Paris 14th arrondissement is a hybrid neighborhood with a sometimes family-friendly atmosphere, sometimes artistic and often very lively. The Montparnasse Tower proudly rises up, offering from its 210-m height, Paris most beautiful view while, not far from there, the Denfert Lion is like a sentinel jealously keeping the entrance of the oh-so dreaded Paris Catacombs. In short, there are many wonderful things to do and visit in Paris 14th arrondissement, so, if you want to discover the top addresses of this hyperactive neighborhood, keep reading!
The Paris Catacombs, visit Paris underground quarries
Have you ever ventured to the Paris Catacombs? No, we neither, before a rather pleasant guided tour! This place known by everyone is, let’s just say it, quite freaky, we all picture skulls, looking at us, aligned and making us fear for our lives. After a visit, we can tell you that the Paris Catacombs are not this scary, and we even rediscovered a forgotten part of Paris History, fascinating!
A quick visit of the Montparnasse Cemetery
The Montparnasse Cemetery is the last house of many celebrities and strolling there is a true free and instructive pleasure.
The best restaurants in the Montparnasse area
Walking around Montparnasse to go shopping, attend a play or go to the top of the tower, it whets the appetite! And we’ve decided to give you a selection of the nice tables in this historic and charming neighborhood.
Millésimes 62 in Paris: bistronomic and generous cuisine by Sandrine and Stéphane Savorgnan
A modern and cozy décor, a gourmet, creative and homemade cuisine, an impeccable and friendly service: here’s the magic recipe offered by Sandrine and Stéphane Savorgnan who run the very good Millésimes 62 restaurant, located in Paris 14th arrondissement.
Bistrot des Plantes, the spot in Paris 14th arrondissement that promotes seasonal products
Nestled in Paris 14th arrondissement, in a small lost street, hides a very discreet restaurant but with a sophisticated and affordable cuisine for everyone… Bistrot des Plantes offers a simple cuisine without fuss, but always delicious and with menus changing according to the seasons and the chef’s mood. A small gastronomy gem.
Papy aux Fourneaux, the restaurant sweetly smells yesteryear in Paris 14th arrondissement
Open since summer 2017 in the Pernety neighborhood, Papy aux fourneaux puts conviviality back in the plate with dishes for two or more and large tables. Family dinner nostalgic and French cooking lovers will find comfort food.
Opening of Bleu, a grill restaurant at Montparnasse
Meat lovers will be over the moon: a French grill restaurant opens in Boulevard du Montparnasse. At Bleu, meats and fish follow one another on the grill and are enjoyed with homemade sauces and sides, inside the brasserie or on the terrace.
Reopening of Tripletta Gaité, the pizzeria near Montparnasse
After Tripletta Belleville, discover Tripletta Gaité. Trinity Group’s famous pizzas have landed in the Gaité neighborhood, just a few steps from Montparnasse, for an even bigger gustative pleasure!
Enjoying a sweet break:
Désiré, the Family patisserie-chocolate factory in Paris
Désiré is a patisserie and a chocolate factory nestled in Paris 14th arrondissement. At the crossroad between modernity and tradition, this is the small address that reunites the whole family.
Choco²: the new Parisian chocolate factory by Jean-Pierre Rodrigues
Addicted to chocolate? Discover now the new Parisian chocolate factory by artisan chocolate maker Jean-Pierre Rodrigues. Entitled Choco², this new gourmet address squares chocolate!
Reopening of Laser Game Evolution, 2 rooms in Paris Denfert-Rochereau neighborhood
Are you ready to fight against your friends? In the heart of the Denfert-Rochereau neighborhood, Laser Game Evolution awaits you with its two evil rooms!
Jazz Café Montparnasse
Within walking distance from the highest tower in Paris, Jazz Café Montparnasse welcomes, for free, all jazz lovers. Gypsy jazz, swing on Tuesday, trio on Wednesday, all jazz styles are performed night after night.