Paris - Amélie Poulain and Romantic Life

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Amélie Poulain and Romantic Life

Wed, 28 Jul
(19 reviews)
Nouvelle Athene, Paris, France
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

We will start our visit in Pigalle in what was the "red district" of Paris, then we will leave the sordidness to switch to the romanticism and what better way than to start with Amélie's café, we will continue towards what is called "the new Athene". It is in this district that the Romantic artistic movement emerged during this century, symbolised today by the house of Ary Scheffer, which houses the Museum of Romantic Life.


Meet Patrick Herpe

Patrick Herpe

Patrick isn't one to shy away from travel and adventure. "I was lucky enough to travel the world with my job, discover different cultures, and meet incredible people!" he says, after having explored multiple cities across Europe and Asia. On his tours, you may catch more than a surprise or two about Paris. "In fact, it is an everyday experience. I'm a native Parisian, but every day, I continue to discover new things, new secrets about Paris. It's a never-ending story," he laughs. It was his love for Paris that led him to become a guide. "I'm a father and a teacher, and I realized that my passion was to share my knowledge, so I decided to be a guide about one of my passion: Paris!" Patrick chips in. "I enjoy sharing the love and passion I have for my own city, Paris. Its monuments, its history, its gastronomy, its culture, and all of its little secrets. I can't wait to share all of these with you!" "At the end of my tour I always give a virtual bise - two in fact being a good Parisian!" he laughs.


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 content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator 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 content creator 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 join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

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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

Alina B.

19 July 2021

Very nice trip again, thank you so much!

Cathy H.

15 July 2021

Katie L.

14 July 2021

Such a delight touring with Patrick. Really interesting to learn more about the red light district and seeing the Museum of Romantic Life. I loved that we saw the Moulin Rouge and the Cafe from the movie Amelie. Would have loved to see more filming locations of these movies.

Barbara .

13 July 2021

Area of Paris that is wonderfully bohemian loved the energy!

Helen ..

13 July 2021

I enjoyed the tour because I learned about the "red district" and the Romantic artistic movement, and could have a glance of the Museum of the Romantic Life, the Moulin Rouge and the Amelie's cafe. But, I was attracted by the title of the tour about Amelie, one of my favourite movies that was nominated to an Oscar and won the Cesar in 2001, and really I couldn't feel anything (only a short glance of Amelie's cafe and the contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre) related to the movie and the delicious character of the shy waitress, played by Audrey Tautou. Thank you, Patrick for braving the rain to deliver this tour!


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