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Ile Saint-Louis

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Address: 44 Rue Saint-Louis en L'ile, 75004 Paris, France
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Cobble-stoned neighborhood featuring quiet shops, cafes and bistros.
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spectacular afternoon stroll

the views around the area walking across the bridges amazing!!! great for weekends strolls on a nice spring day...

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

the views around the area walking across the bridges amazing!!! great for weekends strolls on a nice spring day...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The Ile St Louis is the smaller,quieter,but much more interesting part of the Ile-de-la-Cite.The rue St-louis-en-Lile is the main street of the island;a street of boutiques,restaurants and grand mansions.The 17th century church of St Louis has an unusual iron clock outside,and an interior decorated with 16th and 17th century artworks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

definitely worth a walk around. it is just across the bridge from Notre Dame. there are some great cafes and of course we had to have the Berthillon ice cream. We got a feeling of being out of the city even though Notre Dame was just a few minutes away. very relaxing part of our trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Here you are in the heart of Paris.....mean building is the Notre Dame which is beautiful inside and has a great historical value

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

There's nothing wrong with walking the streets of Ile St-Louis, but nothing particularly remarkable either. You'll end up in the neighbourhood because you'll be at Ile de la Cite (home of Notre Dame), so why not wander the birthplace of Paris? However, there wasn't much unique charm for me. I've wandered nicer streets on the Left Bank. And the shops... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

It can be crowded especially in summer but this island has the great little hotel that I always stay in. Most of the restaurants are very good and after the crowds leave it is a lovely and safe place to walk around .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Quaint, quirky and just fabulous. Lovely different little shops and an assortment of cafes and a wonderful ice-cream parlour!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We stayed on the Ile de la Cite (next to this island area), so we walked down the main street several times. It is very quaint. Very Parisian feeling. Lots of shops, restaurants and cafes. It is expensive, so window shopping was the way for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Did you know there's an island in Paris? Yes, Notre Dame actually sits on an island in the River Seine. Another one of the features that make Paris incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Conciergerie palais Royal with his astonishing Chapel Notre Dame and the river Seine beautiful easy ti visit by hop on hop of car our Boat

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité, sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island, welcomes you with cozy traditional eateries, small boutiques, and what some people say is the best ice cream in the city. This is essential Paris from its very beginnings to its modern appeal.