Meet your guide and tour group outside the Saint Sulpice metro station. Proceed to explore one of Paris' must-see attractions, Saint-Sulpice Church. Learn about its role in the beginnings of the Paris uprising; your guide will point out oft-overlooked details both inside and outside the impressive structure.
Continue on your scenic stroll through Saint-Germain-des-Prés, visiting Paris' oldest café, dating from the late 17th century. Get a peek into the rooms that the Revolutionaries used as their battle headquarters, raising morale and planning attacks. Hear about famous revolutionary characters like Marat, Robespierre and Danton; your guide's engaging commentary will make their personalities and motives come alive.
Journey down the alleyway where the guillotine was invented and learn surprising facts about this murderous invention. With your appetite whetted, stop by a local café to sip a coffee, take a rest and soak up the Left Bank atmosphere.
Stop by historical sites related to the September Massacres and hear about Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI's failed escape attempts.