Experience the quintessential part of bohemian Paris at Latin Quarter neighbourhood. The area is more than 800 years’ old and derives its name from the fact that Latin was the common language of the students, who came here to study from all over Europe. Over the years, the area has undergone gentrification yet the left bank's student and intellectual centre continues to attract tourists. The oldest neighbourhood in the capital, Latin Quarter is filled with historic marvels, beautiful cafés, bars, and shops. The major attraction in this area is the most prestigious and one of the earliest established universities of Europe- La Sorbonne. Basically, the area is predominantly home to young scholars and students, who flock to Quarter not only for studies but for shopping, eating or going out. During your extended stay in Paris, enjoy the lively ambiance, book shops, bars and cafes that Latin Quarter is best known for.
The cultural foundation of the capital, Latin Quarter is surrounded by excellent schools, namely the Sorbonne or Henri IV, the Jardin du Luxembourg and the Jardin des Plantes Garden. This lively area has its historic relevance and you will find traces of Roman city of Lutetia in attractions such as the Lutetia Arenas and the Thermal Baths of Cluny. Shopping in this neighbourhood is a charm. If you want to shop like a Parisian, shop along Rue Mouffetard and get one of the best selections of runny cheeses, fresh breads, and charcuterie. You can also browse the independent book shops of the legendary Shakespeare and Company, selling new and secondhand English books. During your short term stay in Latin Quarter, do not miss the opportunity to visit popular historical attractions and discover one of the oldest areas of Paris.
The area is served by good transportation network and is very well accessed by metro, train and bus. It is very easy to get around in Latin Quarter and the most common way is by taking the metro. There are several metro stations which will help you access the neighbourhood with ease. The two major lines in this area are Line 7 and Line 10. To reach Latin Quarter neighbourhood, get down at Jussieu, Censier/Daubenton, and Maubert/Mutualité metro stations. Charles-De-Gaulle Airport is just 40 min away if you travel by subway and Orly Airport is only 30 min by subway. The iconic attraction of Paris, Eiffel Tower can be reached within 15 min. The neighbourhood is best discovered on foot. Enjoy the scenic views of the area while walking along the banks of River Seine.
Surrounded by universities, the area is mostly inhabited by students. The district offers equally diversified places to stay in Latin Quarter as the range of schools and universities in the area. Staying in this neighbourhood, you can imagine everything easily accessible whether it is high end designer boutiques, bookshops, cafes and bars. The area is mostly frequented by thinkers, students and travellers as Latin Quarter is home to ethnic eateries. If you choose to stay in our premium serviced apartments in Latin Quarter, which cater to all tastes and budgets, you will be pampered with wonderful architecture and modern amenities. We also offer many corporate accommodation options in Latin Quarter that encompass everything exclusive to meeting your requirements.