Hotel near the Louvre

Tourism in Paris

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Take advantage of your stay in Paris at our hotel in the Latin Quarter to visit the capital. Thanks to its central location, the Hôtel d’Aubusson offers you the opportunity to visit the entire city very easily.

Very close to our hotel in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, do not miss the key sites of Paris, such as:

  • The Louvre Museum: the famous museum is located on the other side of the Seine, a few minutes' walk from our establishment. To get there, take Pont Neuf, which will lead you via Île de la Cité, or Pont des Arts. The Louvre houses one of the largest collections in the world retracing the history of art from Antiquity to the 1850s. Among the many illustrious masterpieces, do not miss The Winged Victory of Samothrace, The Mona Lisa (Leonardo da Vinci), The Lacemaker (Johannes Vermeer), Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix), The Raft of the Medusa (Théodore Géricault) or Une Odalisque (Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres).
     
  • Orsay Museum: close to the Hôtel d'Aubusson, this museum, located in an old 19th century railway station, houses the largest collection of Impressionist works in the world. Amongst other things, enjoy the chance to see The Luncheon on the Grass (Edouard Manet) or the Rouen Cathedral series (Claude Monet).
     
  • Île de la Cité: a few minutes from the hotel, visit Notre-Dame de Paris, a Gothic cathedral, the rose windows of which are among the largest in Europe. Still on Île de la Cité, visit the Sainte-Chapelle, where the scale of the stained glass windows will amaze you. And, do not miss the Paris Flower and Bird market: since the start of the 19th century, it has been located on Île de la Cité, on Place Louis-Lépine (open every day from 8 am to 7.30 pm; bird market on Sunday only).
     
  • Île Saint-Louis: upstream from Île de la Cité, cross the island along Rue Saint-Louis-en-l’Île or follow the quayside which leads around it for an original walk in the heart of the historical area of Paris. In this village in the city, you will discover townhouses, shops, restaurants, and more.
     
  • The Panthéon: a neoclassical monument where the great names in the history of France are buried, such as Victor Hugo, Pierre and Marie Curie, Jean Jaurès, Voltaire, to mention but a few.
     
  • Luxembourg Museumin Luxembourg Gardens, this museum welcomes prestigious art exhibitions all the year round.
     
  • The Marais: discover this lively neighbourhood with its bars, restaurants, bookshops, clothes shops, etc. Also pay a visit to the Picasso Museum, as well as the Pompidou Centre, a major venue for contemporary art.

Thanks to a central location and many types of transport, it is also possible to visit other major sites in Paris: the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysées, the Grand and Petit Palais, Montmartre and the Sacré-Cœur, the Pompidou Centre, Canal Saint-Martin, the Marais, and more.

The capital of fashion, Paris is also the perfect place for shopping. Le Bon Marché is just a few minutes from the Hôtel d'Aubusson. Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter also offer many boutiques by young creators and art galleries, in particular on Rue Bonaparte and Boulevard Saint-Germain.

And, be sure to make your way to Boulevard Haussmann, where you will find department stores such as Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. Finally, visit the luxury brand names on the Champs-Elysées, Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V, as well as on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré or Place Vendôme.

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Neighbourhood of art and culture

The Hôtel d'Aubusson is located in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in the 6th arrondissement. The neighbourhood's artistic and cultural vocation has lasted since the 17th - 18th centuries. Philosophers, the writers of the "Encyclopédie", revolutionaries, students, and many more met there and exchanged ideas, gradually turning Saint-Germain-des-Prés into a privileged meeting place for intellectuals. After the Second World War, this centre of cultural life in Paris saw artists, jazz musicians, singers, scholars, journalists, and more, take over the fashionable cafés and clubs.

This exciting atmosphere can still be seen in the neighbourhood and has forged the very special identity of the Left Bank of Paris: literary cafés, piano bars such as the Café Laurent, art galleries, publishers, antique dealers, young fashion creators have already chosen to establish themselves there. A bohemian atmosphere reigns over the narrow streets around the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, as well as the Sorbonne in the nearby Latin Quarter.

Things to see and do in the neighbourhood:

  • The Delacroix Museum: it occupies the apartment and studio where the painter lived from 1857 to 1863 and organises exhibitions around the artist's work.
     
  • The Maillol Museum: discover the sculptor's work. Thematic exhibitions are also organised here.
     
  • The Rodin Museum: sculptures, sketches and other masterpieces offer you the chance to discover the artist. An exceptional collection which, in particular, includes The Gates of Hell and The Thinker.
     
  • The Cluny Museum: a short walk from the Sorbonne, this museum houses one of the largest collections of medieval art in the world.
     
  • Luxembourg Gardens: treat yourself to a relaxing break between the fountains and flowerbeds. The gardens regularly play host to exhibitions, in particular photographic exhibitions, presented on the railings which surround them.
     
  • The Odéon Theatre
     
  • The churches of Saint-Sulpice and Saint-Germain-des-Prés 

Our concierge service's suggestion

Pont des Arts

Our concierge service will be delighted to provide you with help and recommendations. They are at your service to help you to organise your stay. Do not hesitate to ask them for advice before or during your stay.

concierge@hoteldaubusson.com

 

Our concierges are happy to propose you a selection of exhibitions. Do not hesitate to ask them to book your tickets. 

 

JACQUEMART ANDRE: Open everyday from 10 am to 6 pm (until 8.30 pm on Monday)

DE ZURBARAN A ROTHKO, Collection Alicia Koplowitz – Grupo Omega Capital Until July 10th, 2017
Alicia Koplowitz has amassed through Grupo Omega Capital 
Ω, a collection that reflects her own personal tastes, bringing together numerous masterpieces from some of the world’s greatest artists. The Old and Modern Masters feature heavily in her collection, fostering a dialogue of sorts across the centuries: antique sculptures and paintings by Zurbarán, Tiepolo, Canaletto, Guardi and Goya can be seen alongside paintings and drawings by Toulouse-Lautrec, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Picasso, Van Dongen, Modigliani, Schiele, de Staël, Freud, Rothko and Barceló, as well as sculptures by Giacometti, Bourgeois and Richier. A selection of some of the most beautiful pieces from this exceptional collection is to be presented to the public for the first time at the Musée Jacquemart-André, the former residence of another remarkable collector: Nélie Jacquemart, who together with her husband developed a splendid ensemble as eclectic as Alicia Koplowitz’s - Grupo Omega Capital Ω collection can be.


ORSAY MUSEUM: Closed Monday; open from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm (until 9:45 pm on Thursday)

BEYOND STARS. The Mystical Landscape from Monet to Kandinsky  Until June 25th 2017
Connecting with an order beyond physical appearances, going deeper than material realities to come closer to the mysteries of existence, experimenting with losing oneself in perfect unity with the cosmos: these quests are all characteristic of mysticism, the spiritual phenomenon that exists alongside all religions, in all continents. Why not, then, acknowledge its presence in Western Symbolist painting, which, at the close of the 19th century, precisely sought to elevate art to the medium of the ineffable, and the artist to the rank of initiate?


 THE MARMOTTAN MONET MUSEUM: Closed Monday, open from 10 am to 6 pm (until 9 pm on Friday)

CAMILLE PISSARRO "THE FIRST OF THE IMPRESSIONNISTS  until July 2nd 2017
The Marmottan Monet Museum presents, from 23 February to 2 July 2017, the first monographic exhibition Camille Pissarro organized in Paris for 36 years. Some seventy-five of his masterpieces, paintings and tempera, from the world's greatest museums and prestigious private collections, trace the work of Camille Pissarro, from his youth in the Danish West Indies to the great series Urban areas of Paris, Rouen and Le Havre at the end of his life. Considered by Cezanne as "the first of the Impressionists"


MUSEE RODIN : Closed on Monday, open from 10 a.m to 5:45 p.m

KIEFER - RODIN,  until October 22nd 2017
To mark the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin, the museum will be asserting its programme more strongly than ever in cooperation with contemporary artists and is giving carte blanche to the artist Anselm Kiefer. Installed in the exhibition hall, the exhibition will demonstrate the unusual convergence of these two giants, shaped with freedom and liberated from all artistic contingencies.


MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY  Open from Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 7pm (9pm from Thu. to Sat.)

L'AFRIQUE DES ROUTES,   until November 12th 2017
The cradle of humanity and supplier of labour power, gold and raw materials for other continents for thousands of years, Africa has a history that is part of an international dynamic. This exhibition presents a panorama of a continent at the crossroads of different worlds, a counter-current to received ideas.


MUSEE DES ARTS DECORATIFS: Closed Monday, open from 11 am to 6 pm 

PAINTING GOLD AND SILVER. ODIOT(1763-1850), ORFÈVRE (GOLDSMITH)  Until May 7th 2017
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot became one of the most successful and prolific gold and silversmiths during the Empire and Restoration periods. He received several important royal commissions from the courts of Europe, including a sumptuous table service, a dressing table for empress Marie-Louise, and a cradle for the King of Rome.


 

 

Pont des Arts

"This month, we are pleased to recommend :

 

A boutique just a few steps from the hotel :

La Chambre aux Confitures, 20 rue de Buci, 75006


The temple for jams "made in France" All the flavors even the most unexpected available there according to seasons and desires!

Open daily from 11am to 2:30pm and from 3pm to 8pm


 

 

 

Pont des Arts

 

 

For a French fine dining experience :
 

SEQUANA: 72 Quai des Orfèvres, 75001 Paris
Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 12:00 to 2:30pm, and dinner from 7:30 to 11:00pm
 

In Gaulian Celtic mythology, Sequana is the nymph of the sources of the Seine, most often depicted as a girl standing on a boat.

Here, the boat takes you through the poetry of Philippe and Eugénie, our hosts, who combine four-handed cuisine, creativity, originality and perfect marriage of flavors.
They strive to work only fresh products, in season, leaving only their overflow of imagination at the heart of our plate.
A wonder to discover in the heart of the Ile de la Cité, just a step away from the Hotel d'Aubusson.
 

 

Do not hesitate to ask us for advice "

 

 

Concierges Tips

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Le Clocher de l'église Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Le Baroque à Florence - Ecole des Beaux arts de Paris
Le Musée de la Légion d'Honneur et de la Chevalerie
Le Tabou - Club de Jazz d'après guerre
Les Trois Etoiles de Guy Savoy à la Monnaie de Paris
Le Retour du Musée Rodin
Le Pont des Arts

  

Restaurants around the hotel

RestaurantAddressTelephoneOpening timesWebsite
Il Vicolo34 rue Mazarine+33 (0)1 43 25 01 11 Closed on Sundayr.ilvicolo@orange.fr
www.ilvicoloparis.com
Chez Fernand9 Rue Christine+33 (0)1 43 25 18 55     Open every day 
Le Christine1 Rue Christine +33 (0)1 40 51 71 64Closed on Saturday lunchtime and Sunday lunchtimecontact@restaurantlechristine.com
www.restaurantlechristine.com
Les Bouquinistes53 Quai des Grands Augustins+33 (0)1 43 25 45 94Open every daybouquinistes@guysavoy.com
www.lesbouquinistes.com
Kitchen Galerie4 Rue des Grands Augustins+33 (0)1 44 32 00 32Closed on Saturday and Sundayzekitchen.galerie@wanadoo.fr
www.zekitchengalerie.fr
KGB25 Rue des Grands Augustins+33 (0)1 46 33 00 85Closed on Sunday and Mondayzekitchen.galerie@wanadoo.fr
www.zekitchengalerie.fr
La Regalade St Honoré106 Rue St Honoré+33 (0)1 42 21 92 40Open every day
Reserve 15 days in advance
 
Sequana
72 quai des Orfèvres
 
+33 (0)1 43 29 78 81Closed on Sunday and Mondaysequana.paris

 

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