L'Atelier de l'Eclair
Honor the French pastry classic while enjoying inventive éclair renditions, from chocolate to chorizo, or your own customized version.
Food connoisseurs in Paris are sure to enjoy a visit to L'Atelier de l'Éclair in 2nd Arrondissement. Opened in 2011, the patisserie is solely dedicated to the classical confection who's French origin can be traced back to the 19th Century. The elongated pastry, the éclair, is featured in an array of original sweet and savory renditions. From the classic vanilla, coffee and salted butter caramel kind to inventive varieties like chicken curry, dill salmon, and foie gras, the place boasts various sizes to sample as well as take away.
Address:16 rue Bachaumont, Paris, 75002
phone:+33 1 4236 3794
An incredible building in the heart of Paris, built in 1900.
Built for the Universal Exhibition in 1900, the monument hosts unique and fascinating exhibitions throughout the year. One of the main events now hosted at the Grand Palais is Chanel's yearly fashion show.
Address:3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris, 75008
phone:+33 1 44 13 17 17
Pair innovative, visually-appealing dishes showcasing Asian, Brazilian and European flavors with French wines at this relaxed eatery.
This eclectic dining spot in the vibrant 10th arrondissement blends bright, artsy decor with a relaxed ambiance and a creative menu. Helmed by two top chefs, Maurizio Zillo and Juan Arbalaez, the well executed menu draws from their combined culinary experience and presents original, seasonal plates to savor. Oenophiles will appreciate the fine selection of wines from some of France's best vineyards as well as some Italian varietals. Dine on unusual and experimental dishes like the eel with fresh fig and pink Roscoff onions or the pigling with rhubarb and cauliflower. A great addition to Paris's culinary scene, A Mère promises to intrigue and delight the gourmet in you.
Address:49 rue de l'Échiquier, Paris, 75010
phone:+33 1 4800 0828
Hidden above a laundry shop, the Lavmatic is a speakeasy modeled after bars created during prohibition.
Bright and small but well appointed, two pretty swings await guests in the main area of this unique speakeasy. The cocktails are the real stars of this establishment. While this spot can be tricky to find, Navigators can help you to find the hidden door that leads to this fantastic bar.
Address:30 Rue René Boulanger, Paris, 75010
An exquisite grocery store offering the best products from France and Europe. The new hotspot for everything gourmet!
Created and designed by Delphine Plisson, a former art designer, this grocery store is one of the best in Paris. They sell handpicked, eco friendly products. Here you will find meats, cheeses, wines, spices, and much more.
Address:93 Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris, 75010
phone:+01 71 18 19 09
Yann Couvreur Patisserie
Yann Couvreur, one of France's finest pastry chefs, has opened his first patisserie. A must-visit while in Paris!
Opened in May 2016, this patisserie is already a hotspot of the 11th district. Creations of young chef Yann Couvreur are incredible. Tasty, modern and original, he embodies the new pastry style coming from France.
Address:137 avenue Parmentier, Paris, , 75011
This restaurant offers an eclectic cuisine, great wines and vibrant service!
One of the Canal Saint Martin's hotspots, Haï Kaï is an elegant and vibrant restaurant offering a minimalist, seasonal fusion-based menu. The menus influences include French, Asian, Italian, and Brazilian flavors. The selection of wine is also excellent, as is the service.
Address:104, quai de Jemmapes, Paris, 75010
phone:+33 9 81 99 98 88
A trendy pop-art bar with excellent cocktails and live DJs spinning great music.
Be sure to visit this trendy bar, which boasts mediterranean and pop art influences, during your stay in Paris. The bar's cocktails are great, the decor is unique and the atmosphere really enjoyable!
Address:69, rue des Gravilliers, Paris, 75003
phone:+ 33 1 42 71 20 38
Imagine a delicious flavorful array of meats surrounded by peppers and pickled carrots and a special sauce, all encased in a baguette.
NEST is a quaint little lunch spot in the 2nd Arrondissement. Here you can grab a midday meal of Vietnamese sandwiches - or bahn mi - as well as other Vietnamese dishes. With its big front windows, it's the perfect place to dine on a nice afternoon.
Address:9 rue villedo, Paris, 75001
phone:+33 1 40 20 45 20
Il était une fois
Step into a magical world of pixies, fairies and Father Christmas at this quaint store and find something enchanting to decorate your home.
Il était une fois is a store that specializes in all things magical and mythical. The split-level store features fantastical items from the Fairy Universe and Christmas World. Inspired by fairy tales and folk tales, the eclectic collection ranges from handmade Nyform Norwegian trolls, Murano glass Santa figurines, and fantasy-inspired jewelry from Jim Shore and Alchemy Gothic. The basement-level Christmas section has handcrafted glass and wood ornaments, holiday lights, snow globes, and Christmas village scenes. Visit this specialty shop, tucked away in historic Marais, for unique gifts you won't find elsewhere and let your imagination come alive.
Address:6 rue Ferdinand Duval, Paris, 75004
phone:+33 1 4027 0099
The museum offers an incomparable collection of modern and contemporary art.
Centre Georges Pompidou is a unique building located in the Marais area. It was designed by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano and is both high-tech and intricate. The museum houses one of the largest collections for modern art in Europe. The museum also hosts traveling exhibits throughout the year.
Address:Place Georges-Pompidou, Paris, , 75004
Le Verre Vole
Enjoy this local French restaurant that offers a large selection of wines and a seasonal menu with exquisite products.
Located near the Canal Saint Martin, this French bistro and wine bar offers one of the best wine selections in the area. The food is always fresh and delicious; the chef works with local suppliers to ensure that the restaurant always has quality products. The restaurant is often packed with locals and always has a friendly atmosphere.
Address:67 Rue de Lancry, Paris, 75010
This concept-store offers both vintage and trendy brands in one unique place.
This concept-store located in the very heart of the Marais embodies everything we like here at Renaissance. The store sells ecological friendly brands in a vintage boutique atmosphere. The entrance is hidden behind a Hausmanian building and a red car, so visitors will feel like they've discovered a secret venue when they walk through the door.
Address:111 Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris, 75010
phone:+01 42 77 00 33
Le Verre Vole sur Mer
A seafood bistrot cooking only fresh and high quality products in a local atmosphere.
The little sister of the famous wine restaurant, Le Verre Volé, this bistrot offers a fresh and exquisite cuisine featuring seafood. Good wines are serves as well, making this place famous to the locals of the 10th district.
Address:53 Rue de Lancry, Paris, 75010
phone:+33 1 48 03 21 38
A pretty patisserie in the heart of the Marais, specializing in the French shortbread biscuit. Unique and delicious!
Owned by two sisters, welcome to the amazing Bontemps patisserie! Cooking fresh pies and shortbread biscuits, this place has become one of the best gourmet places in the area. Everything is homemade, making it a must try!
Address:57 Rue de Bretagne, Paris, 75003
phone:+33 1 42 74 10 68
Located in a private mansion, the museum offers the largest collection of Picasso’s art in the world.
Located in one of the most beautiful private mansions of Paris, the Picasso Museum offers the largest collection of Picasso’s art, from his most famous paintings to his sculptures. Wandering this gallery gives incredible insight into this master's life and talent.
Address:5 Rue de Thorigny, Paris, 75003
phone:+33 1 85 56 00 36.
Le Perchoir Marais
The best rooftop in the area is open for the summer! Amazing views with a trendy atmosphere!
Located at the top of the BHV shopping centre, Le Perchoir is a great rooftop with unique views all over Paris. Trendy, chic and good vibes!
Address:33 Rue de la Verrerie, Paris, 75004
Try one of the hundreds of cocktails or keep your night going into the late hours with a coffee at Le Fumoir, open until two in the morning.
Just behind the square courtyard of the Louvre, this luxurious café is a real haven of peace, far from the chaos of the city. Tourists often stop here to sip a cocktail or two while leisurely perusing the selection of newspapers provided. In short, this is a little piece of paradise where you can also enjoy simple, quality cuisine. The home-made Mascarpone Catalan cream is especially worth a try. The sophisticated décor is particularly representative of the stylish new brasseries emerging in Paris.
Address:6 Rue de l'Amiral Coligny, Paris, 75001
phone:+33 1 4292 0024
Drink unhurriedly at Inaro and savor their well-thought-out meat and cheese platters. Forge friendships at this warm and inviting bar.
Inaro has a rustic look to it with its wooden accents, yet captures an essence of modernity in its style. This delightful wine bar is where owners Johan and Pierre Alexandre want you to enjoy the company of old and new friends accompanied with great wine and charcuterie. Since there isn't any set menu for the food and the vino, this cozy bar offers a surprise element in terms of acquainting their patrons with new flavors. It is indeed a wonderful place to unwind among people you care for with a glass of great wine.
Address:38 rue René Boulanger, Paris, 75010
phone:+33 9 8307 9252
Feast your eyes on the Pyramide du Louvre, an architectural achievement that will blow your mind away with its design and history.
The Pyramide du Louvre is an astounding piece of architecture that is made of glass and metal. This 21.6 meter-tall (71 feet) building serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum and is located in the yard of the Louvre Palace. Commissioned by the President of France in 1984, the Pyramide du Louvre was designed by the architect I.M. Pei and was since revered as a major landmark of Paris. While it is free to admire the entrance from the outside, an inside look requires a ticket to view and explore the rest of the Louvre Museum - which no trip to Paris is complete without.
Address:Pyramide du Louvre, Paris, 75001
phone:+33 1 40 20 50 50
In the Paris, this historic island is a must see. Visit the many restaurants and shops or take a walk along the riverbank.
Île Saint-Louis is a pocket of greenery and natural splendor by the Seine River in the heart of Paris. The island is named after King Louis IX of the Bourbon dynasty, who ruled France prior to the French Revolution. It is regarded as the birthplace of Parisian civilization, and was also a religious center during the Medieval period. Île Saint-Louis is connected to the main city through bridges and waterways and is one of the most serene locations, presenting a wonderful paradox to the hustle and bustle of Paris. One of the most notable structures on this island is the Saint-Louis-en-l'Île Church (St. Louis on the Island) that is rare piece of architecture. The island is decked with numerous restaurants, cafes and shops that make it one of the most popular tourist destinations of Paris.
Address:Île Saint-Louis, Paris, 75004
phone:+33 1 4952 4263
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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Paris to enjoy a glass of wine and their famed foie gras at this chic bistro.
Les Vinaigriers is a bistro in the 10th Arrondissement. There you can order from a full menu of delicious food, which focuses on fresh and seasonal ingredients. This food can be enjoyed in their warm, wooden interior, with wooden chairs and small tables.
Address:42 Rue des Vinaigriers, Paris, 75010
phone:+33 1 46 07 97 12
Passage des Princes
Passage des Princes is Paris's best place for kids. With specific sections for each age, this one-of-a-kind corridor caters to everyone.
Passage des Princes is a covered passageway linking Rue Richelieu to Boulevard des Italiens in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. It is 80 meters (263 feet) long and was inaugurated in 1860 under the name of Passage Mirès. It was the last covered alley built in Paris; Baron Haussmann made this decision, as he was responsible for the transformations and renovations of Paris during the Second Empire. Following a real estate scheme, the passageway was destroyed in 1985 and rebuilt identically, several original elements of decoration were reused. Since 2002, it has had one main theme: there are mainly toy shops in the Passage des Princes.
Address:5 Boulevard des Italiens, Paris, 75002
phone:+33 1 4952 4263
This modern French bistro recently opened in the Marais and offers a seasonal menu in an unique atmosphere.
Designed by Lázaro Rosa Violán, a famous Spanish designer, you will be captivated by this restaurant's unique interior design and soaring glass ceiling. The menu includes a variety of dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Les Chouettes also offers an extensive wine menu and a full bar serving creative cocktails.
Address:32 Rue de Picardie, Paris, , 75003
phone:+01 44 61 73 21
Explore this romantic promenade lined with bars and restaurants on foot or by boat.
Constructed by order of Napoleon 1st, the Canal St Martin was constructed to resolve water supply troubles and encourage the merchandise industry in 1825. Today, Parisians and visitors alike can take in the beautiful scenery while walking along the promenade or enjoying a meal at one of the restaurants lining the water.
Address:1 Quai de Valmy, Paris, 75010
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Le Comptoir General
This bar draws inspiration from international and exotic locales to create delicious cocktails and fun atmosphere.
Both locals and visitors alike will stand in a queue to access the tasty cocktails served up at the exotic Le Comptoir Général. A team of bartenders, DJs, decorators and dancers work to make this bar the exciting spot that it is. Revelers come for the cocktails and stay for the atmosphere.
Address:80 Quai de Jemmapes, Paris, 75010
phone:+33 1 44 88 24 48
An incredible trattoria restaurant, offering the best selection of Italian food in a contemporary atmosphere.
The trendiest restaurant in Oberkampf, Ober Mamma offers excellent cuisine and incredible cocktails. Finally a real Italian restaurant with reasonable prices and a great atmosphere.
Address:107 Boulevard Richard Lenoir, Paris, 75011
phone:+33 1 58 30 62 78
A unique store combining fashion and music influenced by Paris and Tokyo.
Opened in 2002 by Masaya Kuroki and Gildas Loaëc after a trip to Japan, this store created a one-of-a kind brand that unites music and fashion. All the classic looks have been reinvented here, giving the clothing a sense of timelessness.
Address:18 Boulevard des Filles du Calvaire, Paris, 75011
phone:+33 1 58 30 12 37
The first of its kind in the capital, shoot down "frozen" vodka at the ice-carved lounge for a unique taste of Parisian nightlife.
Turn down the temperature and turn up the fun at the City Of Light's pioneering all-ice club. Located at the upscale Kube Hotel, Ice Kube promises a unique lounging experience. Michel Amann is the sculpting mastermind behind the igloo-like interiors. Everything from the bar to the shot glasses is carved in ice. Indulge in classic or flavor-infused French vodka while enjoying the resident DJ's eclectic techno beats. Albeit short-lived, the 30-minute experience does not disappoint.
Address:1-5 passage Ruelle, Kube Hotel, Paris, 75018
phone:+33 1 4205 2000
A temporary bar, hidden in a secret garden, offering one of the most beautiful terraces in the summer.
Located in the Marais, this temporary bar will certainly become a Parisian summer hotspot. Sunny and quiet, the garden is the perfect place to chill out and enjoy the atmosphere!
Address:55/57 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75003
Palais de Tokyo
Dedicated to modern and contemporary art, Palais de Tokyo is a destination in Paris with multiple great exhibitions.
A great museum for modern art located the heart of Paris. Several exhibitions are shown all year long with the most influential artists. Urban, trendy and wild!
Address:13 Avenue du Président Wilson, Paris, 75116
A modern french bistro offering a creative and delicate cuisine.
Located just a few steps from the hotel, Chameleon is a must-visit spot for people who enjoy refined cuisine. The restaurant offers a seasonal, fresh and homemade menu crafted with local ingredients. Chameleon offers a tasting menu that is not to be missed.
Address:70 Rue René Boulanger, Paris, 75010
phone:+01 42 08 99 41