Chic and Classic: Saint-Germain-des-Prés Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Paris

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés is located within the 6th arrondissement of Paris, just alongside the Seine River.  Despite its small size, the historic area has played an essential role in cultural, political and artistic development; decisions made here impacted the city of Paris, the entire country of France, and even the entire western world.  On this walking tour you'll discover some history his area features an incredible blend of history, from the medieval era to today; and a visit to such a neighborhood wouldn’t be complete without learning about some of the shopping and sampling some of the local treats.  Enjoy a few included tastings as you learn about the power, influence and change that began in this cozy Parisian quarter.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, Paris, Ile-de-FranceA hotbed of intellect and discussion since the end of the Renaissance, Saint-Germain-des-Prés was the site of the first café in Paris; as well as another café frequented by some of the greatest minds behind key events of the French Revolution.  This area features an incredible blend of history, from the medieval era to today including the oldest church in Paris, incredible architecture and trendy shopping. Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Local, professional guide
  • Tastings
  • Snacks

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks outside of tastings
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off