Why is this ancient part of Paris called ‘le Quartier Latin’? Visit the true gem of several layers of history, on a private guided walk and get an idea of what the city looked like during the Middle Ages. As one of the oldest remaining parts of the city as well as a university center of Paris, it's a place where history and youth come together in a unique urban synthesis.
This 2-hour private guided walking tour of the Latin Quarter takes you to the very heart of Paris, both medieval and Roman, that is also the center of the Paris university life.
Take a walk down the cobblestoned crooked streets, very different than the wide and elegant Haussmannian avenues and boulevards. You’ll likely come across many students who attend the district’s various universities, including the world famous Sorbonne. History of this esteemed university and a detailed account of how it made this part of the city is an especially interesting part of this tour.
The area is famous for its youthful spirit of rebellion and progressive ideas, which are in contrast with the ancient streets and churches of the medieval era.
Your tour takes you through the many layers of the Latin Quarter. Along with the museums and beautiful, old-world architecture, you’ll find the hottest jazz clubs of Paris, as well as underground night clubs, world famous bookstores and lovely parks.