Our guided tour of the neighborhood "Les Halles", immortalized by Emile Zola in his famous novel “Le ventre de Paris”, in English "The belly of Paris", begins at the Hotel de Ville, the City Hall of Paris. Afterwards you will discover externally the monumental Saint-Jacques Tower, former sanctuary and starting point of one of the ways of St. James.
The visit of some of the great treasures from the Gothic to the Renaissance in this district is also on this guided tour: the Churches of Saint Eustache and Saint-Germain Auxerrois and the Fountain of the Innocents.
This guided tour has many surprises! One of them is the guided visit of the Jean Sans Peur Tower, the last vestige of the palace of the Dukes of Burgundy, built between 1409 and 1411 and considered the largest medieval civil tower in the capital.
Your guide will take you to walk through small narrow streets of medieval features, with old buildings, local shops, trendy restaurants. We will finish the guided tour at the George Pompidou Center, the museum of modern art in Paris.
At the end of the tour, you can choose to stay in the heart of the district des Halles and enjoy one of the largest shopping malls in Paris, the Forum des Halles.
Duration: 2:30 hours
Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English, and French
Running days: From Monday to Saturday (at 1:00PM)
Meeting Point: Exit of the Metro Hotel de Ville
Expert licensed guide
Entrance tickets to Jean Sans Peur Tower