Parisian streets are tighter and are often situated between busy sidewalks. This makes traffic speeds drop tremendously. That and simple barriers along the edges allow pedestrians to feel safe in a n environment where cars and humans intersect.
Café Saint Regis is a lovely cafe from which to watch the sunset by the Notre Dame. 6 Rue Jean du Bellay, 75004 Paris Ile St-Louis / 01 43 54 59 41 metro: Pont Marie et Sully-Morland: bus:Rue des Deux-Ponts: Boulevard Henry-IV: