Near Île de la Cité you can visit the oldest café in Paris and maybe even in Europe. Thanks to its typical furniture it became a Parisian institution.In fact, in this café were seated important protagonists of the last century.
Here, Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau talked about politics and philosophy. In 1800 Paul Verlaine, Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset and Honoré de Balzac spoke about literature in this historic background. We can say that in this café have been written great pages of French and European literature.