Saint Germain and Latin Quarter
Discover the authentic and legendary Left Bank!
Paris of the intellectuals, the students, the universities, the art galleries, the fashionistas, the jazz clubs and many other surprises!
During this private tour you will discover the Pantheon, the first Parisian University “La Sorbonne”, the first French SPA / Wellness Temple: “Les Thermes de Cluny”, small lanes where already Descartes, Verlaine, Hemingway and also George Sand strolled, up to the Place Saint-Michel. The guided tour continues on path of the French Revolution with Danton, Marat, the doctor Guillotin and other famous personages.
The tour continues towards Saint-Germain, plunging you into the heart of one of the most emblematic districts of Paris. Its charm and unique atmosphere make this district the favourite “place to be” for movie-stars and still inspires many writers.
Known all over the world, Saint-Germain became just after the Second World War the center of the world through his plentiful artistic and literary life, its existentialists, its philosophers, its intellectuals, its musicians and jazz-cellars, its actors, cafes, and art galleries.
You will discover also the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church, the unique vestige of the old abbey, a beautiful and charming place which invites in the reflective; famous cafés and brasseries; the oldest Restaurant of Paris dating from 1686! Hidden courtyards, mansions and a medieval relic dating from Philippe Auguste.
This visit, rich in history, also delights the lovers of shopping. Saint-Germain is also a paradise for aficionados of fashion, with designer shops, concept- and luxury stores.
The left-bank spirit is omnipresent and will bewitch you.