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Medieval Paris Private Walking Tour

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Medieval Paris Private Walking Tour

From US$ 113.18 per person

Travel back to the early days of Paris on a private 2-hour walking tour of its medieval monuments. Learn the history of the city in the Middle Ages at sites such as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and one of Europe’s oldest and most famous universities.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, French, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Wander the Medieval streets of Paris to learn about life in the Middle Ages
  • Visit Notre-Dame to experience the focal point of Medieval Paris
  • Explore one of the oldest parts of the city in the Latin Quarter
  • Discover one of the oldest universities in Europe
  • Learn the connection between the Middle Ages and the modern Pompidou Centre
Full description
Explore life in Paris 800 years ago on a 2-hour tour of the most important Medieval sites in the city, including the Hotel de Cluny, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and Fountain of the Innocents. Your guide will tell you about the culture, art, and architecture of the Middle Ages while walking along Medieval streets to discover façades that retain their Medieval symbols. Along the way, visit the imposing Notre-Dame de Paris, the most important monument to Medieval Paris. Wander the Latin Quarter to see where the Medieval lives on today. Pass the Hotel de Cluny, a former mansion of Cluny abbots that is now the Museum of the Middle Ages. Go to the Sorbonne to see one of Europe's oldest universities, and marvel at the Flamboyant Gothic Saint-Jacques Tower, all that remains of the 16th-century Church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie. Learn the mercanitile history of Les Halles, and see the oldest intact fountain in Paris at the Fontaine des Innocents. You will even learn the surprising connections the ultra-modern Centre Pompidou has with the Middle Ages!
Includes
  • Guide
  • Food and drinks

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Meet your guide in front of McDonald's at the Cluny la Sorbonne Metro Station (Line 10). Look for the guide with the red canvas tote bag

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  • Please note that this tour operates rain or shine
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4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4/5
  • Service
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Excellent tour!

Very knowledgeable tour guide. My son and the guide really got along and we both learned a lot!

June 27, 2017

Very interesting for medieval history and NOTRE DAME

Excellent Boris! perfect knowledge of our history; great erudition and very good approach to the public. But the medieval walk lacks a bit of "ruins" or remains of period buildings, concrete things to see. In the end, a little too theoretical.

January 18, 2017

Guide très professionnel. Nous avons beaucoup apprécié.

Grâce à notre guide Caroline, notre visite s est très bien passée. Nous avons eu beaucoup d explications. Paris cache de vrais secrets et nous avons redécouvert notre capitale. Merci encore pour cette belle visite.

April 29, 2018

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