Explore: step outside the hotel and take a leisurely stroll along the historic streets of the Quartier de St Germain des Prés, from Place Saint Germain des Prés to Place de Furstenberg by way of Rue Bonaparte, Rue Jacob, Rue de Buci, Rue de Seine... If history appeals to you, the îlot St-André des Arts and the Cour du Commerce will take you on a journey back in time, from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. The Quartier de St-Sulpice is another fascinating neighbourhood with its many old narrow streets radiating out from Place St Sulpice. Rue du Cherche-Midi, for example, dates from the 14th century and follows the trace of an old Roman road. The Luxembourg Gardens are a romantic setting for a stroll or simply people-watching.