The Dark Side Of The City Of Light – Mysterious Walking Tours Of Paris

Not all of the walking tours in Paris take place in the daytime. In fact, not all of them take place above ground! We've uncovered (or should we say, dug up?) a few mysterious walking tours of Paris that are all about the eerie, the fantastic, the underground of the city, and the nighttime.

A visit to the city's most famous cemetery is one of those things you don't want to miss. Or perhaps plunge beneath Paris to experience the mysterious catacombs. Or how about one of our preferred night walking tours in Paris, where you hear about ghosts and legends? You're allowed to hold hands!

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Explore Paris on Top City Tours

Private Nighttime Tour of Paris with Champagne
Feel like you're in a 1940s movie set in Paris as you tour the famous sights in a classic Citroën 2CV. This is truly retro luxury from another era.
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VIP Twilight Tour: Champagne Cruise + Eiffel Tower
See Paris at night, with monuments all aglow, while sipping on champagne. Next: view the lights of the city from atop the Eiffel Tower!
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Ghosts, Mysteries & Legends

Night Walking Tour in Paris

Night Walking Tour of Paris

Explore the Marais, the Paris Islands, and hidden streets in a walking tour at night. Learn about the dark history that is part of the City of Light: the plague, the French Revolution and the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572. Visit Hotel de Ville and Hotel de la Concierge under the cover of darkness.

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Skip-the-Line at the Louvre Museum

The Louvre's Greatest Masterpieces
Skip the lines make the most of your time in Paris with a whirlwind tour of the must-see works of art in the Louvre. and see a lot of art on this professionally-guided tour. The top choice.
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Louvre Private Tour with Priority Access
Head straight to the front of the line, then journey through art history on a 3-hour private Louvre visit. On this complete tour, an expert guide reveals subtle details about the artwork.
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Visit the Catacombs – City of the Dead

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Paris Catacombs

If you're looking for something a little different in a Paris experience, consider a trip to the underworld. Explore the labyrinths beneath the city that are the final resting place of millions of Parisians. A tour through the Paris Catacombs is an eerie reminder of the long and sometimes bizarre history of Paris. There are only a limited number of visitors allowed in the catacombs daily, so be sure to book early.

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Delicious Food Tours Of Paris

Discover the Food & Wine of the Marais
Visit the top food & wine shops in the historic Marais, tasting the best of French foods. There's plenty of sampling on this small-group tour.
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Cheese & Wine Tasting in a Paris Cellar
In the cheese-aging cellar of a Paris fromagerie you discover 7 classic French cheeses and the wines that pair with them. Lots of sampling!
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Pere Lachaise Cemetery Walking Tour

The Graveyard of the Rich and Infamous

Pere LaChaise Gravestone Tour

What's more mysterious than a graveyard? A visit to this famous cemetery is a must, what with all the famous people buried here. You visit the graves of celebrities past and present — Heloise and Abelard, Chopin, Oscar Wilde, Balzac, Proust, famous artists, authors and personalities. And yes, Jim Morrison is buried here, too. As soon as we did this tour it became one of our most highly recommended activities in Paris.

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