The district of Europe is in the 8th arrondissement. It is located around the Place de l'Europe. In 2009, there were 13,551 inhabitants on an area of 470 hectares, almost half of which is occupied by the commercial and industrial zone. Rue de la Loi is the main axis of the district. It is in this part that several European institutions like the Parliament and museums very appreciated by the tourists are established. The particularity of this district lies mainly in the fact that 24 of its streets bear the names of major cities in Europe such as rue de Berne, rue de Bucharest, rue d'Amsterdam, rue de Madrid or rue de Londres . This 32nd administrative district of Paris houses a large number of embassies. These include the Algerian Embassy in France, Lisbon Street and the Burmese Embassy in France, rue de Courcelles. Moreover, it is part of the densely populated districts of Paris with its activity zones as well as its residential area to the north. Let us remind that in the south, it is mainly collective habitats or conventional dwellings that dominate.
The district of Europe is a tourist destination not to be missed considering that it contains multiple sites and historical monuments without setting aside the very attractive green areas. On the museum side, you can visit the Cernuschi Museum on Avenue Vélasquez or the Jacquemart-André Museum on Boulevard Haussmann. In the Rue de Monceau is also the Nissim-de-Camondo Museum. Apart from museums, one can also visit the Paris-Saint-Lazare train station or the Lycée Chaptal. Green spaces are not to be missed, such as the Marcel-Pagnol Square, Leopol Park and the Monceau Parks. Several religious establishments are also to be discovered in this district in particular the Church Saint Andrew of Europe or the Church Saint Augustin. You can do so many historical tours, so think about book a car service.
The Bastille area
Visit the Bastille area, a rewarding experience
It is on the Place de la Bastille that majestically the Opera of Paris, the commemoration of the bicentenary of the French Revolution. But it is not the only one or most of the attractive monuments and sites of this upscale district of the 11th arrondissement. It is a place both mythical and lively where the vestiges of the past contemplate the carelessness of the new generations sitting on the terraces of the cafes.
The streets are littered with wine bars, fine grocery stores, bakeries and restaurants as well upscale as convivial. From the Bastille to the Ledru-Rollin crossroads, you will visit trendy stores and the names of the big names in ready-to-wear clothing. These neighborhoods, such as rue Roquette, rue Keller and rue de Lappe, are very lively and lively, both day and night.
A district rich in discoveries and wonders
For the lovers of photos, there are quite a few places to take a picture or take beautiful pictures of memory. There is the Port of Arsenal, the Viaduc des Arts, the Column of July, the Canal Saint Martin with the possibility of a cruise or the Gare de Lyon. Let's make a special mention for the Père-Lachaise Cemetery, the world's most famous cemetery and the largest in Paris. If the desire to watch furniture is waiting for you, go to the Faubourg Saint Antoine, a place dedicated to the furniture retailers. Artisan workshops and training centers are also available. A limousine will wait at your door if you wish to benefit from a luxury car rental in Paris.
The district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Description of this famous district of the capital
Saint-Germain-des-Prés is one of the most famous districts of Paris. Long a meeting place for intellectuals and artists, which is always the case, it has kept the charm of the old buildings of the 17th century vibrating to the rhythms of the 21st century and its modern shops and trendy cafés frequented by bobos, fashionistas and of the rich tourists who go to the assault of the City of Light. The district owes its name to the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, a Benedictine masterpiece founded in 558 and closed on 13 February 1792, before being handed over to worship from 29 April 1803. C ' is therefore one of the monuments to visit in this portion of the 6th arrondissement, the intellectual center of the world. Bookstores and art galleries still bear witness to this recent past. For art lovers, the Odeon Theater, the Eugène Delacroix Museum, the Academy of Fine Arts are unmissable places.
For those who go to Paris for its fame as the Capital of Fashion, the luxury boutiques are legion in chic neighborhood. In order not to return empty-handed, it is necessary to make a detour in the covered market where merchants-merchants offer only quality products. They are prepared according to the rules of the art. These include cheeses, cold cuts, cabbages, Italian ice cream, etc. Party revelers will not miss the bars, cafés and wine cellars that are highly popular with students. Opt for a car that can accommodate 8 people if you want to enjoy it all with a group of friends or family.
A chauffeured car service is always on time for an historical sightseeing of the French capital
Since 1928, the Roland-Garros Tournament is held annually in Paris. It is located 4.9 km from the Jardin d'acclimatation, 20.3 km from the departmental park of the loop of Montesson and 8.6 km from the church of Notre-Dame de Pentecôte. The stadium itself is 17.6 km from Orly Airport and 39.2 km from CGD airport.