St Germain-des-Prés walking tour: Intellectuals and Jazz on the Left Bank

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Home of literary geniuses, rebellious students and revolutionaries, the captivating stories of this mythical neighbourhood can be found down winding streets, in quiet courtyards and on legendary café terraces. Dive into the fascinating past of this iconic Left Bank neighbourhood as you discover the Parisians St Germain des Pres. * Here, revolutionary plots were hatched, philosophical and literary debates raged in the cafés, and stylish Parisians danced in underground jazz clubs. The intellectual and artistic elite of Paris flocked here in the 1950s, bringing together artists, writers, poets and musicians, as the crowded bars and clubs reverberated to the new music of Miles Davis and Sidney Bechet. * Today, it’s still lively and largely unchanged, home to art-house cinemas, art galleries, boutiques, bustling street markets and some superb places to shop and eat. It's a perfect place to stroll and soak up the very Parisian atmosphere in the company of an expert local guide.

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Duration: 1h30min
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