Learn the history of jazz music in Paris on a 3.5-hour guided tour, and discover why it became so popular in the French capital. Hear stories of famous jazz men and women, such as Miles Davis and Billie Holliday in the district of Saint Germain des Prés.
What to Expect
Enjoy a unique tour of Paris, and listen to the story of great jazz men and women on a walk around one of the city's most famous districts. Take a ride to the legendary Saint Germain des Prés.
There are no museums or monuments. Instead, a passionate guide will lead you through the streets where great American jazz musicians came to play their revolutionary music. Start with a French breakfast in a mythical brasserie, where you can get to know your fellow tour companions and share your love for jazz.
Your guide will use an interactive iPad to tell the story of jazz in Paris, from its beginnings to the mythical places frequented by Miles Davis, Boris Vian, Bill Coleman, Ernest Hemingway, Billie Holiday, and Claude Nougaro. Stop mid-tour for a glass of wine in a typical bistro, and get a special Parisian artist’s "Passport."
- French breakfast
- Glass of wine
- A special artist's "Passport"
What's Not Included
- Drinks not mentioned in "what's included"
Meet at Place Saint Germain des Prés, in front of St. Germain des Prés Church, 75006 Paris
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Know Before You Go
• Please advise whether you want the tour in French or English