Mouffetard is one of Paris' oldest market streets, built atop an old Roman road. Start at the bottom of the street, and browse your way past produce sellers and flea-market vendors to the top. Afterward, find outdoor seating at bars around Place de la Contrescarpe. The market is closed on Mondays.
Getting Around Paris
The best way to get around Paris is by using public transportation. The metro, bus or RER suburban trains are by far the easiest and most efficient way to move around the city. The metro operates from 6:30 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6:30 a.m. until 2:15 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. The bus operates Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Some bus routes that serve major transit hubs have extended hours until 12:30 a.m. Metro and bus fares start at 1.70€. Multiple pass books (which afford you a discount) are available as are day passes. Taxis are also a convenient way to get around the city. Minimum fare is 6.40€ and charges vary based on traffic and time. All Paris taxi services can be contacted by calling 01 45 30 30 30.
- Charles de Gaulle Airport-CDG
- Paris Orly Airport-ORY
- 45€ (depending on traffic)
Things to Do and See Near Mouffetard
- Notre Dame de Paris
- Musée d'Orsay
- Palais Garnier
- Tuileries Garden
- Place de la Concorde
- Arc de Triomphe
- Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, Paris