Built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, this architectural masterpiece is recognizable by its large glass dome flanked by the French flag. It welcomes a wide variety of major national and international events, large-scale exhibitions on artists that have marked the history of art and is also a cultural centre dedicated to science, where children can learn whilst having fun.
Commissioned by Napoleon III, a 19th-century architectural masterpiece, the Palais Garnier Opera House, opened in 1875. An historical monument open to visitors during the day staging opera and dance. Don't forget to admire the ceiling painted by Chagall in the main auditorium.
Frequently described as ‘the world’s most beautiful avenue’, the Avenue des Champs-Élysées is a Paris must-see. Only 5 minutes walking distance from the hotel, Tourists and Parisians can be spotted strolling along this iconic two-kilometre stretch between the Place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe. It is lined with restaurants, diferent kind of boutiques (Louis Vuitton, Guerlain, Mont-Blanc, Abercrombie, Mango etc.) and museums (Petit, Grand Palais etc).
Overlooking the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe is the biggest arch in the world. It was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 to celebrate his victory at Austerlitz. From the top of the monument, visitors benefit from a panoramic view of Paris, during the day and at night, and two viewpoint indicators.
Created in 1889, it stayed, and with its 325-metre height, it has stood as the highest monument in the world for more than 40 years. You will be able to enjoy the amazing view from the 3rd or from the 2nd Floor (better vue during cloudie or foggie weather). We suggest you reserve entrance tickets from the Eiffel Tower website three to six months in advance. However our concierge team will be pleased to assist you anytime. You can be sure that we will do our best for you.
District full of authentic charm, Montmartre is famous for the Sacré-Coeur basilica and a magnificent view of Paris. You can take the funicular to the top of Montmartre hill, or you can climb the 222 steps leading up through the Louise Michel public garden. After visiting the basilica, you will enjoy strolling around this historic area. There is the Place du Tertre and its famous caricaturists, the Espace Dalí, the Montmartre grapevine, and the Musée Montmartre, among many others.
Masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris is the most visited monument in France. Work started in the Middle Ages (in the 13th century) at the far end of the Île de la Cité and finished in the 15th century. You will be able to admire its stained glass and rose windows, the towers, the steeple and the gargoyles. You will also be able to go at climbing the towers to enjoy a panoramic view of Paris.
Created by Cardinal Richelieu in 1633, the Palais Royal and its gardens, just a short walk from the Louvre, housed royal families up until the Palace of Versailles was built. Prestigious and peaceful, the gardens are surrounded by a superb futuristic architecture with contemporary sculptures by Buren and Bury. Access is Free for everyone during the day.
Inaugurated in 1860, the Saint Michel Fountain is the meeting point of the Left Bank, for Parisians, students and tourists that want to meet before walking around the Latin Quarter. Full of cafés and restaurants you will also find in the area the Pantheon, the Musée National du Moyen-Âge, the Luxembourg gardens and museum, the Arènes de Lutèce, the Sorbonne (the best known university in Paris), the shopping street Rue Mouffetard and the charming Place de la Contrescarpe.
It extends the history of this extraordinary creator. A few steps away from our hotel, the Pierre Bergé Foundation - Yves Saint Laurent is the culmination of forty years of creation. Tracking all collections created by Yves Saint Laurent in past 40 years. A fashion that reflected the movements of society. Using masculine codes, he gave women confidence, audacity and power, while preserving their femininity. These clothes become part of the twentieth century’s history.
A great perfume museum in an eighteenth century mansion, in the heart of rue Faubourg Saint-Honoré. A sensory, educational and artistic visit to discover the world of perfume through an original, fun and immersive journey to discover the world of perfume and unveil its mysteries. Through its interactive journey and its innovative scenography, the museum uses the latest technologies to trace the history of perfumes from Egypt from the pharaohs to the present day.
Hidden behind the understated facade lies this jewel of a private mansion, dating from the 18th century, and housing the permanent collections of the Musée Rodin. As well as the sculptor’s masterpieces, several works by his mistress and troubled muse Camille Claudel are also on display. Stroll through the extensive grounds and discover some of the master’s major works: The Thinker, The Burghers of Calais and The Gates of Hell.
The Bethune-Sully Hotel is one of the most beautiful Louis XIII-style Parisian mansions in the heart of the Marais. His library is accessible to all and the beautiful garden, originally reconstituted, gives direct access to the famous Place des Vosges.
It is the Crown jewel of a district that is not lacking in attractions! The Place des Vosges is one of the oldest squares in Paris, and also one of the most beautiful. The square is the ideal departure point for a walk in the Marais, one of the most charming historic neighbourhoods in the capital.
The construction of the Parc dates back to the 17th century. Today it is one of the most elegant gardens in Paris, and a reflection of the district. Visitors can enter through the great wrought iron gates embellished with gold. Walking around the park, you’ll find many beautiful surprises: numerous statues, a Renaissance archway belonging to the former Paris City Hall, a wide variety of birds and a large pond. A peaceful park featuring children’s playgrounds. Summer: 7am-10pm. Winter: 7am-8pm.
Situated right in front of Eiffel Tower. Surrounded by fountains creating columns of water, which are able to project a jet of water up to fifty metres. The amazing open space is the perfect spot for a souvenir picture with this amazing monument in the background.
A former clothes market, which underwent a transformation in 2014. There is now 6,500 m² of space available to welcome numerous multidisciplinary events, such as sports, art, culture, music, as well as fashion shows and artists' residence.
Ground Control finally settles at Avenue des Champs Elysées, in the Gallery 26. This unusual place with underground roots proposed a concept store with an art gallery, a corner grocery store, a bar and space offering French street food.