Literary Adventure Walk

Walk in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Wilde, Gertrude Stein and many more literary giants on this inspired and original walk around the intellectual and bohemian centre of Paris!

Things you need to know:

  •  This tour is available by prior appointment, subject to availability – just ask!
  • Tickets cost €25 per person, with concessions for students & groups. Free for children under 10.
  • It starts at the Jardin du Luxembourg, and ends at Shakespeare & Co.


About This Tour:

Visiting renowned literary sites throughout the 5eme and 6eme, such as world-famous Shakespeare & Co., Brasserie Lipp, and Café aux Deux-Magots, this tour takes in the residences and hangouts of the likes of Zola, Joyce and the Fitzgeralds, and many more great writers from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries! Discover the locations that inspired celebrated novels like A Moveable Feast (1964), Of Time and the River (1935) and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1931), and wander down the streets and green spaces that brought their characters and ideas to life. The tour also covers important sites of other intellectual and artistic behemoths, such as Trotsky, Matisse, Picasso and Isadora Duncan.

This tour is unique and independently researched, and perfectly suited for the stimulating vibe of the intellectual epicentre of the city, and even of the world! Aimed at book-readers, literature lovers, students, those interested in the Belle-Époque era, and tourists excited to discover a different side to Paris; witness the streets come alive with the spirits of the writers and great thinkers who lived, loved and walked them! Contact me now on, or text/call 0(+33) 651 07 21 76 to book this unique guided experience; I am so excited to share this beautiful and distinctive side of Paris with you!

*featured image shows the Notre-Dame, which famously inspired Hugo’s 1831 novel. (Images are the property of the site owner, and cannot be re-used without permission)*


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