Saint-Germain-des-Prés Walking Tour

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What you'll do

Take a glimpse into real Parisian life as you stroll through this beautiful neighborhood.

Enjoy a Walking Tour of Saint-Germain-des-Prés with The Paris Pass®

  • Our pass gives you access to a guided tour of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. 
  • Explore the fascinating history and culture of one of Paris' central neighborhoods.
  • Learn about the area's evolution as a cultural hub for artists and writers and how it become the birthplace of the French existentialist movement. 
  • Visit one of France's national theaters and marvel at Paris' largest church.
  • Your Paris pass also includes dozens of other top attractions, tours and experiences, all for one money-saving price. 

About this experience

Stroll through the narrow streets and explore this wonderful, creative neighborhood. Walking some of the oldest streets and cobblestone passageways in Paris, you'll find a mix of rich culture and history that truly reflects the French 'joie de vivre'.  This area is begging to be explored by foodies and music lovers, as it's home to the oldest restaurants, bars and jazz clubs in the city. You'll also find chocolate shops, pâtisseries and plenty of other French gems. Be sure to listen out for your guide's local recommendations for further exploring, dining and shopping. 

Why choose The Pass Paris®?  

  • Our app makes sightseeing easy – your pass, plus all the info you’ll need is right there in the palm of your hand.  

  • No need to worry about buying tickets on the day, Saint-Germain-des-Prés Walking Tour’s admission fee is included with your pass.

Saint-Germain-des-Prés highlights 

Boulevard Saint-Germain - home to countless historic cafes, this chic boulevard is where famous writers and artists, such as Picasso and Hemingway, gathered in the 1920s. 

Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés - Paris' oldest church and one of the few remains of Romanesque architecture in the city. 

Rue de Buci - as you stroll down this buzzing street you'll find dozens of lively coffee spots, delicious crêperies and trendy bars. 

Odeon-Theatre de l'Europe - Paris' national theater, inaugurated by Marie-Antoinette.

St Sulpice Church - sitting right in the center of the arrondissement, this is one of Paris' largest churches. Appearing most famously in 'The Da Vinci Code', the final stop on this tour is sure to wow you. 

The Paris Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in Paris. Your pass includes Saint-Germain-Des-Prés Walking Tour tickets, plus admission to dozens more top Paris attractions

Know before you go

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This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in

Simply show your pass to your guide at the meeting point (see Getting There). Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of your tour and keep an eye out for your guide, who will be holding an orange sign that says 'Experience First'. 

Saint-Germain-des-Prés Walking Tour FAQs

What language is the tour in? The tour is in English.

How long is the tour? The tour lasts about an hour and a half and covers approximately 1.5 miles at a leisurely pace.

What should I wear? Make sure you dress for the weather, as tours go ahead come rain or shine. Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes too. 

For more information, visit the Experience First website

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Tuesday and Friday: 10AM

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