Place Vendôme: Famous residents ?

Frédéric Chopin, (1810-1849), the Polish composer, at 12, Place Vendôme, where he died. Coco Chanel, (1883-1971), the fashion designer, at 15, Place Vendôme, (the Hôtel Ritz Paris).

Museums, Place

Famous resident of the Place des Vosges, Paris ?

Victor Hugo from 1832 – 1848, No. 6, “Maison de Victor Hugo”, now a museum devoted to his memory.  


Place de Furstenberg ?

The small square is in fact a street, located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. It bears the name of Cardinal Guillaume-Egon de Fürstenberg (1629-1704), abbot of Saint- Germain -des-Prés in 1697. At number 6, the Delacroix museum where the artist had his studio and ended his days. Location of the famous last […]

Landmarks, Place

Looking at Paris from the Square du Vert-Galant ?

An absolute must-see, in the center of Paris: the Square du Vert-Galant is a park named in honour of Henry IV, nicknamed the “Green Gallant”, located Ile de la Cité, 1st arrondissement.


Maison de la Pomme de Pin at Place de la Contrescarpe ?

Situated in the fifth arrondissement of Paris, the Place de la Contrescarpe is the axis of a large, formerly working-class district, the ancient Faubourg Saint-Médard. In the Middle Ages the area lay outside the walls of the city. The most popular tavern was the Maison de la Pomme de Pin, François Villon drank at this […]


Place Dauphine, a Square in Paris ?

Place Dauphine: a public square, actually triangular in shape, located in the Île de la Cité in the first arrondissement of Paris,. Initiated by Henry IV in 1607, was named after his son the Dauphin, the future King Louis XIII. The entrance on the middle of the Pont-Neuf has not changed since.


Place de la Concorde, Paris ?

Budget hotel best price guaranteed Place de la Concorde, Paris, France.