t pass on a stroll through its many historic districts, like Saint-Germain and Marais. You can also get a feel for the culture with a visit to local food markets, flower shops, and cafes.

What added extras can I expect on a walking tour of Paris?

On some of the Paris pub walking tours, you might get a complimentary shot or two. Some also come with an included lunch or French snack. You can also decide on a self-guided tour. In this case, you’ll be instructed to download an app that will include audio commentary for that particular tour.


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What people are saying about Paris

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Amazing tour. Skip-the-line actually means skip the line. There was a lime of over 50 people in the normal queue and we were in within a minute. The tour guide was fantastic - we had Gabriella. She was passionate, informative and so much of fun. A very lovely personality. The palace itself is magnificent. The gardens were beautiful, albeit we had a very wet and rainy day.

Nice to see the city from a different perspective. The tour guide had very good information for all the important landmarks snd historic events. Kids enjoyed it a lot. Boat was nice and clean. We had covering in the boat from the rain. The coffee was great. We had a lovely time.

We did the tour with our two kids ages 10 and 16 and they both loved it. Our guide- Michelle was amazing giving us a lot of interesting information and keeping it informative and entertaining at the same time. Thank you Michelle!

A wonderful morning spent with Noémie making macarons. Noémie is warm and a great and experienced teacher, very organised and generous with tips on lots of things. A real highlight of our trip to Paris! Elaine and Niall

It was a great walk and the guide Dawie (the south african guy) was super helpful and knowledgeable.