The Rue du Bac - Musée d'Orsay district in Paris
The Church of St. Thomas Aquinas in the east, the Musée d'Orsay to the west, the quays of the Seine to the north and the Rue de Babylone to the south define the boundaries of one of the most beautiful parts of Paris: Rue du Bac - Musée d'Orsay, in the 7th district. The area has a bourgeois charm that emanates from the multiple buildings, a charm that seamlessly blends with the urbane dynamism of a busy cultural life. The many museums, that are interspersed here and there with contemporary art galleries, attract crowds of visitors. There are also high-end interior design shops, more art galleries and the famous Bon Marché.
Lodgis have selected the best apartments in the Rue du Bac and the Musée d'Orsay neighbourhood in Paris.
These apartments have been visited and thoroughly checked by our staff to ensure you a pleasant stay in Paris.
The dynamism of the neighbourhood Rue du Bac - Musée d'Orsay in Paris
When you stroll through the streets of Rue du Bac and Musée d'Orsay, you will be kept busy with the many museums and shopping options that exist alongside the principal monuments of the neighbourhood.
There is, for example, the church of St. Thomas Aquinas, with its great organ and wall paintings, the former Laennec hospital, classified as a historical building, and the Hotel Matignon, the current residence of the Prime Minister. They are all well worth a visit. The neighbourhood of Rue du Bac - Musée d'Orsay is, as its name suggests, perhaps most famous for its old railway station that has now been transformed into a museum of painting.
Today, the Musée d'Orsay houses the major works of Impressionism and nineteenth century, including paintings by Monet, Pissaro, but Gauguin, Courbet, Degas, while also offering regular exhibitions by the greatest painters of the world. If you like contemporary art, you will love exploring the many galleries in the area, particularly on the side of the Quai Voltaire and Rue de l'Université.
The Maillol Museum, the Boulevard de Grenelle, and the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts, on the Boulevard Saint Germain, attract many visitors. If you want to buy souvenirs of your time in the neighbourhood of Rue du Bac -Musée d'Orsay, then Le Bon Marché and the designer shops of the Boulevard Saint Germain and the Rue de Varenne, are perfect for a spot of shopping.
Finally, you can travel around the district with ease as the area has two metro lines (12 and 10) that intersect at Sèvres-Babylone station while serving Rue du Bac and Solferino.
We also have other apartments in other areas of the 7th arrondissement, such as Invalides and Eiffel Tower - Champs de Mars. Don't hesitate to check them out!
The area of the Rue du Bac and Musée d'Orsay has many features and activities. Thanks to Lodgis, you will be able to discover Paris from another perspective when you stay there in the best apartments in town.