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Gothic Paris

Find yourself in Paris from medieval times and explore its hidden streets and gothic architecture

Buy self-guided tour in the mobile app

metro station Palais Royal Musée du Louvre

Start point of the tour

2 – 2.5 hours

approx. duration

4 km

Approximate tour distance


Language of the tour

Start at any time after purchase
Buy for 15.00

Price for the tour


Great emotions only

If you do not like it, we will refund the money. More info

What's tour about

Everybody knows Paris as the city of love, the most romantic city, the city of lights, etc. However, it has not always been such a glossy and cheerful place. Paris has fascinating historical roots, and some facts about its past can sometimes be less pretty than you think, sometimes even disturbing.
This tour will show you a small part of medieval Paris with its gothic churches, public executions and not-so-romantic atmosphere.
If it's your first time in the city, you will have a chance to take a glimpse of the world-famous attractions, as well as find some, of which you've never heard before!
This tour will walk you through the cosy streets of Paris' city center. You'll have the opportunity to admire the beauty of spectacular churches, explore the former prison, and find one of the most unusual shops in the city.
This tour is the one you'll remember forever!


– You will take a look at La Conciergerie, a former prison
– Visit Sainte-Chapelle, one of the most beautiful chapels (tickets not included)
– Discover the secrets of the world-famous Notre-Dame Cathedral
– Find a place where public executions once took place
– Admire the beauty of Church of Saint-Severin, another masterpiece of gothic architecture
– And lots of other exciting places!

Start at metro station Palais Royal Musée du Louvre

The red marker is the starting point of the tour. You will stay within the circle marked on the map throughout the length of the tour.

Author of the tour

Ekaterina Can't imagine my life without traveling!

Do you want to go on self-guided tour?

Don't be dependent on a guide or a group tour

Take a tour at your own convenience: just go to the starting location specified within the description of the tour. You can start and pause the tour at any time should you want to wander off the guided path and explore on your own

You control the tour

Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

All content in your language

Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

The most creative and experienced travel experts around the world make tours for you. It will show the city from the local point of view

Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

Popular questions answered

How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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