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French Revolution Walking Tour, Paris

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Jun - 30 Sep: Wednesday & Sunday

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    Your tour meets in Restaurant Divellec at 18 rue Fabert, 75005. The closest metro station is La Tour-Maubourg (line 8). Your guide will be holding a Local activity operator sign.
    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to tour departure. Once the tour has begun we do not have the ability to wait for and add late arrivals to the tour.
  • Ending Point

    This tour concludes near the Odeon Metro Station.

Key Highlights

  • Walking tour led by an English speaking guide
  • Both an enjoyable walking tour and an informative history lesson! Your guide will tell you fascinating facts about the French Revolution.


How's your French history? Ready to take it to new levels? Then take the French Revolution Walk, a tour that will enlighten you to the significance of one of the most important events in modern history. Hear the gripping tales of the revolution from the overthrow of the monarchy to the guillotine.

Relive the troubled times leading up to the storming of the Bastille prison, the capture of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette and the Reign of Terror. Learn about Louis XVI - the proud king who lost his throne and his life and Marie Antoinette - the Austrian Queen who uttered the infamous phrase, "... then let them eat cake." You might not eat cake, but you're going on a fascinating historical journey that's for sure.

About the supplier:
For Fat Tire Tours the mission is as simple as getting on a bike! To provide safe, fun and unforgettable experiences that will create memories and smiles that last a lifetime. With over 11 years of experience offering bike, Segway, walking and skip-the-line tours, designed with the traveller in mind. And with their knowledgeable, funny guides, you can be assured of enjoying a tour that offers a lot, lot more.


Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, see the following sites associated with the French Revolution:

Les Invalides: The French army used to use this as an ammunition depot and it was from here that revolutionaries stole over 30,000 arms from here in order to attack the Bastille prison.

Conciergerie: See the prison overlooking the Seine River where Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVII were held. Over 2,500 prisoners from here went to the guillotine.

Tuileries Palace: Located in the current Tuileries Gardens, it also served as a prison for King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

Place de la Concorde: This was the site of the beheadings of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, among many others.

Assemblee Nationale: See the site of the lower house of the French Legislative branch.

This tour concludes at the Odeon Metro Station.


  • English-speaking guide


  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrance to monuments
  • Food and drinks

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Voucher Information 

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Mr A M Tapp
    Great insight into La Révolution française

    I would like to thank your team and especially our guide (the girl from Chicago!) for a fascinating and informative walking tour around Paris. Our guide's passion and enthusiasm...

    United Kingdom 03/23/2016
  • Mrs Frances Leys
    Great tour, guide shared great historical insightstrt

    This was an easy pace tour that covered all the major areas of interest around the French Revolution. Paul the tour guide was knowledgable yet presented the information in a down...

    Australia 03/28/2013
  • Mohammed Hassan Ibrahim
    Excellent Walking Tour in Paris

    Excellent guide and very helpful and kind. Fantastic places....

    Egypt 11/12/2012

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