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Bohemian & Artsy Paris - Explore Batignolles


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3 hours | from €40.00 pp
Discover the heart of the 17th Arrondissement and the village-like enclave of Batignolles. This bohemian local neighbourhood is loved by Parisians for being more peaceful than neighbouring Montmartre, and by its local residents who adore their cafe culture, open air markets and elegant gardens and parks. This classical Parisian neighbourhood is home to a diverse community of artists, trendy young locals and grandparents who have lived in the area for generation. and soak up the atmosphere in this character packed neighbourhood that’s managed to stay off the tourist trail!
3 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local to explore the charming Batignolles neighbourhood in the heart of the 17th Arrondissement, a peaceful quarter that’s less touristy than neighbouring Montmartre.Wander through the streets and soak up the classic Parisian style, stopping to enjoy a coffee or crepe at a local café, immersing yourself in the café culture that this neighbourhood is known for.Read more +

Browse chic boutiques as well as local open-air markets, popping into fromageries and boulangeries like the locals and maybe sampling some delicacies like a macaron or regional cheeses. 

Explore with your local, strolling along the charming streets and browsing their stylish boutiques and épiceries, through leafy parks where locals play boule and through charming open-air markets.

Stroll along the Rue Sauffroy, which is the centre of the neighbourhood’s African community, and browse shops selling products from across the continent and maybe try some delicious and authentic food. 

Get recommendations from your local for other neighbourhoods to explore to get another glimpse of the real Paris as locals see it.


What To Expect

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality and interests so we can assign a like-minded Local who can create a bespoke experience for you. 

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary. 

Although you will see the main attractions in the area, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things, and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique. 


What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 3 hours with a Local Host
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)


What's Not Included

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


Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.


Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.


Experience Highlights

* Join a local to explore Batignolles, a charming village-like neighbourhood in the XVII Arrondissement
* Stroll through the area and soak up the culture, getting a taste of local life outside of the centre of Paris 
* Browse stylish boutiques, open-air markets, local bookshops and épiceries 
* Visit leafy local parks and wander through elegant Parisian gardens 
* Enjoy a coffee and bite to eat at a local pavement café or global restaurant 

Total: EUR
per adult
Start when you want

You can change your preferred start time after booking

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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free