Historical Paris: Occupation & Liberation Story

4.19 (47 ratings)
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Occupation, betrayal and resistance. Play a city exploration game and journey through the epicentre of Paris, the City of Light, and to discover its dark history during World War Two. Get to know the hidden spots and stories that reveal the Nazi strategy of occupation and the city’s eventual liberation.
 
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Availability:

  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English

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Highlights

  • Learn of Hitler’s plan to destroy Paris’ most beautiful buildings

  • Discover the place where the Nazis burned great works of art, including Picasso’s

  • See the bullet holes from the resistance fighting that led to Paris’ liberation

Storyline

You are a Polish 18-year-old on a mission to piece together the story of your great-grandfather, a heroic resistance fighter in Paris during WW2! Your family has always found it too painful to talk about the war, but you are dying to know what happened. Armed with his old, half-ruined scrapbook, you set off in search of answers. All you know is that he helped to save Paris at the end of the war, then never spoke about it again.

Experience's route

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Starting point Charles de Gaulle Statue
Pl. Clemenceau, 75008 Paris, France
Finish point Quai de Montebello
8 Quai de Montebello, 75005 Paris, France

Places you will visit

12

It will take you

42-72 mins

You will walk

6170 steps

Total distance

4.7 km

  • Places to visit

    You will discover interesting places along the route of the experience.

  • Place de la Concorde

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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Ratings and Reviews

4.19

47 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
11%
2 Stars
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