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!

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

Uzès

Images: Susie Hollands Head off the well-trodden Provence tourist trail to medieval town Uzès in neighbouring region Gard. This a sun-drenched patch of fertile Languedoc land features the distinctive stark Mediterranean landscapes and is known for its wine, produce,… Read more

Marché Bastille

Text: Jill Pope Image: Alain Bachellier There’s nothing quite like waking up at a civilised hour on a Sunday morning and heading to the market to get inspired for something to put on the stove for dinner that night.… Read more

Meet the Locals: Juliette in Saint-Paul/Place des Vosges

Image: Susie Hollands Vingt Paris Magazine knows that there’s nothing quite like a local’s insider knowledge, so we go straight to source. Juliette has lived in the ‘lower’ Marais (around Saint Paul and Place des Vosges) for two years,… Read more

Mélodies Graphiques

Image: Karen Text: Jill Pope For anyone with a major stationery fetish, if you haven’t already discovered it, Mélodies Graphiques may be your new mecca. This shop was a like a chimera for me – I discovered it while… Read more

Micro-quartier profile: Saint-Paul/Place des Vosges

Words: Jill Pope The Marais, which spans the 3rd and 4th arrondissements, is far from a homogenous bloc, but a collection of neighbourhoods with their own character. The eastern part of the 4th arrondissement – that is, the ‘lower’ part of the… Read more

Marché d’Aligre

With Emile Zola’s ‘belly of Paris’, Les Halles, reduced to a grim, labyrinthine shopping complex and a hunk of land permanently ‘under construction’, Parisians were in need of another market standard. Thus Marché d’Aligre, situated near metro Ledru-Rollin in… Read more

Comestibles et Marchand de Vins

Words: Jill Pope Image: Comestibles et Marchand de Vins The best part of moving to a new neighbourhood is discovering the local haunts. The kind of places that might not necessarily be the first port of call for visitors… Read more

Meet the Locals: Anne-Laure and Harry in Clignancourt-Jules Joffrin

Image: Rui Ornelas Vingt Paris Magazine knows that there’s nothing quite like a local’s insider knowledge, so we go straight to source. To get the low-down on the northern part of the 18th arrondissement, we chatted to Anne-Laure and Harry,… Read more