Paris's oldest church was built to shelter a simple shard of wood, said to be a relic of Jesus' cross brought back from Spain in AD 542. Vikings came down the Seine and sacked the sanctuary, and Revolutionaries used it to store gunpowder. Yet the elegant building has defied history's abuses: its…
A must see and in front of the iconic Cafe Flore and Cafe les 2 Magots and the very nice restaurant la Societe
Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés just beyond the outskirts of early medieval Paris, was the burial place of Merovingian kings of Neustria. At that time, the Left Bank of Paris was prone to flooding from the Seine, so much of the land could not be built upon and the Abbey stood in the middle of…
Mon église préféré à Paris ! J'adore ses peintures d'inspiration byzantine et ses couleurs vives. Elle invite au calme et au repos en visitant le quartier latin.
“They have the most beautiful and high quality French products for souvenirs or just a present for yourself! Everything from T-shirts to tote-bags, baby gifts to lingerie ... and the packaging is almost too pretty to undo!”
“Rue de l'Abbaye is a commercial street in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, named after the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. It has a length of some 170m and runs from the Rue Guillaume Apollinaire to the Rue de l'Echaudé. The street itself dates from 1800 although the land it runs over has a much longer history. ”
“Very classic French bistro by Alain Ducasse. The whole duck and profiteroles are exceptional. On the pricier side ”
“Aromatherapy store ! Excellent price/quality. Aroma Zone has the best cosmetics products in the market !”