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Free tour of the Latin Quarter, the old Lutecia.

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 31, 2023

We are 2 guys of Latin origin who seek to give you the best experience on our tours in the most beautiful city in the world. One student of plastic arts and the other of foreign languages.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Return with us to the old Paris, where everything began to make this city the most beautiful in the world.
The Latin Quarter of Paris, with roots dating back to the Middle Ages, is a historical and cultural enclave in the heart of the city. Named for being the epicenter of learning and Latin at the former Sorbonne University, the neighborhood has been a meeting point for students, intellectuals and artists for centuries. It emerged as an academic center and became a crucible of thought, creativity and rebellion. From the student struggles of 1968 to the vibrant artistic and literary scene, the Latin Quarter remains a symbol of Parisian bohemianism and a place where history and contemporaneity converge in the cobblestone streets, literary cafes and iconic monuments that define it. .
Our tour begins at the Saint Michel fountain, one of the most impressive fountains in the entire city whose protagonist is the archangel Michael with a sword in hand, from there we will go to the street of the Fishing Cat, the narrowest street in Paris. and that its name is due to a peculiar history. Later we will go to the Shakespeare and Company bookstore, one of the most important bookstores in Paris and with a great tradition due to the historical figures who came to be inside the bookstore, such as the writer Ernest Hemingway and others. Afterwards, we will continue with the tour until we reach the church of San Julien le Pauvre , the first headquarters of the University of Paris.
And if you like the tour, get ready because I will take you to the San Severino church, then we will go to the Cluny museum, which has a history that will leave you speechless.
We will continue with the tour towards the Place de la Sorbonne , from there the tour continues in the direction of the Place du Pantheon in Paris . This monument houses the remains of such illustrious personalities as Marie Curie and Victor Hugo.
We will end the tour in front of the Saint Étienne du Mont church,
a church whose history dates back to the 11th century. In addition, in front of it is where scenes in the famous film Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen are filmed.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Saint-Michel Notre-Dame, Quai Saint-M...
    Saint-Michel Notre-Dame, Quai Saint-Michel, 75005 Paris, France
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    I'll be right at the subway exit with a black umbrella in my hands.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Fontaine Saint-Michel
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Rue du Chat Qui Peche
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Shakespeare and Company
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Église saint Julien le pauvre
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Église saint Séverin.
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Cluny Museum - National Museum of the Middle Ages
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Place de la Sorbonne
  • 8
    Outside visit
    A Paris pantheon
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

(2 ratings)
3.00
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Quality
5.0
Route
5.0
Manuel 20 Feb 2024
Seville

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Travelled in group - Feb 2024
No se presentó el guía, no merece la pena reservar.
Mauro 07 Feb 2024
Rosario

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Travelled in family - Feb 2024
Excelente tour con muchos datos precisos e información
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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