Literary Paris: Private Book Lovers' Tour

3 hr

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Enjoy a 3-hour literary tour in Paris and mingle with the ghosts of Fitzgerald, Balzac, Sartre, and many others as you unlock the stories of the legendary Parisian writing scene. Hear interesting facts and anecdotes like why Hemingway called Paris a “moveable feast” or about an eccentric poet who walked his pet lobster around on a leash. See where Oscar Wilde drew his last breath, and visit the location of the original Shakespeare and Company...
Enjoy a 3-hour literary tour in Paris and mingle with the ghosts of Fitzgerald, Balzac, Sartre, and many others as you unlock the stories of the legendary Parisian writing scene. Hear interesting facts and anecdotes like why Hemingway called Paris a “moveable feast” or about an eccentric poet who walked his pet lobster around on a leash. See where Oscar Wilde drew his last breath, and visit the location of the original Shakespeare and Company bookstore. 
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: 1st Arrondissement, Entre Rues Etienne Marcel, des Petits Champs, Daniele Casanova, des Capucines et Quais des Tuileries, Francois Miterrand, du Louvre, de La Megisserie, 75001 Paris France

What bookworm wouldn’t drop everything for a chance to stroll past the very cafés where Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald met for cocktails?Or to locate the hotel where Oscar Wilde cleverly quipped from his death bead?

Pass By: Metro Palais Royal - Musee Du Louvre, 1 Place Colette, 75001 Paris France

Meet your guide just in front of the “Hotel du Louvre”,on 157 rue St Honoré in Paris.( nearby the Netro Station)

Pass By: Ile de la Cite, 75001 Paris France

From here it’s on to Île de la Cité, where big names such as Anatole France found many of their inspirations

Pass By: Left Bank (Rive Gauche), Paris France

You’ll continue...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: 1st Arrondissement, Entre Rues Etienne Marcel, des Petits Champs, Daniele Casanova, des Capucines et Quais des Tuileries, Francois Miterrand, du Louvre, de La Megisserie, 75001 Paris France

What bookworm wouldn’t drop everything for a chance to stroll past the very cafés where Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald met for cocktails?Or to locate the hotel where Oscar Wilde cleverly quipped from his death bead?

Pass By: Metro Palais Royal - Musee Du Louvre, 1 Place Colette, 75001 Paris France

Meet your guide just in front of the “Hotel du Louvre”,on 157 rue St Honoré in Paris.( nearby the Netro Station)

Pass By: Ile de la Cite, 75001 Paris France

From here it’s on to Île de la Cité, where big names such as Anatole France found many of their inspirations

Pass By: Left Bank (Rive Gauche), Paris France

You’ll continue over to the Rive Gauche, the intellectual nerve center of Paris and the stomping grounds of Lost Generation personalities like Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and many more!

Pass By: 6th Arrondissement, Paris France

Visit the last place where Oscar Wilde lived before he died.You will then pass by the Beat Hotel— popular hangout place for all Beat Generation writers such as William Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.


Pass By: Latin Quarter, 75005 Paris France

Explore the Latin Quarter, where Lost Generation alums Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald would chat over a drink (or five)

Pass By: Shakespeare and Company Bookstore, 37 rue de la Bucherie Quartier Latin, 75005 Paris France

Continuing on to the Odéon area, you will see Shakespeare and Company, the small,crumbling bookshop on Paris's Left Bank, may be the most famous bookstore in the world.It’s inside this sumptuous structure where Baudelaire was moved to write L’Invitation au Voyage

Pass By: Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, Place St-Germain-des-Pres, 75006 Paris France

Explore the chic and stylish Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, where among art galleries and fashionable boutiques sit two of the city’s most iconic literary cafés. These were once favorite haunts of Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Picasso.

Pass By: Les Deux Magots, 6 Place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris, France

Complete the experience for a coffee break but in a off beaten-track location.

Pass By: Le Comptoir des Saints-Pères, 29 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75006 Paris, France

Then stroll around the lively area in the footsteps of many famous artists that Paris still carry on celebrating.

Important Details

Included
  • Private tour
  • A coffee break in an authentic French café
  • English-speaking guide
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
157 Rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris, France
3:00 PM
Return Details
37 Rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 Paris, France
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Your guide will be wearing a special badge with the Localers logo, you can't miss it!
  • The nearest metro station is “Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre” on metro lines 1 and 7
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.