If you are staying in the area, why not spend a few hours exploring surrounding neighborhoods like Ile de la Cite, Paris and Montrouge.
People come from all over the world to experience the Eiffel Tower, one of the most popular landmarks in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city center.
Take the opportunity to see the Paris’s city center and include a sightseeing trip to the Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique cultural highlights in and around Montparnasse. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Arab World Institute, Orangerie Museum and the Musee du Luxembourg. Experience a few of the popularater, dance and music shows at Bobino, theatre du Chatelet and Paradis Latin. There are plenty of popular galleries to enjoy nearby including the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Gallery of Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology.
If you love nature and wildlife, go and check out the nearby parks and reserves. These are good spots to relax and unwind. Admire the trees and flowers, take a few photos, or just listen to the birdsong at Tuileries Garden, Parc Montsouris and the Georges Brassens Park.
If you have time in and around Montparnasse, be sure to visit Palais Royal, the Luxembourg Gardens and the Pont des Arts. Whatever your religious background, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like the Notre Dame Cathedral, Eglise Saint-Eustache and the Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois.
To stock up on supplies and buy some souvenirs, visit the Le Bon Marche, the Forum des Halles and the Bazar de l'Hotel de Ville.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Pullman Paris Montparnasse, the Novotel Paris Gare Montparnasse, and the Novotel Paris Les Halles.