Download the Paris Montparnasse – Rue du Bac Artistic Itinerary

An Unusual Art walk from Montparnasse metro station to Rue du Bac metro station (15th to 7th arrondissements) to download for 5 euros (secured payment by Paypal or credit card), for half a day or one day if you visit the museums 

An exiting walk to do with your family, friends or alone just for the pleasure ! 

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Discover some surprising “little” museums (Musée du Montparnasse, Musée Bourdelle and Musée Maillol), Rue du Cherche Midi and its architectural gems, Juliette Récamier and her salon, the Lutetia Hotel, the Bon Marché department store, a kitchen garden and an English garden, a curiosity shop, our top arty addresses for a drink, lunch or stay, and many more surprises!

Look at the slideshow – Read the extracts – Download the digital guide, price : 5 euros by Paypal or credit card Secured payment – Follow the Itinerary on Google Map and … share with us your discoveries !

The digital guide is a PDF document with the detailed itinerary, complete information about the places to visit, and our good adresses 

Extracts :

  • Upon exiting the Montparnasse metro station at Place Bienvenue, cross the bridge to discover a lush, green cul-de-sac located at 21 Avenue du Maine and visit Musée du Montparnasse, one of the smallest museums in Paris (see Practical Info). Be careful not to miss the entrance hidden among the foliage! Montparnasse owes its reputation to a period at the start of the twentieth century, around 1910-1920, during which French and European “Ecole de Paris” artists (a name given to the movement by critics) producing figurative art, such as Picasso, Foujita, Pascin, …
  • Rue du Cherche-Midi has a charm that is almost without equal in Paris. Settled from the 17th century onwards, the 18th century saw it lined with mansions …
  • …to relax in Square Roger Stephane (previously Square Récamier), a charming scented English garden (with lavender, sage, etc.). This is where the Abbaye-aux-Bois was located: a convent which offered apartments to high-born but penniless women and which was home to Juliette Récamier for 30 years from 1819-1849. Here, she created her famous salon …

Our top arty addresses to stop for a coffee, lunch or a stay along the walk :  Le Petit Olivier, Mamie Gateaux, Hotel Saint Grégoire, La Belle Juliette, Hôtel Lindbergh, Hôtel Lutetia Paris Rive-Gauche …

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