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Paris: Musee de l'Orangerie Audio Guide- Txt NOT included

1. Paris: Musee de l'Orangerie Audio Guide- Txt NOT included

Walk into one of Paris' main landmarks and unlock the 10 most famous artistic treasures of the Musee de l'Orangerie with an informative audio guide. Come across Monet's Water Lilies and listen to a comprehensive narrative of Monet's life. Discover the secrets behind Girls at Piano by Renoir, Peaches by Renoir, Femme a la Lettre by Renoir, Pommes & Biscuits by Cezanne, Mme. Cezanne by Cezanne, Arbres et Maisons by Cezanne, Pecheurs a La Ligne by Rousseau, Navire dans la Tempete by Rousseau, and Fabrique de Chaises by Rousseau. Learn about the museum's fascinating history and understand the significance and artistic value of the selected masterpieces. Access straightforward and concise information without unnecessary complexity.

Louvre & Musee de l'Orangerie Audio Guide- Txts NOT included

2. Louvre & Musee de l'Orangerie Audio Guide- Txts NOT included

Unlock the most famous artistic treasures of The Louvre Museum & Musee de l'Orangerie with our informative Audio Guide. Tailored for those seeking insights into the Museums most important Masterpieces, this practical companion offers a clear understanding of 7 Highlights at The Louvre including The Mona Lisa, Victory of Samothrace, Raft of Medusa and much more as well as 11 selected Masterworks at The Musee de l'Orangerie including works such as Monet's Water Lilies, works by Cezanne, Renoir and much more... Key Features Include: Masterpiece Highlights: Comprehensive insights into the most significant artworks within the gallery. Artistic Context: Understand the history, significance, and artistic value of the selected masterpieces. Clear Descriptions: Access straightforward and concise information without unnecessary complexity. Focused Content: Concentrate on the essential masterpieces, their background, and artistic value.

Paris: Admire Monet's Water Lilies at the Orangerie Museum

3. Paris: Admire Monet's Water Lilies at the Orangerie Museum

Discover the movements that changed the course of art history in the 19th and 20th centuries on a guided tour of the Musee de l'Orangerie in Paris. Skip the long lines to see iconic masterpieces, from Monet's serene water lilies to the delicate brushstrokes of Renoir. Stroll through the beautiful Tuileries Gardens to reach the former Orangerie, where the royal family kept their oranges in the winter. Avoid the long lines outside the Orangerie Museum and view Monet's world-famous paintings of water lilies, now on permanent display. Follow an art historian guide around the vast collection of 19th- and early-20th-century paintings. Discover the innovative and defiant techniques pioneered by the French Impressionists and their disciples. Study paintings of fruit and flowers by Cezanne, learn about the exotic style Matisse used for his seductive portraits, and trace the different stages of Picasso through his interpretations of nude models. Watch the movement evolve and change all around you with works by Modigliani, Renoir, and Utrillo.

Paris: Down Rue de Rivoli Self Guided Audio Tour

4. Paris: Down Rue de Rivoli Self Guided Audio Tour

Soak in all the magnificent architecture and iconic buildings in this 70 min self-guided tour. You will stroll through the most fascinating area of the French capital and learn about the stories from its most significant monuments, like the Tuileries Garden, the Louvre and Chatelet. Visit at your own pace the main landmarks of Paris!

Paris: Orangerie Museum Audio Tour & Admission (ENG, FR, ES)

5. Paris: Orangerie Museum Audio Tour & Admission (ENG, FR, ES)

Explore the Orangerie Museum through this self-guided audio tour in English, Spanish or in French with an entrance e-txt included! You will be guided by audio commentary through the highlights of the remarkable collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artworks. While this tour focuses mainly on the Monet's monumental Water Lilies, there are other artworks explained as well. Nestled within the heart of Paris, this historic greenhouse also houses the prestigious Walter Guillaume collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces. Delve into the world of Impressionism's origins and the evolution of Monet's painting techniques with this audio tour on your phone. Gain valuable insights into the genesis of the Water Lily collection, Monet's artistic vision, and the fascinating adaptation of the Orangerie to accommodate these breathtaking paintings. Descending to the Lower Level, you'll encounter the remarkable Walter Guillaume collection, offering a unique perspective on the progression from Impressionism to the realm of Modern Art. Discover how the influence of African Art catalyzed the creation of the pioneering abstract paintings by early Modernists. Uncover the rich history of the Orangerie building, originally a greenhouse, which was once an integral part of a grand palace, constructed alongside the iconic Louvre by Queen Catherine de Medici in 1564. This tour is a treat for art enthusiasts, especially those keen on exploring the nuances of Impressionism and its profound impact on the development of Modern Art. Important notes: Public primary and secondary school teachers in France, EU residents under 26, and those under 18 can enjoy free admission with a valid ID. This tour is not affiliated with the Orangerie Museum but is provided by an independent creator. The e-txt is included for the customer's convenience at no charge. HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation. — Skip the lines to the Orangerie Museum with included entry e-txt available offline

2-4 Days Paris Golden Pass & Hop-On Hop-Off River Boat

6. 2-4 Days Paris Golden Pass & Hop-On Hop-Off River Boat

See everything Paris has to offer with this 2-4-days Exclusive Pass, visiting world class museums such as The Louvre and Orsay Museum. From the deck of the Hop-On Hop-Off Seine River boat, you will have the privilege to admire the most astonishing monuments Paris has to offer from the Seine. With your 4-day Paris Museum Pass enjoy a golden ticket to the city's artistic and historical legacy. Enjoy access to: • Musée du Louvre • Arc de Triomphe • Musée d’Orsay • Musée de l’Armée • Tours de Notre-Dame • Musée national de l’Orangerie • Tombeau de Napoléon 1er • Centre Pompidou • Conciergerie • Musée Rodin • Sainte-Chapelle • Panthéon • Musée national d’Art modern • Musée national des Arts asiatiques • Guimet • Les Arts décoratifs • Musée des Arts et métiers • Musée de l’Assistance Publique, Hôpitaux de Paris • Musée du quai Branly • Musée Picasso Paris • Chapelle expiatoire • La Cinémathèque française • Musée du Cinéma • Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie • Musée national Eugène Delacroix • Musée des Égouts de Paris • Musée national de la Marine • Musée de la Monnaie • Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine • Musée national des Monuments français • Musée Gustave Moreau • Musée national du Moyen Âge, Thermes et hôtel de Cluny • Cité de la Musique, Musée de la Musique • Crypte archéologique de Notre-Dame • Musée de l’Ordre de la Libération • Musée des Plans-reliefs • Musée de la Poste See these sights: • Châteaux de Versailles et du Trianon • Château de Rambouillet • Maison d’Auguste Rodin à Meudon • Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis • Villa Savoye • Château de Vincennes • Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace • Musée d’Archéologie nationale de Saint-Germain-en-Laye • Musée national de la Céramique de Sèvres • Abbaye royale de Chaalis • Musée et domaine nationaux du Château de Compiègne • Musée Condé, Château de Chantilly • Musée départemental Maurice Denis • Château de Fontainebleau • Château de Maisons-Laffitte • Musée national des Châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau • Château de Pierrefonds • Musée national de Port-Royal des Champs • Musée national de la Renaissance • Château d’Ecouen Complement your visits to Paris' art and historical sights with a 4-day ticket for a hop-on hop-off cruise. Stop at: • Notre-Dame Cathedral • Jardin des Plantes • Hôtel de Ville • Louvre Museum • Place de la Concorde • Eiffel Tower • Notre-Dame Cathedral • Saint-Germain-des-Prés • Musée d'Orsay • Invalide

Paris: Private Tour with a Local Guide

7. Paris: Private Tour with a Local Guide

Your expert local city guide will show you the city's best parts, including many hidden secrets you can’t find easily on your own. On this walking tour will be able to see a lot of sightseeing points within a short timeframe. Apart from explaining the sightseeing points your guide can provide insight into the history and culture of the city and the country in general. The focus of this tour is to see the city like a local. However, this private tour can be customised according to your wishes. Sightseeing points to visit can be agreed upon in advance or discussed when meeting up. STANDARD sightseeing places we can easily visit during the tour are: - Montmartre: Famous for its artistic heritage, has a distinct village atmosphere characterized by steep winding cobble streets. It is the most famous district in Paris. - Le Marais: A historic district that has magnificent architecture and rich history. - Notre Dame Cathedral: A widely recognized symbol of Paris and the French Nation. It houses numerous significant religious artifacts such as the “Crown of Thorns” believed to have been worn by Jesus Christ. - Eiffel Tower: One of the most iconic monuments not only in Paris but the entire world. - Champs-Élysées: The most beautiful and well-known avenue in Paris. Connects Arc de Triomphe with the Place de la Concorde. - Arc de Triomphe: One of the most famous monuments of Paris. It honors those who fought and died for France during the French Revolution and Napoleonic wars. - Louvre Museum: A national art museum and is home to some of the most canonical works of Western art such as the Mona Lisa. - Galeries Lafayette: One of the most historic shopping malls in Paris featuring niche and luxury brands. - Luxembourg Gardens: The gardens are filled with history and beautiful fountains. It is the second-largest park in Paris. - Palace of Versailles: The principal residence of the French kings. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. This attraction is located outside of the city and needs at least a half day to visit. Some examples of HIDDEN SECRETS we can visit: - Canal Saint-Martin: Take a cruise on passenger boats on this canal. There are also many popular bars and restaurants along the canal. - Galerie Vivienne: One of the most iconic shopping arcades in Paris. - Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes: Second-oldest zoological garden in the world. Home to rare small and medium-sized mammals. - Louis Vuitton Foundation: Art museum and cultural center - Parc des Buttes Chaumont: Fifth-largest park in Paris, with an artificial lake, a temple and interesting fauna. - Montparnasse Tower: It is the tallest building in Paris with magnificent views over the city. Please note that it is not guaranteed to visit all the sightseeing places listed here. How many places you can visit depends on the length of the tour booked and how much time you spend at each place. After booking you can discuss the detailed itinerary with your guide.

Tuileries Garden's Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

8. Tuileries Garden's Classic Sights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

There are few sights in Paris that have changed as little over the past 350 years as the Tuileries, the grandfather of French gardens. Long before it was a public thoroughfare, the Tuileries was the place to see and be seen, to seduce and to be seduced, to practice one’s vices, and display one’s virtues. Stroll through the Tuileries and Carrousel Gardens on this walking tour, starting outside the Louvre or Orsay Museums. Leaving Paris’ busy streets behind, I’ll transport you back to the era of the garden’s creation, when it was the stomping ground of kings and queens. Along the way, you’ll learn its history, hear the stories behind its sculptures, and enjoy incredible views of Paris. I've designed this 60-minute tour as an easy-going and informative walk that you can enjoy at your leisure. There are garden chairs and outdoor cafés along the way if you need a break. The tour ends at Place de la Concorde and the entrance to Paris’ most famous avenue, the Champs-Elysées.

Paris: Top 30 Sites Tour with Expert Guide

9. Paris: Top 30 Sites Tour with Expert Guide

Do you have limited time in the city of Lights, or looking for a crash course into Parisian monuments and their history? Let our guide take you past 30+ of the city's most iconic sites in just 5 hours! Join us in Montmartre to kick of your Top 30 sites discovery. Enjoy panoramic views of the Sacre Coeur, visit the bustling Place du Tetre, and swoon at the famous ''Wall of Love''. Learn why the Moulin Rouge gained its fame, marvel at the mighty Arche de Triomphe and proceed with snapping a photo at the Louvre, home to Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Half-way through the tour, you'll have some time to grab lunch independently at one of the cities charming café's, before continuing your exploration of picture perfect Paris. Navigating the city like a local, you'll hop on its intricate metro system alongside your guide to then emerse near the relaxing Tuileries Garden. Here you'll savour the scent of seasonal flowers and perfectly trimmed hedges, before heading to the Notre dame. Gain insight into the reconstruction following the devastating fire in 2019, before hearding over to the famous Latin Quarter. Concluding your day with one final metro ride (tickets are included!), your guide will accompany you to the Creme della Creme of Parisian Landmarks - The Eiffel Tower. Known as the symbol of France, your guide will introduce you to history of this impressive monument and will happily advise on the best way to secure tickets after the tour concludes.

Paris - Historic Guided Walking tour

10. Paris - Historic Guided Walking tour

You will see the Sainte-Chapelle, also called the Holy Chapel in English which is a beautiful Gothic-style church located at the center of Paris, not far from the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. Built in 1238, the chapel is considered as one of the best buildings of Gothic architecture. Sainte-Chapelle was the home of one of the most important relics of Christianity: Christ's Crown of Thorns. Here, you will have the chance to look at its impressive 13th-century stained glass, a beautiful piece of art with florid style tracer. If you wish for a wonderful view of the Seine, you will love walking by the Pont des Arts. This pedestrian bridge crosses the Seine river, linking the French Institute to the Louvre Museum. The Pont des Arts will please your romantic side. It has been featured in many films and TV shows. The next step of this tour is the world's largest art museum. It is a unique place to walk by thanks to its historical building and its glass pyramid in the center. The museum contains about 460,000 objects and shows 35,000 pieces of arts in eight different areas. Here are shown wonderful items like Mona Lisa or the Vénus de Milo. The Louvre is so rich in knowledge that it would take more than three days to walk through Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman antiquities! You will visit the Tuileries Garden which was created by the famous Catherine de Medici in the 16th century, and often used as a place of relaxation by the Parisians in the '90s. Today, the garden is also considered as an outdoor gallery. Many pieces of art can be found there as well as the Orangerie museum hosting impressionist paintings from Claude Monet. Famous sculptures like The Kiss or Eve from Auguste Rodin are standing there. The Place de la Concorde is the largest square in Paris. Located at the end of the Champ-Elysées, it is a historical place where public executions during the French Revolution happened. Today, it hosts two of the most beautiful fountains of the country. The Maritime Fountain representing the Maritime spirit of France, and the Fountain of the Rivers are located at both sides of Place de la Concorde. You will have the chance to walk by one of the most beautiful avenues in the world. The Champs-Elysées is a landmark of the city. It goes from the Triumph Ark to the Place de la Concorde. You will find here luxury shops, cafés, and famous theatres. Many famous buildings are all around this street, like the Grand Palais, The Elysée Palace, or the Théâtre Marigny. During Christmas, the avenue's trees are covered in wonderful illuminations. Just like the Eiffel Tower during the Universal Exposition of 1900, the Grand Palais was supposed to be a temporary site. Thankfully, its beauty has been recognized by the world, and we still can visit it today. It is now an exhibition hall and museum complex. The structure was built in the style of Beaux-Arts architecture. You will love to look at its ornate decoration, stone facades, and large glass vault.

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Our tour guide, Sunday, was incredibly knowledgeable, charming and engaging. She gave us a unique and unforgettable experience. I would recommend for art lovers and those interested in history. She used the exhibits to weave a story of how the art exhibited there changed the way the world thought about art

We enjoyed a private guided tour in Italian. Signora Lucia guided us very competently through the museum and we really enjoyed it.

Belen was extremely knowledgeable and gave us a great tour. We really learned a lot and enjoyed our tour