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

Kupka, Pioneer of abstraction 

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.

KUPKA, PIONEER OF ABSTRACTION March 21st, 2018, until July 30th, 2018
Irving PennThe exceptional retrospective of the Grand Palais traces František Kupka's journey, his beginnings marked by symbolism and his gradual evolution towards abstraction, of which he will be one of the pioneers.300 paintings, drawings, engravings, books and documents bring life to the artist and reveal his committed and singular personality. The exhibition leads us to discover his artistic and intellectual path and plunges us into a universe rich in colors, shapes and movement.


INSTITUTE OF ARAB WORLD : Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  10am – 6pm     Saturday – Sunday 10am – 7pm

THE EPIC OF THE SUEZ CANAL Pharaohs in the 21st century From 28 March 2018 to 5 August 2018
Much more than a simple visit, it is an immersive experience that invites the exhibition, over a course structured in four stages. And first of all, welcome to the inauguration of the canal, with great pomp, November 17, 1869. Settle into one of the three official stands raised for the occasion, dive into the newspaper or ... look at the news on big screen ! In the presence of leading personalities from the Arab and European worlds, including Empress Eugenie and Emir Abdelkader, relive the event, prefiguring universal exhibitions and reflecting the will of modernization of Egypt in the nineteenth century. Then go back to the origins of the canal, some 1800 years before our era. Because the idea was born very early to allow boats to go from the Nile to the Red Sea and thus, in fact, connect it to the Mediterranean. Numerous will be the sovereigns to attach their name to the project - Sesostris III, the first to order its digging, then Nekao II, the great Darius, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Trajan ... This proto-channel will be regularly disembarrassed, until the beginning of the conquest Arab.


QUAI BRANLY MUSEUM :  From 11a.m to 7p.m every Monday, Thusday, Wednesday and Sunday - From 11 a.m to 9 p.m every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

PAINTINGS FROM AFAR until January 2019th.
Shedding light on the collection of paintings housed at the musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac. Some two hundred hitherto unseen works revealing the evolution of the Western perception of distant and not-so-distant populations, societies and territories over the centuries. For this initial exhibition devoted to the painting collection at the quai Branly, Paintings from Distant Lands brings together nearly two hundred canvases and graphic works selected from among the five hundred works in the entire collection and dating from the late 18th century to the mid-20th century. A composite and largely unknown collection, where Ange Tissier's odalisque sits alongside portraits of American Indians by George Catlin, and scenes of day-to-day life in Cairo by Émile Bernard stand shoulder to shoulder with prints and drawings of Tahiti by Matisse and Gauguin.


L'ORANGERIE MUSEUM : Open everyday except on Tuesday from 9 a.m to 6 p.m, until 11 p.m on Thursday

THE WATER LILIES. American Abstract Painting and the last Monet From 13 April 2018 to 20 august 2018
In 1955, Alfred Barr brought one of Monet’s large panels of Water Lilies (W1992) into the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, at a time when these great "decorations", still in the studio in Giverny, were beginning to attract the attention of collectors and museums. Monet was presented at that time as "a bridge between the naturalism of early Impressionism and the highly developed school of Abstract Art" in New York, with his Water Lilies seen in the context of Pollock’s paintings, such as Autumn Rhythm (number 30), 1950. The reception of these later Monet works resonated with American Abstract Expression then coming into the museum collections. At the same time, the idea of "Abstract Impressionism" was forged. The exhibition at the Musée de l’Orangerie focuses on this precise moment - when the great decorations of the master of Giverny were rediscovered and the New York School of Abstract Art was recognised - with a selection of some of Monet’s later works and around twenty major paintings by American artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Philip Guston, Joan Mitchell, Mark Tobey, Sam Francis, Jean-Paul Riopelle and Ellsworth Kelly.

 

 

 

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

Please Download our Concierges Tips : 

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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