Private tour in one or two of the neighbourhoods of your choice
Interested in seeing the local neighbourhoods and hidden gems of Marais, Saint Germain and/or Latin Quarter?
Each tour is 3 hours. You can choose one but a combination is possible as well.
1. Le Marais, one of the most trendy areas in Paris with lots of little charming old streets. This is a good shopping area!
2. Le Quartier Latin to discover Paris in the Middle Ages and life of the Romans and we will see houses of important writers, and I will tell you about memorable events.
3. St Germain des Prés, where Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir and many others used to spend their time, let's have a coffee in his favorite spot or else the café where Napoléon went?
An idea of things you will see in these districts:
MARAIS: Hotel de Ville, Saint Gervais church, medieval house and city wall, cannonball from the revolution, St Paul village, Place des Vosges, Victor Hugo house, Bastille (and market on Thu and Sun) or Aligre market, Jewish quarter, private mansions, Musée Carnavalet etc etc.
LATIN QUARTER: Saint Genevieve stories, Hotel de Cluny, Shakespeare and company, Sorbonne, Saint Etienne du Mont, Panthéon, old Roman road, the Roman arenas, Medieval city wall, (market), lots of bookshops and cafés and pastry shops etc etc
ST GERMAIN: Luxembourg gardens, Saint Sulpice, Saint Germain church, Place Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Flore and Deux Magots cafés, Sénat, Odéon, covered market, oldest café, guillotine fabrication spot, street art and pastry shops etc etc
AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours
Foot, bike or metro/bus
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 euro - For public transportation and a coffee or snack on the way
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What an amazing experience. Susanne was extremely articulate and knowledgeable. Her stories of French history and culture were mesmerising and exciting leaving us, especially our 17 year old son with a sense of awe and wonder of France and it's history. We covered a great distance filled with many sites to feast our eyes upon, each one with its own story accurately told with great enthusiasm and detail. Unfortunately our time was too short with this young lady, book a whole day it will be money well spent