Off The Beaten Path Tour
Vice & Violence in
Paris & Montmartre
Understand the relationship between Paris and Montmartre. Through the centuries, the ties that bound the lives of these two towns were often those of vice, and violence.
From the execution of Saint Denis to the assassination of Henri IV, the brothels of the 19th century, and the tax wall of the Fermiers Généraux, you will discover the heady days of La Belle Epoch, the chaos of La Commune, and some star players in various sieges and occupations. This tour is carefully built for those who wish to know the flamboyant yet gritty underbelly of Paris’ soul.
A thriller of a tour
Throughout this tour, you will indulge in the lesser known outrageous, unbelievable, and incredible stories of Paris’ history
This tour begins on the Pont de Bir-Hakeim. We wind our way through the back streets of Montparnasse and the Latin Quarter before cutting across the river past Notre Dame and into the Marais. We work our way up through town for drinks in an old brothel, and explore Montmartre before returning to the Pont de Bir-Hakeim.