Paris - Paris' Oldest District - the Latin Quarter

Paris' Oldest District - the Latin Quarter

(137 reviews)
Quartier Latin, Paris, France
45 mins

About the tour

Do you remember where you were born? Well if you were the city of Paris you would because the answer is right here in the Latin Quarter almost 2,000 years ago! This part of the city is riddled with Roman streets, some of the city's oldest houses and even its oldest tree. It's no wonder that it was a favourite for Hemingway and other great writers. Combine its ancient tales with the beauty of the Luxembourg Gardens and a glimpse of Notre-Dame and we're set for a pretty spectacular tour!

Meet your local guide


It's an understatement to say Florent knows Paris. Born in this wonderful city, Florent says he confidently knows every nook and cranny. Having completed over 2000 tours, we believe him. He's a self-declared history, art, and archaeology fan. What he loves most is sharing the best parts (and secrets) of Paris with you! “In French, if you add two letters to Paris, it becomes Paradis (Paradise in English)” he laughs. And paradise, it truly is. Be it exploring Paris' gastronomical delights or catching an auction, walking along the River Seine (which Florent gallantly swam), exploring spots where Hemingway lived or its sprawling gardens, Florent takes you on an exciting tour through his favorite city. “I love sharing my discoveries, explaining the boisterous history of Paris and showing places that are very hard to find otherwise, and of course getting to know new people every day!” Florent says.

Florent has been guiding since Aug 2010

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Paris with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Paris. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

David P.

17 February 2021

What a joy to walk the streets of Paris with Florent. His knowledge is amazing. I haven't been to Paris in almost 10 years and look forward to visiting again in 2022. Merci Florent

Sally M.

17 February 2021

Merci Flo!!!!

Linda B.

17 February 2021

Another great tour with Flo

diane h.

16 February 2021

Very informative and very enjoyable. I will be able to retrace the steps when I can next visit Paris.

Ber D.

16 February 2021

Amazing. Delighted. Was so looking forward to it. Beyond my expectations. Superb.

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