The true heart of Paris: A Latin Quarter tour


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The true heart of Paris: A Latin Quarter tour

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( 127 reviews ) star Tours Paris 1 - 15 watch_later 2.5 hour
  • Visit two of the most beautiful parks in Paris
  • Walk by timeless local bookstores
  • 100% private and personalized
  • Learn about this timeless neighborhood
  • Stroll through bohemian little streets
  • Spot beautiful hidden gems along the way

You will meet here: Place Saint-André des Arts

What you can expect

It was in the heart of the Latin Quarter that Paris was built thousands of years ago. With some Roman ruins remaining and a bohemian atmosphere, you will feel like you are walking through time as you discover the most beautiful gems that make this 5th arrondissement the true soul behind Paris.

Far from the touristy crowds, you will feel the true authenticity of this charming neighborhood making you feel like a local instantly!

Before, the Latin Quarter was the backbone of the French intellectuals that would gather here. And today, it is a lively district frequented by a bohemian crowd of thinkers and students who express their 'joie de vivre' in the picturesque cafés.

With beautiful sights all around, you will immerse yourself in the true vibe of the neighborhood. By walking through the beautiful gardens, such as Le Jardin Luxembourg and Le Jardin des Plantes, you will empathize with the many impressionists who spent their day painting this breathtaking scenario.

If you are into architecture or want to learn more about important monuments in the area, I got your back!
I will show you beautiful monuments, such as the Cluny Abbey, the Panthéon, and the beautiful church Saint Etienne du Mont.

This experience is for everyone! For those in love with romance, you will observe the most idyllic hidden streets that have made this neighborhood background of many movies. Or if you are into history, I will tell you all about the history of this magical place. And if you're into food, you will not miss out on all the tasty restaurants and cafés!

As simple as this, if you are into Paris, this experience is all you are looking for!

Let me know how I can personalize this experience for you for an even more perfect time in the city of love.

This is the plan

Starting Point
Meet your local at the St Michel Fountain
Stop 1
Stroll by the Rue de la Harpe, an old and charming little street
Stop 2
Walking down the famous the Boulevard St Michel, built by the celebrated Mr.Haussmann
Stop 3
Time for the hidden gems: the Clunny Abbey and the ruins of the Romans
Stop 4
Pass by La Sorbonne, the oldest university in France
Stop 5
Feel the lively vibe at the Place de la Sorbonne
Stop 6
Visit the Garden of Luxembourg: one of the most beautiful places in Paris
Stop 7
Admire the Le Panthéon: a very important French monument
Stop 8
Don't miss out on the beautiful church St Etienne du Mont
Stop 9
Get recommendations at the cute place de La Contrescarpe and the delicious street Mouffetard
Stop 10
Appreciate the Arènes de Lutèce : the remains of old romans arena
End of the Tour
Goodbyes at the Jardin des Plantes

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Tours details

Private Tours
Mode of transport
Walking tour
2.5 hour
Nr. of guests
1 - 15 persons
Meeting point
Place Saint-André des Arts
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
Private guide


History lover pro guide

127 reviews

Salut! My name's Lucien and I used to be a school teacher. These days I'm studying to become a professionnal tour guide.
I love Paris for its countless stories, impressive architecture and rich culture. It's true I used to be shy, but now I can talk a lot, sometimes maybe a bit too much!
I will certainly love to tell you all I know about Paris' history! Actually, it will be hard to stop me.
I love meeting new people and cultures!
I can talk with you about anything and I would love to take my time to show you around the places I like!

I am more specialized about the medieval center : I can do tours like the Île de la Cité ; the Latin quarter; the Halles; the Marais; Saint Germain des Prés.... But I like to do too the St Ouen flea market ( I live nearby), Monmartre... And much more!
But send me a message if you want any information about a tour or if you request a personalized tour, I wil be happy to prepare something for you.

--- Please don't be afraid to send me more messages if I don't answer!

If you want to ask for a personnalized offer, I will love to prepare something nice for you.
( in that case, my basic price is 36 euros for an hour, it can be discussed if you are students!.)---

In France you don't have to tip: but it is the best way to show you had a good time! That is why tiping is always welcome, even if it's something small."

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