This tour includes a drive through the old Marais district and its hotels the Latin Quarter with the Sorbonne; the Luxembourg Gardens; the Saint-Germain-des-Pres district with its old church and its famous cafes; a guided visit to the interior of Notre-Dame Cathedral; and a short cruise to approach and leave the City Island.
Paris was created some 2000 years ago and began at the Cité Island (Ile de la Cité).
With an emphasis on the history and art of the capital this tour includes a drive through its oldest area the Marais district and its “hotels” private town-houses of the nobility 3 or 4 centuries ago.
• The Latin Quarter with the Sorbonne
• Luxembourg Gardens
• Saint-Germain-des-Prés district with its old church and its famous cafés
• A guided visit to the interior of Notre-Dame Cathedral
• A short cruise to approach and leave the Cité Island (except when the river is too high)
Before returning back to Place des Pyramides you will admire the rigorous geometry of the Vendome Square and the surprising architecture of the “Garnier” Opera near the department stores.
Licensed guide will be provided.
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