The purpose of the private van Discovery Tour is to give you an overview of all the most spectacular and renowned monuments and historical sites of the city. It will help you to get your marks and make your plans for the next days. Your private, licensed driver-guide will pick you up at your hotel in a very comfortable, air-conditioned minivan (or similar).
Starting at the geographical center of Paris, the Opera Garnier (that inspired the “Phantom of the Opera”,
you will drive to place Vendôme ( a jewel of architecture from the 17thC),
the Palais Royal (former Cardinal’s palace),
the Louvre (outside visit), then along the Seine River,
passing by the Conciergerie (former seat of the Royal power),
the cathedral Notre-Dame and the Ile St Louis before crossing the Seine River to continue your journey on the Left Bank ,
the old Paris , the scholastic Paris with the Latin Quarter (student quarter),
the Sorbonne (university), the Pantheon (rest place of the great men of France),
the Luxembourg Garden (most spectacular park in Paris with the Statue of Liberty),
the Concorde square ( the largest square in Europe where the French Revolution took the life of the King and the Queen),
the Champs Elysées (most famous avenue in the world),
the Arc de Triomphe (Napoleon’s Triumph Arc),
the Grand Palais, the Invalides (with Napoleon’s tomb, outside visit),
the Eiffel Tower where you will make a stop for photos.
Driving you back again to your hotel.
This tour will definitely wake up your appetite for one of the most fascinating cities in the world.
Extra charge for a pick up and/or a drop off outside Paris