A Parisian experience

We explore the area around
rue Saint-André-des-Arts
30th August 2016

Our last walk went in search of greenery along Paris' old railway, la Petite Ceinture. This time we're staying on...

We visit the Pantheon!
25th July 2016

It's like we couldn't see the wood for the trees - although the Pantheon is directly in front of the...

Transforming a Paris railway into Parisian parkland
21st May 2016

Before the metro was invented in the mid-1800s, Paris had a circular railway called 'la petite ceinture' (the little belt) that...

Looking for Delacroix on the Left Bank…
26th April 2016

The spirit of genius painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) is particularly strong in the area around our hotels. The Delacroix Museum (managed by the...

We visit the Paris Opera after closing…
31st March 2016

Visiting anywhere in Paris is always amazing, but what if you could do it like a VIP, without the crowds?...

A behind-the-scenes tour of the Eiffel Tower
25th February 2016

The Eiffel Tower. A majestic monument over 300 metres high with breathtaking views of course, but what if there was...

We visit the Paris Oceanographic Institute
30th January 2016

In a beautiful building dating from 1911 that is impossible to miss if you pass by, the Paris Oceanographic Institute...

We visit the freshly-renovated Rodin Museum
14th December 2015

Mid-November, the Rodin Museum relaunched after three years of complete renovation. We announced the reopening on the blog, partly because...

A very eloquent text from the New York Times
about Paris
19th November 2015

We think this comment by Blackpoodles taken from the New York Times really expresses perfectly what we think about life...

Paris
14th November 2015

Everyone at Hôtels Paris Rive Gauche is deeply shocked by the events of last night, and our thoughts are with...