Paris - Montparnasse & Southern Paris (PDF Chapter)

Paris - Montparnasse & Southern Paris (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Montparnasse & Southern Paris chapter from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.

Here are the cafes, brasseries and backstreets, now swathed by urban grit, where some of the early-20th-century’s most seminal artists and writers hung out. The area’s tree-filled cemetery is a peaceful spot to escape to – and to visit the graves of many of those same visionaries.

  • prowl the spine-prickling, skull-and-bone-packed subterranean tunnels of Paris’ creepy ossuary, Les Catacombes
  • maps
  • share the buzz, energy and zeal for innovation at Station F, the world’s largest start-up in-cubator, during a guided tour of this extraordinary piece of architecture
  • transport
  • visit the resting places of local luminaries, including Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and Serge Gainsbourg, in the Cimetière du Montparnasse
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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