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Paris - Aristocrats and Artists in Saint Germain des Prés

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Aristocrats and Artists in Saint Germain des Prés

Tue, 17 Aug
(266 reviews)
Saint Germain des Prés, Paris, France
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

A former aristocratic area, Saint Germain des Prés offers beautifully preserved streets filled with cafés such as Café de Flore and les Deux Magots where philosophers like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir would spend days, but also studios for the artists such as Picasso and Delacroix! The place to be after WW2, Saint Germain des Prés was the heart of the literary life and of the jazz scene of Paris. We will also see the oldest café of Paris where revolutionary members but also Benjamin Franklin would go and explore the former territory of the oldest abbey of Paris: Saint Germain des Prés!


Meet Florent

Florent

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.


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.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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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

Joanne F.

27 July 2021

There is no way this tour could have been conducted in this weather. It would not have been pleasurable for Florent or for the participants. Florent is a real trooper. I have been on tours with him before when he got caught in the rain, and he trudges on. This, however, would have been too much to ask. He was already drenched!

Vicki P.

09 June 2021

Great guide!

Leona A.

09 June 2021

Always wonderful

Jenifer P.

09 June 2021

It was an enjoyable and educational tour with Florent. I felt like I was actually in Montmarte and not just virtually. He also responds to queries in the chat which is great!

JoAnne D.

08 June 2021

Wonderful tour with Florent! I actually enjoyed the fact that he couldn’t see the comments! No interruptions! Florent is a great guide. Always has lots of info and a few surprises! Merci mon ani!


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