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Located on the Right Bank, the 11th Arrondissement is one of the city's most densely populated neighborhoods. The district's most notable feature is the... Read More

Stop here for award-winning baguettes and croissants from accountant turned passionate artisanal baker Benjamin Turquier in the upper Marais. His crisp... Read More

Also called the Arrondissement des Gobelins (District of Goblins), this Left Bank neighborhood is home to the Manufacture des Gobelins, which was named... Read More

20 Sur 20 is a tiny costume jewelry shop in the 1ère arrondisement. Located on a narrow street just one-half block from the Seine river, the... Read More

English-speaking drivers chauffeur you and three companions around Paris in a vintage Citroen 2CV convertible. There are many themed tours, ranging from... Read More

The oldest chocolate shop in Paris (opened in 1761) is exactly as you would picture it: the classic Parisian storefront says epicere fine (delicatessan)... Read More

Located on the Left Bank, a short walk from the Pont Neuf, the Action Christine theatre has long been a popular spot for cinephiles who enjoy seeing... Read More

Haute couture jewelry designer Adeline Roussel runs her bauble business from both this boutique and her atelier in Jaipur, India. Located on Rue Jacob... Read More

An interior designer for more than 40 years, Alberto Pinto has been featured in dozens of magazines like Instyle Home, Elle Decoration and... Read More

Just around the corner from the historic Hotel DeVille, Alter Mundi specializes in organic, fair trade clothes with urban edge. The designs offer... Read More

Set up by Alexandre Mattiussi in 2011, this trending brand already has two stores in Paris. The label’s name means friend in French, and Mattiussi... Read More

Established by designer André Perugia in 1896, this widespread French footwear chain sells trendy, high-quality shoes at reasonable prices.... Read More

At her flagship store for a line of goods that permeates European and Asian markets and can be found in upscale hotel room bathrooms around the world,... Read More

Visit this boudoir-style shop, set up by its namesake back in the 80’s, or any of the other six locations in Paris that were recently revamped. Circle... Read More

Antidote fills a tiny storefront with independent European labels that share an aesthetic of understated cool: Italy’s Kristina Ti, Danish line... Read More

Known locally as the Institut du Monde Arabe, the Arab World Institute in Paris’ Fifth Arrondissement serves to foster goodwill and cross-cultural... Read More

The 2007 winner of the Grand Prix de la Baguette de Tradition Française de la Ville de Paris (the best baguette in Paris contest), Arnaud... Read More

On the gourmet Rue des Martyrs strip below Pigalle, this long-standing bakery and patisserie is famous for its award-winning “Renaissance” baguette.... Read More

Along the banks of the Canal St.-Martin, a bright orange façade marks the location of Artazart, one of the most celebrated art and design... Read More

The name says it all at this understated bar just below Montmartre. There’s a short but quality list of natural wines and cocktails, plus an excellent... Read More

The Sun King’s palace at Versailles is so vast that three different ASTEL stations rent rowboats, bikes, and electric golf carts to visitors... Read More

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