To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Paris, spread your wings and explore nearby neighborhoods like Montrouge, Antony, and Cachan.
Paris is celebrated as the home of the Eiffel Tower. It is just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Investigate the Arc de Triomphe and Louvre Museum and spend a while longer in Paris’s city center.
Savvy travelers in Villejuif, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should head to the cultural attractions nearby. Spend part of the day admiring the exhibits at Paris Observatory and the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution. Experience a few of the magical theater, dance and music shows at Bobino. There are some excellent galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art and the Gallery of Comparative Anatomy and Paleontology.
Get your body moving in nature while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Have a break in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Parc Montsouris.
If you are ready to splash some cash, visit Bercy Village.
Come see popular sporting heroes, the Paris-Levallois Basket, do battle at the iconic Pierre de Coubertin Stadium. On weekends the stadium overflows with blue and white, as basketball fans flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere suitable to stay around the Villejuif area is a breeze. The Pullman Paris Montparnasse, the Grand Hotel des Gobelins and the Novotel Paris Gare De Lyon are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.