Walking Tour of Paris: from Palais Royal to the Galeries Lafayette, with a visit to Opera Garnier

Walking Tour of Paris: from Palais Royal to the Galeries Lafayette, with a visit to Opera Garnier

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Exploring the majestic Opera Garnier on a guided tour
The panoramic views over Paris from the roof of the Galeries Lafayette
Soaking up the atmosphere of Paris during the walking tour

Essential information *

Duration
3 hours

Languages

English
Spanish

Starting time
2:00 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.

Description

If you love history, architecture and music, take a guided tour around the beautiful city of Paris to see it all!

Explore the hidden passageways, charming backstreets and eccentric buildings of Paris. You will have a chance to learn about their historical and architectural richness by listening to the stories from your guide. Paris is a great city to discover by foot, giving you the chance to notice its finer details and hidden treasures.

Your tour will begin near the Palais Royal, and will continue in a musical vein at the Opéra Garnier, the magnificent Second-Empire opera house commissioned by Napoleon III. Your guided tour of the Opéra will give you the story of the Grand Staircase and an introduction to the fabulous reception rooms. This is a place where culture and dreams come together! 

Finally, you will ascend to the roof of the Galeries Lafayette department store, where you can benefit from panoramic views out over the city.

All journeys between the proposed activities will be made by coach. 

Options

When you book, you will be asked to choose from the following language options, depending on the season:

April to October

  • French: Wednesday and Saturday
  • English: every tour
  • Spanish: Monday and Wednesday

November to March

  • French: Saturday
  • English: every tour
  • Spanish: Thursday

Good to know

  • Availability (excluding exceptional dates)
    April to October: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
    November to March: Thursday and Saturday 
     
  • Departure point: central Paris, 75001
  • Getting there: metro Palais Royal (lines 1 and 7), Pyramides (lines 7 and 14) and Tuileries (line 1)
  • The tour ends in the Grands Boulevards / Opera district​
  • Please note: this tour is conducted at a steady walking pace (with roughly 2 hours of walking)
  • Animals not permitted
  • To ensure the comfort and safety of customers, the organizers and partner organizations reserve the right to cancel or modify the itinerary without prior warning, including in the event of protests or strikes

Price includes

  • The services of an official guide/interpretor
  • Guided tour of the Opera Garnier
  • Admission to the Opera Garnier
  • Use of an audio guide

Price doesn’t include

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off Tips (optional)
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Reviews

4.27

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