- Clarifies the tangled timeline of the 1789 Revolution and those that followed while highlighting the vestiges of 18th century revolutionary Paris
- Led by an expert historian
- Place de la Concorde, Bastille, Hôtel de Ville, Place des Vosges , Marais, and Église Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis
French Revolution Tour Paris
"Our guide clarified the rapidly evolving timeline of the French Revolution, even bringing along visuals of the many sites that are no longer standing. Her expertise and passion for sharing her insights into this period of French history was palpable and much appreciated."
Place des Vosges
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We do cover extensive territory on this tour, some of it by public transport. Please contact us if you have mobility concerns; we will be happy to advise if this tour will be appropriate for you.
We will not be visiting the museum on our tour, but do encourage you to visit on your own after the tour. The discussions we have on our tour will provide context for understanding the Carnavalet's revolution rooms. NOTE: The Carnavalet is closed until the end of 2019 for renovations.
Gwennaëlle was born in the South of France. She has been living in Paris since 2002 and working as a guide since 2008. Ever since she was a child, she has been passionate about art and history and has wanted to become a guide. She studied Art History at the Ecole du Louvre and holds a Ph.D. from the University Paris-Diderot on the history of museums. She is both working as a guide and as an art history teacher in different universities for French and foreign students. She loves Paris and discovering the treasures of Parisian museums and monuments, as well as sharing her passion through visits.
Born and raised not far from Paris, Thibaud has been an art and history enthusiast since childhood. He became a national tour guide after graduating with a master's degree in art history and archeology. Being able to transmit the anecdotes and stories he's gathered through his studies, walks, and readings to other enthusiasts is his dream come true.
After obtaining a double degree in History and History of Art at the Sorbonne, Cécile directed her Master's degree research towards the history of the French Revolution, which naturally led her to integrate the Carnavalet Museum in her final-stage internship. Born and raised in Paris, she enjoys sharing her knowledge about her favorite city.
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