Located in the heart of Paris and bordering the Seine, the Louvre | Palais-Royal district has many historic places, appreciated by parisians and tourists alike.

Worthy of a postcard, the Louvre I Palais-Royal district embodies the classic and timeless Paris, with a unique atmosphere. Here you can contemplate the remarkable architecture of old Paris, which can be seen at every street corner. You will enjoy walking through the golden gates of the Jardin des Tuileries, enjoying its French aesthetics, and ending your journey at the Palais du Louvre and its emblematic pyramid, the work of architect Leoh Ming Pei.

We also like to stroll through the majestic Gardens of the Palais Royal and admire the Buren Columns placed between the Cour d’Honneur, the Ministry of Culture and the Comédie-Française. Finally, we like to end our stroll under the great arcades of the Rue de Rivoli, designed by the architects Percier and Fontaine under the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte.

A district steeped in history that takes us on a journey through the Paris of yesteryear and of today.



The ancient cradle of the city of Paris, the Île de la Cité was for a long time the nerve centre of the capital.

Characterised by its history, its spectacular monuments on the banks of the Seine and its central position in the city, the district is nonetheless peaceful.

Accessible via the Archevêque and Notre-Dame bridges or the Pont Neuf, there are lovely corners such as the flower market on Place Louis Lépine or the romantic Place Dauphine, lined with art galleries, bookshops and lively bistros. On Boulevard du Palais, you can contemplate the Conciergerie, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As if straight out of a fairy tale, it proudly overlooks the banks of the Seine. It was the first royal residence in the capital and the last home of Queen Marie-Antoinette. Today it is considered one of the most beautiful testimonies of medieval architecture in Paris.

Emblematic monuments and beautiful walks in perspective in one of the oldest places of Paris, here is what the district of the Ile de le Cité has in store.