At QUARTIER LIBRE****, we really want you to feel at home in Paris. That’s why we are explaining and passing on some French key cultural aspects, to help you make the most of your stay.
As the International Women’s Day takes place on March 8th, this week we want to celebrate Parisian women and share places dedicated to women’s achivement.
The first one dates from the seventies and was founded by influent French feminist, Antoinette Fouque. Set in the brainy neighborhood of Saint-Germain des Prés, Les Editions des femmes is both a printing house and a bookshop, which promotes positive thinking and women to be heard, for nearly 50 years. 33-35 rue Jacob, 75007 Paris. Info.
Hello Willa was set up by the City of Paris in the year 2000 to promote women’s entrepreneurship. Now located in the very hip neighborhood of the “Sentier”, a few minutes away from QUARTIER LIBRE**** Hello Willa is a hive harboring start-ups led by women. 6, rue du sentier, 75002 Paris. Info.
La Cité audacieuse
Under the very French moto ‘Liberté, Égalité, Sororité’ (liberty, equality, sorority), La Cité audacieuse is a unique place founded by the Mairie of Paris and the Fondation des Femmes, in the 6th arrondissement, dedicated to Gender equality associations and offering conferences, writing workshops and fascinating gatherings… 9 rue de Vaugirard 75006 Paris. Info.
Three venues where creativity, equality and well-being are nurtured, far from touristic places and easy to discover from you very own apartment at QUARTIER LIBRE****