If you want to taste the most delicious croissants in Paris, you should visit the legendary bakery Café de Flore on the Boulevard Saint-Germain.
The cafe was opened in 1887, it is named after the goddess Flora, located on the other side of the boulevard. Also the cafe is famous for its intellectual and creative public.
The frequenters of the cafe were Sartre, Breton, Hemingway, Camus, Picasso and others. Also since 1994 a ceremony of awarding the literary "Flora Prize" which was founded by Fredrik Begbeder is hold in the cafe. So if you want not only to try a fresh crispy bun, but also to plunge into the enchanting atmosphere of Parisian bohemia, you can not pass by. For 130 years now, they have cooked the most delicious croissants in the city.
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Cafe de Flore
Cafe de Flore is a famous custom in the heart of Paris. A favorite bohemian cafe of Parisian poets, artists and other celebrities.18
at the corner of Boulevard Saint-Germain and Rue Saint-BenoîtOpen hours:
from 7:30 pm till 1:30Official website: http://cafedeflore.fr
Tips and hints
come early, because by 10 o'clock the croissants may end, but even if you are late - do not worry, order something else and you will not regret it.
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