Cherry blossom dating and romance
For a further glimpse of Paris of the past, check out this guide to Roman Paris.
Today, Rue Monge is named after one of the founders of the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique and is filled with cherry blossom trees in the spring.
Elsewhere in the 18th district, you’ll find gems such as the Musée de Montmartre and Place Dalida., as well as the iconic Sorbonne University and plenty of student-priced bars.
The Latin Quarter is so-called because students of the nearby Sorbonne university conversed with one another in Latin during medieval times.
One of four botanical gardens maintained by the city of Paris, the Jardins are located in the 16e arrondissement and always worth a visit.
Notre Dame is probably the most iconic place in the city to spot cherry blossoms.
With cherry blossom trees not only in the nearby streets and squares but also practically glued to the side of the cathedral itself, you’d be hard-pressed not to get the perfect blossom filled shot!
One offers rare and vintage works, while the other has more mainstream offers on sale.
In front of the stores’ green façades, there are a few cherry blossom trees that are in full bloom come late March!