Neoclassical Paris private theme tour

WHAT YOU’LL DO

See the Cour Carré, the oldest existing part of the Louvre
Explore Place Vendôme, the most luxurious square in Paris
Discover Place de la Concorde, a neoclassical masterpiece
Visit the Madeleine Church, a controversial example of neoclassical architecture

OVERVIEW

Seeing Paris as a reflection of Rome. This walking tour of neoclassical Paris takes you through an area that changed dramatically over the course of the development of the city. Explore the strict and sober elegance of the neoclassical style at the Palais Royal, the Tuileries, the Cour Carré and the other important sites.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The great reconstruction of Paris in neoclassic style was an important part of the city’s history, transforming the face of Paris and France. These buildings are a veritable mirror of their era, ideology, values and beliefs.

On this private 2-hour guided tour you’ll learn more about the spirit of this city and how it evolved from a medieval town to a metropolis that became one of the most important capitals in Europe and a world leader in questions of style, elegance, and sophistication.

Your guide will show you aristocratic Paris, and tell you about the city’s transformation during an important period in its history. Hear about the connections between Paris and Rome and Italian culture, including the impact on Parisian architecture.

SOME OF THE SITES WE’ll VISIT

Palais Royal, Cour Carré, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, the Madeleine Church and much more.

MEETING POINT

The meeting point is at the Metro Bourse, in front of Palais Brongniart. Your guide will be carrying a red canvas tote bag.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Tour operates rain or shine. Every tour (especially out of the city excursions) can be done by a car, a van, a mini bus, or in case of a large group (+20 people) a bus.

Category

Theme tours

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