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Paris Criminal Past

Amazing audioguided tour on your smartphone!

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Description of the walking tour

Rewind to the capital’s bloodiest crimes in the heart of Paris!

From a man-eating princess, to public enemy number 1, visit with your smartphone in your pocket. All the stories trigger automatically along your route, right where they happened!

Discover the terror and rivalry, among the thugs and gangs of Paris, relive one the most terrible massacre in the history of France and many crimes in the last centuries.

Paris criminal past

💪 Highlights

A walking tour like no other

  • Go behind the scenes of one of the most terrible massacres in the history of France: the St. Bartholomew’s massacre.
  • Learn about Pierre Loutrel, the first public enemy number 1 in the history of France!
  • Immerse yourself in the incredible past of the “Apaches“. No…not those of the Far-West 😉
  • This tour is designed by a professional guide who specializes in off the beaten track tours of Paris.
  • Leave your smartphone in your pocket: all the commentaries and directions trigger automatically.
  • Visit at your own pace: you’re on your very own private and personnalized tour, stop for a café or lunch and resume the tours when you’re ready!

How does it work?

1.Select the tour of your choice on the Rewind Application

2. Meet at the indicated departure address

3. Press play and simply follow your guide for the next hour

About this tour

📍 Departure point: 1 Rue de l’Oratoire, 75001 Paris, near the Metro Louvre – Rivoli (line 1)

🚶‍♂️ Duration: 1 to 1.5 hour

⏱ Availability: Daily, 24h/ 24

☝️ Required before starting your visit:

  1. A smartphone (fully charged)
  2. The Rewind application installed on your smartphone
  3. An internet connection for the duration of the tour
  4. Your headphones

🙂 More information:

  • An internet connection is required for the duration of the tour
  • Follow the tour from your smartphone on the Rewind app
  • The tour launches at the starting point – and won’t start from anywhere else
  • You can take the tour any day and any time after purchase
  • This tour is available in English and French
  • You can activate pause at any time and resume the tour whenever you want
  • No one will assist you at the starting point or during the visit (to get started, use the application and follow the instructions received by email after purchase)
  • Visit not suitable for people in wheelchairs
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory in public places
  • The social distancing must be respected during the tour

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Our bundles of 1, 3 or 5 smartphone audioguided tours of your choice

Up to 2 walking tours for free!

Among 9 available in Paris

Our tour guides and actors

All our tours are designed by professional local guides and actors

Patrick Albenque

English Voice

Axelle carlier

Tour Guide