Victor Hugo and "Les Miserables"
Victor Hugo is one the most famous French writer and the father of the Romanticism.
His masterpiece “The Miserables” was published in 1862. Maybe the greatest novel of the 19th century. It is more than a book or a theatre play but a social novel, a political engagement.
Hugo believed writers and artists had a special responsibility in the city. He described the extremely hard conditions of the poor ones in the 19th century society. He advocated for children’s education and abolition of capital punishment...Some of his sentences could still be relevant today.
You ll discover the places related to this prolific writer or to the scenes of his novels.
On your way the most iconic areas of Paris Panthéon, Latin Quarter, Notre-Dame, Ile Saint-Louis, Place des Vosges.
A very romantic tour in the footsteps of the father of Romanticism !
During the tour you ll walk past the best ice-cream maker of Paris and you can complete your tour with the Victor Hugo Museum on Place des Vosges
End: Place des Vosges