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Guided Walking Tour of Saint-Germain-Des-Prés

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1 hr 30 mins
Guided tour
Transfers included

Walk through cobblestone streets and passageways of Saint Germain des Prés and explore old churches and cafes in the 6th arrondissement of Paris with your guide during a 90-minute tour.


  • Visit the heart of Paris and experience the art and bohemian culture the city is famous for on a guided walking tour.

  • Walk on the Boulevard Saint Germain and enjoy the cobblestone paths lined with old establishments, cafes, and boutiques.

  • Learn from your experienced guide how Saint Germain was once a hotspot for artists and intellectuals, and know about café society.

  • Marvel at Saint Germain des Prés, the oldest church in Paris from the 6th century.


  • English-speaking local guide

  • Paris shuttle for transportation


  • Transportation to/from the meeting point

  • Gratuities

  • Meal inclusions

  • Audio guide

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Paris is known for its sophisticated appeal, romantic allure, and joie de vivre (or the cheerful enjoyment of life). Spend an hour and a half strolling through Saint-Germain-des-Prés to understand why Paris is known as a city of art, literature, and culture.

Explore Saint-Germain-des-Prés Parisian Style

Walk down Boulevard Saint-Germain to discover how this neighborhood became a hub for writers, artists, and intellectuals. Walk where existentialist philosophers like Sartre and Simone De Beauvoir walked, and visit places frequented by personalities like Picasso and Hemingway. Marvel at Saint Germain des Prés—an excellent example of Romanesque architecture in Paris.

Survey the Culture and Art Center of France

Pass by Hotel La Louisiane, frequented by famous existentialists, artists, and jazz musicians of the 1950–60s. Walk into Cour du Commerce Saint-André, a hidden cobblestoned passage, home to the oldest cafe in Paris, the 17th-century Café Le Procope. Visit Odéon-Théâtre, one of the six national theaters in France and the third largest church in Paris, Saint Sulpice. The latter is famous for being a prominent setting in the popular novel and film The Da Vinci Code.

Learn about "Cafe Society," the term used for the intellectuals' gatherings at fashionable cafés and restaurants.

Discover some of the popular churches, restaurants, chocolate shops, and jazz clubs, and see the spot of the medieval Saint-Germain fair. Spend a few hours in Saint-Germain-des-Prés for a memorable experience and feel like a Parisian when you walk out!


Boulevard Saint Germain | Rue Jacob | Church of Saint-Germain-Des-Prés | Hotel La Louisiane | Rue de Buci | Cour du Commerce Saint André | Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe | Église Saint-Sulpice

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessible, Pram/Stroller Accessible

  • Pets and guide dogs are allowed on this tour.


  • Tue and Fri: 10am
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Église de Saint-Germain-Des-Prés.

  • Address: 3 Place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris, France.

  • Landmark: Across the street from the Louis Vuitton store.

  • Your tour guide will be holding an orange sign that says "ExperienceFirst."

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Metro

  • The closest metro station is Saint-Germain-Des-Prés. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board metro line 4 to get you there.

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Saint-Germain-Des-Prés. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board bus #86 to get you there.

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