Private theme tour of the Haussmannian Paris
History & heritage tours

Private theme tour of the Haussmannian Paris

Availability: Every day
Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the Opéra Garnier, the most beautiful building in Europe
  • Discover the Galeries Lafayette, the most elegant shopping mall in Paris
  • Explore the Boulevard Haussmann, a typical example of the Haussmannian style
  • Visit the Park Monceau, the city’s most elegant park
What to expect

Learn about the greatest urban planning achievement of the 19th century that completely changed the face of Paris. Enjoy a 2-hour guided walk that takes in some of the period’s most stunning landmarks, including the Opéra Garnier and the Galeries Lafayette.

Experience the results of the famous Haussmannian intervention, the largest urban planning feat ever undertaken in the city. In the 19th century the whole city, with the exception of 2 neighborhoods, was flattened and built anew. The plan was designed to create the best planned, the most functional, and above all, the most beautiful city in the world. The program, however, took its toll on many precious buildings and streets that have been forever lost. You’ll learn about this massive effort and visit the top examples of the style that was undoubtedly excessive and yet an incredibly unified one.

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What's included
  • Private tour
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Where

Café de la Paix, 5 Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris

Meeting point:

Meet us at Métro Opéra, in front of Café de la Paix. Your guide will be carrying a red canvas tote bag.

What to remember
  • The price is intended per group, up to 6 people
  • Tour operates rain or shine
  • All ages are welcome
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When

The tour is available every day
Departure from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

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Provider
Paris in person
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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