Parisian markets are among the best markets in the entire world! And, in the heart of the city, you’ll find Marché aux Fleurs Reine Elizabeth II. Formerly known as the Marché aux Fleurs et aux Oiseaux, this spectacular flower (and bird!) market on the banks of the Seine was recently renamed in honor of the British queen when the Queen of England came to France for the 70th anniversary commemorations honoring D-Day.
If you’ve arrived on the island by Metro, take a moment to marvel at this charming little subway stop. Notice the elegantly-arched globe lighting in the tunnel as you exit the train. As you make the climb out of the Metro, you’ll see the Art Nouveau “Metropolitian” sign