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In the Heart of the French Capital

5 days and 4 nights

  • Keywords : City tours , France, Paris
  • Category : Urbain
  • Duration : 5 Days
  • Valid days : 7 Days

Dive into the heart of Paris and discover its hidden gems. As real Parisians we have highlighted for you the must do’s and practical insider tips.

Itinerary map

Itinerary map

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Paris


Airport Transfer with a private Chauffeur


Bed & Breakfast in the "Marais" district

Included : transfer arrival, bedroom and breakfast

Day 2: Paris

Rent your electric self-drive boat

Start your cruise from Paris on board of a electric self-drive boat with a capacity of 5 passagers (No licence is needed).
You will have access to 40 km (64 miles) of waterways on the Canal Saint Martin, the Canal de l’Ourcq and the Bassin de la Villette.

Sailing up the canal starts in the middle of Paris. After discovering the Rotonde Ledoux (an historical gate of Paris) on the Bassin de la Villette, you will meet the Crimée lifting Bridge (the last lifting bridge of Paris).

After crossing this bridge, you could navigate along the Parc de la Villette where you can see the Géode.
You will also get ahead of the Cité des Sciences in the middle of this park.

Finally, you will reach the Pantin Great Flour Mills

Duration: 2 hours - Transportation from the Hotel is not included.


Cheese and Wine Tasting with you host at your accomodation

Duration : 1hr 15min
From 6:30pm to 8:00pm



Bed & Breakfast in the "Marais" district

Included : excursion, bedroom and breakfast

Day 3: Paris

Bike Tour to the Château de Vincennes and its infamous tower

Take a unique tour that brings you away from the crowds in Paris and up to the top of the tallest tower keep in Europe! Starting in the heart of Paris you'll cycle east stopping to visit the site of the famous storming of the Bastille.

Continuing on along the secluded Coulée Verte trail and then through the forest Bois de Vincennes you'll see fresh parts of Paris and have green all around you. From between the trees you'll have the first glimpse of the impressive stonewalls and huge tower keep of the Château of Vincennes!

Parking your bike near the drawbridge you'll walk across the moat entering the fortress for a single experience. Inside you will learn about the more than 800 years of history. From being the place where Saint Louis was baptized to becoming a prison under Napoleon Bonaparte, this Chateau Fort has seen a lot!

As a unique treat, you'll be given exclusive access to the very top of the Keep tower which is usually closed for visitors. Standing on the top of the tallest tower keep in Europe, you'll see the fortress in a way few ever do, and feel like King of the world!

Duration : 4hrs.

Off the beaten track, you’ll discover aspects of Paris that you never you’ll discover Paris’s many poetic delights, from the superb architectural beauty of the Place des Vosges, to the tiny port hidden close to the Bastille, and the 1st century gallo-romain amphitheatre, les Arènes de Lutèce. But most importantly, in the company of your knowledgeable Paris tour guide, you’ll discover the Paris where Parisians love to stroll, play petanque, or simply take time out to relax knew existed!

This offer includes:
• The Pick-up at the Hotel
• 2 hours guided tour in a traditional Citroën 2CV.


Bed & Breakfast in the "Marais" district

Included : professional guide, entrance fees, car rental, bedroom and breakfast

Day 4: Paris

Stroll in the dark side of Paris

Led by a tour guide, you will take a journey through time into the heart of unknown and mysterious Paris. A dark side mixing legends and black magic is hidden behind the City of Lights…

Your guided tour will begin at Place Maubert where you will follow in the steps of the Magician Maitre Albert de Cologne. Then, your tour guide will take you in front of Notre-Dame, a cathedral surrounded by fables and mysteries. You will pass by a narrow and genuine street where you will discover a scary story, which made much blood and ink to be split back in the Middle Ages.

Facing Saint-Jacques Tower, you will understand how reality beats fiction, and in the heart of rue de la Ferronnerie you will learn how “le vert gallant” (The Green Galant) died…

After having mentioned the former Holy Innocents’ Cemetery – which was decorated long ago with a continuous frieze of macabre art, the guided tour will end at the astrological and astronomical tower of the Black Queen. In fact, the magician at the service of Catherine de Medicis practiced black magic inside this tower. Some people say that his ghost still comes back to haunt the tower during stormy nights…

Duration : 1hr 30 min
Tour in englisch
Number of participants : max 25 pax.



Bed & Breakfast in the "Marais" district

Included : professional guide, excursion, bedroom and breakfast

Day 5: Paris


Airport Transfer with a private Chauffeur

Included : transfer departure

Chez Marie Chrisitine - Paris

Level : Guesthouse
Included : bedroom and breakfast

In the heart of the historic Marais district, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris, this bed & breakfast is typically Parisian. You will find everything you need right at hand. A 2-minute walk from the Place des Vosges, a 5-minute walk from the Place de la Bastille, and 20 minutes from Notre-Dame Cathedral… Your hostess, Marie-Christine, will serve you an excellent traditional French breakfast, then unlock the secrets of Paris and help you decide which sites to visit first, according to your interests. She knows Paris inside-out. The bed & breakfast is located on the 4th floor (no elevator) in the Hotel de Joyeuse, a historic monument. Each room has its own character and atmosphere.In the heart of the historic Marais district, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris, this bed & breakfast is typically Parisian. You will find everything you need right at hand. A 2-minute walk from the Place des Vosges, a 5-minute walk from the Place de la Bastille, and 20 minutes from Notre-Dame Cathedral… Your hostess, Marie-Christine, will serve you an excellent traditional French breakfast, then unlock the secrets of Paris and help you decide which sites to visit first, according to your interests. She knows Paris inside-out. The bed & breakfast is located on the 4th floor (no elevator) in the Hotel de Joyeuse, a historic monument. Each room has its own character and atmosphere. Marie-Chrisitne speaks Englisch, Geman and French

Base 2 persons : Prix à partir de 524.00 EUROS
Base 4 persons : Prix à partir de 474.00 EUROS