A rapid transit system that takes passengers both under the streets of the capital and above ground, the Paris Metro is the mean of transport most used by Parisians and tourists alike. Sometimes denounced, sometimes adored, what is certain is that the Metro leaves no one indifferent! It might have changed over the years, thanks to technical improvements and new services, but the Paris Metro retains its unique atmosphere. The Hotel de la Motte Picquet, well served by the Metro, invites you to discover its history.
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Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world and Valentine's Day is fast approaching... The combination of the two is magical, and the Hôtel de la Motte Picquet recommends taking an unforgettable boat cruise on the Seine. You’ll discover another side of Paris and be amazed when you pass the illuminated Eiffel Tower. We also suggest that, if you’re staying in the City of Light on the occasion of Valentine's Day, you enjoy a stroll with your beloved!
Christmas is just around the corner, and you’re certainly looking for some inspiration to buy special gifts for the occasion, especially that you’re spending the Holidays in Paris, renowned for the amazing festivities and magic atmosphere that mark the Christmas celebrations.
The Pont Des Arts, the romance symbol and the must see tourist spot, is changing the look and removing forever the love padlocks "Cadenas D'amour". The council of Paris chose to remove all padlocks of the bridge for security reasons. Instead, the Paris City Hall and Mehdi Ben Cheikh, director of the Gallery Itinerrance asked four artists to imagine street art paintings for the bridge's new look.
In an attempt to bring the famous Pantheon monument closer to the people, JR's art reveals photographs of everyday people on the monument's dome.
Love's locks on the Pont des Arts