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LGBTQIA+ Struggles and Lifestyle

From the Saint-Germain district to the Marais, come and discover the lives of writers, artists, kings and queens who lived queer lives in Paris from the Renaissance to the present day. 

from €270 to €61/person (degressive pricing depending on the size of your party)


"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" was one of the rallying cries during the French Revolution and it remains France’s national motto. Join this tour to learn about what this meant to people in the Parisian LGBTQIA+ community throughout the centuries. 

Passing former literary salons, libraries, and cafés, you will learn the stories of writers, artists and activists who lived non-conformist lives in Paris: Natalie Clifford Barney, Sylvia Beach, Oscar Wilde, Josephine Baker, Monique Wittig. We will not forget to tell you the stories of our queer kings and queens, before ending the tour in the Marais, the community's most important current area. 


• Walk into the steps of LGBTQIA+ people living queer lives in Paris

• Learn and love History by discovering the stories of queer kings and queens

• Understand the evolution of LGBTQIA+ rights and the current situation of the community

• Discover the iconic Marais district, the current gay area of Paris


Included: local English-speaking guide (other available languages:  French, Romanian)

Not included: tips or gratuities for the guide (optional)

Type of tour: walking Tour

Duration: 2.5 hours

Price: €270 for 1 or 2 people in a join-in group (other guests might be with you on the tour but we limit the number at 12). 

Degressive pricing until €61/person depending on the size of your party. 

For details and pricing for private groups, please contact us.

Starting time: check available departure times with us

Meeting point: in front the Saint-Germain-des-Près Church, Place Saint-Germain des Près, 75006, Paris

Ending point: le Marais

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