La Pâtisserie des Rêves
Musée Maillol-Fondation Dina Vierny
This splendid little museum focuses on the work of sculptor Aristide Maillol (1861–1944) and also includes works by Matisse, Gauguin,...
Hôtel Matignon has been the official residence of the French prime minister since the start of the Fifth Republic in 1958.
Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse
Tucked away at the end of a courtyard across from Le Bon Marché department store, this extraordinary chapel is where, in 1830, the...
Café le Basile
Don’t bother looking for a name above this hip student café, framed by expensive designer fashion shops – there isn’t one. Well-worn...
Poissonnerie du Bac
Self-caterers shouldn’t miss this superb aquamarine- and cobalt-tiled fishmonger. Even if you don’t have access to a kitchen in Paris,...
Lonely Planet review
The most extraordinary cakes, far too beautiful to eat, are showcased beneath glass domes at this ‘patisserie of dreams’ of big-name pâtissier Philippe Conticini. Each month cooks up a different fruit tart – banana in January, almond in March, purple figs and quince in November and so on.