to the south-east of the 14th arrondissement is the very old neighbourhood
of Alésia, where numerous artists have chosen to live in
the middle of the greenery. On going further into the neighbourhood
you can pass in front of the Montsouris reservoir which is actually
higher than seven-storey buildings. On passing among the workshops
of artists and the squares with gardens, you will reach the Parc
Montsouris, which is the second biggest park of Paris, with a lake,
a roundabout and copses.
lovers of culture :
Paris observatory, located at the north-eastern end of the arrondissement,
will please the lovers of astronomy. This building can be visited
on the 1st Saturday of each month and lets you discover the sky
with its collection of measuring devices, ancient telescopes and
other instruments of astronomy from all ages.
can of course go to the top of the Tour Montparnasse and go to the
Marché de la Création every Sunday at its foot. All
kinds of artists can be found here: painters, sculptors, jewellers
more interesting still is to wander around Montparnasse, with its
architectural beauty, where iron, wood, mosaic and friezes are mixed.
A treat to look at.
lovers of shopping :
largest number of traders is to be found around the Tour Montparnasse.
From small clothes boutiques to artists' studios, and including
the very famous TATI, all styles can be found here.
remember : Le Quartier de Denfert-Rochereau
/ Le Quartier de Plaisance / Le Quartier Montsouris / Le Quartier