Living + Teaching in Paris, France (6ème)

Arrondissement:  6ème | Saint-Germain-des-Près

Dreamy | Calm | Pretty | Fashionable | Expensive

Common métro stops: Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Montparnasse - Bienvenue, Cluny - La Sorbonne

Where to Drink

Where to Eat


Les Deux Cigales
8 rue Bréa

The Frog & Princess
9 rue Princesse

Brasserie Lipp
151 Boulevard Saint-Germain

Le P'ti
42 rue de la Montagne Saint Geneviève (5ème)

The Frog & Princess
9 rue Princesse

Café de Flore
172 Boulevard Saint-Germain

Les Deux Magots
6 Place Saint Germain des Près

e Violon Dingue
6 rue de la Montagne (5ème)

Where to Party + Dance

Best Spot to Grab a Coffee


Café de Flore
172 Boulevard Saint-Germain

Les Deux Magots
6 Place Saint Germain des Près

Anticafé Louvre
10 rue de Richelieu (1ère)


Le Violon Dingue (after midnight!)
46 rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève (5ème)


Must-See | Must-Do

Museums to Visit


Musée National Eugène Delacroix
6 rue de Fürstenberg

Musée du Luxembourg
Jardins du Luxembourg

  • Église Saint-Germain-des-Près
  • Bring a bottle of wine and hang out on the Champ de Mars
  • Picnic along the Seine (be aware of running into your students!)
  • Flâner through the streets

Ideas for Day + Weekend Trips

  • Giverny
  • nywhere cheap with SNCF trains

Pleasant Walks

Outdoor Activities


Housing Examples

  • 0€ per month for an upstairs room (chambre de bonne) in exchange for English tutoring (usually 500€ per month)

Worst Things About
the 6ème

Best Things About
the 6ème

  • Vibrant and beautiful vibes
  • ich in Parisian history and culture
  • Parisians can be grumpy + you'll always feel in their way.
  • t's expensive!

Pro-Tips from Past + Current Teaching Assistants

  • When searching for an apartment, map your commute from each potential apartment - commute time really makes a difference!
  • Consider au pair jobs in exchange for renting a room.
  • Paris is expensive, so plan accordingly!!


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Neighboring Arrondissements

  • 7ème

  • 15ème

  • 5ème