Places to visit in St Germain
In the past, St Germain was the place to be for upcoming artistic and talented types. For a slice of this history, have something to eat at the famous Deux Magots, where Ernest Hemmingway frequented. Café Bonaparte offers delicious worldly dishes as well as traditional French delicacies. It boasts spectacular views of the abbey and is more off the beaten track so it's perfect for a relaxed vibe.
St Germain is also home to École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, once the most prestigious fine art school in the world. The architecture is picturesque and it's brimming with history of previous graduates such as Renoir and Monet.
- Charles de Gaulle airport, 40 mins
- Louvre museum, 10 mins
- Eiffel Tower, 35 mins
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Wonder around Rue Saint Louis en L'Ile for a peaceful shopping experience. This street is packed with a variety of shops from clothing boutiques to more touristy places, such a souvenir shops.
Café de Flore is regarded as one of the most prestigious coffee houses in the city. It’s also said to have amazing coffee, so it’s unsurprising that was a favourite of renowned artists such as Picasso.
Musée Rodin is home to a wonderful garden full of artistic sculptures and the most beautiful rose gardens. It’s a very peaceful place as it's away from the crowds, and has great access to the museum itself.