It didn’t take long for the new owner of this 366 square-foot space to identify the full potential of this apartment located right in the heart of the highly sought-after neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. These four former chambres de bonnes (maids’ quarters) beneath the eaves with a spectacular view of the church bell tower were cleverly converted into a high-end furnished apartment.
Just a stone’s throw from the Alésia métro station in Paris' 14th arrondissement, architect Bruno Pineteau saw the decorating potential in this cute one-bed apartment. We take a look back on this successful transformation.
The stories of all those who roamed its streets, who loved and fought and rebelled over the centuries still echo within its walls. If you want to hear them, go wherever the wind takes you and follow its maze of alleyways between the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate, and the River Seine.
There’s nowhere else in Paris quite like Montmartre with its bohemian atmosphere and superlative views. But Montmartre also retains a great deal of charm, a friendly small-town vibe.
A multicultural melting pot with a huge array of food choices for eating out or cooking at home, Faubourg St. Denis is one of Paris's liveliest areas. The Faubourg St. Denis exerts an enormous fascination on its residents.
What could be more Parisian than having your morning coffee on the street-side terrace of a traditional café? Parisians love being outside, especially when the sun shines, and there are almost numberless restaurants, cafés and bars with terraces to suit every taste.
How to find a great cup of coffee in Paris? Marais coffee shop Loustic is at the forefront of a new wave of establishments serving a better brew.