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The Earful Tower: Paris

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Apr 25, 2022

It's the Paris Countdown! Here comes an-depth guide to the 13th arrondissement of Paris after we spent 24 hours there.

The blog post is here with all the pictures

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Music: A Pres Maxson interpretation of La mer, by Charles Trenet.

Below are all the places we mentioned.

Where to stay? / An unusual hotel

OFF Paris Seine

Address: 86 Quai d'Austerlitz, 75013 @offparisseine

The best restaurants

Eat in Chinatown: 

Impérial Choisy @imperialchoisy

Address: 32 Av. de Choisy, 75013

Best place for a drink

Evening drink on a boat

Bateau El Alamein @bateauelalamein 

Address: 10 Port de la Gare, 75013

Terrace drink:

Les Tanneurs de la Butte @lestanneursdelabutte

Address: 22 Rue de la Butte aux Cailles, 75013

The best cafe

Bob’s Cafe in MK2 Bibliothèque

Address: MK2 Bibliothèque, 128-162 Av. de France, 75013

More things to find

Stroll through the Butte-aux-Cailles

Visit the antique map shop

Librairie Loeb Larocque - maps & books @librarie.loeb.larocque 

Address: 31 Rue de Tolbiac, 75013

Track down traces of the Bievre river

Find the magnificent globes

François-Mitterrand Library - The Globes of Coronelli or Globes of Marly are a pair of globes (terrestrial and celestial) of large size (about 4 meters in diameter) made by Vincenzo Coronelli and offered to Louis XIV at the end of the 17th century.

Address: Quai François Mauriac, 75706