Stretching from the Seine to the Place de la Contrescarpe in the 5th, this street has been home to writers such as Hemingway and Joyce. Discover its history and tempting boutiques and cafés.
A slice of history goes well with a nice restaurant meal and it’s a combination easily found at Le Procope, just up the road from the Odéon metro station in the 6th.
Standing back from the street on Rue Etienne Marcel, in the busy 2nd arrondissement, rises an isolated grey stone tower. Inside, you are treated to a fascinating insight to life in the Middle Ages.
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A fascinating exhibit at the Hotel de Ville traces the history of street art in Paris through the creations of 70 artists.
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