Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood

Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood

Elegant gardens, pavement cafes, games of petanque and a bohemian atmosphere

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $36.73  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

What you'll do

In a city known for its tightly-packed streets and fairytale architecture, do something a little unexpected: follow your local insider off the beaten track to laid-back Batignolles. An excursion through this quirky, village-esque district will show you a side of modern Paris you didn’t even know existed. There’s Art42, France’s first museum dedicated to street art, hearty Senegalese stews served at open-air organic markets, and the Place de Clichy – a lively intersection where you’ll swivel your head between giant cinema billboards. Ready to come down from the buzz? There’s nothing pretentious about a Batignolles bar, and a relaxing glass of wine and a small plate of charcuterie shared with your host is the perfect way to end the day.

Where you’ll go

When central Paris gets too crowded, the peaceful 17th arrondissement in the northwest of the city – just over a mile from the Arc de Triomphe – is a welcome relief. Boho Batignolles is a colorful melting pot of alternative Parisian culture. Stroll along the Rue Sauffroy, the center of the area’s African community, where products from across the continent are sold, then head south to Rue des Batignolles to spy bobos – bourgeois-bohemians – shopping offbeat clothing brands and sitting at sidewalk cafes. Just down the street, the Marché couvert Batignolles, a covered market selling fresh produce, cheeses and takeaway treats, is the perfect place to grab a pastry or a make-shift picnic to enjoy in a secret corner of Square des Batignolles.

  • Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
  • Explore Batignolles: Paris’s bohemian neighborhood
  • Explore a fascinating, off-the-beaten-track part of Paris with a knowledgeable host leading the way

  • See an unexplored contemporary side to a city celebrated for its history

  • Visit France’s first street art museum, and see where Paris’s unconventional crowd likes to shop

  • Enjoy a bite to eat at your host’s favorite local pavement cafe, restaurant or market

  • Have a local host on hand to answer all your questions and give recommendations for the rest of your trip

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

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