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Château de Vincennes – You Don’t Have to Leave Paris to Visit a Château !

Château de Vincennes is easily accessed via the Paris metro – just take the metro line 1 to the end of the line and you will arrive at the Château. After exploring the Château, Bois de Vincennes awaits exploration either on foot or by bike. [caption id="attachment_1183" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Tour du ...

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Paris Church of Saint-Sulpice

It was the Fontaine des Quatre Evêques (Four Bishops Fountain) that drew me in search of the Church of Saint-Sulpice. Located in the Latin Quarter of the 6th arrondissement, it was the lions that had intrigued me.  A photo of the fountain with its four lions languidly draped over the sides just “spoke to me”. They are ...

Paris Walks 6th

Window Gardens of the 6th Arrondissement and What Lies Beneath This stroll is going to focus on the beautiful window gardens to be found in Paris and the great shops and other points of interest beneath them. I want to draw your attention to details of window gardens and architectural features as you walk, allowing you to ...

Paris Walks Marais

Paris Walks Marais 4th Arrondissment: Châtelet to Picasso for Tea Lovers Paris Walks Marais  begins our self-guided walk with a view of the 17th century at the historic Châtelet Metro stop and we will finish our walk at the Picasso Museum. Along the way we will stop for dejeuner (our mid-day meal) at a famous tea ...

Paris Cloisters

Paris cloisters provides another opportunity for a close examination of French architecture in a quiet setting. According to Merriam Webster, a cloister is an enclosed space within a monastery or convent or 'a covered passage on the side of a court usually having one side walled and the other an open arcade or ...

Paris Walks Latin Quarter West

Walking Tour Interactive Map - West of Blvd St Michel On this self-guided Paris Walks Latin Quarter West is a self-guided walk that explores the area to the west of Boulevard Saint Michel. Length:  2.3 km (1.4 miles) Duration: 31 minutes (allow extra time to visit the churches, museum and Panthéon) Map at the bottom ...

Paris Walks Latin Quarter

Walking Tour Interactive Map  -East of Blvd Saint Michel Paris Walks Latin Quarter:  This self-guided walking tour shows you the location of former homes of well-known Paris authors, Oscar Wilde, Jean Racine, Balzac, Jean-Paul Sarte & Simone de Beuvoir and Gertrude Stein. In addition you have the opportunity to ...