Essential Paris City Centre- Monuments and History Free Tour

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on December 13, 2022

Get the local perspective! We are a small team of young, professional licensed guides with years of experience and a passion for storytelling, history, food and culture. From Montmartre to the Latin Quarter, we lead tours of every beautiful historic neighborhood of Paris, as well as inside the Louvre, Orsay and Versailles. With backgrounds in Art History, Theatre, Modern Languages, and all things Paris our mission is to share both the city’s rich and fascinating history as well as the lesser known tricks and hot spots so you can get the best out of your stay in Paris.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

See all the must-see buildings and hear the stories of the people who made Paris into the most beautiful city on earth.

  • Nôtre-Dame: from its gothic medieval origins to the recent fire
  • The Louvre museum: walk through the legendary courtyards as you learn about its iconic art (Mona Lisa) and history 
  • The Eiffel Tower with a view from the Seine River

The stories of the events and people that shaped France’s fame and identity
We will cover Paris’ fascinating and turbulent history: 

  • The French Revolution
  • Sun King Louis XIV
  • Napoléon Bonaparte

Starts from Place Saint Michel and ends by the Louvre.

Ask us for recommendations!

  • Restaurants
  • Neighborhoods 
  • Other tours and Day trips

Book this free walking tour of Paris if you want to see and understand the places and history that made Paris into the most beautiful, beloved city on earth!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Saint-Michel, 75006 Paris, France
    Saint-Michel, 75006 Paris, France
  • 1
    Outside visit
    Place Saint-Michel
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Notre Dame Cathedral
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Sainte Chapelle
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Pont Neuf
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Eiffel Tower

    View from Seine River

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Pont des Arts
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Cour Carrée
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Louvre Museum Pyramid
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Tuileries Garden

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Gian... 04 Jun 2023
São Paulo

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Oliver is na excellent tour guide! So much fun and charismatic. Was able to show is a lot of French history, art history and plenty of curiosities os Paris. Very much appreciated to taking this tour!
Alex 03 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Amazing!! Cannot recommend it enough, Oliver was so knowledgeable and we had a great time!
Leon... 03 Jun 2023
São Paulo

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2023
Very nice tour, covering the most important buildings in Paris, and also bringing a lot of historical context. I highly recommend it
Marieke 02 Jun 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Alberto hat die Tour mit wertvollen (gleichzeitig humorvollen) Informationen gespickt, so dass man auch nach mehrmaligen Besuchen in Paris etwas neues lernen konnte. Er hat sehr darauf geachtet, dass alle mitkommen und dass die Orte an denen er Stops eingelegt hat eher schattiger gelegen waren, wenn dies gewünscht wurde. Alles in allem eine gelungene Tour, die man mit Alberto nur weiter empfehlen kann!
Maya 02 Jun 2023

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Travelled in group - Jun 2023
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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