QUARTIER LATIN - SAINT GERMAIN DES PRES
Cafes and jazz clubs
of the Saint-Germain district became famous thanks to their writers
and artists. At the end of the XIXth century, Verlaine, Rimbaud
and Mallarmé made the reputation of the cafés "Les
Deux Magots" and "Le Café Flore". In 1925
they became the meeting point of surrealist artists but also of
Picasso, Saint Exupéry or Hemingway. In the 50s ,
Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir wrote there every day.
Go for a walk along the boulevard and leave yourself to the romance
of this area where ideas always bubble up.
St Germain des Pres and the Latin quarter is unique because
it elegantly combines fashion and culture.
This district often comapred with a village has a sturdy character.
Customers who are always looking for new things rush to the numerous
shops of creators. But here, more than anywhere else, the Paris
style finds its letters patent of nobility. Haute couture flirts
with fashion creations and some people say there is even a Saint
In the rue Bonaparte, you will find art galleries, antique dealers
decoration and fashion shops, all with various forms and colours
which prove that creation and history can go perfectly together.
How to get there
Metro line 1 or 10 : Saint Germain des Prés,
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