Patricia Cunha has made a name for herself on the Paris Art scene for her colourful installations. Earlier this year, visitors to theVillage Royal were greeted by a bold canopy of umbrellas – shielding passers-by from the sun and any Spring showers...
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A holiday in Paris is incomplete without taking a trip to the Palace of Versailles, easily accessible by public transport from the Hotel de la Motte Picquet. Every Saturday evening of summer until September 21st, 2019, you will have the opportunity to attend the Night Fountains Show and the Royal Serenade in the Hall of Mirrors.
This mini-festival within the city is a long-term event that is here to provide some comfort and stress-relief to Parisians right across the season. Plan your days with the online schedule and enjoy the event before it packs up for autumn on September 30th.
Paris in summer is great for exploring by bike. The Hotel La Motte Picquet certainly recommends discovering the capital’s beautiful monuments via pedal power. And while you’re in the saddle, why not participate in the Fête du Vélo (bike festival) on June 2nd, 2019?
Paris is home to many different parks. Some of these landscaped areas are what you might expect from a city on this scale. However, the culture and personality of Paris mean that there are some slightly more unusual parks and gardens to find in the city limits. Here are 5 of the best gardens and parks in Paris.
An emblematic Parisian monument, the Eiffel Tower stands a proud 324 metres high against the city’s skyline. As much a symbol as a landmark, it’s the most visited paid monument in the world. Unique and beautiful as she is, it’s amazing to think that the ‘Iron Lady’ was not expected to be permanent.