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Scandalous Paris and the Belle Epoque

Scandalous Paris and the Belle Epoque

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hello & Bonjour! I am a travel designer and experience creator in France – My expertise lies in thematic walking tours, showing you a huge variety of ways to discover the city. Favourites include Historical Walking Tours from tales of the Second World War to the Royal Days and Tragic Destiny of Marie-Antoinette. For those food loving travellers, I have the secret spots where we can unveil the…
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What we’ll do

Travel back in time on this fun and original walking tour. From Palais Royal to South Pigalle, you will dive into the Belle Époque and discover notorious and luxurious brothels of the 20th Century, how they operated and who frequented them, your small group will encounter risqué stories and anecdotes featuring a cast of sensual and glamorous characters from the scandalous side of Paris. Starting…

What else you should know

Please note that due to the walking distance (around 3 miles) and the high walking pace, we do not recommend this tour for families with young children or for people with walking difficulties. We can however adapt the itinerary as part of a private tour. Please contact our customer service team, onl

What I’ll provide

Cocktail
you will be invited for a delicious cocktail at an elegant former brothel decorated in velvet oozing the atmosphere of the early 20th Century.

Where you'll be

From Palais Royal to South Pigalle you will be guided through the hidden courtyards and passageways which whisper the secrets and stories of scandalous Paris. You will see beautiful exteriors of the Maison Closes and learn how to recognize these former brothels. Passing through the 9th arr of Paris the tour ends in Pigalle where you will be invited for a cocktail at an elegant former brothel decorated in velvet oozing the atmosphere of the times.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 16 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Please note that due to the walking distance (around 3 miles) and the high walking pace, we do not recommend this tour for families with young children or for people with walking difficulties. We can however adapt the itinerary as part of a private tour. Please contact our customer service team, onl
Alejandra
Scandalous Paris and the Belle Epoque
New experience
€69 / person
New experience
€69 / person