The City of Light has always been a breeding ground for literary creation. But a Parisian neighbourhood personifies this image more than all the others: Saint-Germain-des-Prés. From the Middle Ages to the present day, the most illustrious writers have succeeded one another to walk the pavement of the true artistic lung of Paris: Honoré de Balzac, Georges Sand, Guillaume Apollinaire, Simone de Beauvoir, Jean Paul Sartre or Boris Vian.
In addition to discovering the cultural richness of this district thanks to a lecturer, GREETS invites you to immerse yourself in one of the most passionate love stories of French Literature: a tragic romance between Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine. Relive the key moments of their lives, from their meeting to the shoot of Brussels.
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" Paris n'a de bonté que sa légère ivresse de désir et de plaisir » Paul Verlaine, Paris.
This unique route in the streets of Saint-Germain-des-Prés will make you discover the emblematic places of the district such as Le Procope or the Café de Flore but also, more confidential places like the various homes of Rimbaud or the last home of Oscar Wilde.
Along the way, you will be accompanied by the writings of Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine. Their love, "passional" and "destructive", upset the Paris of the nineteenth century. You will relive their entire history in the streets of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. This mythical idyll of French Literature, accompanied by many dramas, will have no more secrets for you.
WINK OF GREET : Paris is a city of culture and Saint-Germain-des-Prés is the heart of it. This visit will make you (re) discover this passionate and tragic idyll between Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine.
DETAILS : This program takes place over 1 hour 30 - This program is available on demand and subject to availability – This experience is valid for 12 months after the purchase date.