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

Chic and Classic: Saint-Germain-des-Prés Walking Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$94.12
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Description

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.

A 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.  When you meet your guide at the designated meeting point in the neighborhood, you'll stroll together and be able to see many different sites and locations based on the group's interest.  Looking for history and culture?  You're sure to find it here!  Want to do some shopping?  Our guide will recommend the best spots to find Parisian fashion in Saint-Germain-des-Prés.  Gourmet treats will be included within the tour to keep you going as you discover one of the most iconic neighborhoods of Paris.

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.