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2 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Uncover Paris’ complex and colorful history on a 2-hour walking tour of the exquisite Left Bank. With an expert guide, learn about the events and characters that have touched this famous neighborhood. Pass centuries-old universities, sprawling cemeteries and iconic sites like Notre Dame Cathedral and the Cluny Museum. From the Pantheon to the immaculate Luxembourg Gardens, you’ll discover how people, art and cultural revolution has shaped the City of Light.
  • 2-hour walking tour of Paris' historic Left Bank
  • Discover the history, legends and secrets of this district from your knowledgeable guide
  • See top monuments and landmarks like the Sorbonne, Notre Dame and the Cluny Museum
  • Learn about famous characters who touched the area like Jim Morrison and Ernest Hemingway
  • Stroll through the gorgeous Luxembourg Gardens

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j
, Sep 2018

Latin Quarter at Night WalkInteresting walk with a very knowledgeable guide.She was very interesting and knew just what part of the Latin Quarter to show us.

u
, Sep 2018

Our guide was nice but not at alll a good guide . He was knowledgeable but we only had 9 people and he never spoke to us as a group , instead he just talked and walked so only the one or two in front could hear him . In this case headsets would have been great ( we did a walking tour the next morning with 10 people and she gathered us often and spoke to the group and then walked so everyone knew what she was saying . Also our guide did not touch on most of the advertised items in the walks description. I’m sure if we knew what he was saying it would have been great . We were 5 minutes late as the cab driver dropped us off in a wrong spot , but your company called and got us to the correct spot so that was awesome ! Our guide was kinda rushed and I assumed it was because we were late , but we also ended 1/2 Hour early so he just didn’t seem to care if we got anything out of the tour .

L
, Sep 2017

Not too much I may say.

R
, May 2017

There were some interesting things to see, and the tour guide
knew his stuff.
I will definitely come back to the Latin Quarter again.
I want to discover it more in depth.
Appreciated that I could see the steps where some scenes were shot
for the movie, Midnight in Paris.
And the bookstore, Shakespeare, where the novel Ulysses was first read, before
it was published.
I will go there on my next trip and experience it in depth.

R
, May 2017

Nice tour guide, although the tour was not incredibly interesting. What was memorable was the Shakespeare and Company store she showed us and told us about- and also knowing that Ernest Hemingway and Victor Hugo possibly wrote some of their work in the Latin Quarter. Great area, seriously. So much history and really inspiring.

A
, Sep 2016

I think it was a really nice tour, a good thing to do in evening instead of just hanging around. It was of course fragmented: two hours of everything, from 1600 until today, but i enjoyed it. You get a sense of the neighborhood and feel a bit smarter afterwards. The guide i think was great.

S
, Sep 2016

Sonja, our guide, was very knowledgeable of the area and made the tour very interesting. You definitely got to see the student night life. My only negative is that at night I couldn't really enjoy the architecture of the buildings.

r
, Sep 2016

Fun and informative. It was nice to have an evening touring option, so the scheduling was excellent. The price is very reasonable for what you get. My only criticism is that we did not go into any of the beautiful structures that we saw, not even for a quick peek.

H
, May 2016

Good tour.

D
, Nov 2015

I'm not sure how to feel about this tour. I feel like it could have been better. I think it wasn't quite what I was expecting. Our guide was Drew. We started at the Pantheon and ventured north to Notre Dame and back down to the Luxembourg Gardens to end the tour. I feel like after being in Paris for 2 weeks Rue Mouffetard should have been part of this tour. It really feels like the lively part of the Latin Quarter that most of us tourists envision. If we had ventured down that street after the Patheon then back north toward Notre Dame that would've made for a better tour I think. The other thing I didn't like was midway thru the tour visiting Notre Dame - it was totally unexpected. We had booked a separate tour for this and is it still the Latin Quarter? I think the tour should've hooked back south once we arrived at the Seine. We killed too much time at Notre Dame. I think it would've made more sense using that time at Rue Mouffetard to capture the most lively part of the Latin Quarter. Otherwise the tour was good - chill and as expected - just a tour to get better acquainted with the area we were staying in Paris.

J
, Oct 2015

We had an amazing time and this tour was well worth it as the area is very rich in culture and architecture. It made the rest of our stay quite deightful as our hotel was in the Latin Quarters and my husband and I was able to visit the different areas that was pointed out to us to buy souveneirs and to eat. Great guide and he was very patient and attentive to all that were on the tour.

B
, Sep 2015

Our tour guide Gill from Fat Bike Tire Tours was excellent. Very personable and made tour enjoyable. Got to see lots of famous sites and was very knowledgeable about the history behind them. Lots of walking - amazing way to get a great overview of the Latin quarter - I stayed in this area last year and never got to explore it in as much dept as I did with this tour. Highly recommend

a
, Jul 2015

I booked other tours with Viator and they were really good. The guide, Babette, a very sweet young girl overall, did not know much, almost every question was answered with I don't really know, and some of the facts were not accurate. It took more than three hours, walking very slowly, a tour that could've been done easily in about an hour and a half.

T
, Jul 2015

Excellent tour guide

v
, Jul 2015

Loved it so much history, great guide

K
, Mar 2015

Even though we had chilly weather, this was a great tour to see many gorgeous things quickly. Our guide Gil was very smart and pleasant, and I truly enjoyed the time.

J
, Oct 2014

It was interesting to get more information about the Latin quarter and to realise that everything is within walking distance.

D
, Sep 2014

Great small group tour with an excellent guide who showed us some interesting out of hue he way places which I would not have even known about otherwise. Excellent.

s
, Aug 2014

I was with a very small group for this tour and our guide Paul was fantastic. He was very knowledgable and the tour went quickly. Having my child with me, I was concerned that the tour would require a lot of walking, but that wasn't the case at all. The Paris Latin Quarter is worth visiting in depth and this is a fun, great way to start.

P
, Aug 2014

Sonja was an excellent guide - responsive, knowledgeable, personable and down to earth. She asked us questions about what we wanted to know. She wanted to make sure our experience met our expectations. Sonja was so good, we booked another tour with her two days later for the Marais District. Thank you, Sonja. Patti and Bruce Rizer from New Zealand


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