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

Anders Zorn - Le Buisson aquarelle 1886

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. 

 

 

 

 

GRAND PALAIS : Open every day except on Tuesday from 10 a.m to 6 p.m, until 10 p.m on Wed/Fri/Sat.

IRVING PENN until January 21st 2018
The year 2017 celebrates the centenary of the birth of Irving Penn, one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century. In partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Grand Palais pays tribute to this talented artist, famous for his photographs of major personalities such as Pablo Picasso, Yves Saint Laurent, Audrey Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock, etc. His work is characterized by an elegant simplicity and a remarkable rigor, from the studio to the draw to which Penn grants meticulous care. Remaining faithful to studio photography, he creates, in each portrait, a true intimacy with his model, which is the signature of Irving Penn.


MUSEE DES ARTS DECORATIFS : Open every day except on Monday from 11 a.m to 6 p.m

CHRISTIAN DIOR until January 7th 2018
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior. This lavish and comprehensive exhibition invites visitors on a voyage of discovery through the universe of the House of Dior’s founder and the illustrious couturiers who succeeded him: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and, most recently, Maria Grazia Chiuri.


PETIT PALAIS :  Open every day except on Monday from 10 a.m to 6 p.m

ANDERS ZORN : Sweden's Master Painter until 17 December 2017
After the Carl Larsson exhibition in 2014, the Petit Palais is devoting a major retrospective to the work of Anders Zorn (1860-1920), the other central figure of Swedish painting at the turn of the 19th-century. During his lifetime, Zorn achieved great renown as a portrait painter and etcher.
Along with Sargent, Sorolla, Boldini, and Besnard, he was one of the most visible disciples of an international style that was both modern and masterful, where energetic brushwork combined with bold composition and lighting to create elegant portraits that were also great works of art. This first retrospective in Paris should mark the return to grace of a master who remains very popular in Scandinavia, and was celebrated with success in San Francisco and New York in 2013-2014.


MUSEE MAILLOL : Open every day from 10:30 a.m to 6:30 p.m

POP ART : ICONS THAT MATTER until 21 January 2018
Initiated by the famous sculptor and patron Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942), the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York offers a true anthology of American art from the 20th and 21st centuries, Art »: paintings, sculptures, serigraphs ..
Major figures of the Pop Art movement, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, to the monumental sculptures and canvases of Claes Oldenburg, Tom Wesselmann, James Rosenquist and Alex Katz, Andy Warhol's silkscreen prints, Jim Dine and Roy's paintings Lichtenstein, the exhibition presents some sixty works of post-war American Pop Art from the early 1960s to the late 1970s

 

 

 

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

Our Concierges Suggestions on Exhibitions - October 2017
 

  

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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