For a few days, streets Berthe and Androuet are looking exactly like they were under the occupation in 1940. Storefronts, propaganda posters, signs … Nothing is left untouched. La Butte Montmartre is the new set of Adieu Monsieur Haffman directed by Fred Cavayé. Sarah Giraudeau, Daniel Auteuil and Claude Lellouche are staring in the movie. Larger-than-life decor are made by Vendômes Films, you can immerse yourself in this special atmosphere during a stroll until March
An unusual vision in the heart of the Plaine Monceau: the Pagoda, originally a private mansion, is now an Asian art gallery. Maison Loo was born out of the love of its owner for his country of origin: China. The interior fittings and themed rooms perfectly recreate the oriental atmosphere of a Chinese pagoda. Notice to curious walkers, lovers of the East or architecture enthusiasts, the Pagoda is open to visits during exhibitions and fairs.
Paris’ bustling shopping district, Châtelet is home to Gothic monuments, stores, artist organisations and late night restaurants. In the heart of this district stood until 1970 les Halles de Paris, a vast produce market. Today, the four-hectare Nelson Mandela garden lights up the center of Paris with its small orchard and water games. The park also has a breathtaking view of the Bourse du Commerce, the Saint-Eustache church and the emblematic Canopée du Forum des
Iconic Parisian neighbourhood, Montmartre has kept its bohemian soul. Once a rural village in the heart of Paris, Montmartre retains its vines and two mills from this era (the moulin Radet and the moulin de la Galette). Its cobbled streets criss cross between gardens and decks to Place du Tertre. Here dozens of artists enjoy their open-air studios. Further on, the basilique du Sacré-Coeur overlooks the Montmartre hill and offers, from its forecourt, a breathtaking
Strolling along the Seine! You will find many booksellers who are part of the literary and historical heritage of Paris. On your way, you will also come across many monuments such as the Orsay Museum, the French Academy, Notre Dame de Paris and the Ile Saint-Louis. Enjoy your walk!
From November 15 to January 5, 2020, the largest Christmas market in Paris is set up in the Jardin des Tuileries. Rides, tastings and French crafts combine in one of the most beautiful Parisian park. A good excuse to taste the French specialties of each chalet and share a simple moment with family or friends.
From the 13th of December until the 8th of January, the Grand Palais hosts the largest indoor ice rink in the world. Between 10 am and 2 am under the impressive glass dome you can skate bathing in daylight and later under the spotlights. This is the perfect opportunity to reunite, be active and learn more about the majestic Art Nouveau monument opened in 1900. Book your tickets here.
Step by step, the capital lights up for the holidays. Streets are starting to sparkle and Christmas windows show off their enchanted landscapes. To make sure you don’t miss any of the open-air show, we gathered our favorite addresses: Avenue Montaigne and its golden trees, the spectacle of the Grand Palais des Glaces and the Galeries Lafayettes at Haussmann Boulevard, unmatched. One of the most beautiful moments of the ceremony will take place on Sunday,
Torn between a date night out or staying cosy inside? Hotel Flanelles found 3 places to gather around good food AND enjoy the warmth of a fire. Atelier Maître Albert, the traditional option Chef Guy Savoy’s rotisserie combines a authentic place with a modern decor. The large fireplace warms exposed stones and gives a romantic feel to the house dating back to 1400. Café Mirabelle, the gourmet one Brunch, tea time and Alsatian specials, this
Every fabulous produce taking part in the French cuisine can be found at the marché Poncelet. Centuries old and still regarded as one of the best in Paris, this renowned farmers market is the daily rendez-vous of regulars of the neighborhood. Punctuated by loud voices from shopkeepers and the smells coming from various stalls, the village atmosphere at marché Poncelet is compulsory for those wishing to catch a glimpse of simple parisian life.