Details, Paris

July 29, 2011
GETTING THERE

Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from Dulles to Charles de Gaulle, with fares starting at around $900 round-trip.

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Henri IV

25 Place Dauphine

011-33-1-43-54-44-53

www.henri4hotel.fr


Rachel McAdams as Inez and Owen Wilson as Gil in MIDNIGHT IN PARIS. (Photo by Roger Arpajou © 2011 Mediapro, Versátil Cinema & Gravier Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)

Budget hotel on the Ile de la Cite, founded in 1840 and family-run since 1937. Rates from about $86.

Hotel Bastille Speria

1 rue de la Bastille

011-33-1-42-72-04-01

www.hotel-bastille-speria.com

In the Marais district, steps from the Bastille and the Place des Vosges. Rates start at about $166.

WHERE TO EAT

Polidor

41 rue Monsieur Le Prince

011-33-1-43-26-95-34

www.polidor.com

A favorite bistro of James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway, founded in 1845 and moved to its current Latin Quarter location more than 100 years ago. Try the steak tartare for $18 or the daily specials, ranging from $14 to $23.

La Mediterranee

2 Place de l’Odeon

011-33-1-43-26-02-30

www.la-mediterranee.com

Elegant restaurant decorated with murals by painter and illustrator Christian Berard and a logo designed by Jean Cocteau. Prix-fixe menus start at $37.

WHAT TO DO

Espace Dali

11 rue Poulbot

011-33-1-42-64-40-10

www.daliparis.com/english

Dali museum in Montmartre, specializing in his sculptures and engravings. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (8 p.m. in July and August). $14; seniors $10.

Deyrolle

46 rue du Bac

011-33-1-42-22-30-07

www.deyrolle.com

Curiosity shop founded in 1831, where Dali and other surrealists were once customers. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m to 7 p.m.; Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 -7 p.m.

CrocoJazz

64 rue Montagne Ste. Genevieve

011-33-1-46-34-78-38

www.crocodisc.com

Specializing in amateur jazz and blues and offering used and new vinyls and CDs. Open Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Shakespeare & Company

37 rue de la Bucherie

011-33-1-43-25-40-93

www.shakespeareandcompany.com

English-language bookstore in the Latin Quarter, opposite Notre Dame cathedral. Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

“Midnight in Paris” walking tour

http://www.v2asp.paris.fr/commun/v2asp/v2/MIDNIGHTinPARIS_internet.pdf

A downloadable guide to six locations used in Woody Allen’s film.

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