Discovering the hotel area

From 02 march 2021 to 02 march 2025

The staff at the Saint Séverin hotel has concocted a top 5 of unusual addresses to visit in the area.

Arène de Lutèce

The arenas of Lutetia are the oldest vestiges of Paris, they date from the 1st century to the time of the Roman domination. Fun Fact: in the 19th century, the site almost disappeared but this was not the case thanks to the intervention of Victor Hugo, among others, who preached in order to preserve these vestiges.

49 Rue Monge, 75005 Paris

Square René Viviani

Offering a view of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, René Viviani Square is home to the oldest tree in Paris: a robinia planted in 1601.

25 Quai de Montebello, 75005 Paris

Cour du Commerce Saint André

The sublime Cour du Commerce Saint André is a timeless place in the heart of historic Paris. Fun Fact: this open-air passage was first a palm-sized playground and marked the boundary of the city of Paris in the 18th century, later this charming courtyard was also a refuge for thinkers and revolutionaries!

Cour du Commerce Saint André, 75006 Paris

Mosquée de paris

In the heart of the Latin Quarter, the Hispano-Moorish style Great Mosque of Paris is an oasis of greenery. This place was inaugurated in 1926 as a tribute to the thousands of Muslims who died for France during the First World War.

2bis Place du Puits de l'Ermite, 75005 Paris

Place de la Sorbonne

Take a walk from the Saint Séverin Hotel to the Place de la Sorbonne. Place de la Sorbonne was a particularly symbolic place during the events of May 68 and has remained a place of student protest.

Place de la Sorbonne, 75005 Paris


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