for lovers of leisurely walks :
full of people and lively, the Jardin du Luxembourg is a favoured
place in this neighbourhood, and when summer arrives a mass of people
meet here. It is an ideal place to meet people and to see all of
you want to be charmed by the signs of the past, the Îlot
St André des Arts and the Cour du Commerce will take you
on a walk back in time, from the Middle Ages to the 18th century.
the St Germain des Prés neighbourhood opens the doors to
an authentic small village, with the Place de Furstenberg. You can
take your time wandering around the stalls of the Grand Marché
de Buci. The St Sulpice neighbourhood is also a very pleasant neighbourhood
with its numerous small old roads organized in a star shape around
the Place St Sulpice, such as the Rue du Cherche Midi, an ancient
Roman road from the 14th century.
lovers of culture :
Odéon neighbourhood contains numerous cultural sites: the
Musée d' Histoire de la Médecine, the Musée
de la Minéralogie and the Musée du Luxembourg which
houses the Senate. For a pleasant rest, you can attend a show at
the Théâtre de l'Odéon.
rich as the Odéon neighbourhood, Saint Germain des Prés
also possesses numerous museums. The Musée Delacroix, which
relates the life of the painter, the Musée de la Monnaie,
the Musée Zadkine, which is the museum displaying the work
of the Russian sculptor Zadkine, and, finally, the Musée
Hébert, which offers us its view of Italy through its paintings.
lovers of shopping :
Germain des Prés is a place where shopping is the key activity.
Its distinctive feature is the emergence over several years of clothes
shops which have stifled the other shops and taken their place.
Rue de Rennes is the most commercial street in Paris, and is a "must",
as is the Boulevard de l'Odéon.
remember : Le Quartier de l'Odéon
/ Le Jardin du Luxembourg / La Place Saint Sulpice / Le Quartier
Saint Germain des Prés / La rue de Rennes