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Saint Germain-des-Pres Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome To Saint Germain-des-Pres

Saint Germain des pres is a very beautiful and historic part of Paris, and features a wide variety shops, hotels, cafes, boutiques, and other attractions. Saint Sulpice is a large, historic Roman Catholic Church located in the area.

The Saint Germain des pres area provides a large selection of accommodation options, which cater for those wishing to watch the budget, as well as those who are after a more luxurious experience. Many of the higher-end hotels in Saint Germain des pres offer visitors great views of the historic monuments and gardens in the area.

Top Attractions in the Saint Germain des pres Area

Saint Sulpice is the second largest church in Paris, and is only slightly smaller than the more famous Notre-Dame Cathedral. It is a magnificent building located on the Place Saint Sulpice, and is open to the public.

The Luxembourg Gardens are a well-maintained green space in the heart of the city, and a walk through these spectacular grounds can provide a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding area. The gardens are open to the public year-round, and adjoin the magnificent Palais du Luxembourg.

Boulevard Saint Germain is a two-mile stretch of shops and cafes in the heart of Saint Germain des pres, and is one of the most popular shopping areas in this part of Paris.

Eating Out

The Saint Germain des pres area is renowned for its easy going atmosphere and great café culture. There are a number of side streets that are full of restaurants and cafes offering a fun, relaxed ambiance, many of which offer outside seating. The streets running just off the area’s main square, including Rue des Cannettes, Rue Guisard, Rue Princesse, and Rue Mabillon, all offer a great selection of restaurants and cafes from which to choose.

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