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With a reputation as the most beautifully romantic city in Europe, it is no wonder that Paris, France is one of the most popular and beloved travel destinations. It is filled with attractions such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Champs Elysees and the Latin Quarter--to name a few. For the shopper, a visit to The Champs Elysees—undeniably the most illustrious avenue in Paris-- is essential. Reaching from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde, this street is celebrated worldwide for its avant-garde stores and boutiques, as well as its smartly-attired pedestrians. The fountains in Paris are among the most exquisite in the world.

The Place de la Concorde

The Place de la Concorde, also known as the heart of Paris, is the place to visit for historical monuments, such as the 3300-year old Obelisque, buildings and beautiful fountains. Home to famous works of art like Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and Madonna on the Rocks, is none other than the magnificent Louvre Museum. Masterpieces and priceless treasures fill the colossal three-winged expanse: truly an experienced not to be missed. The glass pyramid near the front entrance of the museum is commonly recognized from the movie “The Da Vinci Code.

Pyramid at Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Due to the enormity of the museum, a virtual tour is provided to visitors as an overview and orientation of sorts, to the museums contents.

The Fine Arts Museum of Paris

If Greek and Roman art strike your fancy, might we suggest The Fine Arts Museum of Paris (Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris) located in the Small Palace. Here, you will gaze upon works by the impressionists: Monet, Degas, Renoir and others. Ideally, one should plan to visit Paris during the months of May, June and September, which is the “off-season.” Travel expenses during these months are most economical, and the lines at the museums and other attractions are not nearly as long.

Climate

Summertime in Paris is delightful, as well, with the highest temperatures being around 76 degrees. And just imagine spending the winter holidays in Paris! Temperatures hover around 40 degrees F. Plus, it is prime-time for shopping those fabulous holiday sales! Indeed, there is no “wrong” time to arrange a visit!

Dos and Don'ts

Customs and etiquette while visiting Paris deserve some attention. When walking it is advisable to keep eye contact to a minimum. If someone catches your eye and smiles, a blank expression is the best response: returning a stranger’s smile equates to an “invitation.” While sight-seeing, it is recommended that one keep his or her voice at a low pitch, and their enthusiasm politely curbed. Discreet Parisians become easily annoyed with the high spirits and exuberance of tourists, and will raise an eyebrow or heave a deep sigh to express their displeasure. Enjoy your Parisian vacation; Bon Voyage!

Hotel du Chateau

Hotel du Chateau

13, rue du Chateau, Neuilly sur Seine
92200

This charming 3-star hotel enjoys an ideal location in Neuilly sur Seine, a nice and quiet residential area not far from the centre of Paris. With several bus, metro and RER lines nearby, the Hotel du Chateau Paris provides convenient transportation facilities to reach the Ville Lumière. The heart of Paris can be reached within just a few minutes by metro.
Academie Hotel Saint Germain

Academie Hotel Saint Germain

32, rue des Saints-Peres
75007

In the heart of the legendary Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, with its antique-dealers, galleries and designer boutiques, the hotel shares the neighborhood with the Louvre & Orsay Museums. The 'le Bon Marché' is only 300 meters away from the hotel and the 'Galeries Lafayette' can be found at 2 km. The 'Les Tuileries' is only 1 km away and the Tour Eiffel and l' Arc de Triomphe are 3 km away from the hotel.
Ideal Hotel

Ideal Hotel

96 Avenue Emile Zola
75015

The hotel is located in a business and commercial district of Paris. The hotel is only 15 minutes walking distance from the “Park des Expositions/Exhibition Center” at the Gate of Versailles and the Eiffel Tower. The hotel is only a 10-minute walk away from the Seine river and from the French Statue of Liberty! And within a 20-minute walk you will reach the Montparnasse tower and the Roland Garros French open play ground.
Mercure Terminus Nord Hotel

Mercure Terminus Nord Hotel

12 Boulevard de Denain
75010

Altona Hotel

Altona Hotel

166 Rue du Faubourg - Poissonniere
75010

This hotel is ideally located close to the train stations of Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est. The hotel is just a few minutes away from Place de la République. The hotel is located in an early 20th-century building,  close to Montmartre and to the Sacre Coeur.
Hotel Athenee

Hotel Athenee

19, rue Caumartin
75009

Centrally located in the city centre, this charming Paris hotel is situated in the most sought out part of Paris: The Opera district. Located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, the hotel is very close to ‘Opéra Garnier’, and near ‘Jardin des Tuileries’, the Louvre Museum and the ‘Champs-Elysées’ avenue. Also, the hotel is not far from the shopping area of the ‘Grand Boulevards’ and surrounded by RER and metro stations connecting to metro lines 3, 7, 8, and RER line A.
Jardins de Paris Montmartre

Jardins de Paris Montmartre

131, rue Ordener
75018

This hotel is situated just at the bottom of Montmartre, within walking distance of the Place du Tertre and the Sacré Coeur church. Several metro and bus lines are close to the hotel allowing guests to easily reach every point of interest in Paris. On the other side of the street, a bus line will bring you either to the Champs Elysées, or to the cemetery of Père-Lachaise.Paris is the romance capital of the world where you can find the best of entertainment and fine dining combined with a fine sense of style. Paris is steeped in history from the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Sacre-Coeur to the Louvre, which houses one of the largest art collections in the world, including the Mona Lisa. The best views of the city are from the various levels of the Eiffel tower, the higher you go the better. At night, take a stroll down the Champs-Elysees or a trip on the river Seine in a Bateau-Mouche and catch a glimpse of glamorous night-time Paris.
Hotel Des Trois Poussins

Hotel Des Trois Poussins

15, rue Clauzel
75009

This hotel enjoys an ideal location in the old Saint-Georges district in the heart of Paris. Located in the ancient part of Paris, the hotel is only a few minutes away from the Sacre Coeur, the Montmartre and the Opera. The hotel’s location enables you to stay right in the centre of the city. At the Des Trois Poussins Hotel you can enjoy a real village atmosphere at the same time, thanks to the numerous shops, theatres, restaurants and bars nearby. On top of that, metro station ‘Saint-Georges’ is only 150 meters away, allowing you to easily reach all other parts of Paris by metro line 12.
Hotel Tamaris

Hotel Tamaris

14, rue des Maraichers
75020

The Tamaris Hotel offers a perfect location for your stays in Paris. From the nearby metro station you have direct access to the city centre and many tourist attractions, including 'Bastille', the Louvre Museum, the 'Champs-Elysées' avenue and the 'Grande Arche de la Défense'. Moreover, metro line 1 offers direct access to railway station 'Gare de Lyon'. Furthermore, the hotel is close to the ancient castle 'Château de Vincennes' and the beautiful park of 'Bois de Vincennes' with its hippodrome and zoo.
Hotel Les Jardins du Marais

Hotel Les Jardins du Marais

74, rue Amelot
75011

Hotel Timhotel Le Louvre

Hotel Timhotel Le Louvre

4 Rue Croix Des Petits Champs
75001

This Paris hotel enjoys a perfect location in the city centre of Paris, very close to the famous Louvre museum, ‘Jardin des Tuileries’Adres:’, ‘Palais Royal’ and ‘Les Halles’. The hotel is also not far away from ‘Île de la Cité’ with the ‘Notre Dame’ cathedral, the ‘Conciergerie’ palace and the ‘Sainte Chapelle’, all main tourist attractions are either accessible on foot or by metro from the nearby metro station. Guests will be able to make the most of the hotel's location, thanks to the nearby restaurants and the designer shopping streets just around the corner. The hotel has one of the best locations in the very centre and is well-linked to public transport, there is an array of public transport services available in the hotel’s direct vicinity. Metro station ‘Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre’ is only a 3-minute walk away, connecting to metro lines 1 and 7, and metro station ‘Louvre – Rivoli’ connecting to metro line 1 is also a 3-minute walk away. RER station ‘Châtelet - Les Halles’ is a 9-minute walk away and connects to RER lines A, B, and D.
Hotel Timhotel Montparnasse

Hotel Timhotel Montparnasse

20-22 Rue De L Arrivee
75015

This Paris Hotel is conveniently located in the centre of Paris, next to the Montparnasse tower and across ‘Gare Montparnasse’, one of the city’s main train stations. Situated in a vibrant district of Paris, many tourist attractions are within walking distance of the hotel, including the ‘Quartier Latin’, ‘Jardin du Luxembourg’and ‘Saint-Germain-des-Prés’. In the hotel’s direct vicinity guests will also find a lively business district as well as a range of restaurants, shops, cinemas and theaters. Other sights are within easy reach by direct metro connection. Metro station ‘Montparnasse – Bienvenüe’ is right across the hotel and links to metro lines 4, 6, 12 and 13.
Hotel Saint Dominique

Hotel Saint Dominique

62 Rue Saint Dominique
75007

This hotel is situated in the heart of Paris, near some of the city's most famous sights. The hotel enjoys a central location between the Eiffel Tower and the Esplanade des Invalides, near the Champ de Mars gardens and the Alexandre III bridge. The district offers excellent shopping and dining opportunities and boasts excellent transport links to the rest of the city.
Hotel Lautrec Opera

Hotel Lautrec Opera

8, rue d'Amboise
75002

This charming hotel enjoys a central location across ‘Opera Comique’ and within comfortable walking distance from Opéra Garnier, Madeleine, Concorde, the Palais-Royal Theatre, the Grevin Museum, the Louvre museum, the ‘Grand Boulevards’ and the department stores ‘Galeries La Fayette’ and ‘Printemps’.
Hotel Jarry

Hotel Jarry

4, rue Jarry
75010

This hotel is situated in a lively central Paris district, just 150 metres from Gare de l'Est station. In the hotel's direct vicinity you can find shops, restaurants, cafes and a number of large boulevards. The hotel's location offers easy access to the Gare du Nord, Charles De Gaulle Airport and all other tourist attractions in Paris. The nearby metro stops of 'Gare de l'Est' and 'Château d'Eau' give direct access to the very heart of Paris. Hotel Jarry is an ideal base from which you can start exploring the city.
Hotel Royal Fromentin

Hotel Royal Fromentin

11, rue Fromentin
75009

The Royal Fromentin Hotel is located within walking distance of Paris’ major department stores and the Opera House. Situated in the heart of Paris, the hotel, on a major metro line, is just minutes away from many of the French capital’s tourist attractions: the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Left Bank of the river Seine. In fact, all of Paris can be easily accessed from the Royal Fromentin, via the excellent public transportation network the city has to offer.
Hotel De Geneve

Hotel De Geneve

36 Rue De Londres
75009

Timhotel Gare du Nord Hotel

Timhotel Gare du Nord Hotel

10 rue Philippe de Girard
75010

This hotel is located halfway between Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est railway and metro stations, offering good connections to Paris' public transport system. Being in such a convenient location, it is easy to reach every part of the city. In the hotel's vicinity guests can enjoy the Montmartre, Pigalle, Moulin Rouge, Canal Saint-Martin, Zénith, Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Parc des Expositions de Villepinte, Parc Astérix, Parc de la Villette, Cité de la musique, Musée de la Musique and the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie.
Mercure Opera Garnier Hotel

Mercure Opera Garnier Hotel

4 Rue de l'Isly
75008

Mercure Lafayette Hotel

Mercure Lafayette Hotel

7 Rue De Trevise
75009

Grand Hotel Saint Michel

Grand Hotel Saint Michel

19 rue Cujas
75005

Hotel Suede St Germain

Hotel Suede St Germain

31 Rue Vaneau
75007

This charming hotel enjoys a peaceful but central location in a residential area, in the 7th district of Paris. The hotel is close to the Rodin Museum, ‘Musée d'Orsay’ and Saint-Germain-des-Pres with its abbey, the tomb of Descartes and famous cafés. Well served by public transport, the hotel is also close to the metro stops ‘Saint-François-Xavier’, ‘Sèvres – Babylone’ and ‘Vaneau’, connecting to metro lines 10, 12 and 13. These nearby metro lines allow guests to easily reach all other interesting parts of the city.
Hotel Trianon Gare de Lyon

Hotel Trianon Gare de Lyon

52 boulevard Diderot
75012

Hotel Trianon Gare de Lyon, located in the new business location in Paris's 12th arrondissement, is the ideal location for your business or tourist trips. The hotel is also close to the lively Bastille district and near the Palais Omnisports de Bercy and the 'Gare de Lyon' station. Offering an active night life area nearby, the hotel is close to the Bastille Opera House. The nearby train station ensures an easy access to all tourist attractions of Paris.
Mercure Cusset Opera Hotel

Mercure Cusset Opera Hotel

95 Rue de Richelieu
75002

Mercure Saint Charles Hotel

Mercure Saint Charles Hotel

37, rue Saint Charles
75015

Hotel Republique

Hotel Republique

31 rue Albert Thomas
75010

This cosy family-run hotel is situated in the heart of Paris, very close to the Grands Magasins (the famous department stores), the business and shopping centre, as well as two railway stations (North and East). The hotel is well-linked with Paris’ public transport system as metro station ‘République’ is only a 5-minute walk away from the hotel and connects you to metro lines 3, 5, 8, 9 and 11. These metro lines give you direct connection to many other interesting parts of Paris.
Hotel De Sevigne

Hotel De Sevigne

6 rue de Belloy
75116

The Hotel de Sevigne Paris offers a prestigious location in a quiet residential area. Situated very close from various main Paris attractions, such as the Champs Elysées, the Eiffel tower, the Guimet Museum, Trocadero, and the Bateau Mouche excursion boats, to mention some. Additionally, in the hotel's vicinity you can find a variety of local and international restaurants, bars and plenty of options for great shopping.
Hotel Caumartin Opera

Hotel Caumartin Opera

27 Rue Caumartin
75009

This modern hotel is strategically situated in a peaceful area but within easy reach of many dining and shopping venues. On top of that, the hotel is well connected to the public transportation system of Paris. The hotel's location makes it the ideal choice for guests wishing to have a holiday in Paris, full of sightseeing.
Carina Tour Eiffel Hotel

Carina Tour Eiffel Hotel

9, rue de Ginoux
75015

Carina Tour Eiffel Hotel lies in the heart of the Beaugrenelle area of the city, just a short distance from the Eiffel Tower, River Seine and the Parc des Expositions at Porte de Versailles.
Hotel Atala Champs Elysees

Hotel Atala Champs Elysees

10, rue Chateaubriand
75008

Hotel Atala Champs Elysees Paris is situated close to the Champs-Elysees, in the heart of the business, fashion and entertainment area. This is the most prestigious district of Paris. The Paris Orly airport is only 14 km away, Arc de Triomphe is just 500 meters away and the Eiffel Tower is 2 km away from the hotel.
Timhotel Place d'Italie Butte aux Cailles

Timhotel Place d'Italie Butte aux Cailles

22, Rue Barrault
75013

This Paris hotel is located in the city’s 13th arrondissement, just a few minutes from the shopping district of ‘Place d'Italie’. Located in central Paris, the hotel is tucked away in a quiet street in the artistic and lively ‘Butte aux Cailles’ district. The green ‘Parc Montsouris’ as well as ‘Avenue des Gobelins’ are just a short walk away, and the hotel is just a 3-minute walk from metro stop ‘Corvisart’ which offers direct access to the Eiffel Tower and the ‘Arc de Triomphe’ by metro line 6. Furthermore, the hotel is near ‘Parc des Expositions’ at Porte de Versailles, the Bercy sports complex, and the ‘Bibliothèque nationale de France’.
Mercure XV Hotel

Mercure XV Hotel

6 rue Saint Lambert
75015

Hotel Villa Fenelon

Hotel Villa Fenelon

23 Rue Buffault
75009

This charming hotel enjoys a perfect location right in the city centre, next to the well-known Rue La Fayette. This street is over 2.8 kilometers long and links Boulevard Haussmann with the La place de la Bataille de Stalingrad square. This vibrant street and its surrounding area have many restaurants and bars, but the area is most famous for the renowned Galeries Lafayette, located at the corner of Rue de la Chaussee d'Antin and the Boulevard Haussmann. The hotel is furthermore well-connected to Paris’ public transport system, as train stations ‘Gare de l’Est’ and ‘Gare du Nord’ are close by. Also, metro station ‘Cadet’ is only a 1-minute walk away from the hotel, connected to metro line 7. Metro station ‘Notre-Dame-de-Lorette’ is at just 3 minutes walking distance and connects you to metro line 12.
Hotel Courcelles Etoile

Hotel Courcelles Etoile

184, rue de Courcelles
75017

Situated in the 17th arrondissement, the hotel is near many of the wonders that Paris has to offer. The shops, as well as the historical and cultural points of interest of Paris are all very nearby. Not far from the hotel guests can stroll along the Champs-Élysées, the major shopping boulevard of Paris or have a picnic in the nearby Parc Monceau, drive around the busy Arc de Triomphe or enjoy the romantic play of light of the Eiffel Tower at night. Furthermore, the hotel is just a few steps away from Porte Maillot, Palais des Congrès and CNIT Paris La Defense, the biggest business centre of the capital. Well-linked to Paris’ public transport, the hotel is just a short walk away from metro station ‘Pereire’ (connecting to metro line 3) and RER station ‘Pereire – Levallois’ (connecting to RER line C). Both metro and RER lines allow guests to easily reach all other tourist attractions of Paris.
Hotel Angleterre Champs Elysees

Hotel Angleterre Champs Elysees

91 Rue La Boetie | near Champs Elysees
75008

Located nearby the hotel you can find the Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Faubourg Saint Honore and Bois de Boulogne. The bus and metro are only 3 minutes walking distance away and the train station 'Gare Saint-Lazare' is at 15 minutes walking distance. Airport Orly is 25 minutes away by car as well as Roissy Charles de Gaulle.Les Champs Elysees: According to greek mythology it was a section of the Underworld: The Elysian Fields, Elysian Plains or Fields of Asphodel, were the final resting place of the souls of the heroic and the virtuous. The Champs Elysées Street is one of the symbols of Paris. Elegant, even prestigious, the “Most beautiful avenue of the world” adds to the beauty of the City of Light. The northern area (the left side when you go down the avenue) is the Parisian’s favourite side, a meeting place where you can stroll, look, go out, shop and party.
Mercure Gare de Lyon Hotel

Mercure Gare de Lyon Hotel

2 place Louis Armand
75012

Etoile Park Hotel

Etoile Park Hotel

10 Avenue Mac Mahon
75017

The hotel is perfectly situated in a calm but central location, only a 1-minute walk away from ‘Arc de Triomphe’ and close to the Porte Maillot Congress Centre and the ‘La Défense’ business district. On top of that, the business districts of ‘Porte de Versailles’ and ‘Villepinte’ are also within easy reach. Also, from the hotel you can walk to the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadero and the ‘Champs Elysées’ boulevard with its luxurious shops and its famous cinemas, theatres and night clubs. In the hotel’s direct vicinity you will also find numerous fashion stores, little shops, high-quality restaurants and cafés, as well as a charming farmer’s market. On top of that, the hotel is surrounded by shuttle services to Charles-De-Gaulle and Orly airport, city buses, taxi stations, as well as the metro and RER train with direct connection to Disneyland, and a public car park.
Best Western Grand Hotel de l'Univers

Best Western Grand Hotel de l'Univers

6 Rue Gregoire-de-Tours
75006

The Best Western Grand Hôtel de l'Univers is located in the exclusive heart of Saint-Germain des Prés, in a part of the city full of old age remembrances, that invites you to a sentimental journey through Paris. The hotel is surrounded by a wide variety of local and international restaurants, trendy bars, luxury boutiques, shops, as well as various well-known Paris attractions such as the Panthéon, the Sorbonne University and the Cluny Museum. This charming hotel is an ideal base to explore Paris and its lively city centre.
Hotel La Serre

Hotel La Serre

24 Bis Rue Cler
75007

This Paris hotel enjoys a privileged location in the city centre of Paris, only 10 minutes from the Eiffel Tower and the ‘Champs-Elysées’ avenue. Situated in the city’s 7th arrondissement, the hotel lies in ‘Rue Cler’ which is one of the city’s most famous streets and home to one of Paris’ well loved daily open-air markets. Moreover, this hotel is within comfortable walking distance of the ‘Invalides’, and the Seine river. Also all the well-known museums including the new Branly Museum, the Rodin Musem, Orsay Musem, and the Louvre Museum are located close by. Well connected to public transport, the nearby metros and buses take you in 30 minutes directly to the ‘Château De Versailles’ and its convention park or to Disneyland Resort Paris. From the hotel different buses can take you directly to the 'Notre Dame' cathedral, 'Arc de Triomphe', 'Champs - Elysées', the Louvre Museum, 'Montmartre', 'St Germain' and many other places.
Hotel Elysees Opera

Hotel Elysees Opera

17, rue de Turin
75008

This Paris hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Paris, between ‘Montmartre’ and ‘Opéra Garnier’. Situated in the centre of an authentically Parisian quarter, the hotel is a haven of peace, and the nearby ‘Rue de Clichy’ has a nice atmosphere of the old time. The hotel is furthermore a 10-minute walk away from the ‘Moulin Rouge’ and from the ‘Galeries Lafayette’ and ‘Printemps’ department stores. The hotel is also near station 'St Lazare' which connects to metro lines 3, 12, 13 and 14 and RER trains J and L, and within a 5-minute walk away from the hotel you will find 4 other metro stations, connecting to metro lines 2, 3 and 13.
Novotel Gare De Lyon Hotel

Novotel Gare De Lyon Hotel

2 rue Hector Malot
75012

Novotel Les Halles

Novotel Les Halles

8 Place Marguerite de Navarre
75001

Madeleine Haussmann Hotel

Madeleine Haussmann Hotel

10, rue Pasquier
75008

Only 2 steps away from Madeleine Square you can find this modern hotel. Located in the heart of Paris, this hotel enjoys a perfect location just a few steps away from the Opera House. With good public transportation links, this hotel provides easy access to all that Paris has to offer. Actually, the metro stop on Madeleine Square is less than a 5-minute walk away from the hotel.
Timhotel Tour Eiffel

Timhotel Tour Eiffel

11, rue Juge
75015

The hotel is located in the middle of the city centre of Paris. The hotel is situated on a quiet street next to the Eiffel Tower and Trocadero and is only a few minutes, by metro, from the Invalides and the Champs Elysees. You can enjoy a nice walk on the river banks or enjoy a boat cruise nearby on the Seine.
Latour Maubourg Hotel

Latour Maubourg Hotel

150 rue de Grenelle
75007

Located on a quiet street in the Eiffel Tower area of Paris' city centre, the hotel is just a few steps from the Invalides, near the Avenue des Champs Elysées, and the Louvre, Orsay and Rodin Museums. Well-linked to public transport, the hotel is just a few steps from metro station 'Latour-Maubourg' connecting to metro line 8 and metro station 'Varenne' connecting to metro line 13, as well as 'Invalides' station, connecting to RER line C.
Mercure Gobelins Hotel

Mercure Gobelins Hotel

8 Bis Avenue De La Soeur Rosalie
75013

Regina Opera Hotel

Regina Opera Hotel

11 bis, rue de Mazagran
75010

The hotel is located between the Opera House and Grands Boulevards, in the heart of the business, theatre and department stores districts and very close to the Gare du Nord and Gare de l'Est. In the heart of the lively Grands Boulevards, the Régina Opéra Hotel is just a few metro stops away from the Opera, the large department stores and near the districts of République and the Bastille.
Regence Hotel

Regence Hotel

33, rue de Saint Petersbourg
75008

This hotel is located in the centre of Paris, only two steps away from the Place of Opera and Montmartre. Located in the heart of the ,Three Paris, - one of the businesses, culture and department stores - the Hôtel Régence is a charming and cordial enclave of peace, installed in an old private hotel of the 19th century.
Hotel Appia La Fayette

Hotel Appia La Fayette

13, rue des Deux Gares
75010

Hotel Du Moulin

Hotel Du Moulin

3, rue Aristide Bruant
75018

The hotel Du Moulin is located only 10 minutes away from the Champs Elysées and the Opera House, just a few steps from the Sacre Coeur. Champ de Mars and the Eiffel Tower are 15 minutes away from the hotel as are The Louvre, Palais Royal, Chatelet and the central islands Ile de la Cité (location of the mythical Notre Dame cathedral) and Ile de Saint Louis.