- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Great location, great value!
Mansarde Augustins is very centrally located close to the main tourist areas.
You will be in the very heart of the Saint Germain, surrounded by the theatres, restaurants, cinemas, museums, bars, etc. of the French capital.
Between Pont Neuf and Pont St. Michel. The building lies 300 metres from Louvre and 400 metres from Notre Dame de Paris.
Mansarde Augustins is located between two courts in a magnificent historic palace. Very peaceful. allowing guests to relax and unwind after experiencing the buzz of Paris.
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Charming garret in the hearth of the ancient Paris
Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris Region), France
Additional Location Information
Here some information about the neighborhood of our apartment and 6 arrondissement
Paris is divided in many different arrondissements (a kind of boroughs).
The most important and the best known are 6th, 7th, 8th and 16th arrondissement.
The 6th arrondissement is considered the most ancient and precious arrondissement in Paris.
The mayor of Paris has declared the 6th arrondissement the ONLY protected area in Paris.
The 6th arrondissement is plenty of historical places.
Many important artists, philosophers, poets have been living in that area. Spot points of their past are visible in most of street, coffee shops, brasseries.
Pablo Picasso has been living in Rue des Grands Augustins for 19 years. In the same street were living the Delunays and Apollinaire.
The “Deux Magots” is very famous for having had guests like J P Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir.
The “Flore” for the “Nouveaux Philosophes”
The “Procope” for having had guests like Voltaire and Diderot.
King Louis XIII has been crowned in Rue des Grands Augustins.
Medici Palace is in Luxembourg Gardens.
The museum of “La Monnaie” is in 6th arrondissement.
The museum Théodore Géricault is in the 6th arrondissement, place Furstemberg.
The museum “D’Orsay” is between 6th and 7th arrondissement.
The famous Pont Neuf, Place St. Michel, the Roman SPA, Boulevard St. Germain, Boulevard St. Michel, the “Conciergerie” of Marie Antoiniette are only some of the beautiful places you can see in the 6th arrondissement.
All Paris is beautiful but only few arrondissement are plenty of history and only the 6th arrondissement is the history of Paris, history from the beginning, from the last battle of Vercingetorix army against Cesar army (this battle was fought in the area of St. Germain des Près). In the same Church (St. Germain des Près Church), that, of course you can visit, two thousand years later, was celebrated the funeral of Oscar Wilde.
The same area is described from LF Céline, E Hamingway, Robbe Grillet, Simone de Beauvoir, and, just for curiosity, from all the poets belonging to the Beat Generation who were living between Pont Neuf and Pont St. Michel.
Notre Dame de Paris is 300 meters far from Pont St. Michel.
The Louvre is 200 meters far from Pont Neuf.
If you look for a Greek restaurant, a Russian restaurant, an Italian restaurant or, like it should be, a good or a gourmet famous French restaurant, then you found the right place.
The best restaurants in Paris are in 6th arrondissement (also in 5th and 1st arrondissement).
All the area is sparkling in the night and day time with the ancient bookstores, antiques shops, bouquinistes, local markets. A night out, after the restaurant, is a special night because you can find jazz bars and special nightclubs and more restaurants open all the night.
It’s impossible to walk in the 6th arrondissement without being fascinated from the fine art galleries, fashion shops, trend furniture shops, special brasseries like Lipp, special “promenades” along the river Seine, where the “Peniches” will guest you sitting by the water in front of the magnificent buildings of 18th Century.
You can also walk, if you like, along the river towards the Tour Eiffel. There you can find all the Architecture from 13th to 20th Century, all famous and historical buildings, the Grande Esplanade, the Musée de l’armée and, on the other side of the river the Louvre, Les Tuleries, les Champs Elysées until the Arc du Triomphe.
But in the 6th arrondissement you can also find famous jewellers, historical markets, the way to the St. Sulpice Church, and the famous small streets that were saved from Haussmann, when Paris was made new, like you can see it now.
Paris, the Paris sang from Edith Piaf and Luis Armstrong is all there, where the Odeon Theatre is. Paris the romantic and the authentic, Paris des ‘chansonniers’, Paris of the Sorbonne, Paris of the ancients orders of monasteries, Paris the unforgettable is ONLY there, in the 6th arrondissement.
So now you know, what you are looking for.
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Last updated on March 01, 2015
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- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Stereo or CD player
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no