Paris - St-Germain & Les Invalides (PDF Chapter)

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This is the St-Germain & Les Invalides chapter from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.

Despite gentrification since its early-20th-century bohemian days, there remains a startling cinematic quality to this soulful part of the Left Bank where artists, writers, actors and musicians cross paths and la vie germanopratine (St-Germain life) is belle.

  • revel in a wealth of world-famous impressionist masterpieces and art nouveau architecture at the glorious Musée d’Orsay national museum
  • maps
  • stroll through the chestnut groves and orchards of Jardin du Luxembourg, past ponds and statues, at the city’s most popular park
  • transport
  • indulge in an exquisitely Parisian moment in the Musée Rodin’s sculpture-filled gardens of the renovated private mansion, the 1730 Hôtel Biron
  • restaurants & bars

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

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