Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, Paris

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The former center of the existentialist movement associated with authors like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Saint Germain des Pres Quarter is now a swanky upscale neighborhood. Situated on the Seine River, this area is also an artistic hub, with many prestigious museums, art galleries, and small workshops. The district offers excellent people watching while sitting at one of the many outdoor cafes. You'll know you're in the right neighborhood when you see the famous Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés; built in 990 CE, it’s home to one of the oldest bell towers in France. With our online itinerary creator, Paris attractions like Saint Germain des Pres Quarter can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It is a recommended area for café hopping. I wanted to go to de Mago and I tried to walk from the station before, but because I was tired, there was a distance than I thought, and I was frustrated. I went to a café which was different from the schedule, but the taste of coffee was normal. However, it was a bit of a treat, and I felt the care.
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  • Organized guided tour. What a wonderment. His church with his paintings, his frescoes. His beautiful mansions. His story. His past of attendance, intellos, wealthy, writers, painters,... Request a new visit to deepen. It is impossible to see everything in a day.
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