- Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
The “In the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn: A Self-Guided Audio Tour” takes you on an inspiring journey through Paris, highlighting locations significant to Audrey Hepburn’s life and career. Here’s what you can expect with your purchase:
- Downloadable Audio Guide: A comprehensive narrative that guides you through each stop, offering enthralling stories and insights into Audrey Hepburn’s connection with these iconic Parisian landmarks.
- Lifetime Access: Once you purchase the tour, you have lifetime access to the audio content, allowing you to experience the magic of Audrey’s Paris at your own pace and convenience.
- Self-Guided Experience: Empower your exploration through Paris with the freedom to start the tour at any time, pause, or replay parts of the audio as you wish.
- Geodata-Enabled Maps: Your tour is enriched with geodata to ensure you’re always on the right path. These maps can lead you precisely to the landmarks discussed in the tour.
- Smartphone Compatibility: Seamlessly use your own smartphone to access the tour, ensuring a personal and uninterrupted experience.
- Offline Access: Ability to access the self-guided tour offline, which can be particularly useful when traveling without a reliable internet connection.
- VoiceMap Mobile App: This audio tour is available through the VoiceMap mobile app, known for its easy-to-use interface and ability to bring stories to life.
- Mobile App Assistance: Gain the flexibility to embark on the tour using the VoiceMap app, which offers clear instructions, intuitive navigation, and additional content to enhance your tour experience.
Prepare to immerse yourself in the elegance and charm of Audrey Hepburn’s Paris with this captivating audio tour.
Meeting And Pickup
Experience Paris through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn with ease and sophistication. To ensure a seamless start to your self-guided audio tour, here’s what you need to know about meeting and pickup details.
To accommodate your schedule, the tour offers flexible start times. Once you book the tour, you will receive a ticket confirmation with instructions on accessing the audio guide. The GPS feature of your mobile device will help you navigate so you can start the tour at a time that suits you best.
Your journey begins at the iconic Hôtel Ritz Paris at 15 Place Vendôme, 75008 Paris, France. This prestigious hotel is a landmark and a significant Audrey Hepburn site, setting the tone for an immersive experience.
- Public Transport: The closest metro station is Alma-Marceau which is a short walk to Place Vendôme. Public transportation is convenient, making it easy to reach the departure point.
- Personal Transportation: For those preferring their own mode of transport, avenue Montaigne is a nearby avenue that offers accessibility to the area.
Before your visit, ensure your mobile device is fully charged and able to support the audio guide for the duration of your tour. Accessibility, group size, itinerary, entrance fees, and availability can all be managed through your booking confirmation, allowing you to personalize your tour experience.
What To Expect
Embark on a journey through the heart of Paris, retracing the steps of the iconic Audrey Hepburn. Your self-guided audio tour will take you to the locations associated with her, while also offering insight into her life and career.
You’ll start at Place de la Concorde, where you can marvel at its grandeur before moving on to Audrey Hepburn’s beloved Ritz Paris. Next, you’ll venture to the prestigious Maxim’s, an essential stop reflecting the elegance of her era. The route takes you deeper into the city’s fabric, each step syncing with Audrey’s history.
- Place de la Concorde
- Ritz Paris
- Other notable spots mentioned in your tour
Your path includes prestigious eateries, hotels, and key cinematic sites. You’ll see where Funny Face and Love in the Afternoon were filmed. Stops related to Charade, Paris When It Sizzles, and How to Steal a Million are featured, as well as insights into the fashion milestones that shaped Audrey’s image, like the little black dress and her collaboration with Givenchy.
- L’Avenue Restaurant: A modern nod to Audrey’s time.
- Père Lachaise Cemetery: Touching on history beyond Audrey.
- Art Nouveau locations: Reflecting the elegant style of her time.
- Fashion landmarks: Including Givenchy headquarters.
Immerse yourself easily, using your headphones or earphones to listen to the narrative. The adult-friendly content is health- and safety-conscious and accessible irrespective of your fitness levels. As you stroll, you’ll cultivate a deeper appreciation not only for Paris and Hepburn’s films but also for her influence on fashion and her philanthropic legacy, which began from her upbringing in Brussels.
Before embarking on the “In the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn: A Self-Guided Audio Tour” in Paris, it’s essential to consider several practical aspects to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.
- Wheelchair Accessible: The tour route is designed to be wheelchair accessible, allowing everyone to enjoy the experience.
- Stroller Accessible: If you’re traveling with infants, rest assured the path is stroller-friendly.
Health And Safety
- COVID-19 Precautions: While you explore, maintain safety protocols by following the latest health guidelines.
- Insurance: Travelers are advised to have their health insurance in an emergency.
- Smartphone: You’ll need a smartphone with the audio tour downloaded prior to starting the journey.
- Tickets: Ensure you have your tickets or voucher ready for any attractions with entrance fees.
- Service Animals: Service animals are allowed on the tour, so don’t hesitate to bring them along if necessary.
- Food/Drink: To keep the city clean and the tour enjoyable for everyone, please be mindful of local food and drink regulations.