6th Arrondissement Tours and Activities
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For many, the 6th Arrondissement is the quintessential Parisian neighborhood, complete with cafes, wine shops, patisseries, small art museums and shops lining its streets. Situated on the left bank of the Seine, the walkable neighborhood is home to the Latin Quarter, Saint-Germain-des-Pres, Medici Fountain and the beautifully manicured Luxembourg Gardens.
Saint-Germain-des-Pres has long served as the literary and intellectual heart of the city, and some of Paris’s most iconic cafes are here, including Les Deux Magots, Cafe de Flore, Brasserie Lipp and Le Precope. Each make for a perfect people watching perch.
Access the 6th Arrondissement from Odeon, St. Germain, Solferino, Musee’ d’Orsay, rue du Bac and Sevres Babylone metro stations.
Address: 6th Arrondissement, Paris, France
2 Tours and Activities to Experience 6th Arrondissement
Learn about Paris’ literary greats on this 3-hour small-group walking tour. Explore the Left Bank where 18th-, 19th- and 20th-century luminaries worked, discover the Latin Quarter of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, and see the favorite haunts of Sartre and Picasso, and where Oscar Wilde died in 1900. On route, unravel the writers’ lives and loves, break for coffee, and visit one of Paris’ legendary bookstores. Tour is limited to a maximum of 10.
Flip through the pages of Paris' literary lore on this private, 3-hour walking tour that takes you to the famous former haunts of intellectual celebrities like Balzac, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Picasso. Follow in the footsteps of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway as you stroll through the Latin Quarter with a guide, see where Oscar Wilde died, and pass some of the city's most iconic literary cafés in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district. Drink up the modern Parisian café scene with an included coffee break, and browse the stacks at the legendary Shakespeare and Company bookstore.
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What's the best way to experience 6th Arrondissement?
The best ways to experience 6th Arrondissement are:
- Paris 3-Hour Literary Greats Walking Tour from 18th Century on
- Literary Paris: Private Book Lovers' Tour
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