Paris may be the city of love, but the French capital is also the home of sinister history. If you happen to find yourself walking along the river Seine this Halloween, perhaps this bone-chilling and spectacular walking tour may pique your more morbid fascinations. Set against the backdrop of some of the city’s most beautiful illuminated monuments, this three-hour night-time walking tour offers an in-depth look into the crimes, mysteries, and mayhem that have historically plagued the age-old streets of Paris.
An intimate group of ten will hear vivid tales of the city’s darkest secrets that have remained buried for centuries. Tours explore the stories of medieval murders, curses, as well as the origins of the Catacombs and the legend of the Holy Grail. The Conciergerie, Place Dauphine, Pont Neuf, the Louvre and Notre Dame offer the backdrop for the spine-chilling excursion. Visitors can even choose a special vampire tour of the city.
As the sun drops into the pocket of the skyline, you will meet your guide in front of the Conciergerie, an ancient medieval prison famous for being the prison of Marie Antoinette. The tour begins with a harrowing tale of France’s most shameful murderer and the dreaded details of his public execution.
As the night wears on the tour twists along the old city streets, making stops along the way. There are also several stops at popular pubs if you require some liquid courage.
If you are a fan of history and horror then this spine chilling tour is just for you. The tour is incredibly popular and a great way to see the city at night and also get to know the cities history.