While the crowds pour into the Île de la Cité, find your way to the Île Saint-Louis where there are fewer crowds and a lot more romantic charm. While the Île Saint-Louis doesn't have much touristic appeal, the island itself is an attraction—a true island of tranquility in a roiling urban sea. Meander your way through the small alleys and streets that make up this ritzy part of Paris. Be sure to stop by Berthillon for some world-famous ice cream as you enjoy floodlit views of Notre Dame and the Seine.
Shoppers inside the renowned Printemps Mode department store might find a sweet respite at Ladurée, ... Read more