The Artists’ Paradise of Paris

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Discover Nouvelle Athènes, a neo classical quarter of Paris. A lot of people know Montmartre and its hill, Pigalle and its neon lights, but rare are those who took the time to explore this part of the 9th arrondissement of Paris extending from place Pigalle to the Notre Dame de Lorette Church.

  • Location: Pigalle - Saint-Georges
  • Duration: 2h
  • Access by Public Transport: Pigalle station (line 2)
  • Language: English

Description

Today, after a period of time where this neighborhood was considered as the Paris of gangsters and prostitutes or music shops, it became gentrified and turned into one of Paris’ trendy neighborhood for gastronomy gathering flourishing restaurants and cocktail bars. Yet, the Nouvelle Athènes remained the same, calm and secret, luxurious and intellectual, neither snob nor flashy. This is why the tour will start by explaining to you the contrasts of the neighborhood which keep changing, and you will gradually enter in the Nouvelle Athènes.

The tour will end in front of the Notre Dame de Laurette Church, located next to the subway.

  • Walking tour of Paris in English
  • Small group Paris tour

Your local guide is Guillaume Leroux who also offer a food tour in Barbès and a visit of an original neighborhood of Paris.


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