Maison du Balzac

Type: Art & Culture, Attractions, City, Cultural Venues, Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here

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This museum is the former house where the great French writer, Honoré de Balzac once lived. During his day, this area of Paris, called Passy, was very much outside the city. In fact, this hillside...  Read More


  • Things to Do in December: "Give yourself some extra time for after the museum visit, because the little tea house/coffee shop on site serves marvelous cakes and soothing hot and cold beverages. It is like a little oasis perched above the River Seine in this very gentile Parisian neighborhood."
  • Best for Things to Do in December Because: More than a museum, here you get a sense of how Honoré de Balzac, one of France's greatest authors, once lived and worked.

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