Gothic Paris - Castles & Cathedrals tickets

Gothic Paris - Castles & Cathedrals

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Gothic Paris - Castles & Cathedrals

This is a private tour of the remnants of "old Paris" - the city that existed in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, the city of hidden castles, imposing renaissance palaces & baroque mansions, medieval timbered houses, leafy courtyards hidden behind carriage doors, charming squares & public fountains.

You will learn about the city's history, its rich architectural & cultural background, through researched commentary developed by a historian. Learn how the city was transformed (1853-1870) from a medieval warren of densely overpopulated streets to a modern city with broad avenues, city squares & parks, trees....and the world's 1st system of gas lighting.

You will also see firsthand the nuances of Gothic vs Baroque architecture & art. By visiting the mansions & churches of the Marais we will see the transition from medieval Gothic to renaissance Baroque architecture & discover the rich past (and present) of this picturesque & trendy neighbourhood.
2 hours (approx)
Good To Know
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note there is a minimum group size of 2 persons. For solo travellers pls contact me & I will find a solution for you to join the visit.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
How Does It Work
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
What Should I Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Eglise Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais, 13 rue des Barres, 75004 Paris France

Stunning church half gothic, half baroque. We will visit the church, learn about Gothic & Baroque architecture and see the stunning landmarked treasures of this lovely hidden gem.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Jardin de l'Hotel de Sully, 62 rue Saint Antoine, 75186 Paris France

Baroque mansion from the 1630s

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Place des Vosges 4th Arrondissement, 75004 Paris France

The city's most charming square

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Eglise Saint-Paul Saint-Louis, 99 rue Saint Antoine, 75004 Paris France

Discover the city's first fully baroque church

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Archives, 60 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75003 Paris France

Visit one of the most magnificent baroque palaces in Paris & its hidden gardens

Duration: 5 minutes

What's Included

  • None

  • Minimum of 2 persons for this tour to operate
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Where Do I Go

Departure Point
Église Saint-Gervais, 75004 Paris, France

Return Details
Musée des Archives Nationales, 60 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75003 Paris, France