- The birth of a city: the Ile de la Cité, from the Parisii to the Parisians.
- The Palais de Justice, the Conciergerie, the Sainte Chapelle, Notre Dame: magnificent seats of civil and religious power.
- Henri IV, Abelard and Heloise, Jacques de Molay: compromising characters in the eyes of the church.
- Luxury, peace, and pleasure on the Ile Saint Louis: the Club des Hashischin and the “headless woman” cabaret: places of temptation and sensual pleasures in the 18th and 19th centuries.
2-hour classic tour (visit + free time)
Discover with your guide the fascinating history of the development of the city of Paris with a walk across the very old Pont Neuf and through the pleasant Place Dauphine, by way of a range of medieval buildings and hôtels particuliers, home to celebrities of yesterday and today.... Why not top off your visit with a scoop of the famous Berthillon ice cream?