Need a place to sit down and… I don’t know… read a book?
Want to have your own reading break here? Or need a place to enjoy the gelato you got at Grom? (I haven’t been there yet, but thanks to an online tip, I have another reason to get back to the neighborhood.)
Here’s how to find this fun little hidden corner known as Square Gabriel Pierné:
- Go to the Pont des Arts (the one that used to be shackled full of love locks until the city took them off).
- Head toward the big dome (the Institute de France), but veer a bit to the right, slip under a pedestrian archway and come out on the other side.
- Walk a short block and there you are.
From there, wander the neighborhood and take in some of the many galleries. You’ll find every kind of art, from the sublime to the slightly silly…