The Latin Quarter Guided Walking Tour: Literary Legends in Bohemian Paris

1  hours
30  mins
1-20  people
Join an expert local guide for an insider stroll around the fabled streets of the Latin Quarter, home to quirky cafés and the famous Parisian bookshop, Shakespeare & Co., the haunt of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and the Lost Generation.
From 29.90€ / person
Free cancellation
We know plans change, that's why we offer a flexible cancellation policy. Learn More

Walk in the footsteps of Hemingway, Joyce, and the Lost Generation on this guided small-group tour.

Traditional haunt of writers and scholars, the vibrant and eclectic Latin Quarter is bohemian Paris at its best. Walk in the footsteps of the iconic writers and poets of the Lost Generation who immortalized their lives here in their classic works of literature making Paris of the 1920’s the artistic center of the world. 


Today, you’ll discover cobbled streets, quirky bookshops, lively cafés and glorious outdoor food markets. See the Sorbonne, one of the oldest and most famous universities in Europe, and the mighty Pantheon, guarding the remains of France’s most venerable men and women. Witness the ongoing restoration of the iconic Cathedral of Notre Dame as she turns the next page of her long history.

“I am staying in the Latin Quarter and did this tour on my first day. It gave me a great introduction into the local neighborhood and the confidence to start exploring on my own. It set me up for my entire stay.”


Explore the authentic side of the Latin Quarter, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Paris.
Follow in the footsteps of Hemingway, Joyce, and writers of the Lost Generation as you see where they lived and wrote.
Don’t miss a thing with an expert, local Parisian guide.
Get insider tips and the best local recommendations

What's Included

Fully guided 1.5 hour walking tour
Expert local Parisian guide

Free cancellation

We know plans change, so we’re happy to offer a full refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour’s departure time.

See Paris like a local

Learn about Paris past and present from an expert local guide.

Great restaurants and shopping

Discover the best local hotspots with your guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is a reasonable amount of walking on this tour. However, like all our tours it has been carefully designed to ensure you see as much as possible at a comfortable pace that is accessible to everyone. Please wear comfortable shoes!
We do not go inside during the tour as there are often long lines and groups are not allowed. It’s very easy to get back to the bookstore after the tour if you want to go inside.
You can cancel your tour for any reason up to 24 hours before your tour departure time and receive a full refund. Within 24 hours we’ve already started preparing for your tour and won’t easily be able to fill your spot, so we won’t be able to offer a refund after that point.


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