Paris wouldn’t be Paris without the river that runs through it and its 37 romantic bridges… The Seine is the second longest river in France and runs through the city of Paris over approximately 13 km, dividing the city into two sections: the left and the right banks. The river has inspired countless painters, photographers, and architects.
The Seine runs along 10 of the 20 Parisian arrondissements. Discover them (5 on each side of the river) through the lists, landmarks, and photos below.
On the right bank:
- the 1st (by the Louvre),
- the 4th (Paris City Hall, Le Marais, Notre-Dame, île Saint-Louis),
- the 8th (near La Concorde, Le Petit and Grand Palais),
- the 12th (Gare de Lyon, Parc de Bercy),
- the 16th (near the Trocadero).
On the left bank:
- the 5th (Jardin des Plantes, Saint-Michel),
- the 6th (Saint-Germain, Monnaie de Paris),
- the 7th (the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, the Orsay museum),
- the 13th (Gare d’Austerlitz, the National Library),
- the 15th (Beaugrenelle, the iconic Bir-Hakeim bridge).
I hope you’ve enjoyed this introduction to the Parisian bridges and neighborhoods along the river Seine. Do feel free to contact me at Paola.firstname.lastname@example.org for information on properties available alongside the river and in the most desirable areas of Paris.
My next post will focus on the activities happening directly on the river: restaurants, museums, theaters, cooking classes, and of course sightseeing tours of the city… See you soon!