3rd Arrondissement Vacations
To feel the real pulse of Paris, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover nearby areas such as Montmartre, 19th Arrondissement, and Pigalle.
Paris is world famous as the home of the Eiffel Tower. This iconic landmark is 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the middle of town.
There is a lot to discover in the city center of Paris, so make sure you pay a visit to some of the other iconic attractions, such as the Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum.
Vacationers in 3rd Arrondissement, looking for something different, should make tracks to the nearby cultural attractions. Stroll around and savor the quiet atmosphere of Picasso Museum, the Arab World Institute and Orangerie Museum. Experience local and touring talent strut their stuff at Paris Opera, Folies Bergere and Opera Bastille. The area is a great place for art lovers. Don’t miss the Gallery of Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Spend a morning in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Tuileries Garden and the Parc de Belleville.
If you have time in and around 3rd Arrondissement, be sure to visit Palais Royal, the Luxembourg Gardens and the Pont des Arts. Admire some of the places of worship such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Eglise Saint-Eustache and the Church of Saint Germain l'Auxerrois. Enjoy the atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the religious history of the area.
To browse through stores and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit Galeries Lafayette, the Forum des Halles and the Printemps Department Store.
At the end of a day enjoying 3rd Arrondissement, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Novotel Paris Les Halles, the Crowne Plaza Paris Republique, and the Hôtel Pavillon Opéra.