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Ghosts, Mysteries and Legends Night Walking Tour of Paris

Paris, France

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Challenge your romantic illusions of Paris on a terrifying tour of the city’s most sinister spots. Delve into the eerie mysteries of the City of Light, strolling the serpentine streets in search of spectres and spooks; stray from the beaten path with a masterful story teller, discovering unfamiliar facts about the captivating capital as you venture to sites of reputed haunting. Gain fascinating insight into the horrible history of the city when you visit mystery-shrouded sites like the Place de la Vert Gallant and the Palais du Justice.
  • Night walking tour of Paris' ghosts, mysteries and legends
  • Discover the dark and violent history that lurks beneath the city's sparkling facade
  • See the Hotel de Concierge, where Marie Antoinette was once imprisoned
  • See the old Place du Greve, where many were tortured and killed
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Departure Point

15 Place du Pont Neuf, 75001 Paris, France

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70 Rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France
Greet your guide at a central Parisian location and set out to explore the spooky, serpentine streets of the city. See Paris’ sinister side on this spine-tingling tour, dispelling your romantic and elegant image of the capital; delve into its dark past, gaining gory insight into murders, executions, rampant plagues and bitter wars against the corrupt monarchy. 

Venture down winding alleyways under the cloak of darkness and visit significant sites such as the Place de la Vert Gallant, where the last of the courageous Knight’s Templar was burnt at the stake; scour St. Germain de Auxerrois for restless souls killed in the St. Bartholomew’s massacre in 1572; and listen out for the haunting cries of those executed and tortured before live audiences at the Palais du Justice. 

Stroll through atmospheric enclaves steeped in legend and history, listening to tales about the French Revolution, the Paris Commune and the Nazi rule. Learn about the serial killers who stalked the streets, and about significant historical figures that contributed to Paris’ death toll. Catch a rare a glimpse of those who loved, died and hated in the city before concluding your tour at another central location.


Sites visited on the walking tour:

• Place de la Vert Gallant
• St Germain de Auxerrois
• La Fontaine de la Croix du Trahoir
• Rue de la Ferronnerie
• Square of the Innocents
• The Rat Trap Shop (as seen in the movie Ratatouille)
• Tour St Jacques
• La Fontaine du Palmier
• The River Seine
• The Conciergerie
• Ile de la Cité
• Palais du Justice
• Hotel Dieu
• Hotel de ville
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For your safety and the one of others in the group, please make sure you bring a mask on the tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY City Wonders Ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Ghosts, Mysteries and Legends Night Walking Tour of Paris?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Ghosts, Mysteries and Legends Night Walking Tour of Paris.
What is the maximum group size during Ghosts, Mysteries and Legends Night Walking Tour of Paris?
This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Ghosts, Mysteries and Legends Night Walking Tour of Paris.

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Ghost tour
, Nov 2019
My partner and I enjoyed the ghost tour. Vic was an exceptionally your guide, her passion for her city, it's history and people was enthralling. I loved visiting the Louvre grounds at night - beautiful.
Brief history of France
, Oct 2019
We booked this having done ghost walks in most of the cities we have stayed in, the tour is worth doing our guide Vic was very pleasant and knowledgeable although the walk covers more history than ghosts but worth doing
Unique experience!
, Sep 2019
I would recommend this tour to everyone! Our guide was wonderful she was very knowledgeable and certainly made the tour worth it. I loved learning the dark history behind some major tourist attractions of Paris. My husband is very much into history and he enjoyed this as well. Looking for something to do in Paris at night get on this tour!
Guide Amazing
, Sep 2019
Informative, funny and went over and above Kept everyone engaged. Gave info of area also Restaurant reviews etc
Best First Night Experience!
, Sep 2019
This was one of my favorite things that we did during our short visit to Paris! I am so glad that we did it on our first night - the stories gave us extra information when we visited the rest of the city during the following days! The stories are more historical rather than "ghost stories" and our guide (Victoria?) was an excellent story-teller - sometimes as if she was personally there! There were stories of drama, murder, humor and suspense and I walked away wanting to know more about the history of Paris. We embarked on this tour after 3 fulls days of walking, so it was very tiring - there were a lot of breaks during the 2-hour tour, but it is still a lot of walking. I felt very safe, even when walking in less crowded areas. Although the tour was in English, we were given headsets to hear our guide in more crowded areas as well, which was great!
, Aug 2019
Loved our walking tour. Got to see how beautiful Paris was at night in the safety of a group. Hoped the stories would be scary but still very entertaining and kind of historical. Would definitely recommend. Loved our guide Alejandro. He added to the enjoyment to the stories with his enthusiasm.
Really Terrific
, Aug 2019
Karen did an outstanding job. It was a lot of fun, and a great learning evening. Emphasis on macabre history more so than ghosts
Ghost tour
, Aug 2019
Ghost tour was very informative. Not scary. I highly recommended it if you want to get to know the true history of Paris
Most Enjoyable Tour
Flo G
, Jul 2019
I cannot remember the name of the girl who took us for this tour but she was friendly and engaging. The tour was interesting and entertaining. My adult daughter was with us and she loved it. I would recommend it.
Enriching night out
, Jun 2019
Our guide, Vic, was great. She was patient and knowledgeable throughout. We loved that she was out to freak us out! Overall it was an enjoyable night out in Paris.

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