Paris is a city that needs little introduction when it comes to things to see and do. In a safe tourist neighbourhood, the streets are filled with history and art. The studio is right in the heart of this beautiful city in the Saint Germain des Prés neighbourhood. The perfect spot for walking along the Seine, taking in the art at the Louvre or visiting Notre Dame Cathedral.
Home to the Mona Lisa, The Louvre is one of the world's largest museums, and an historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the right bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement (ward). Nearly 35,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 60,600 square metres (652,300 square feet). The Louvre is the world's most visited museum, receiving more than 9 million visitors per year.
The Tuileries Garden is a public garden located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. Created by Catherine de Medicis as the garden of the Tuileries Palace in 1564, it was opened to the public in 1667, and became a public park after the French Revolution. In the 19th and 20th century it was the place where Parisians celebrated, met, promenaded, and relaxed.
Just a 5 minut walk from the studio, the Jardin du Luxembourg, or the Luxembourg Garden, located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, was created beginning in 1612 by Marie de Medicis, the widow of King Henry IV of France, for a new residence she constructed, the Luxembourg Palace. The garden today is owned by the French Senate, which meets in the Palace. It covers 23 hectares and is known for its lawns, tree-lined promenades, flowerbeds, the model sailboats on its circular basin, and for the picturesque Medicis Fountain, built in 1620.
The Musée d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the left bank of the Seine. It is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay, a Beaux-Arts railway station built between 1898 and 1900. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin and Van Gough. Many of these works were held at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum's opening in 1986.
The Café de Flore is one of the oldest and the most famous coffee-houses in Paris. Located at the corner of Boulevard Saint-Germain and Rue Saint-Benoît, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement, it is celebrated for its famous clientele.