Latin Quarter Left Bank Tour

Tour information

Discover Walks provides a free walking tour of the Left Bank where a local guide will fill you in on themost artistic neighbourhood in Paris, the Latin Quarter. Starting at the world-famous Notre Damechurch, The Left Bank Tour takes you across the bridge to Sorbonne University and all the way to theLuxembourg Gardens for fantastic photo opportunities. This entertaining and informative tour examinesboth old and modern-day Paris as you learn about the student traditions and rites of passage, bohemiancafes, secretive alleys, and casual Parisian fashion. Oh là là!

Tour information

Explore the renowned Latin Quarter — known for its vibrant student life, lively atmosphere, gourmet bistros and possibly the world’s greatest source of artistic inspiration. From Picasso to Woody Allen and Jack Kerouac, and from Hemingway to Cyrano de Bergerac.

Join a walking tour that meets at Notre Dame and crosses the river to the left bank, heading towards Sorbonne University and from there to the Pantheon and the Luxembourg gardens. Your guide will take you through winding streets and once smoke-filled cafés where Parisians grow up and come of age. See the old Paris which is now filled with modern-day Parisians and truly experience this world famous neighborhood! The tour may end close to Pantheon depending on the guests’ particular interests that day.

This tour includes:

Sorbonne University — The Pantheon — Luxembourg Gardens — Student Drinking Holes — Elegant Café terraces — The haunts of the Unicorn — Cyrano de Bergerac — Hemingway — Dante Alighieri — Place de la Sorbonne — Where to find the blade of the Guillotine

    Traveler Reviews

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    Rating: 5 Reviewed on June1, 2016

    I took an awesome tour of Montmartre with Victor—an amazing guide. We had a good size group and Perfect weather in early May. Victor was very entertaining and full of interesting information…

  • “Excellent Walks and Great Guides!!!”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 29, 2016

    Today we did 2 walks with Nichols and Valentine.Both were superb.Discover Walks should be very proud of two great guides working for them.We did Small Places in the morning a Trendy Marais in…

  • “The Food Tour is definately #1 as they state on their website”
    Rating: 5 Reviewed on May 27, 2016

    The food tour was excellent. Our guide, Elliott was friendly, professional and full of passion for Paris and the wonderful food it has to offer.The tour was informative with superb 'tasting' along…

On arrival

Meet us at Notre Dame, by the huge horse statue of Charlemagne!

Things to note

Please note that the tour runs at 11:00 am only between May 1 to Oct. 15. Wheelchair accessible tour.

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From 14:30 to 16:00
Notre Dame church
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