7 September 2016 – Paris
Day 1 (belated). Walked south and stopped in at the church of Saint-Séverin, built to honor a fifth century hermit. A Romanesque church was built on the site in the eleventh century, but the present structure is the accretion of centuries onto a thirteenth century building. There are some quite nice gargoyles on the outside, and some twentieth century stained glass that is less to my taste inside.
We continued up Rue Saint-Jacques and twisted round to the Jardin du Luxembourg to see the statues of vexatious women, and then got a bit lost because we were very sleepy.