When booking my trip to Paris some 5 months ago, I focused my activities around going on this walking tour. Despite running a few minutes late, the tour guide was still at the meeting point and greeted us promptly. At each stop our guide gave us plenty of information about what the site was and what the historical context/importance of the stop was without being too convoluted. Whilst at a stop at Place de la Concode, she pointed out that whilst the square today does not have any obvious markers of its violent role during the Revolution, there is a subtle homage to the guillotine if you look very closely and your guide happens to point it out!! Overall, very pleased with this walking tour and I would wholeheartedly recommend if you have an interest in history.
kakigun48 United States of ...
Lots of great information. Would have been even better if the weather was warmer and drier. There was some confusion as to the meeting place to start the tour. We were given a street address, but our guide was waiting as the nearby Metro stop about 1/2 a block away. A phone call got us all in the right place.
A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Guide Antoine was prompt and efficient and shared his very comprehensive knowledge of the attractions visited. Many thanks to him for being so informative.
My daughter and I agree this tour with Gil was our favorite part of our trip! His knowledge of the French Revolution was amazing both from the grand picture to the intimate details of the lives of those who were affected. The history was so interesting and he built a platform for the revolution by informing us of the early history and society which led to the breakdown of the Royal family and Paris itself. Fantastic.
Antoine was amazing. Even kept the 8 year old excited about the French Revolution. Definitely would recommend this tour!
We had an excellent tour guide I believe from California, originally who was so knowledgeable and gave us so much information. He had an excellent speaking voice and delivery. He was just wonderful! I would say that The French Revolution tour was my favorite. Thank you!
Gil took us on a great walk of some key locations that he used to tell a story of the 1789 Revolution. I really liked the length and pace of the tour. Two hours was just enough history and information to spark my curiosity and want to come home and read more but not so long that I got tired or bored. At my request, Gill recommended a couple of books to further my understanding of this subject.
This tour was simple, easy to walk and informative. Our guide was from the states living in Paris to get his masters degree, so his English and description of the historic evenst were easy to understand. The tour was conducted by a local tour operator. We had another tour with this company, so we highly recommend them.
Guide Christine from Fat Bike Tire Tours was excellent. A lot of walking involved but seen many sites along the way. Very knowledgeable - highly recommend. A great way to get a better understanding of the history of the French Revolution.
Fantastic tour leader who made the French Revolution come alive. Highly recommended
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.
The guide was clearly knowledgable and he enjoying sharing his insights! Totally worth it
Fabulous! Our guide was awesome - even our teens ages 14 and 16 thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Highly recommend!
Gil was a super, accommodating guide. Had great knowledge and was open to questions and requests. Very interesting tour.
Would 100 recommend this tour to anyone. Antoin the guide was great and made learning fun!
Antwan was an excellent guide - welcoming, knowledgable and entertaining. Very good tour for anyone interested in Parisian history.
SHAUNDA C USA
Absolutely fantastic!!!!!!! Guide was so knowledgable .. A must tour!!!
Very informative and interesting. Guide was great. Enjoyed it very much.
Excellent - a 2-2.5 hr walking tour that gives you solid history with your sightseeing. Highly recommended and well priced.
Sensational! Our guide named Will did a tremendous job sharing about the history of the French Revolution. He certainly made it interesting. We walked a long distance so it was great to see so many historical sites.
Our tour guide was very knowledgable about French history, and being able to visit the sites where these historical events took place was an invaluable learning experience!
Extremely knowledgeable and charming guide. He talked and answered questions the entire length of the tour. Felt like I was seeing many landmarks for the first time. Enjoyed by 15 year old and 70 year old.
Lots of walking.
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