Immerse yourself in "The City of Lights" with a guided tour around the French Capital, discovering the Louvre, the Siene and Notre Dame. What's more, it's FREE!
Free Walking Tour of Paris
The French capital stands on the banks of the Seine and was built upon over two thousand years of history. From Gallic origins to the Roman conquest, through opulence, decadence, revolution, war, occupation, liberation, and more. Paris has lived so much, and thanks to our expert local guide you'll learn all about the history of this incredible city.
We'll meet at the Hotel de Ville, next to the Paris tourist office. During this free tour, we'll visit the most emblematic landmarks Paris has to offer such as Notre Dame Cathedral (famous throughout popular culture and one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture), Palais Justice, Pont Neuf, The Louvre (one of the world's most famous museums, and home to da Vinci's Mona Lisa among other incredible pieces), Arc de Triomphe, Musée d'Orsay, and much, much more.
Our expert guide will tell you about the history of the monuments we'll be visiting and facts about the city. From its origin as a medieval village to becoming the capital of Napoleon's empire, from the French Revolution to La Belle Époque and Nazi occupation, this tour will breathe life into the city and the history of Paris to create an experience you'll never forget.
This tour doesn't take place on 1st January.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
2 hours 45 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
English speaking expert guide.
When to book?
You can book up until 1 hour before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - Will we go inside the monuments during this tour?
A - No, we will admire them from outside.
Q - Will the tour still take place in the event of rain or snow?
A - Yes, the tour takes place regardless of weather conditions.
Q - Will there be a break?
A - Yes, there will be a ten-minute break.
Q - Are children allowed?
A - Yes, children are allowed to take part on the tour.
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Hotel de Ville, outside the metro at exit 5, next to the Paris tourist office