Celebrate Art in Saint-Germain-des-Près

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From Tuesday September 19 to Friday September 29, 2023, the Carré Rive Gauche invites you to discover objects and works of art in the Saint-Germain-des-Près district. This unique event will surely delight expert collectors, curators, enthusiasts and the curious.

The Carré Rive Gauche Collections

Saint Germain des Pres

The collections of Left Bank Square, these are authentic objects, sometimes unique, selected by more than 70 antique dealers and gallery owners. The galleries of Left Bank Square (association created in 1977) have always played an advisory role to the largest institutions and collectors. They also accompanied theemergence of artistic trends. The authenticity, diversity and quality of pieces presented by antique dealers and gallery owners make the Carré Rive Gauche an obligatory place to find exceptional pieces.

Over 70 experts in decorative arts, design, archaeology, jewelry and goldsmithing, ceramics and fire arts, furniture and art objects from the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries, modern and contemporary art… await you to share their passion.

The 16th Route of Ceramics, Arts and Fire

Saint Germain des Pres

Le Course of Ceramics and Fire Arts celebrates its 16th anniversary, which has become an essential and global reference, contributes to growing the Fire Arts market by presenting unpublished or unexpected works. The enthusiasm of collectors and curators reveals the ever-renewed interest in ceramics, glass and enamels. The Ceramics and Fire Arts Route is a platform for discoveries, meetings and exchanges. This is a unique opportunity to learn more about Ancient, modern and contemporary Fire Arts(Until September 23).

Gainsbourg in the spotlight

Nestled in the heart of the mythical Hôtel Lutetia,  Bar Astrid proudly presents a unique exhibition named: “ Gainsbourg – Always ". This exhibition pays tribute to this icon of French song 32 years after his death. From the September 20, 2023, this rich exhibition will highlight the artistic legacy as well as the lasting impact of Serge Gainsbourg on the musical culture of the XNUMXth century. Mythical photos of Jean-Jacques Bernier in the 80s to photos of the couple with Jane Birkin in their apartment rue de Verneuil. You will have the opportunity to dive into thefascinating story de this artist! In addition, the Carré Rive Gauche presents a program highlighting Serge Gainsbourg and his taste for curiosities. On the program: concerts, graffiti as well as a photography exhibition at the bar l'Aristide (Lutetia) and in the Carré.

And to enjoy your Germanopratin day… Paris Select recommends its favorite terraces

Saint-Germain-des-Prés enjoys a very special aura… Its mythical personalities, its charming streets, its welcoming terraces… Life is good in the 6th arrondissement of Paris! Between historic brasseries, trendy places and literary cafés, the district has seen many beautiful people and it is always pleasant to stroll there for a coffee or lunch. We make you discover the essential addresses to see and be seen.

Les Deux Magots

Saint Germain des Pres

Renowned for its literary history, the Deux Magots represents a unmissable germanopratin spot. If in the last century, the famous café hosted the fine flower of the intellectual and artistic scene (Verlaine, Rimbaud, Sartre and Beauvoir, Hemingway, Picasso, to name but a few…) today the tradition continues and Les Deux Magots remains more than ever the HQ of Parisian and international personalities from the political sphere, the arts, letters and fashion.

WE love : its pretty green storefront and its covered terrace.

To find out more about Les Deux Magots, click here !
6 Place Saint-Germain des Pres, 75006 Paris


In the heart of the emblematic Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, the Le Ralph's restaurant emerges as a sanctuary of relaxed elegance, where Parisian authenticity mixes with gourmet flavors from across the Atlantic. Dishes are crafted with meticulous attention to quality ingredients, capturing the essence of classic American dishes while adding a touch of elegance and modernity.

Ralph's by Ralph Lauren – 173 Bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris

Flore's Cafe

The Café de Flore in Saint Germain des Prés in Paris

WE love : its mythical side and the VIP's that you can meet there.
172 boulevard St Germain, 75006 Paris

The Palette

Saint Germain des Pres

WE love : Its history (La Palette is classified as a historic monument) and what about Picasso, Hemingway and even Jim Morrison who used to have their habits there.
43 Street of Seine, 75006 Paris

The Café des Beaux Arts

The Cafe des Beaux Arts in Paris

WE love : The very Parisian atmosphere and the pretty view of the banks of the Seine. 
7 Quai Malaquais, 75006 Paris

The Market Bar

The market bar in Saint Germain in Paris Saint-Germain-des-Près

WE love : The always jovial atmosphere, the prepared servers and the fact that the street is pedestrian.  
75 Street of Seine, 75006 Paris


Café Bonaparte in Saint Germain des Prés in Paris

WE love : Its breathtaking view of the church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and its simple and effective menu.
42 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris

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The café La Société in Saint Germain des Prés in Paris

WE love : the calm that reigns there and the elegance in every detail. 
4 Place Saint-Germain des Pres, 75006 Paris

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