The Covered Passages Guided Walking Tour: Hidden Treasures & Chic Shopping

1  hours
30  mins
1-20  people
Join your expert local guide and explore these exquisite covered passageways that are home to chic boutiques and hidden cafés.
From 19€ / person
50% Off with Code WINTER2023.
Free cancellation
We know plans change, that's why we offer a flexible cancellation policy. Learn More

Discover the hidden side of Paris away from the crowds on this guided small-group tour.

Discover the delights of the charming covered passages. Full of tiny boutiques and cafés, chic Parisians have been shopping here since the early 19th century. These exquisite covered walkways are richly decorated, and today are still home to charming boutiques and brasseries, with their café tables spilling out into the passageways. Often missed, even by locals, you’ll be transported back in time as you explore these tiny marvels.


You’ll also stroll through the gorgeous gardens of the Palais Royal, once a royal palace home to kings and queens, now the perfect place to escape the crowds. Just a stone’s throw away from the Louvre, it’s a hidden paradise – tranquil gardens surrounded by tiny boutiques and cafés. 


Your expert local guide will show you the gems of these secret places as you explore one of the most enchanting sides of Paris and discover some of the best places to shop, eat, and relax in the city.

“Incredible tour with fun guide of our favorite neighborhood. We explored in Paris! Would highly recommend.”


Discover hidden gems that most visitors miss
See the gorgeous covered passages, full of designer boutiques and gourmet restaurants
Explore the lovely gardens of the Palais Royal and learn the fascinating history of this former royal palace
Benefit from local insider tips from your expert guide

What's Included

Fully guided 1.5 hour walking tour
Expert, fully accredited local Parisian guide

Free cancellation

We know plans change, so we’re happy to offer a full refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour’s departure time.

See Paris like a local

Learn about Paris past and present from an expert local guide.

Great restaurants and shopping

Discover the best local hotspots with your guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is a reasonable amount of walking on this tour. However, like all our tours it has been carefully designed to ensure you see as much as possible at a comfortable pace that is accessible to everyone. Please wear comfortable shoes!
You can cancel your tour for any reason up to 24 hours before your tour departure time and receive a full refund. Within 24 hours we’ve already started preparing for your tour and won’t easily be able to fill your spot, so we won’t be able to offer a refund after that point.


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