Washington Highlights Guided Walking Tour

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  • 3 hr

A unique opportunity to visit Washington in French! Your French-speaking guide will introduce you to the history of the capital and its greatest presidents. Immortalized by grandiose monuments, you can discover them during this 3-hour guided tour, on foot and in French. With a maximum of 15 participants, the small group size gives you security and privacy. Your guide will also be happy to share anecdotes of his American life, and he will gladly answer your questions outside the visit.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Washington En Français

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial

A Greek-style memorial to celebrate the Great Emancipator Abraham Lincoln, victorious in the Civil War, abolishing slavery and keeping the United States united.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: White House

An essential symbol of executive power, the White House surprises with its size.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

Did you know that over 400,000 Americans lost their lives in World War II? This memorial recalls the great battles of the Atlantic and Pacific.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Hero of the Civil Rights battle, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis in April 1968.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lafayette Square

The square in front of the White House honors the Marquis de Lafayette, whose influence on King Louis XVI during the War of Independence was undeniable.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument

This monument honors George Washington who gave his name to the capital of the United States. Before the Universal Exhibition of 1900, it was the tallest monument in the world. It was the Eiffel Tower that dethroned him!

Duration: 20 minutes
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