YOUR LOCAL AGENT IN PARIS—WHETHER BUYING, SELLING OR RENTING
YOUR LOCAL AGENT IN PARIS—WHETHER BUYING, SELLING OR RENTING

VP MAGAZINE

THE LOCAL’S GUIDE TO LIVING THE LIFE IN PARIS

This month:

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD, MARKETS, SHOPS, BARS, RESTAURANTS AND MORE!

Saint-Tropez – The Charm Remains

Since a cavorting Brigitte Bardot put Saint-Tropez on the map and irrevocably changed the fortune of this sleepy seaside village in the south of France, ‘St Trop’ has become synonomous with the lifestyle of the rich and famous. But… Read more

Strasbourg

  Image: Daniel Schoenen The far east of France, Strasbourg is the capital of Alsace-Lorraine, a region that has changed hands between the Germans and the French over history, which gives the city a bi-national flavour in its quaint… Read more

Villefranche and the south coast of France

  The Cote d’Azur offers much more than the blockbuster cities of Nice and Cannes – nestled amongst the rocky crests and twisting curves of the southern coast of France lie some spectacular natural scenery, quaint villages and some… Read more

Marché bio Raspail

The official Paris markets website states that the Raspail bio market is the “most chic in Paris”, and who are we to argue with them? This market has a slightly less chic (or at least less bio) version held… Read more

Marché bio Batignolles

Image: Timothy Mason Batignolles in the 17th arrondissement used to sit outside the Paris city limits and the neighbourhood has retained the village-like lifestyle with cute boutiques, leafy streets and a local community passionate about their area. One of… Read more

Lyon

Lyon is an absolute must-see destination for everyone who admits that their favourite part of a holiday is the edible part. Renowned as the heartland of French gastronomy the leafy, hilly city straddles the Saône and the Rhône (of… Read more

Rue de Lévis

Perhaps it’s not technically a market, but the pedestrian thoroughfare near Villiers metro situated amongst the subdued chic of the 17th arrondissement definitely has a village feel. Weave amongst young families, nannies and the odd well-established expat and peruse… Read more

Restaurant Sauvage

Words and Images: Jill Pope If it sometimes feels like the bohemian hey day of the 6th and 7th arrondissements is behind it, Restaurant Sauvage has brought back a rather contemporary reinterpretation of that free and easy lifestyle. The small space… Read more

Micro-Quartier Profile: Rennes/Raspail

Who would guess that this calm and stately quartier, cloistered between the 5th, 6th, 7th and 14th arrondissements around Boulevard Raspail and Rue de Rennes, was home to some to the city’s raging bohemian life in the interwar period? It’s always… Read more