What neighborhood of Paris is made for you?

May 15th, 2020

You wish to stay in the French Capital? For a weekend, a business trip, a romantic getaway, or a longer stay, the location of your accommodation will be one of the first selection criteria. The capital is immense, each district has its own identity. So, what neighborhood of Paris is made for you?? The B55 gives you its selection of the 10 best Parisian districts.

The Paris district of the Marais

The Marais district, with its famous Place des Vosges, is one of the oldest districts of the city. Bordered by the Republic, Bastille and Town Hall squares, the Marais offers an atmosphere that is both calm and popular.

In this district crossed by the Parisian metro line 1, you will easily find a charming hotel at very affordable prices.

The Eiffel Tower neighborhood of Paris

The chic district of the faubourg Saint-Germain is one of the most frequented in Paris, because it is here that we find the most famous monuments of the city: the Eiffel Tower, the Bourbon Palace, the Louvre, the Notre-Dame Cathedral…

To stay in this prestigious neighbourhood served by the RER C and the metro, you will need to plan a comfortable budget.

The Champs Élysées district

In the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the Champs-Élysées district embodies luxury and attracts tourists from all over the world. A strategic place to visit the Arc de Triomphe, the Pont Alexandre III and the main monuments of the city of Paris, the Champs Elysees district has many places to stay at competitive prices.

The Montmartre neighborhood of Paris

This district of the 18th arrondissement seduces for its lively atmosphere and picturesque pedestrian streets. Metro 12 will drop you off at the foot of the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, unless you prefer the festive atmosphere of the Moulin Rouge.

There are many comfortable hotel residences in the surrounding area that offer very good value for money.

The Saint-Germain des Prés neighborhood of Paris

The chic and trendy Saint-Germain-des-Prés district is located in the 6th arrondissement. Art and luxury meet in a typically Parisian bohemian atmosphere. To spend the night in the heart of this district surrounded by the Seine, you will need to plan a comfortable budget.

The Saint-Germain-des-Prés metro station is served by lines 4 and 10.

The Latin Quarter neighborhood of Paris

On the Left Bank of the Seine, the Latin Quarter is certainly renowned for its joie de vivre. Students and artists meet there and make this historic centre a very friendly and relaxed district.

You will stay near the Sorbonne and the Pantheon for one night for less than 100 €, and visit Paris by taking metro lines 7 and 10.

The Opéra district in Paris, near the Grands Boulevards, Bourse

Rendezvous in the 9th arrondissement, where art and fashion are king. Shopping addicts will enjoy themselves at the Galeries Lafayette or the Printemps Haussmann, while artists will meet at the Opéra Garnier or one of the many theatres.

This district, with its rather expensive accommodation, is very well served by the RER A and the metro.

The Bastille – République – Nation district

Symbolic districts, the squares of the Bastille, the Republic and the Nation will delight history lovers. This corner of Paris is also known for attracting trendy young people, thanks to its cultural and artistic venues, such as the Bataclan.

Crossed by line 8, the Bastille – République – Nation district offers many luxurious but cheap hotels.

The Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris

In the 14th arrondissement, the Montparnasse district welcomes you for a stay at a low price. Take advantage of the many museums and mythical Parisian places. Just like the Montparnasse tower and the Montparnasse cemetery. Or even artists’ studios, in a warm district.

Very well served by public transport, the Montparnasse district has many places to walk.

The Batignolles neighborhood of Paris

Are you looking for a compromise between working-class districts and chic hotels? The Batignolles-Monceau district is perfect for discovering Paris. Peaceful, friendly and cosmopolitan, this district rich in history will make you discover, among others, the Monceau park and the Charles de Gaulle-Étoile and Clichy squares. If the cost of living is rather expensive, its location in the 17th district is ideal.

Each district of Paris is full of good addresses that will seduce visitors. Calm or lively, luxurious or popular, you can choose a hotel, a gîte or an apart-hotel according to your budget, your expectations and your personality! Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)