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Trying macaron and essentials of ParisđŸ€©

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: English
Guru: Dorottya
Quality Verified Registered on August 13, 2022

Bonjour! I'm Dorottya (but feel free to call me Dora😊), and I'd be delighted to be your guide as we embark on an enchanting journey through this captivating city. With 12 years of Parisian life under my belt, I'm eager to share the magic and wonders that make this place truly extraordinary. Get ready to explore Paris like never before!

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

Tour description

Meeting spot: the entrance of HÎtel de la Marine, facing Concorde square. I will be waiting for you with a purple umbrella. 

In the timeless words of Sacha Guitry,  

“Being a Parisian is not about being born in Paris, it is about being reborn there.”


Today, I invite you to embark on a journey that will connect you with the heart and soul of Paris. Let's explore the essence of this enchanting place, which has been my home for the past 12 years.

Our adventure begins at the iconic Place de la Concorde, a vantage point that offers a splendid panorama of Paris.

From here, we can admire the stately Assemblée Nationale and the Invalides, the elegant Madeleine church, the iconic Eiffel Tower and Hotel de la Marine with the majestic Arc de Triomphe and Hotel Crillon as well as the Grand Palais standing proudly on the horizon.

Our next stop takes us through the enchanting Tuileries Garden then we will appreciate the Louvre Museum's exquisite architecture from the outside, a testament to the city's rich cultural heritage.

Continuing our exploration to the Conciergeerie, we'll pass by Pont des Arts, New Bridge, the Samaritaine department store and Place Dauphine.   Here I give you a quick course on French Gastronomy and we'll savour a macaron. 

Our journey will then lead us to the the oldest public clock in Paris, Palais de la Justice, and the ethereal Sainte-Chapelle.
We will continue our journey via Saint Michel and the Latin quarter to have a look at the city's oldest tree, the iconic Shakespeare and Company bookstore and finally, Notre Dame.

So, let's embrace this adventure and discover the magic of Paris—the City of Light. 


  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The tour is suitable for all ages.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour. 
  • Please note, that your tip would be much appreciated: if you like my work, please feel free to give me a positive comment and a tip in the end of the tour. Most people give 10-20 euros generally. This helps me carry on showing this beautiful city to the world. :)

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    2 Pl. de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, Fr...
    2 Pl. de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France
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    Let's meet at the entrance of Hotel de la Marine at Concorde Square. I will carry a purple umbrella :)

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Place de la Concorde
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Tuileries Garden
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Louvre Museum
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Art bridge
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Samaritaine
  • 6
    Outside visit
    New bridge
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Place Dauphine
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Conciergerie France
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Clock Tower
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Saint Michel Place
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Shakespeare and Company
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Square Rene Viviani
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Notre Dame de Paris

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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4.82
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Matthias 21 Apr 2024
Cologne

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Trotz der LĂ€nge der Tour ein kurzweiliges, spannendes Erlebnis mit einer sympathischen und charismatischen ReisefĂŒhrerin! Der perfekte Einstieg in eine Reise nach Paris mit kulinarischer Überraschung.
Mirian 01 Apr 2024
Utrecht

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
She is lovely, the explanation of places quick and objective for me is amazing, she offer a Macarron and is always respecting the level of the group as if is fast or slowly, also always stop in a place that who need site have a chance to sit. I super recommend her.
Szilvia 31 Mar 2024
Budapest

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Very informative and well structured tour!
Karl 18 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Very kind Person Tres sympa
Gerlinde 18 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Fabulous
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
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 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
Only cash payment is accepted.
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