The French capital has many tourist attractions. One of them is this jewel of architecture dating from 1900 and located in the Avenue des Champs-Elysées. This building in the 8th arrondissement houses the Museum of Fine Arts of Paris. If you are an art lover, a visit to this building is necessary because it contains an important collection of paintings, engravings, sculptures, tapestries etc. dating from antiquity to the 20th century. A large artistic exhibition of 1300 works awaits you there.
An impressive collection of great French artists
Permanent collections are not free. Only the temporary exhibition like that of the Dutch painter Van Gogh, Breitner, Scheffer etc. which takes place during the 06 February to 13 May requires a ticket of entry. The visit will include works by the French and Italian Renaissance artists and Flemish painters. The works of Gustave Courbet, Delacroix, Monet, Paul Cezanne, alongside those of Gustave Moreau, Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley, Jean-Baptiste Greuze etc. 150 paintings from the 19th century artistic trends are presented. Added to this are sculptures by Jules Daloux, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux and Auguste Renoir ... and the decorative arts by Jacques Gruber, Jean Carriès and François-Rupert Carabin, and the graphic arts made up of 18,000 engravings and 9,000 old and contemporary drawings. These drawings include the works of Rembrandt, Antoine Van Dyck, Antoine Watteau etc. A peaceful and aesthetic setting enhanced by the charm of an interior that can be visited.
What to visit around the Petit Palais
In front of the Petit Palais, you can also visit the Grand Palais which hosts exhibitions and major events. But if you want to have a beautiful view of Paris, continue to the Royal Road to discover the obelisk of the Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe of the Carrousel, the Arc de Triomphe of the star, and finally the great arch of the defense. This axis is a large shopping center with imposing modern buildings, numerous shops and restaurants. There is also a large space for pedestrians. So you can stroll at your ease. Do not miss the visit of the magnificent civil engineering construction that is the Alexander II bridge. This magnificent royal bridge with its golden statues connects the Invalides to the two palaces. It also offers a beautiful view of the Seine.
How to get to Petit Palais from Charles-de-Gaulle airport?
Let our car service facilitate your transport. Our car service is the ideal way for your round trip from the airport to the heart of Paris. Whether you are a student or simply passionate about art and history, and you plan a visit to Petit Palais and its surroundings, in this case, we offer our collective shuttle that supports your travel throughout this journey. We advise you to book directly your race by this means of transport easy, economic and modern which leads you there in all serenity. The advantage of this formula is that you have a fixed price. In other words, you will not have any surprises in the bills and you know the amount to pay even before entering one of our cars. No need to wait for a driver. Our pleasant and experienced driver is waiting for you with his car well maintained at the appointed time where you will want to be driven to your destination and this in the shortest time. So, to avoid wasting time with transportation, especially with parking and traffic problems, opt for our car service that allows you to save time and visit the small Palace and other attractions.