In the Faubourg Saint-Germain, not far from our Hotel de la Motte-Picquet, the Bon Marché department store offers the opportunity for a thoroughly delightful shopping session. This renowned store boasts all the culture and authenticity that is synonymous with the Left Bank. Discover this historic brand that has left a profound impression on the world since being complete revamped by the entrepreneur Aristide Boucicaut and his wife in 1852.
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A gallery with a difference recently opened on the Seine – not on the banks of the river but on the water itself. Fluctuart is Paris' new floating art centre and it promises to be an important space for the French urban art scene.
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...
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.