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Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Paris

1. Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Paris

Get Rock Star priority seating and move straight to the front of the line to get your party on at the Hard Rock Cafe Paris. Opened in 1991, this iconic hotspot is conveniently located next to the Opera House, the Grands Boulevards, and Musée Grévin, and offers you a unique Rock experience. Take home your very own Hard Rock merchandise from the Rock Shop and enjoy selections from the menus: Gold Menu (2-course): Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Grilled chicken sandwich • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Grilled chicken caesar salad • Tupelo chicken tenders Dessert - • Brownie Choice of beverage - • One soft drink, coffee, or tea Diamond Menu (3-course):  Starter - • Fresh salad Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Smoked BBQ combo • Grilled salmon • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Steak salad • BBQ chicken Dessert - • Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage -  • One soft drink, coffee, or tea

Paris: Comedy Show - How to Become a Parisian

2. Paris: Comedy Show - How to Become a Parisian

Take your seats for a show with a difference, and discover what it’s really like to be a Parisian. The English language comedy explores the cultural differences between the people of Paris and the rest of the world. Discover why they got their reputation for being rude through spot-on impressions and everyday scenarios. Get to know the difference between born-and-bred Parisians and the rest of the world. The show has been enjoyed by more than 800,000 locals and visitors alike. Join them as you learn some typical Parisian language and facial expressions that will help you pass for a local. Find out what the protocol is for traveling on public transport, the etiquette when browsing the shops, and how best to navigate the nightlife scene. Then, walk out knowing how to fake it as a real Parisian, and how to act in every situation you’ll encounter during your stay.

Fashion Show at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann

3. Fashion Show at Galeries Lafayette Haussmann

Make the most of your trip to Paris with an exclusive experience attending a fashion show. This is a unique opportunity to discover the latest trends from the biggest names, and get the inside scoop on the "must have" items of the season. Set in the heart of a store that is the epitome of French style, this 30-minute show will seduce and inspire you. Enjoy the show every Friday at 3:00 PM, at the Opera Theatre, on the 4th floor the Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann (near the Lingerie department).

Paris: Entrance Ticket to the Chocolate Museum

4. Paris: Entrance Ticket to the Chocolate Museum

See more than 1,000 chocolate-related artifacts at the Chocolate Museum Paris (Le Musee Gourmand du Chocolat), and indulge your passion for all things related to the cacao bean. The self-guided tour includes live demonstrations and - more importantly - tastings. Children’s activities are provided to keep the little ones happy, including a treasure hunt. Explore the museum’s exhibits and demonstrations which take up 2,789 square feet (850 square meters) and recount the 4,000-year history of the cocoa bean in all its forms, starting with the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs. Learn about the important role cocoa played in ancient cultures, including how cocoa was used in mystical rituals. Move on to the 1500s, when the Aztec emperor Montezuma introduced cocoa to Europe. Christopher Columbus was the first European to taste the tchocoatl drink, but he didn't like it and thus paid little attention to chocolate. Luckily, he wasn't the last European to give it a try. Witness the transformation of the chocolate trade as the chocolate-making process became more streamlined during the modern era. Watch virtual demonstrations to discover the secret behind the shiny outer coat that makes chocolate treats so appealing, and taste some of the chocolate products made on-site. Enjoy the milky smoothness of Costa Rican chocolate, the superb melt-in-your-mouth fruitiness of Peruvian chocolate, the sweet aromas of cocoa beans from Vanuatu, and more. Don’t feel too guilty about indulging; you’ll learn that chocolate has many health benefits. Then, browse the museum shop for books, souvenirs, and chocolate-related products.

Paris: 2-Hour Passages Private City Tour in German

5. Paris: 2-Hour Passages Private City Tour in German

The hidden passages is not a term for many Parisian visitors, as they are usually discovered by chance, as their name suggests, a bit hidden and cannot be found right away. The Parisian passages will take you back to the early 19th century, when Paris was not as modern as the city it is known as today. Paris was a dirty city at the time and lived up to its filthy image. The Parisian passages were not shopping arcades as they are known today, but at the time, an answer to the prevailing circumstances. You could call them the forerunners of the 'grand magasin.' Why you'll be enchanted, feel relegated to another time and why the passages have only been in vogue for a short time will be revealed to you on this extraordinary private city tour.

Paris 2-Hour Writers and Painters Guided Walking Tour

6. Paris 2-Hour Writers and Painters Guided Walking Tour

Some of the greatest artists and writers of the 19th and 20th centuries were attracted to the winding streets and bustling boulevards of Paris's Left Bank. From historic Paris along the Seine, to the bustling grand boulevards, the cafés, the old squares and the artist studios, this guided walk links some of the world's most beloved masterpieces with the locations where they came to life. On this fascinating 2-hour walking tour with an expert local guide you’ll hear the details of the lives of the famous artists and writers that lived and worked in Paris. Travel back in time to the sizzling Paris of the 1920s, when Hemingway sipped absinthe at Les Deux Magots and Picasso dined on choucroute garnie at La Rotonde. Visit literary cafés where Jean Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Faulkner, Camus, Hemingway, and Fitzgerald rubbed shoulders.

Paris: Private Walking Tour in German

7. Paris: Private Walking Tour in German

Start your 4-hour private tour in German at Moulin Rouge, the famous cabaret, and make your way through the artists' quarter of Montmartre in the north of Paris. Hear interesting facts about the history of the area and about the artists who lived and worked in Montmartre at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Visit the most famous sights such as the Sacré-Cœur Basilica and the Place du Tertre and learn interesting insider information about the famous Paris artists' square. In addition to the tourist hot spots, discover the lesser known side of Montmartre, which offers beautiful places away from the crowds. Continue to the oldest boulevards in the city, to enjoy the views. On the way see the luxury department store Galeries Lafayette. Pass the Palais Garnier and learn more about the history of the Phantom of the Opera. Make your way to Place Vendôme and the Tuileries Garden, passing the world-famous Louvre Museum. Finish your tour with a leisurely walk along the Seine and see one of Paris' most famous pedestrian bridges.

Paris: Guided Tour from Notre-Dame to Champs-Élysées

8. Paris: Guided Tour from Notre-Dame to Champs-Élysées

For locals and visitors alike, life doesn’t get much more romantic or picturesque than when you’re strolling the cobbled streets and grand boulevards of Paris. On this private walking tour, pass by storied monuments as well as the charming snapshots of quaint, everyday life that make the French capital a beloved destination. Marvel at the towering gothic façade of Notre Dame Cathedral, stand before the impressive Louvre museum and its famous glass pyramid, and stroll through the beautifully designed Tuileries Gardens. Before the day is over, pay a visit to the elegant Place de la Concorde and impressive Champs Elysées, and discover quaint, little-known corners as your knowledgeable guides show you the secrets behind the tourist facade.

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What people are saying about Grands Boulevards

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4.6 / 5

based on 2,600 reviews

Easy to understand even for non-native English speaking audience. The theatre is located in a very busy and vibrant entertainment district. Highly recommended for an exciting night out.

Chic fashion show, nice ambience; come as early as possible so that you can sit in the first row.

Excelente, lugar super agradável e ainda encontramos uma funcionária brasileira.

It was wonderful and definitely worth it. Food and service great.

Super easy everything worked wonderfully. Highly recommended.