Paris Walking Tour: Saint-Germain-des-Prés And Latin Quarter, Including Charcuterie Tasting And Pétanque

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    2pm
  • Departure Details :
    Central Paris, in front of the Panthéon
  • Return Details :
    Concludes in front of Notre Dame Cathedral

Overview

Get a taste of la vie bohme on a 3.5-hour small-group walking tour of Paris arty neighborhoods: Saint-Germain-des-Prs and the Latin quarter. Learn of the areas famous poets and artists on a walk, and then enjoy two activities that the French hold dear to their hearts: eating charcuterie and playing a game of French 'boules' (balls) known as Ptanque! Visit a quirky English bookshop in the Latin quarter before finishing the tour with photos by Notre dame cathedral, Paris Gothic gem.Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide near Paris Pantheon in the afternoon and stroll to vibrant Saint-Germain, a bohemian quarter that weaves through the 6th arrondissement. Poets, musicians and intellectuals throughout the ages have made the neighborhood their home, and the streets are filled with eclectic cafs and book stores that cater to the creative crowds.

Walk through Saint-Germains bustling streets, hearing tales of famous ex-residents such as Ernest Hemingway and Jim Morrison along the way, and then wander down to the UNESCO-listed embankments of the Seine River. Stop to enjoy an assiette de charcuterie in an atmospheric wine bar, and feast on a picture-perfect Parisian lunch of decadent cheeses, cured meats and rich pts. Wine is available for you to buy at your own expense, if you wish.

Work off your lunch with a walk to the oldest square in Paris Place dauphine for a game of Ptanque. The popular bowling game is played in nearly every town across France, and players of all ages love it! Enjoy a glass of wine while discussing the game with your teammates and guide. Listen carefully: you'll learn the rules and hear tips to knock your opponents balls out of the way.

After your game, walk to the Latin quarter, through St Michel, and take a peek inside Paris first English bookstore. Tucked away in one of the areas medieval houses, the shop is a book lovers paradise packed to the rafters with literature. Spend some time browsing the shelves and shopping, if you wish.

Enjoy a final walk to Paris' undisputed masterpiece of Gothic architecture: Notre dame cathedral. Pose for photos, hear tales of the buildings history, and then bid your guide a fond farewell.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Plate of charcuterie
  • 1 glass of wine during the Ptanque game
  • Game of petanque with a glass of wine

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks in the wine bar (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if youll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

The minimum drinking age in France is 18.

For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.