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Paris Skip-the-Line Tour of Louvre Including Mona LisaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Paris Skip-the-Line Tour of Louvre Including Mona Lisa

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Enhance your experience of one of Paris’ most iconic cultural institutions on a 2-hour guided tour of the Louvre with skip-the-line entry. Alongside an expert art historian guide, sail past the long lines outside of the museum and embark on an informative tour of the legendary masterpieces within. Marvel at relics from Ancient Egypt; gaze at the piercing eyes of Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Mona Lisa'; and admire hidden gems like Gericault’s 'Raft of Medusa' while listening to illuminating commentary from your expert guide.   
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Walking Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Walking Tour - Private Tour

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On this 2.5-hour private tour, walk around the famous Père Lachaise, a cemetery in a park-like setting, and see the resting places of many celebrities. Stroll along tranquil pathways and stop by the headstones for Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, Edith Piaf, Jean Paul Sartre and others. Learn from your personalized guide about the writers, politicians and other remarkable personalities who lay buried within the beautiful stone walls, as well as the history that took place at the cemetery itself. This private tour accommodating up to 10 people is available in the morning and afternoon.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl MaxPrivate and Luxury

Pere Lachaise Cemetery Guided Walking Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Unearth the secrets of Paris' largest and most famous 'city of the dead' on a small-group walking tour of the Père Lachaise Cemetery. Follow a guide to the final resting places of luminaries of art and music including Jim Morrison, Edith Piaf, Chopin, and Oscar Wilde, and learn about unruly episodes of Parisian history that played out within the cemetery walls. Group size is limited to 10 for a more intimate and respectful experience at this hallowed landmark.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Paris 3-Hour Literary Greats Walking Tour from 18th Century onHalf-day Tours

Paris 3-Hour Literary Greats Walking Tour from 18th Century on

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Learn about Paris’ literary greats on this 3-hour small-group walking tour. Explore the Left Bank where 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century luminaries worked, discover the Latin Quarter of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, and see the favorite haunts of Sartre and Picasso, and where Oscar Wilde died in 1900. On route, unravel the writers’ lives and loves, break for coffee, and visit one of Paris’ legendary bookstores. Tour is limited to a maximum of 10.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Literary Paris: Private Book Lovers' TourHalf-day Tours

Literary Paris: Private Book Lovers' Tour

Flip through the pages of Paris' literary lore on this private, 3-hour walking tour that takes you to the famous former haunts of intellectual celebrities like Balzac, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Picasso. Follow in the footsteps of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway as you stroll through the Latin Quarter with a guide, see where Oscar Wilde died, and pass some of the city's most iconic literary cafés in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district. Drink up the modern Parisian café scene with an included coffee break, and browse the stacks at the legendary Shakespeare and Company bookstore.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Louvre Private Tour for Curious VisitorsPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Louvre Private Tour for Curious Visitors

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Discover the highlights of the Louvre without worrying about crowds: this private tour makes navigating one of the world’s largest museums stress-free. Pick between several daily departure times, and meet your guide directly at the Louvre; thanks to your skip-the-line tickets, you can bypass the long lines and head right inside. Over the course of your tour, you’ll see three main wings of the museum, will discover collection highlights, will learn stories behind the artworks, and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Le Louvre Museum Private Tour for FamiliesPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Le Louvre Museum Private Tour for Families

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With so many different pieces of art at Le Louvre Museum, it can be overwhelming to navigate your way around. Save time researching and studying floor layouts, by having an experienced art historian guide to show you around. You’ll be able to put the maps away, and focus on the amazing artwork in front of you, such as Mona Lisa, and Venus de Milo. If you’re traveling with kids—this tour will make visiting an art gallery a fun experience with children’s activity sheets.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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John Baxter literary walks Private and Luxury

John Baxter literary walks

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The author of «The most beautiful walk in the world » takes you on a journey in the tracks of the writers of the lost generation.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Flâneurs of Belleville: Explore the art of city walking on an audio walking tourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Flâneurs of Belleville: Explore the art of city walking on an audio walking tour

Flânerie (or city wandering) is a cherished rite of modern Parisian culture. But how does one wander à la française? On this self-guided audio tour, we focus on the in-betweens of Paris: we will walk the seam between the historically and culturally rich neighbourhoods of Belleville and Ménilmontant, and explore lesser-known neighbourhood gems, history, and culture. At the same time, this tour will teach you the art of flânerie: how to wander a city and read it like a storybook, or play it like a game, rather than simply choosing the straightest and quickest shot from one famous monument to the next. Your tour guide, Jennifer Solheim, is a French and Francophone literature scholar.
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  • 30 to 45 minutes
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  • 30 to 45 minutes

Paris 1920 : Lost Generation Writers of the Left BankFull-day Tours

Paris 1920 : Lost Generation Writers of the Left Bank

Take a private walking tour of the Left Bank to discover the ‘Lost Generation’ of artists, writers, and jazz musicians who flocked to Paris between the two World Wars. See cafes and residences where the artists gathered, worked, and lived, including places inhabited by Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound. Note that the bohemian Left Bank of the 1920s and 30s now is largely populated by high-end establishments.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hemingway's Haunts in ParisPrivate and Luxury

Hemingway's Haunts in Paris

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Hemingway spent his formative years in Paris. Surrounded by fellow authors such as James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound & F. Scott Fitzgerald, he transitioned from struggling journalist to seasoned novelist. These men & women were known as the "Lost Generation", many of whom had suffered through the horrors of WW1. They flocked to Paris not only for artistic inspiration but also to find themselves. This tour will take you to the places that Hemingway frequented, where he lived, worked & partied. Along the way I share documented research on his life & exploits, archival photos of Hemingway in Paris, and excerpts of his work. From his first trip to Europe as a volunteer Ambulance Driver in WW1, to his final journey embedded with the American troops liberating France in WW2, I will share Hemingway's experiences in Paris, his lives, his loves, his work. We will visit his favorite bars and perhaps share a drink - you can even type a note on the typewriter he left in the Ritz Hotel.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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