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Property in Paris

coin-gauche6th arrondissement of Pariscoin-droit

 

tour_eiffelParis 6th district is located at the very heart of the city, on the north bank of the river Seine. It is divided into four main quartiers (areas):
arrow2 Quartier de la Monnaie (North-East)
arrow2 Quartier de l'Odéon (South East)
arrow2 Quartier Notre-Dame-des-Champs (South West)
arrow2 Quartier Saint-Germain-des-Prés (North West)

 

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Famous places

Take the time to wander  the small streets of the district, discover its small shops and  lively atmosphere. The sixth arrondissement offers several interesting places to visit including:
arrow2 The Institut de France, a French society managing five academies, the most famous one being the Académie Francaise.
arrow2 The Palais du Luxembourg, headquarters of the French senate (upper house of the French parliament).
arrow2 The jardin du Luxembourg, a splendid private garden open to the public.
arrow2 The théâtre de l'Odéon, one of  France’s six national theatres, created to house the famous  drama group the “Comédie Francaise”,
arrow2 The hôtel des Monnaies, housing the “Monnaie de Paris”, which issues  coins and produces medals and other items. Many ancient coins are kept there, in the coin museum.
arrow2 The couvent des Cordeliers, a convent where  meetings were organized during the French Revolution.
arrow2 The Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris.
arrow2 The Passerelle des Arts, a bridge linking the Institut de France and the central square of the Palais du Louvre.
Also worth noting is the abundance of cultural events which take place in the sixth arrondissement. The district has twenty cinemas, four main libraries, eleven museums, five theatres, as well as countless art galleries and bookshops. There are also several churches, such as Saint-Germain-des-Prés (the oldest church in Paris, founded in the year 542), Saint-Sulpice, Saint-Joseph-des-Carmes, and Notre-Dame-des-Champs.
If you are in the mood for shopping, the “Citypharma”  offers  cosmetics from famous French brands, such as Vichy, or La Roche, for a reduced price. You should also try the hot chocolate at the upscale chocolate boutique “Cacao et Chocolat”.

Cafés & Restaurants
arrow2 Bistro Le Polidor: In existence since 1845, but don't let that fool you, the carte is quite up-to-date. Vegetarians can choose from various fine pastas- à la carte.
arrow2 Café de Flore: This café is famous for being the  coffee and smoking venue of choice for the Surrealists during the 1920s and '30s, the Existentialists in the 1940s and '50s, and still attracts an artistic / literati crowd to this day.... Also does breakfasts and light meals.
arrow2 Café Les Deux Magots: Another famous literary café, right next door to its great rival Café de Flore. Sartre and Hemingway were regular patrons here and the café confirms its literary connections with an annual, somewhat prestigious book prize.
arrow2 Brasserie Lipp: A Parisian institution since 1880, the beautiful art deco interior complements the famous Alsatian menu and beer.
arrow2 Hélène Darroze: a gourmet restaurant with two Michelin stars .The food is inspired by the eponymous Chef’s roots, the Landes region, in South-West of France.

Price per sqm
According to the website Notaires de France, the average price per square meter was €12,650 for the third quarter of 2011. It is currently the most expensive district in Paris.

Population

There were 44,322 inhabitants in the district in 2008.

Useful information:

Tourism office in Paris:
www.francetourism.com

Maps of Paris:
www.ign.fr
www.viamichelin.com


Tube Map (Metro):

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Travel from the UK
By air:
Easyjet flies from Belfast, Liverpool Newcastle and London Luton to Paris.
Ryanair flies from Shannon, Dublin and Glasgow to Paris.

By rail:
Eurostar go from London to Paris in just 2h35.
By car: You can travel by car to Paris by taking the ferries which go from Dover to Calais and then you can take the Motorway to Paris.
You can also cross the channel with the Eurostar and stop at Calais. Then you will travel on the motorway directly to Paris.

 

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Our team of sale advisers at Sextant Properties will be happy to help you to find a property in Paris. We have a large network of partners in Paris. All of them are registered French real estate agents and speak both French and English. Whatever kind of property you are looking for: farmhouse, longere, barn, gite, B&B, country house, mill, castle or chateau, we will do our best to find a property in Paris matching your requirements.

 

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