The Latín Quarter

Meeting Point: At the foot of the Tower St Jacques


The 5th arrondissement of Paris (the Latin Quarter) is one of the central districts, located on the Left Bank (Rive Gauche) of the Seine. The famous Parisian University, of the Sorbonne, was founded here and the corner has a strong student presence, with several universities and colleges of higher education located in the area. The area is also home to the heart of the ancient Gallo-Roman city, Lutetia. Rare archaeological remains will be seen during this walk.

Highlights of this walk: -Notre-Dame -Square René Viviani (breathtaking view of the Cathedral) -The old medieval Neighbourhood -The Churches -The Thermal Baths of Cluny -The University of Paris Sorbonne -The Garden of Luxembourg -St Etienne du Mont -The Panthéon -Les Arènes de Lutèce -Rue Moufftard (An old Roman road)