Walking tour around the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides
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Walking tour around the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides

Language: English , Italian , French
Availability: Friday, Saturday, Sunday - 2pm
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover Paris with a private english speaking guide
  • Walk around to enjoy the Parisian atmosphere
  • See the Eiffel Tower, the Ecole Militaire, the Invalides
  • Know more about the creations of the Universal Expositions
What to expect

Enjoy this tour, created for visitors who want to have a general view of Paris and especially of the Eiffel Tower area, discovering some of the most important monuments in the history of the French Capital. As we are convinced that walking is the better way to go around and take time to see better, this is what we will do for half a day!

Starting from Alexander III Bridge around the historic 7th arrondissement, Paris' noblest district. We will pass through Les Invalides which enclosed Napoleon's tomb to reach the Musée Rodin’s Gardens.

The Musée Rodin contains most of Rodin's significant creations, including The Thinker, The Kiss and The Gates of Hell. Many of his sculptures are displayed in the museum's extensive garden.

After all the necessary explanations and the answer to questions visitors may ask, our walk continues to the École Militaire of Paris, founded in 1750 as a college for developing military officers. Napoleon Bonaparte graduated from this school in 1785, after only one year of schooling, rather than the standard two years.

The École Militaire complex also hosts France's École de Guerre, a Military Staff College, for higher education of military officer.

The Champs of Mars will appear in front of us after the stop at the Ecole Militaire. You will be able to enjoy the view of this large public greenspace, located in the seventh arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast. The park is named after the Campus Martius ("Mars Field") in Rome, a tribute to the Latin name of the Roman God of war. The name also alludes to the fact that the lawns here were formerly used as drilling and marching grounds by the French military.

Visitors will have time to enjoy a fantastic view on the Eiffel Tower, which remains the city’s most iconic structure, one of the most visited in the world (with 7 million visitors per year).

Our half day tour will end on the opposite bank of the Seine at Jardins du Trocadéro (Gardens of the Trocadero), which were created for the Universal Exposition in 1937. This green space of nearly 10,000 m² offers a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower dominating the capital. The centrepiece of the gardens is the famous Warsaw fountains which, with its 20 water cannons, offers a remarkable water display, especially on summer evenings when the illuminations around the fountains add to the attraction. There are a number of sculptures to be admired, including gilded bronze animal statues, and the two stone statues, 'L'homme' by Pierre Traverse and 'La Femme' by Daniel Bacqué.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • English speaking passionate guide
    • Entrance to the Musée Rodin Gardens
    Reduced price
    • Child 4-12 years old
    • 18-25 years old
    • Over 65 years old
    Where

    376 Quai d'Orsay, 75007 Paris, France

    Meeting point:

    At the exit of the metro station Invalides, near Alexander III Bridge. Visitors are expected to get to the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure of the guided visit.

    When

    Friday, Saturday, Sunday

    Departure at 2pm (return approx at 5:30pm)

    The tour does not run on : May 1, May 8, Aug 15, Dec 25, Dec 26

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    Provider
    Musement S.p.A.
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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