St. Germain des Prés

This is the best-known, most visited part of the Sixth. The reason is that it’s a mix of chic and commercial, plus central and beautiful. Highlights here include the picture-perfect, quiet area around Place de Furstemberg, the very old church after which the quarter is named, Café de Flore, Café des Deux Magots (don’t bother eating at these institutions. The food is pricey and frankly not worth the Benjamins. Instead, enjoy a drink on the terrace), Rue Bonaparte, Rue Jacob, and Rue de l’Université. Quaint rue de Buci is filled with tons of touristy restaurants and bars, and it gets loud.

Coffee shops


Christophe Micha­lak of Micha­lak Paris

Bon­jour Jacob

Bakeries + Sweets 

Fou de Patisserie

Pierre Mar­col­i­ni

La Mai­son du Chocolat



Mai­son Sauvage


Dilet­tantes Cave à Champagne

The High­lander

Pre­scrip­tion Cock­tail Club

Le 43 Roof Top

Museums + More

Musée Librairie du Compagnonnage

Musée du Luxembourg

Musée Zad­kine

Car­ré d’artiste

Musée Nation­al Eugène Delacroix


Hôtel Récami­er

Hôtel Lute­tia

Food Markets

Marché Cou­vert Saint-Ger­main (Indoor)

6 Rue Lobineau
Open: Tue — Sat — 8a to 6p; Sun — 8a to 3:30p

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