For the discerning tourist that enjoys learning about the history behind the most iconic locations in the history of Paris, this is the tour for them. This unique tour will provide you with greater knowledge with regards to Paris' most important historical sites and monuments, many of which could not be accessed in the often walked avenues popular to most tours. With the guidance of a licensed, informative tour guide, your tour begins with a visit the oldest quarters of Paris. You'll be able to learn about the history behind Vendome Square and the Old Opera House. You'll discover a deeper understanding of the significance of Le Louvre as well as the Hotel de Ville de Paris, Bastille Square, and Rue Sant-Antoine. You'll hear of the significant moments at the Marais District and the Latin Quarter before going on to discover hidden marvels in Sorbonne, College de France, and Pantheon. Then it's off to Luxemburg Gardens, which is the seat of the Senate, and then onto Saint-Germain des Pres. After a transfer over the historic river Seine. Then you'll experience a true deeper look into the vital importance of Notre Dame Cathedral. Its history and architecture is rich, sprawling, and the cathedral is a cornerstone in many a Parisian's life. You will come away from this tour having learned so much more about Paris and its histories, discovering what makes the City of Lights truly shine.