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DPCover-ColorWelcome to the (previously known as Mysteries of Paris).  We are the first, original, and premiere tour to explore the “Darkside of the City of Lights.” 


Our Paris Night Tours featuring Vampire & Ghost Walk brings you through the dark heart of Paris and gives you an alternative experience which allows you to see Paris in a way no other company will reveal.


As thousands of students, business people, tourists, musicians and artists go about their days, little do they know they walk through and past thousands of spirits who haunt the many parks, buildings and streets.


ALL tours are in English and our 2016 season runs April 1st until October 31st, taking place every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 9pm – perfect to finish your dinner and catch the darkness and lights of Paris in summer months. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes with 6 mystery stories… 7 or 8 if the group is really vibing with our guide.


All of our of guides are passionate about the Darkside of Paris and are fluent in English.


Our brand new book is now available! Please click here to purchase or here to learn more.


About Us

ALL tours are in English and our 2014 season runs March 1st until October 31st, taking place every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 9pm – perfect to finish your dinner and catch the darkness and lights of Paris in summer months. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes with 6 mystery stories… 7 or 8 if the group is really vibing with our guide.

Come with us and be intrigued, spooked and mystified!

The Mysteries of Paris Ghost & Vampire Tour begins every evening at 9pm (21h) sharp, so please arrive 10-15 minutes early for checkin. We start at the statue of Charlemagne in front of Notre Dame. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and ends in Les Halles.

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Father Sebastiaan


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From the Blog

Mysteries of Paris, Book Release Party

Posted by Sebastiaan | November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

When: Thursday November 13th 2014 7pm to 10pm Where: Box Office 3 Rue Maître Albert, 75005 Paris, France. With great pleasure we are to announce the official book release party for Father Sebastiaan‘s new book “Mysteries of Paris: Darkside of the City of Lights.”  To celebrate our Mysteries of Paris Kickstarter.  This book exploration of […]

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Father Sebastiaan, Mysteries of Paris author interviews with Peter Greenberg

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Greetings all, On April 26th 2014 I had the honor of being a guest on “The Travel Detective’s” Peter Greenberg’s show radio show broadcast from the Presidential Suite at the legendary Le Bristol Hotel in Paris.  Among guests were Victoria Mather, travel editor for Vanity Fair and Paul Charles, former BBC presenter and aviation expert. Peter Greenberg is an Emmy award winning […]

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Was there a Real Hunchback of Notre Dame?

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Everyone has heard of the legendary hunchback of Nortre Dame and his love for the gypsy Esmerelda, and perhaps that’s why gypsies hang out in front of it, busking and pick-pocketing tourists. The story sounds like a fairy tale, however new research has unveiled what is possibly the real-life inspiration for the Hunchback found in […]

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Mysteries of Paris #41 – Ratatouille, Ghosts, Lovers & a Haunted Well

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Today in Paris there is only 1 rat for every 3 people. This strange fact is said to come from a little known mystery called “rats, lovers and the well.” In the 1st Arrisedomont on the Corner of Rue Pierre Lescot and Rue St. Denis was a well known as Ariandne’s Well. The legend […]

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Mysteries of Paris #15 – Curse of the Knights Templar

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Support the Mysteries of Paris Kickstarter today! The Knights Templar were knights who protected the pilgrims coming from the coast to Jerusalem during the Crusades. They became very wealthy and powerful, being both militarily strong with fortresses all over Europe, thus became very secure and one of their side businesses was banking. Thus making them […]

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Mysteries of Paris #41 – Red Man of the Tuileries, the Ghost who haunted the French monarchy for 260 years…

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

(Jardin des Tuileries, next to the Louvre) Catherine de Medicis, Queen of France during the 16th century, had a henchman, a butcher by trade who committed murders for the crown. His name was ”Jean l’écorcheur”, john the skinner. Rumours say that he knew way too many secrets about the royal family. So the queen decided […]

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“Mysteries of Paris” Limited Ed. Book by Father Sebastiaan

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you know who is “the most kissed face” of all time? In the late 1880, the body of a young woman, around 16, was pulled out of the Seine River, near the Louvre Palace. No violence was noticeable on the corpse, so suicide was suspected. But the strange thing was that she looked peaceful, […]

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Mysteries of Paris #98 – The 666 triangles of the Louvre’s pyramid

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The pyramid of the Louvre museum has fascinated millions of visitors since its construction in the 1980s. The most widespread rumours tell that it is made of 666 triangles of glass, 666 being the number of the beast in the book of revelations. Conspiracy theories have first surfaced in the year following its construction, following […]

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Mysteries of Paris #56 – The legendary Le Chat Noir Cabaret and Bar

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

See this post on our Kickstarter and become a Backer today! Like cats, this Cabaret has many lives! It opened for the first time on the 18th of November, 1881 at 84 Boulevard Rochechouart by Rodolphe Salis, a wine seller who was fond of poetry. Where the name does came from? The night when Salis […]

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Mysteries of Paris #14 – Mummified Heart of Louis XVII

Posted by Sebastiaan | April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Louis XVII was the Dauphin of France, heir of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette and with his death, almost the end of the Bourbon dynasty of France. However what was most mysterious beyond those claiming to be descended from him, (such as Anastasia of Russia) was the mystery of his mummified heart. On January […]

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