Tag: Paris Tours

“Liaisons Dangereuses” : Exploring the Scandalous Side of Paris

“Liaisons Dangereuses” : Exploring the Scandalous Side of Paris

Paris is synonymous with being a city of pleasure, and lovers of the Musée d’Orsay will be familiar with Impressionist works by masters such as Degas, Manet and Toulouse-Lautrec above, depicting the life and times of colourful female characters from the 19th century. Take a walk on the […]

Follow in the Footsteps of the Literary Greats in Paris

Follow in the Footsteps of the Literary Greats in Paris

Which literary buff hasn’t stood in front of the Opéra Garnier and been tempted to burst into song à la Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera? Which child (or parent) hasn’t gazed up at the awe-inspiring façade of the Notre-Dame cathedral, without imagining Quasimodo […]

Tales of the Unexpected: Braving the Catacombs in Paris

Tales of the Unexpected: Braving the Catacombs in Paris

Labyrinthine subterranean passages, chilling tales of macabre carryings-on and spooky anecdotes of bones transported across the city. What better time of year than a bracing autumnal day to take a deep breath and plunge into the depths of the sinister Catacombs, sixty feet below the surface of the bustling Parisian streets? Avoid the eternally long lines and experience an intrepid visit to the largest necropolis in the world, but be warned, it’s not a trip for the fainthearted! (more…)