A stunning and complete half day sightseeing tour of Paris in minibus. Our professional guide will pick you up at your hotel with our 8 seated air conditioned minibus and depending of the location of your hotel will start the visit from the centre of Paris.
You will see the Place de la Concorde with its Egyptian obelisk which is the most impressive square of the city with its fountains, statues and columns where are the remarkable hotel Crillon and the US Embassy. From there you will go to the Madeleine church looking like a Greek temple, then the Opera Garnier gorgeous architecture from the 19th century, rue de la Paix with its luxurious jewelleries, Place Vendome with its column dedicated to Napoleon where is the luxury hotel Ritz. You will continue with the Faubourg St Honore street where the most fashionable boutiques of Paris are. You will take the Rivoli street before joining the Champs Elysées.
This Avenue which is more than 1 mile long and first designed by Le Notre in the 17th century. On the top is the Arc de Triomphe 50 meters high celebrating the Napoleon victories. You will take the Kebler Avenue to see the Eiffel Tower.
It was built for the Universal Exhibition in 1889. this monument means 18.000 metallic parts and 2,5 millions nuts ! You will stop around 15 minutes for photos at the bottom of the monument. You will follow the Seine river bank where are located most of the major historical buildings of the city. You will discover Le Grand and le Petit Palais.
Then the Louvre Museum with its glass pyramid, the Tuileries ga rdens.
Further East the Place des Vosges in the Marais district with its narrow XIV° till XVIII° century streets.
Very close by the Bastille square and its column celebrating the French revolution. this is where is now the new Opera.
You will cross the river Seine to join the left bank, through the two islands St Louis and La Cité.
There, you will stay 20 minutes to visit Notre Dame Cathedral, and continue with the Latin Quarter, La Sorbonne most remarkable university of Paris, Le Pantheon, The Luxembourg gardens, St Germain, St Sulpice Church, St Germain...
Les Invalides built in the 18th century where is Napoleon’s tomb. You will cross some of the most prestigious bridges during this trip : Alexandre III, Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge of the City. You will finish this visit with the "village" of Montmartre where you will have another 20 minutes to stroll around the Sacre Coeur Basilica and to the Place du Tertre where all the artists and painters used to show their works.
After this astonishing panorama of the city, you will be taken back to your hotel. During the excursion Our guide will be at your disposal during the whole tour to tell you about the 2000 years history of the city. The tour lasts around 3,5 hours
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