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“An Three-Generation Family Visit to Paris -- Grandparents to Teenagers”
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City Free Tour
Ranked #17 of 563 Tours in Paris
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Owner description: City Free Tour is a small company which is organising free walks, private tours, museum visits, food tours, in order to show you the best of City of Lights. This season, Chris and other guides of his are offering you: Montmartre free tour, Historic Paris tour, Marais walk and macarons tasting, Louvre skip the line visit, Orsay skip the line visit, Half day tour, A Exclusive Paris Day tour. Montmartre free tour, every Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon at 10.30am -hidden in the North of Paris, Montmartre joined the city year 1860 and became the place for bohemians, artists and courtisans including Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir, Degas… Notre Dame and Latin Quarter free tour Goes every Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon at 1.30pm Discover secrets of Notre Dame and stroll the Latin Quarter while visiting Sorbonne, Shakespeare and company, Panthéon, Saint Genevive hill, Cluny, Romain remains. Marais tour and macarons tasting, every Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon at 4pm -you cant come to Paris without visiting le Marais, they say. Seen as the most trendy area to live in the world Marais hides houses from the 17th century and the charming Jewish area and taste the best macarons in the world. Louvre skip the line private visit Orsay skip the line private visit Half day and Exclusive Paris Day Tour
Reviewed April 2, 2013

I found City Free Tours Paris on Trip Advisor a few months ago, wrote to Chris and Tamara, and they speedily replied and booked our family of 7 for three tours. We did a private family tour of Notre Dame and San Chapelle with Chris on the first full day of our Paris visit. He had our tickets already purchased for San Chapelle so that we would not have to stand in line. Chris was a fountain of information about the beginning of Paris as well as the architecture and history of both San Chapelle and Notre Dame. Our grand-girls, ages 17, 17, 14, and 12 were totally tuned in to all the extra stories he presented. Then we met him again the following Saturday morning at Montmartre for a walking tour. What a great experience! After the tour, we had planned to leave Montmartre for the flea market, but after his tour, the girls wanted to stay in this quaint area -- which we did. All day and into the evening. Thank you, Chris, for the wonderful tours and your knowledge and ability to make Paris come alive for all of us. Of course, now the girls just want to return to . . . the magic of Paris! City Free Tour Paris definitely was the right choice!

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

Decided to take this free tour over a paid tour as it promised an alternative perspective walking tour. It was one of the best city tour that I have taken. Our tour guide Adam was well informed and engaging. Even though it was free, you have the option of making a donation at the end of the tour, which I had no hesitation to do. I will certainly do another when I take city breaks in the future. It's better than many of the paid tours I have taken in the past.

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Reviewed March 31, 2013

We discovered the free city tours during our last summer holidays in Eastern European countries. Now heading for Paris, we made the reservation for the Classic Walk and the Quartier Latin Tour with Tamara.
On the Classic Walk the group basically walks up Champs Elysees and the guide stops here and there and shows some interessting points. On the Quartier Latin Tour the group started at Notre Dame and then through the Latin District all the way up to the Pantheon.
We liked both tours a lot, probably would not have walked this way on our own. Tamara was a very good guide, very knowlegdeable about the historical facts and dates. And she also tried to connect with her group by talking to everybody a few private words.
But still we missed the overwhelming enthusiasm that encouraged the guides in other cities on the free tours. On the plus side, Tamara did not beg for the tip as I experienced in Budapest, so I felt more like paying for her good job instead of helping out of misery.

2  Thank Carly M
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Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

We have taken the mairie bastille tour, It is an excellent opportunity to get to know the city at the same time you are looking at it, don't need to trip over while reading a book guide anymore, thanks chris!

1  Thank Claudiofona
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

No words to express the warmth, the interest in fulfill all expectations and all the array of all information that Chris and Tamara, Tamara and Chris do offer to all tourists interested in a different knowledge of specific areas of Paris. Not only time flies, and one keeps walking all the time, more and more eager in abosrbing all information both are capacble of passing through their well knowledge of the city and areas explored. Not to mention my gratitude, and my recommendation - not to say suggestion - to all visitors to Paris to contact both these young people to assist you and enjoy wonderful walks through this lovely city called Paris!

Thank Franklin13
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