Private tour

Discover Paris with a Local at Christmas

Activity provider: City Unscripted

Discover Paris with a Local at Christmas

Activity provider: City Unscripted

From US$ 181.97 per person

Discover Paris at the most magical time of year and explore the Christmas markets and streets of Le Marais with a local host. Learn about holiday traditions and find unique gifts and decorations for your own Christmas tree.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Be matched to a knowledgeable local guide based on your interests and personality
  • Experience Paris at Christmas with a local host
  • Find unique gifts and decorations at the Christmas markets
  • Sample some of the traditional holiday food and drinks
Full description
See the festive lights and decorations of Paris at Christmas with a local host and experience the seasonal cheer of the "City of Lights" from an insider's perspective. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Benefit from an itinerary that can be adjusted according to your interests following contact with your host after booking. Stroll the cobbled streets of Le Marais and browse the Christmas markets. Find special gifts and indulge in gourmet treats such as warming chocolat chaud (hot chocolate) and mulled wine. Learn about holiday traditions like the "13 Desserts of Christmas" and visit sweet shops and pâtisseries to taste seasonal fare, such as gingerbread and Yule time logs.
  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a local host
  • A cup of hot chocolate, mulled wine or a soft drink per person
  • Pick-up from your accommodation if within a reasonable distance
  • Walking tour (other transportation can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Food and drinks other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

To be arranged after booking. Pick-up possible from your accommodation if close to the area you wish to explore.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The local host is not a tour guide
  • Tickets to attractions are not included
  • Transportation costs and optional gratuities are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3 /5

based on 1 reviews

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Nice and personable, but weak in content

She introduced us to local delicacies. However, she had little knowledge of history, museums, politics and architecture.

December 3, 2018

Product ID: 127052