Unusual guided tours in French in London

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Do you want to discover London through a guided tour in French? Here is a selection of unusual and original guided tours that I have chosen on the one hand for their quality and on the other hand for the professionalism and kindness of the guides. The opportunity to discover London off the beaten track, in a fun and informative way.



 

Visit London in a Black Cab with a French guide


 

What could be more original and traditional than visiting London aboard a black cab? With their retro style, these London taxis are a symbol of the United Kingdom and taking a guided tour on board is an experience to be offered and not to be missed!

It is also ideal for visiting London without getting tired because the black cabs, which can accommodate up to 6 people in addition to the driver, are spacious and comfortable vehicles. Perfect if you are with family and with young children!


Finally, taxis are also suitable for Handicapped who can naturally sit on board without leaving their wheelchair.

During this 2 hour guided tour, you will discover the most beautiful monuments and districts of London accompanied by your French guide who will explain to you how it works Tower Bridge, why the famous London clock is called Big Ben or why the royal guards are not allowed to move?

This very informative tour will give you a better understanding of London's history and British traditions.

 

About the guide:

This guided tour is provided by Sophie, a young Frenchwoman from Haute-Savoie, who holds a Masters in History of Architecture. After many trips, Sophie moved to London in 2014 and obtained the National Guide Interpreter diploma (in French, English and Spanish). Title which today has been transformed into a "Speaker Guide".

 

Discover the world of Harry Potter with a French guide


 

With this guided tour in French you will enter the magical world ofHarry Potter through the visit of filming locations and anecdotes about the characters. Among the many places to visit, you will discover Leadenhall Market (the secret passage to Diagon Alley), the famous platform 9 ¾ at King 's Cross, the Ministry of Magic and many other places….


This guided tour in French is ideal for learning many cinematic anecdotes around the Harry Potter saga and the history of London!

Finally, for big fans of the saga, tours of 3h30 are offered and another of 2h30 is adapted for children.

 

About the guide:

This visit is provided by Solène, a young Frenchwoman, food journalist and photographer and passionate about the history of London that she studied.

 

 Harry Potter Guided Tour by Private Taxi and in French


 

Set off in the footsteps of the magical world of Harry Potter aboard a typical " Black cab Which will take you to the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix, located at n ° 12 Square Grimmauld, but also to the entrance of the Ministry of Magic. Comfortably installed and without getting tired, you will follow in the footsteps of the Magicobus and will be able to take photos in front of the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron or in front of the magic cart located on platform 9 ¾ of King 's Cross station.

 


About the guide:

This guided tour is provided by Sophie, a young Frenchwoman from Haute-Savoie, who holds a Masters in History of Architecture. After many trips, Sophie moved to London in 2014 and obtained the National Guide Interpreter diploma (in French, English and Spanish). Title which today has been transformed into a "Speaker Guide".

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Private Tour of Historic London Pubs (with Free Drink)!

 

This 2 hour guided tour in French will introduce you to the most beautiful historic pubs in London, some of which date back to the century of Shakespeare or the Victorian era.

Among the many historic pubs, you will go in search of the most hidden pub in London: The Ye Olde Mitre ! Enter this British institution and admire its somewhat loaded decoration: paneling, engravings hung here and there, hanging pots and very pretty stained glass windows representing a miter!

Around a free pint, your guide will reveal the names of the pubs and the history of this ancestral beverage that is beer.

 

About the guide:

Maxime, originally from Orléans studied international trade before moving to London in 2006. Passionate about British culture and history, he wishes to share and transmit his knowledge to French and French-speaking tourists and in 2016 created guided tours of London.

 

Guided tour in French in the footsteps of Lady Diana in London

 

This tour dedicated to Princess Diana, begins in front of the famous Westminster Abbey, where the funeral of the princess took place in 1997, to continue to Buckingham Palace and Spencer House, a mansion owned by the Princess's family.
You pass through Hyde Park, before finding Kensington Palace which was the official residence of the Prince of Wales and Diana. After their separation in 1992, Diana remained in Kensington while Charles moved to St. James's Palace.

These two hours of sightseeing will end with two places dear to the Princess, namely Café Diana, a small, modest brewery where Lady Di used to drink tea, and the famous store Harrod's, where she enjoyed shopping without police protection.

 

About the guide:

This guided tour is provided by Sophie, a young Frenchwoman from Haute-Savoie, who holds a Masters in History of Architecture. After many trips, Sophie moved to London in 2014 and obtained the National Guide Interpreter diploma (in French, English and Spanish). Title which today has been transformed into a "Speaker Guide".

Fascinated by the personality of Lady Diana, Sophie wanted to create a guided tour to present the story of the princess from a more personal angle by deciphering her personality through her history, her choices and her actions.

 

 Guided tour of Shoreditch in French: discovering London street art

 

Shoreditch has been a fashionable district since the 80s, where many artists such as Banksy, Space Invader and Roa have left their mark on the walls of the district.

During this 2 hour tour, you will travel through this little English Brooklyn and discover its graffiti, red brick facades and designer boutiques. Unmissable artistic scene, Shoreditch is also a district steeped in history which was inhabited by many Huguenots, who arrived in London after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 30.

 

About the guide:

This guided tour is provided by Sophie, a young Frenchwoman from Haute-Savoie, who holds a Masters in History of Architecture. After many trips, Sophie moved to London in 2014 and obtained the National Guide Interpreter diploma (in French, English and Spanish). Title which today has been transformed into a "Speaker Guide".

 

 Guided tour in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper in London

 

For 2h30, follow in the footsteps of Jack l’Eventreur, one of the most legendary serial killers who lived in London at the end of the 1888th century. Between the end of August and the beginning of November XNUMX, he murdered five women from the working class, mostly prostitutes, in Whitechapel, a notorious neighborhood in east London.

During this thrilling and thrilling guided tour, your guide will give you lots of details about the most famous serial killer and bring you to some of the Jack the Ripper crime scenes and more specifically the areas of Spitalfields and Brick Lane, where most of the victims lived.

 

About the guide:

Maxime, originally from Orléans studied international trade before moving to London in 2006. Passionate about British culture and history, he wishes to share and transmit his knowledge to French and French-speaking tourists and in 2016 created guided tours of London.

Like a real police investigation, Maxime will give you clues and use your imagination to reveal secrets about this mysterious character. Why did the murders take place on weekdays? Why was he removing the uterus? Or what was the psychiatric profile of Jack the Eventreur?

 

Unusual Tour: Haunted London - Ghosts and Tales of Death

 

Attention… guaranteed thrills for 2 hours! This unusual guided tour of London combines both horror and history through the dark hours of the city like the Black Death and the story of anatomists and grave robbers. Explore a dark London and see places little known to the general public such as the capital's most infamous medieval prison or the oldest house in London built during the reign of Elizabeth I.

 

About the guide:

Maxime, originally from Orléans studied international trade before moving to London in 2006. Passionate about British culture and history, he wishes to share and transmit his knowledge to French and French-speaking tourists and in 2016 created guided tours of London.

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City of London: tales and legends of the historic center

 

La City, the first international financial center, brings together in an area of ​​less than 3km2 the headquarters of commercial institutions, banking and insurance establishments. Although the district concentrates many modern and design buildings, it is also the oldest district of London.

During this guided tour in French, the history of this ancient fortified city, 2000 years old, will be discussed and you will also learn that the City has its own police force and each year elects its mayor, manages schools, collects garbage ... for the 8 inhabitants of the perimeter and the 000 businesses located there.

Your guide will also bring you to meet the famous griffin, a legendary creature that appears around every London thoroughfare leading to the City.
An interesting visit that will make you discover a district with astonishing contrast and allow you to discover a facet of London little explored.

 

About the guide:

Maxime, originally from Orléans studied international trade before moving to London in 2006. Passionate about British culture and history, he wishes to share and transmit his knowledge to French and French-speaking tourists and in 2016 created guided tours of London.

 

Secret and Hidden London Guided Tour

 

Far from the beaten track, you will discover during this guided tour, unusual or extravagant places of the British capital. These hidden treasures can be found around the many streets, buildings and monuments of central London, at the crossroads of the City and the boroughs of Camden, Islington or Westminster. The unique opportunity to discover interior courtyards, church crypts, original pubs and unusual buildings.

If you are passionate about history and places that are out of the ordinary, then this tour is for you!

 

About the guide:

This guided tour in French is provided by Anthony, lawyer and journalist by training and passionate about history and literature. Anthony is an official and certified guide of several organizations (Westminster University, Institute of TouristGuiding, Clerkenwell & Islington Guides, City of London Guide, Green badge). Just that !


Westminster Secrets Guided Tour

 

This 2 hour guided tour in French will introduce you to the secrets of Westminster, political and cultural heart of the British capital where the Buckingham Palace, british parliament as well as theWestminster Abbey.

But Westminster is also unusual and secret places with hidden 18th century alleys, elegant shops supplying the royal family and having the royal mandate - or royal warrant- recognized throughout the world as a sign of quality and "britannitude".

Through this tour, your guide will share many anecdotes and introduce you to the landmarks featured in the famous The Crown and Downtown Abbey series.

 

About the guide:

Maxime, originally from Orléans studied international trade before moving to London in 2006. Passionate about British culture and history, he wishes to share and transmit his knowledge to French and French-speaking tourists and in 2016 created guided tours of London.

 

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Christmas Lights Guided Bike Tour

 

Christmas in London is a magical time not to be missed! The main shopping streets are adorned with lights, the theme of which changes every year and depending on the neighborhood. This 3-hour guided bike tour will take you to Oxford Street, Regent Street, Carnaby Street and Covent Garden, places beautifully illuminated for the occasion. And to be in the theme, your guide will give you a Christmas hat and invite you to sing Christmas carols!

The loan of the bicycle is included in the price of the visit.

 

About the guide:

Jordi is a professional multilingual Catalan guide. He has been living in London for twenty years and knows every corner of the capital.

 

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