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Scandalous Paris – Brothels, boudoirs and courtesans

  • Duration 03h00

  • Group Tour

  • Group Size
    8 max

  • Refund up to 48 hours

  • 17 reviews


Travel back in time, and explore the scandalous side of Paris on a fun and original walking tour. From the Palais Royal to South Pigalle, your guide will tell you risqué stories and anecdotes that feature a cast of sensual and glamorous characters.

You will discover some of the most notorious and luxurious brothels of the Belle Époque and early 20th Century and will learn how these places operated. The tour will finish at an exquisite former maison close decorated in velvet, where you’ll sip a cocktail and soak up the early 20th Century atmosphere.
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    Why you'll love this

  • Discover Paris’ history through its 19th and 20th Centuries erotic themed stories
  • Travel back in time and meet a series of star courtesans, renowned artists and celebrities
  • Understand how Paris became the capital of love and pleasure
  • Take an off-the- beaten-track route through the historical 2nd and 9th arrondissements

    What's included

  • A complementary cocktail in a former brothel in Pigalle
  • A collection of taboo stories and an entertaining walking tour of Paris
  • Tips on the most sensual Paris hangouts of today

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Knowing Paris inside-out comes with years of exploring, but above all a passion for discovering all the magic that a city has to offer. Our city guides are selected for their insatiable love for Paris, and their desire to share it with our visitors. Leaving no stone unturned, our guides are always ready to go the extra mile to ensure that those who explore with them get to discover the Paris that truly makes them tick.


4.8 / 5.0 - Based on 17 reviews
Last reviewed: November 26 2018
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