4.5 star rating: Recommended 164 Reviews

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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)
History comes alive on the Paris Revolution Walking Tour, exploring one of the most important events in modern history. On this fascinating two-hour stroll through Paris' tumultuous history, you'll learn about the troubled times that led up to the storming of the Bastille, the capture of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, the Reign of Terror and the bloody results of the guillotine.

Highlights

  • Two-hour French Revolution Walk through Paris
  • Experience a different side to Paris on an informative guided walk
  • See the buildings and sites where historic events took place
  • Place de la Concorde where King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were guillotined
  • See the Conciergerie Palace and the site of the Bastille Prison

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What You Can Expect

Paris Walking Tour - The French Revolution

Place de la Concorde, Paris

Sights of the French Revolution Walking Tour include:
  • Bastille Prison - the raiding of this prison sparked the French Revolution
  • Les Invalides - over 30,000 arms were stolen from here in order to attack the Bastille
  • Place de la Concorde - site of the beheadings of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, among many others
  • Tuileries Palace - the site of the royal palace that served as a prison for King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in the Tuileries Gardens
  • Conciergerie - the prison overlooking the Seine River where Marie Antoinette was held
  • National Assembly - site of the lower house of the French Legislative branch
  • Reign of Terror - the years following the Revolution that saw chaos, betrayal and murder

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had an excellent guide, who was very knowledgeable and friendly. She was willing to answer all our questions with enthusiasm, even those which were not related to the French Revolution. This is an excellent tour for someone who wants to understand better why the Revolution took place, and what happened during the revolution.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The guide was clearly knowledgable and he enjoying sharing his insights! Totally worth it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fabulous! Our guide was awesome - even our teens ages 14 and 16 thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Guide was very knowledgeable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Gil was a super, accommodating guide. Had great knowledge and was open to questions and requests. Very interesting tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Would 100 recommend this tour to anyone. Antoin the guide was great and made learning fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Antwan was an excellent guide - welcoming, knowledgable and entertaining. Very good tour for anyone interested in Parisian history.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Absolutely fantastic!!!!!!! Guide was so knowledgable .. A must tour!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Very informative and interesting. Guide was great. Enjoyed it very much.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Excellent - a 2-2.5 hr walking tour that gives you solid history with your sightseeing. Highly recommended and well priced.

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