3 hoursStart time
Duration: 3 hours
The tour departs from the front of Café La Fontaine, Saint Michel, 11 Place St Michel 75006, Metro St Michel. (Facing the fountain walk to the right past the metro exit and you will see the café on the corner).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends at left Bank.
The tour also takes you to the Latin Quarter, a hot spot in Paris, famous for its bistros, cafes, bookstores, inexpensive restaurants and narrow alleys fragrant with aroma of roasted lamb.
The highlight of this tour includes learning the art of taking unique photographs and capturing the essence of the lively Latin Quarter through the lens.
Meet your English-speaking guide at the St Michels fountain in Paris for a photographic tour of the Latin Quarter and Notre Dame.
Considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, the Notre Dame de Paris is still used as a Roman Catholic cathedral and is the seat of the Archbishop of Paris. From humble church to towering cathedral, Notre-Dame is the world-famous jewel in the crown of the Ile de la Cité, which was the original Paris, before the city outgrew its island boundaries. Roam the banks of the river and the twisting backstreets rich in atmosphere and echoes of the past.
After the visit to the cathedral, proceed to the Latin Quarter. Visit a typical French bistro for a glass of wine.
During the tour, the expert guide will help you capture the essence of the great city with your camera. The camera you have is not important. Enthusiasm and imagination is the key to creating a great image. If you are the proud owner of the latest digital or traditional SLR, the guide will show you how to use all its capabilities to the full. If you are nervously clutching a humble €10 plastic throwaway, the guide will show you how to take great photos with that too!
You will have countless occasions to learn new skills as the guide devotes plenty of time to everyone in your small group, which will consist of a maximum of six participants.
The tour ends at Left Bank near the Place St Michel.
Please email or send an sms the tour operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour to re-confirm. Details in your voucher.
You must provide your own photographic equipment.
Entrance into religious sites requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Improper dress could result in refused entry.
These tours are very popular and availability is limited, you are advised to book as far in advance as possible.
This tour operates with a maximum of six people ensuring all participants are given plenty of tuition.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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