Public Transport: Metro, Bus, RER
- 5 min to : Tour Eiffel, Invalides
- 10 min to : Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, Concorde, Louvre, Opéra Garnier
- 25 min to : Quartier Montmartre, Sacré-Coeur
Getting around by public transport is the most economical and fastest in Paris.
Avoid the taxi the morning until 11:00 and between 16:00 and 20:00 because the streets are congested. Take the subway, simpler, cheaper and very fast.
Orly Sud and Orly Ouest
Right bank: 35 €
Rive Gauche: 30 €
Right Bank: 50 €
Rive Gauche: 55 €
If you call a taxi it will take a minimum of 7 € more
Do not try to catch a taxi on the street if you are within 100 meters from train station: Taxis can not load passengers near a station, they must necessarily go to the head station the station itself. So stay away from the station, or go to the taxi from the station.
During the period of exhibitions, events ... book your taxi the day before.
The Vélib, how does it work?
The stations are spread throughout the capital and bicycles are available self-service. You need to have a magnetic card to identify itself to the terminal. There are three subscriptions: One year, one week or one day, offering the possibility of an unlimited number of journeys over the whole period of validity. It remains to follow the instructions on the terminal and choose the bike. You can drop it off at any station, remote from each other about 300m. If there would be more room, you will get an additional 15 minutes to get to another terminal by "beeping" your ticket.
For whom? The system is open to all, from 14 years (the bikes are mixed). Foreign visitors will have access to the information terminal with a translation into eight languages. There is no baby seat.
How much? The Velib day ticket is 1 euro, that of seven days to 5 euros. The first half hour is free. Second, the pricing is done by half an hour. For an extra half hour, count 1 euro for the second, two euros. From the third, it will cost 4 euros per half hour. Is adjusted how? Please have your credit card to obtain a ticket directly to a terminal. The account will be debited according to the chosen subscription and time passing if necessary.
We Recommand You
The Opéra Garnier is one of the most famous monument in Paris. Built in the 19th century under Napoléon III, we can nowdays appreciate the splendour of its decoration, visiting the Grand Escalier, the Foyer, the Musée and temporary exhibitions everyday between 10am and 5pm. Throughout the year you can attend performances of classical ballet, lyrical, modern or classical concerts, recitals and even lyrical workshops. The Opéra has developed a range of performances and shows for youg audiances, you can get there between adults only or with children.
Opened to pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages in 1823, La Fayette street has become a famous area of Paris for shooping. Very animated, there are many bars, restaurants, little shops and the shop windows of the Galeries Lafayettes on the corner of the Chaussée-d'Antin and the Haussmann boulevard.
The butte de Montmartre and its animated area. Take the funicular and visit the Sacré Coeur, take the time to get your caricature designed by one of the many artists of the Place du Tertre or either enjoy a hearty meal in a traditionnal restaurant.
The Marchés aux Puces of the Porte de Vanves (métro Porte de Vanves) and of Saint Ouen (métro Porte de Clignancourt or Porte Montmartre), on saturdays and sundays, where over 400 professional merchants welcome you and show you their precious treasures : furniture, objects, clothing, books, jewelry, photos, paintings... notice to collectors of antiques and vintage lovers !
The restaurants of the Boulevard des Capucines quartier de l'Opéra welcome you in a subdued parisian atmosphere to discover the pleasure of french gastronomy : seafood plate, local flavour, candles, conviviality and heated terraces.
Enjoy a walk along the Canal St Martin, where the docks of Valmy and Jemmapes extend, for a peaceful moment in the heart of Paris. From Rue du Temple untill Place de Stalingrad you can admire the locks and the barges ball.
Spend a pleasant evening show at the Casino de Paris, located 1 rue de Clichy in the 9th arrondissement (métro Liège) a compelling scene which has produced the greatest artists since the 19th century !
Montmartre is also the Pigalle area with the Moulin Rouge and its legendary dancers ! Discover a very animated and colourful district, night and day, with its sexshops, bars and nightclubs.
LE MUSEE DE MONTPARNASSE In a nice alley lined with artists' workshops, the museum aims to revive and experience life in this neighborhood and its inhabitants, through thematic exhibitions.
LE MUSEE DE BOURDELLE Intimate and cozy, it presents the works of the sculptor Bourdelle and the workshop where gathered more than 500 sculptures, plaster, bronze and marble.
LE MUSEE DE LA POSTE This museum, designed educational, traces the history of La Poste, the postal delivery and is an exciting introduction to the world of philately.
L'IMPRIMERIE NATIONALE Founded in 1640 by Richelieu. Responsible for carrying out the printed state since 1997 that manages the printing commands of large companies. It is a living museum of typographical traditions.
LE JARDIN ATLANTIQUE Located on the Montparnasse train station, this garden is an unusual and futuristic breath of fresh air in this concrete area: a real technical achievement.
L'HOTEL DES INVALIDES Adorned with 18 bronze cannons, it houses the museum of the military, relief maps, the order of release, the tomb of Napoleon and a magnificent dome.
MUSEE DU VIN Its professionals welcome you in private, in seminar, in the restaurant or in oenology wokshop.Book directly your lunch, a drink will be offered.
Site Officiel: Wine Museum
MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY presents collections of objects from African, Asian, American and Oceanian civilizations.
L'UNESCO was created in 1945, this imposing building, the UNESCO headquarters in France, is a modern concrete and glass. It includes many works of French and foreign artists in the lobby, in the conference and in his Japanese garden.
LA MAISON DE LA CULTURE DU JAPON regularly hosts exhibitions on various themes, and organizes cultural performances. It also has a library, a tea room and shop for handicrafts.
LE CENTRE D'AFFAIRES CAP 15 in the River Seine and 500 meters from the Eiffel Tower and the Trocadero, the convention center high-tech provides spaces to accommodate seminars, conventions and events from 50 to 1000 people.