Travel to Saint-Germain-des-Près and the Latin Quarter
The church of Saint-Germain
dominates the square of the same name, home to one of the city's oldest cinemas and Café Les Deux Magots
which, along with Le Flore
and Brasserie Lipp, cemented the neighbourhood's literary reputation.
New Orleans jazz and bebop were first introduced to Paris
in the cellars of the Blue Note
and Club Saint-Germain
The history of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is also reflected by the many publishing houses and art galleries which line rue Jacob.
The student uprising in May 1968 made the Latin Quarter
a hotbed of political ideas, and the area's prestigious schools, the Collège de France and the Sorbonne
maintain this intellectual spirit.Saint-Michel fountain
, a stone's throw from the Seine and Notre-Dame
, is at the heart of life in the neighbourhood, close to a host of restaurants and to Odéon
with its prestigious theatre and cinemas.
Chilled out and relaxing things to do
Saint-Germain-des-Près and the Latin Quarter
Plan your stay in Saint-Germain-des-Près and the Latin Quarter in Paris