Buildings seem to grow straight out of the earth in Saint-Paul – Ile Saint-Louis. Its locally owned cheese shops and narrow streets dressed in ivy and foliage, Saint-Paul – Ile Saint-Louis feels at once organic and other-worldly. Although major commercialism hasn’t crept into this canal-filled neighborhood, the crowded footpaths leading to Paris attractions like Notre Dame are just minutes away.See 313 places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Look Back In Time
A very quiet place in the middle of Paris, the Ile Saint-Louis is a village with a prestigious history, [epitomized] by its 17th century town houses."
The Island In the Seine
Many cafes and and Parisian bistros, shopping facilities and the famous ice cream "Berthillon" at the corner. Each time you'll cross the Tournelle bridge you'll have a breathtaking view of Notre Dame cathedral, and the Seine river is at your doors."
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Marc Olivier Le Blanc specializes in commercial and editorial portrait photography. Although he's currently based in the vibrant Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, he returned to his native France to shoot Paris for this project through a traveler's eye. He always strives to turn both the ordinary and the unusual into something extraordinary.
Marc Olivier Le Blanc
Rachael Woodson is an American photographer based in Paris. She studied photography at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and ENSBA in Paris. Her work explores realms of psychology and family. She also photographs for clients including Airbnb, Rolling Stone, and Nylon. Rachael had an amazing time photographing the diverse neighborhoods and people of Paris for this project.
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