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Montparnasse

Panorama Montparnasse

EDUCO has recently moved to the heart of the Montparnasse district of Paris in a  building that also houses the foundation Robert de Sorbon and the CCFS (Centre de Civilisation française de la Sorbonne) where dozens of teachers inspire an international community of students of all ages to appreciate the wonders and beauty of the French language and culture.

In keeping with its namesake, "Mount Parnassus" the mountain home of the poets and muses of Greek mythology, the neighborhood maintains its artistic tradition. Picasso, Braque and Hemingway, Man Ray, Soutine ... hundreds of writers and European and American painters all contributed to making Montparnasse the artistic epicenter of the Paris of the 1920s.

Today, Montparnasse has become a business district and vibrant area of commerce, but the echoes of this flamboyant past still resonate there: you can lunch at La Coupole, Picasso’s favorite place, see Baudelaire's grave at the nearby Montparnasse Cemetery, meet today’s artists at the Marché de la Création or frequent the theaters along Rue de la Gaité.