Latin quarter: the soul of Paris

Discover the latin quarter as you've never seen it before! Between tradition and modernity, follow your guide: he has a lot to teach you. 

  • Location : Paris
  • Duration : 2h30
  • Access by Public Transport : Metro line10, stop Cluny La Sobonne
  • Language : English

Latin quarter: the soul of Paris
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The Latin Quarter, located in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, is famous for the Jardin des Plantes, its several bookshops or the national museum of natural history.

Very popular with students, the Latin Quarter juggles between the past charm and the modernity.

During this visit, you will know better about this district and its secrets. From the Roman conquest of Lutetia in 52 BC to the filming of Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris, embrace the heart of Paris on a surprising tour combining history and anecdotes.

This is the heart of the University of Paris: did you know that the Latin Quarter is so called because students used to study in Latin rather than French? So, it's a concentration of knowledge and illustrious characters that you'll meet along the way, not forgetting key landmarks in French history such as the Panthéon and Sainte Geneviève. But I won't tell you any more, just follow the guide!

Your guide, Guillaume Le Roux, is a passionate about Paris and its history, its secrets, and its development. He is also a foodie and shares all his good addresses in Paris during his visits. He even has a website – – where he recommends the most typical, delicious, and low-price restaurants in the 13th district. We advise you to check this website, and his other gourmet visits on Explore Paris if you are a lover of good flavours!

This guided tour is conducted in English.

Don’t hesitate to have a look at the other visits of Le Vrai Paris on Explore Paris.


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