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Skip-the-line Invalides Dome Louis XIV & Napoleon Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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    Stop At: Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, 53 boulevard de la Tour Maubourg, 75007 Paris France

    Your guide will lead you through the epic courtyard of the Invalides, discussing its 17th century roots as a veteran’s hospital under King Louis XIV. You’ll visit the cathedral that Louis had built for his former troops, who found respite here after returning from battle. After discussing the Sun King’s contributions to France’s military history, you’ll learn all about the nation’s most elite leader, Napoleon Bonaparte. A brilliant general and audacious emperor, he is synonymous with France’s gold days of military conquest. Ultimately pushing too far, Napoleon died in exile, though his remains are interred underneath the magnificent gold dome. Come face to face with his tomb, as well as the tombs of those closest to him, while basking in the ornate homage to this leader. Spend some time in the museum to learn all about this man, beyond his famous stature, through artifacts, recreations, and military maps that walk you through his many wins and defeats.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Musee de l’Armee des Invalides, 129 rue de Grenelle Hôtel National des Invalides, 75007 Paris France

    Your guide will lead you through the epic courtyard of the Invalides, discussing its 17th century roots as a veteran’s hospital under King Louis XIV. You’ll visit the cathedral that Louis had built for his former troops, who found respite here after returning from battle. After discussing the Sun King’s contributions to France’s military history, you’ll learn all about the nation’s most elite leader, Napoleon Bonaparte. A brilliant general and audacious emperor, he is synonymous with France’s gold days of military conquest. Ultimately pushing too far, Napoleon died in exile, though his remains are interred underneath the magnificent gold dome. Come face to face with his tomb, as well as the tombs of those closest to him, while basking in the ornate homage to this leader. Spend some time in the museum to learn all about this man, beyond his famous stature, through artifacts, recreations, and military maps that walk you through his many wins and defeats.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Babylon Tours Paris, 75001 Paris France

    You’ve seen it in the movies, but what do you really know about Paris? We’ll share its stories, secrets, and scandals with you while exploring all of the places you won’t find on your own. Wander the streets and museums of the world’s most popular city on a small group or private tour of Paris. Our English speaking guides at Babylon Tours get you priority entrance and help you skip the lines at the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Go beyond the Eiffel Tower and experience Paris with Babylon Tours.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Les Invalides, 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • SKIP-THE-LINE SEMI-PRIVATE MUSEUM TOUR
    • SEMI-PRIVATE" MEANS GROUP SIZE IS NEVER MORE THAN 8 GUESTS MAXIMUM
    • PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDE
    • DURATION 1.5 - 2 HOURS
    • ALL ENTRANCE FEES
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides
    • Entry/Admission - Musee de l’Armee des Invalides
    Exclusions
    • Tour Price Does NOT Include Hotel Pickup or Drop-Off (We Recommend UBER or Taxi)
    • Tour Does NOT Include Gratuities (OPTIONAL)
    • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
    • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
    • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
    • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Notes: Invalides dome and museum may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our tour guide was Oliver, who was interesting, witty and very knowledgeable about the history of Les Invalides and the life of Napoleon. Outstanding Oliver, thank you.
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    Fabulous tour! My son is a history and Napolean buff, and our lovely tour guide, Oliver, was able to answer his questions and allow us to venture (intellectually) into some of the wonderfully quirky corners of Napoleonic and military history. Splendid time at Turenne and
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    Galyna was our tour guide and she helped us understand the history behind the building of the hospital starting with King Louis XIV. She took us to the highlights and showed us where to go after she had completed her 2 hour tour. My highlight was Napoleons tomb which I last saw
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