Symbolized by the magnificent École Militaire, this district is crossed by the elegant Avenue de Breteuil, lined with tall plane trees and much appreciated by local residents in fine weather.

The École Militaire district is full of buildings with remarkable architecture: the “Arum Building”, a spectacular Art Nouveau building by the architect Octave Raquin, or the “Three-pointed Star”, located on the Place de Fontenoy, a jewel of modernist architecture which hosts the Maison de l’Unesco. Dating from 1955, this exceptional work was designed by the architects Bernard Zehrfuss, Marcel Breuer and Pier Luigi Nervi. 40 years later, Tadao Ando built a meditation space symbolising peace.

Finally, nestled in the vegetation of the rue Babylone, we stop in front of the unusual architecture of the mythical art house cinema La Pagode. Lodged in a breathtaking house inspired by Japan, this cinema, which is very popular with film buffs and has been closed since 2015, is due to reopen its doors very soon.

A promise of a peaceful life in a privileged setting.



Bordered by the Champs de Mars, the Invalides and the Seine, the Gros Caillou district has retained the charm of its provincial soul.

Originally rural, the district was gentrified under the work of Baron Haussmann, then under the influence of the Universal Exhibitions of the 19th century. The emblem of the district, the Eiffel Tower, built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel, echoes the industrial revolution of the time. At its feet, the Champs de Mars and its immense lawns invite us to admire its sparkles at nightfall.

A peaceful area for its residents, popular for its many food shops. Especially those on rue de Grenelle or rue Cler, famous for its Sunday market. At number 28, don’t miss the old horse butcher’s shop which has retained its decor dating from 1925.

There are also very beautiful Art Nouveau buildings, rather rare in the capital, including two designed by the architect Jules Lavirotte. Recognized for their exuberant, asymmetrical and unbalanced facades, they contrast with Haussmannian homogeneity.

A definitely opulent and family-friendly place to live.



The heart of Parisian life, Saint-Thomas d'Aquin is a multi-faceted district where the atmosphere of the city reigns supreme.

Full of mythical places and symbolic streets, the Saint-Thomas d’Aquin district is a must in the 7th arrondissement. Crossed by the rue de Sèvre, the rue du Bac and the boulevard Saint-Germain, it is difficult to escape the typically Parisian atmosphere of the area.

In front of the Sèvre-Babylone metro exit, you will come face to face with the first department stores’ to be built: the Bon Marché. Founded in 1838, this refined and singular place with its cutting-edge selection and top-of-the-range services is a reference on the Left Bank. Designed by the architect Louis-Charles Boileau and the engineer Gustave Eiffel, its building combines non-conformism and elegance. Dressed inside with sublime Art Deco windows, you can’t escape its dazzling escalator, sublimated at every opportunity by artists of all kinds.

A joyful mix of genres, Saint-Thomas d’Aquin is also home to the Sciences Po school, the Hôtel Matignon, the Ministry of National Education, and numerous embassies and universities, adding to its student and political character.

Of course, there is no shortage of good places to go, with prestigious restaurants, excellent food shops and fantastic bookshops offering an incomparable quality of life.