Saint Germain des Prés Tour

Built in the left bank of Paris, the wonderful St Germain started attracting many intellectuals in the seventeenth century, and each of them seemed to leave their footprint in every street of the area. Let your English speaking licensed guide reveal every secret of its story and get marveled in every step.

Included / Not included

Included : -Private Walking Tour with knowledgeable English speaking guide
Not included : -Entrance tickets to any museum or monuments
-Transportation


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Itinerary:

Get ready to walk through the intellectual quarter of Paris with your private English-speaking guide. Start your tour at the same place where the Parisian students meet, the Odeon statue. Crossinge the Boulevard St Germain you will find the Passage Cour du Commerce, and 18th century hall to do window-shopping and avoid the muddy streets.

You will be able to go to the places where artists used to hang out: the Procope, La Palette or the Café de Flore. Discover the square Fürstemberg, one of the loveliest in Paris with paulownia flowers that have attracted many artist to paint them during the spring. Then visit the VI century St Germain church with its millenary bell. Admire the classic style of the St Sulpice church and don’t forget to stop by the beautiful Fine Arts School of Paris.

Recommendation :
  • The Fine Arts School

The buildings of the National School of Fine Arts in Saint Germain date from the XVII, XVIII and XIX centuries, and even some parts were built in the twentieth, the whole charm of this houses is worth to be admired. The oldest building is the chapel and adjoining constructions, erected in the early seventeenth century for the Convent of Petits-Augustins. During the period of the Revolution and the Empire, the building served as Museum of French monuments, hosting the most remarkable French sculptures.

Informations :
  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours