Paris: The Unmissable Latin Quarter

Paris: The Unmissable Latin Quarter

Product ID: 73617

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Duration
90 minutes
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English, French

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What You'll Do
  • Journey through time on a walking tour of the Latin Quarter of Paris
  • Visit landmark monuments, such as the Sorbonne and Luxembourg Palace
  • Venture down vibrant back streets to experience the melting-pot atmosphere
Overview
Explore one of the most historic neighborhoods of Paris on a tour of the Latin Quarter. Benefit from the expertise of a guide with full knowledge of the "City of Lights." Experience the enchanting streets and see sights such as the Panthéon and Sorbonne.
What to Expect
Take an unforgettable tour of one of the most enchanting neighborhoods of Paris with a guide who has a history degree. Learn more about the Latin Quarter (Quartier Latin), located in the 5th arrondissement between the River Seine and Montagne Sainte-Geneviève.

Journey through the history of the district and learn about the foundations of the Gallo-Roman city of Lutetia. Remains of the public thermal baths can be seen at the Musée National du Moyen Âge in the Hôtel de Cluny, just south of Boulevard Saint-Germain. Remains of the old amphitheater are at the spectacular Arènes de Lutèce.

Venture into the Middle Ages at the faculty buildings of the Sorbonne University. Continue into the birth of the French Republic, symbolized by Luxembourg Palace, refashioned into a legislative building and seat of the Senate after the French Revolution. Admire the imposing facade of the Panthéon, now a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens.

Experience the Latin Quarter's melting-pot ambiance of students and tourists on bustling back streets and in quiet squares. Discover the many unusual bars and restaurants as you learn more about the culture and history of the district, from its ancient origins through the events of May '68 to life in the area today.
What's Included
  • Guide with a history degree who knows almost everything about the "City of Lights"
  • Interactive visit where the guide can go further with his knowledge about the capital
  • Historical content about Paris
  • Digital photo album
What's Not Included
  • Transport ticket
Meeting Point

Meet in front of the Saint-Michel fountain at Metro Saint-Michel (Line 4 or RER C). (Open in Google Maps)

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Product ID: 73617