Free Tour from the Opera to the Hotel des Invalides.

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Es-París
Quality Verified Registered on December 22, 2022

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
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Tour description

The illuminated Paris, the Paris of a Spanish empress who marked the history of the city, the Paris of the Seine and its romantic rides on fly boats. This is the spirit of our tour, which begins at the Palais Garnier, the French capital's opera house.

  1. We start at the Metro Opera exit in front of the Café de la Paix and the Palais Garnier. You will see the illuminated and imposing Palais Garnier, a building built during the Second French Empire. An important writer was inspired by this iconic place to create an essential work of the opera genre. A palace dedicated to music, which was born due to a tragic event that happened to Emperor Napoleon III.
  2. Then we follow the Street of Peace (Rue de la Paix) and arrive at Place Vendôme, literally a corner of luxury. The big watch and jewelry brands as well as fashion brands are installed in this hidden place in Paris, but without a doubt the king of this place is the famous Ritz Hotel (our 2nd meeting point if you are running late), the most luxurious and expensive from Paris, from where Princess Diana left. the day of his death.
  3. We arrived at the Place de la Concorde, at the edge of the Toulleria Gardens , a place that witnessed the bloody years of the French Revolution. In the center of La Concordia there is an obelisk from Egypt , but during the Revolution the famous guillotine was installed in the same place.
  4. The Place de la Concorde is the entrance to the most beautiful boulevard in the world, the “Champs Elysées ”. We will cross this lavish street whose history unites French culture with ancient Greece and we will arrive at two palaces.
  5. The next stop where we usually take a souvenir photo will be between The Grand Palais and the Petit Palais . Buildings for a unique exhibition, the “World Exhibition of 1889”.
  6. After the break between palaces , we arrive at the "Alexander III" bridge, the most monumental in Paris , from which we can contemplate the Seine and the Iron Lady (Eiffel Tower) . This bridge is undoubtedly an architectural icon and was built in honor of a Russian tsar. Now, the moment when we finish our tour.

Oh! And then, if you want to immerse yourself in the nightlife of Paris, we have a list of the best places to dance, eat, drink and enjoy.

Do you want to participate in this adventure in the bowels of Napoleon III's Paris? Come with us and we'll show you on this free tour.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Opéra, 10 Pl. de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris...
    Opéra, 10 Pl. de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris, France
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    Exit the “Opera” metro station. The guide carries a small white flag with the symbol of a red flame (symbol of our company) and waits at the Metro exit, which is located in front of the Café de la Paix and the Palais de l'Opera Garnier.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Opera Garnier
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Place Vendome
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Hotel Ritz
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Louis Vuitton Maison Vendôme
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Tuileries Garden
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Place de la Concorde
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Luxor Obelisk
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Bourbon Palace
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Avenue des Champs-Élysées
  • 10
    Outside visit
    grand palais
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Petit Palais
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Pont Alexandre III
  • 13
    Outside visit

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).

Tour opinions

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Francisco 23 Mar 2024
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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Muy buen tour. Proporcionan muy buena historia para entender mejor cada uno de los lugares. Lo recomiendo
Claudia 19 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Excellent walk!
Liza 17 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
We were very much glad to meet Martin and spent lovely time at his tour, who showed us a night Paris and we discovered a mystery of this magnificent city! Great thanks, Martin, for the interesting tour and information!!
Dan 05 Mar 2024

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
The evening walking tour was a unique option for me, though a bit dull and hard to follow due to the guide's accent. If it's your only evening choice, it's worth considering for a different city perspective.
Loreto 25 Feb 2024

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
El tour fue increíble, Martín nos llevó por un recorrido hermoso y nos mantuvo entretenidos con sus interesantes historias. Imperdible! 100% recomendado, nos encantó!
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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 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires 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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