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Sportive, passionate by history and “old stones”, I have run through the capital and the areas of France on foot, by and on my bicycle since my childhood. Each one of my discoveries is a treasure which I like to share while making places and characters take life.
With a solid high level education: IEPP, several "licences" (History-Geography, Town planning, Cultural Project management) I am a Guide-Interpret in English, I have a State degree approved by the Ministries for the Culture and Tourism and thus entitled to guide in the historical districts, the national museums and monuments.
Since my years of teaching, I have not ceased for the last 20 years to organize cultural visits, tours, school trips and journeys for adults, from 2 to 200 people. I know very well Paris and its suburbs. My tours and visits are seriously prepared and adapted. I am an experienced guide and lecturer.
Always on the move to discover historical places, I like to combine sport and culture when visiting France on a bicycle. I have thus specialized for the last 10 years in creating cycling-discovery tours in Paris, its suburbs and across country. I have create more than 100 visits for many cyclists and organizations.
In a playful style, friendly and open to all cultures, get yourself into the picturesque atmosphere of a capital rich with incomparable history. A new glance at a dynamic and surprising city. Discover the charm of the small authentic streets as well as the backstage of hidden and strange Paris usually inaccessible to the public. Enjoy stories, tasty anecdotes and the revival of day to day life of famous people. Appreciate the richness and the sumptuousness of a unique architecture. Decipher and contemplate the works of art under an enchanting angle. Admire magic places and remarkable city views.
Bon voyage in an unforgettable country !
MUSEUMS, MONUMENTS & EXHIBITS
I propose that you follow on of the varied visits in the capital of arts.
Get into in the secular history of a 2000 year old city. Discover the treasures of art and culture. Witnesses the various eras: Gallo-Roman, medieval, traditional, Napoleonic, Haussmannic and contemporary.
With 141 museums including 14 municipal you will have a large choice to appreciate collections of exceptional works of art in all the fields: Art schools, contemporary art, photography, architecture and design, history and civilization, science and technology. Also, benefit from their openings at night once a week.
Pick and choose from of a broad range of museums like the Quai Branly, the Orangerie, the Grand Louvre, the Petit Palais… And don't forget the museums off the beaten paths like of the Smoker, the Doll, the Fan or Magic!
Also rediscover the museums and castles of the suburbs which shelter remarkable paintings, sculptures, objects and decorative arts: Auvers-sur-Oise, Fontainebleau, Versailles, Giverny, Chantilly and so many others! With its beautiful perspectives, Paris is the city which counts the most monuments with Rome. Numerous kings, queens and presidents left their architectural legacy throughout the city.
You will be tempted by one of the famous 24 monuments, but also by some 400 others and 1362 registered ones. The most emblematic an unavoidable monuments like the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral or the Sacré-Coeur. Get a feel for the spirit of mix decors and cultures of private mansions seldom open to the public. Romanticism on the Pont Neuf, exoticism at the Mosque, chill in the Catacombs, creation to the 104 or sport at the Stage of France?
Paris by night, Let yourself captivated by the unforgettable magic of the monuments all lit up until mifnight (On Saturday until 1 AM.)
Enjoy Temporary Exibitions !
ON FOOT Specialized in urban strolls in the neighborhoods of Paris, I offer true guided tours of 2 hours to rediscover the richness of the landmarks : Buildings, streets, places, passages, bridges, cemeteries, parks and gardens, places of worship, markets, fountains, statues, artists workshops, etc… Without counting hundreds of original thematic walks on the traces of celebrities, hidden vestiges or strange places which I will have happiness to reveal you! The Ile de la Cité, the Marais, Montmartre, the Latin Quarter, villages of Paris but also the Vineyard! Paris Gourmet and Paris Luxury, Famous Ladies, Romantic places with their charm and legends which will not have any more secrets for you! Duration of walks: approximately 2 hours (without meals).