In the shadow of the Notre Dame in Paris is the Ile Saint-Louis. It is one of two islands on the Seine in central Paris, the other being the Ile de la Cite, to which it is connected by the Pont Saint Louis. However it is often overlooked as tourists flock to the Notre Dame on the Ile de la Cite.
What the tourists miss is a peaceful oasis of calm in the busy Paris centre. It is only 1km long and 300m wide and its streets and architecture date back to the 17th century to the eigns of Henri IV and Louis XIII.
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