An aristocrat by birth, Marie-Antoinette was no stranger to the high life when she married the future of king of France, Louis XVI, at age 15. But it was at the royal court that Marie-Antoinette became known for her extravagant sense of style, setting trends in French culture that echo to this day.
You’ll explore the tragic life and refined tastes of the last French queen at key points in Paris. With our expert storyteller you’ll visit her personal cell at the Conciergerie, the medieval castle and prison where she spent her last days, and follow the path she took along the Seine to meet the guillotine. You’ll sample the chocolates she savored at Debauve & Gallais, whose celebrated pistolets – the queen’s favorite – are still made just as they were back then.