The great reconstruction of Paris in neoclassic style was an important part of the city’s history, transforming the face of Paris during the Second Empire.
On this private 2-hour guided tour you’ll learn more about the spirit of this city and how it evolved from a medieval town to a metropolis that became one of the most important capitals in Europe and a world leader in questions of style, elegance, and sophistication.
Your guide will show you aristocratic Paris, and tell you about the city’s transformation during an important period in its history. Hear about the connections between Paris and Rome and Italian culture, including the impact on Parisian architecture.
The sites you’ll visit include the Palais Brongniart, Palais Royal, Place des Victoires, Cour Carré, the Louvre, the Tuileries Garden, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, and the Madeleine Church.