No vacation in France is complete without a tour of the old part of Paris. Let Marianne take you on a walking tour exploring all the highlights of historical Paris. She will take you to Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris’ Latin Quarter, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Le Marais. Stroll along the river banks of the Seine, and travel back in time as you retrace the steps of people’s paths who have walked the very same streets hundreds of years ago! Whether you are a history buff, an architecture lover, or someone who wants to get the most out of your trip to Paris, this tour is an absolute must!
Notre Dame Cathedral is a historic Catholic cathedral, which is arguably the epitome of French Gothic architecture. Understandably, it is one of the world’s most recognized church structures. With stained glass and sculptures that are second to none, you will be amazed by this church and its architecture. It is known for possessing some of the most important catholic relics, such as one of the Holy Nails and a fragment of the True Cross.
We will stroll along the Seine, until we reach the Latin Quarter. Its name was derived from the language of learning during the Middle Ages. It is a vibrant quarter due to its student life. It is home to a number of prestigious post-secondary establishments.
Saint-Germain-des-Prés is known for being at the center of the existentialist movement, and is home to the tomb of Descartes. It is home to several famous cafés.
We will walk along the Seine until we reach Le Marais. It is a district anyone with an interest architecture should visit. As you stroll down the streets, you will marvel at the outstanding buildings. Your guide will point out the famous buildings and monuments and help you understand their importance.