Tour 1: Montmartre and the artists.
The village of Montmartre is a very eclectic neighborhood of Paris worth walking around.
Bohemian and artistic, come discover the hill streets and places that inspired Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh and Picasso. Learn more about the fabulous Museums where all the painters are displayed: Orsay, Marmottan and Orangerie.
The famous cabarets of Chat Noir and Moulin Rouge with its Can-Can stars, La Goulue and Valentin the boneless. Painter Toulouse-Lautrec sketching the acts and the dancers.
Enjoy the street artists and the groovy bars and restaurants. Taste the « Best baguette in Paris » and fine cookies and Madeleines from pastry chef Gilles Marchal.
Discover the secret side of Montmartre, the back-alleys and gardens, away from the over crowded spots, enjoy the views and legends of the old Paris, take the most stunning pictures of the Paris skyline.
We will meet at subway stop Blanche on line 2 and will take it from the Moulin Rouge cabaret to the Sacré Coeur cathedral through the side streets, the windmills and the vineyards, the bateau lavoir that hosted young Picasso and the Moulin de la galette dear to Renoir.
Tour 2: Secrets of Le Marais and Notre Dame island.
Le Marais district is the hip and trendy side of city. The place to be, the place to see and be seen!
Aristocratic mansions, secrets gardens and squares, hip pop-up stores and contemporary art galleries, Jewish quarter and Gay venues, overs the centuries, Le Marais has always been the dream place where cultures and tribes vibrate in the heart of Paris.
If you enjoy history and legends of the old times, fashion and elegance, fine pastries and ice cream, arty spirit and stunning architecture, it is your neighborhood!
The Pompidou center, the Picasso Museum, Saint Louis island and Notre Dame cathedral will be on the program of this easy to walk tour a hop away over the river and the romantic banks.
I will be happy to share with you my personal addresses for fine food, evening drinks, and secret places to enjoy the very edgy and trendy Paris. Where to find the very best falafels, how Notre Dame will rebuilt after the terrible fire, how to buy the best second hand fashion in town.
Le Marais and the islands are a must see when visiting our city.
We will meet at subway stop Saint Sébastien-Froissard on line 8 at Exit 1.
The street address is 113 boulevard Beaumarchais 75003 Paris in front of the Merci concept store
Tour 3: Secret arcades and hidden Paris.
Paris offers more than meets the eyes. Close to the Louvre are secret arcades and gardens surrounded by amazing architecture.
Come discover all kinds of unknown places full of history, fashion stores and restaurants not mentioned in the guides all for you.
Our trip will take us from the Louvre to Palais Royal and all the way up to the famous grand boulevard and the Paris wax museum through a network of fabulous passages.
On the way, you will encounter some interesting characters of Paris history as well as somme of the special places that we usually keep to ourselves, nice restaurant option and the older chocolate maker in town who supplied to Marie-Antoinette, herself!
If you enjoy seeing what the others don’t and if you can keep a secret, this tour is yours. The perfect tour for the rainy days since most of it is indoors with short hops from one to another.
We will meet at subway stop LOUVRE-RIVOLI on line 1 (only one exit) at street level.
The street address is 8 rue de l’Amiral de Coligny 75001 Paris.
Tour 4 : Best bargains at the flea market.
Did you know northern Paris is credited with having invented the flea market centuries ago? That’s why we’re not messing around and we have now the biggest one in the world.
Let’s go together to the heart of it where all the antique and vintage shopper go to find the very best pieces.
From a dinning room table to a vintage Hermes scarf, I will show you the trick of the trade to get the best bargains.
I will show you where’s the best stuff hiding. A genuine treasure hunting to the best vendors!
From the Marché Paul Bert and Serpette where design and vintage clothes are on the menu to the bric a brac at Marché Vernaison where all level of collectors hunt their treasures.
On the road meet the cafés where Edith Piaf was struggling to make some money singing and Django Reinhardt invented Gipsy Jazz to the super trendy Philippe Stark restaurant.
I will give you the secret of getting right away the best price that only regulars know and if you’re in search of something in particular, your dream purchase, simply let me know!
We will meet at subway stop Porte de Clignancourt on line 4 in front of the Mac Donalds.
The street address is 77 boulevard d’Ornano 75018 Paris.
Tour 5: Enlightening Saint Germain.
The left banks of Paris hides some of the best places, surprises and stories in Paris.
From the time of the early inhabitants in the fields outside the city limits to the century of enlightenment and the philosophers, from the founders of America to the revolutionists of 1789, from Hemingway to Picasso, Saint germain has always been the nest of the future.
Join me to meet the glories of the Café Society, the tribes of socialites that haunted the neighborhood, the Jazz musicians the writers and the painters. See where the best shopping options and make yours Paris life style far from the overrated touristy places.
The oldest church in Paris as the second widest one after Notre Dame, the underground fortifications of Paris and the oldest café in Paris, I spent my youth in Saint Germain and I will share with you the best of it!
Paris is still a moveable feast!
We will meet at subway stop Saint Sulpice on line 4 exit 1 at street level in front of Café du métro.
The street address is 67 rue de Rennes 75006 Paris.