Apart from the Île de la Cité, the Île Saint-Louis is the second of the two natural islands in Paris. Tourists will find it helpful to know that this island derived its name after the French king, Louis the IX. Two bridges on either banks of this island help to connect it to the mainland.
This island is arguably the best place to visit when you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and lead a day in comfort away from the luxuries of modern life. Visitors will be interested to learn that this island for formerly used for the purpose of stocking wood as well as the grazing of cattle.
The Île Saint-Louis is also considered as one of the prime examples of urban planning, being totally mapped and built during the seventeenth century. Take some off your time to visit this quaint little island and stroll along lazily on its narrow streets. You can be rest assured that both your mind and heart will find tranquility over here.
A couple of restaurants are there for your assistance if walking along the narrow streets make you hungry. You can also purchase trinkets and souvenirs from the local shops. Do not miss out visiting the Saint-Louis-en-l’Île Church. Interested tourists can cross over to Île de la Cité via the Pont Saint Louis.