The Riddle of the Covered Arcades


Half-Day (1.5 hours)
Starts in - Paris
Conducted in English, French
Duration Of The Tour - 1.5 hours
$ 32.00 USD / adult
Infants free

A fun a interactive walk through Paris' famed arcades. A treasure hunt and a walking tour "It is neither a guided tour, nor a theater show, but better still; both at the same time! "

Covered arcades of Paris may be discovered in an original new style educational and user-friendly way by a dramatized guided visit animated by a company of comedians.

This Show-visit was devised and written by Etienne Mallinger – a teacher of history author of plays and shows – and produced by Romain Pissenem as a 3D show : Didactic Diverting and Disorientating.

Our guide the famous Jean-Jacques de la Tour informs us that he is preparing a Ph.D. in history with a thesis about Nathaniel de Cantaussel whose biography he's writing. This man was killed in the Jouffroy passage in 1870 and the crime has never been cleared up. And yet during his research Jean-Jacques de la Tour has discovered elements that begin to shed light on these events and of course all the evidence comes from the passages the tour follows...
During this visit you will meet 4 characters but are they witnesses or actors?

The disturbing circumstances about this murder allow setting up a genuine "enquiry-treasure hunt" to which the attendance takes part being interactively involved in the quest for truth

Help us to solve this case

“An hour and a half of pure pleasure” “Joy and good humor” “We took our kids and they loved it It’s the first time that a visit got their interest…”" We sang we danced it gave us so much positive energy " " 1 hour 30 of vacation back in time " " wonderful friendly " "It is neither a guided tour nor a theater show but better still; both at the same time " "It is going to be hard to go on other traditional guided tours now they risk to appear very flat »

Practical information:

Available in French only
Children between 4 and 13 years old
Departure: 5 Bd des Italiens 75002 Paris / in front of Princes' arcade entrance.
M° Richelieu-Drouot Ligne 8 - 9 (Parking Bourse)
Visited arcades :  Princes Panoramas Jouffroy et Verde

Payment and Cancellation policy
  1. Full payment is required at the time of booking.
  2. 80% of the total price will be refunded in case of a cancellation occurring more than 15 days prior to Tour Date. In case of a cancellation occuring closer to the Tour Date, it is to the Tour Operator's discretion to issue a refund, which may be partial or complete. Tours that cannot be confirmed within 2 business days will be refunded in full.
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