Roland Garros : each year the world’s greatest clay court tennis championship takes place in the magnificent Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. From May 21st to June 9th the greatest names in tennis will be battling it out to decide the victor of The French Open, one of the world’s four Grand Slam major tennis tournaments and an event that can trace its history back to 1891. You can be there for this grand occasion taking place on the distinctive red clay surfaces of this great arena built in 1928 and conveniently located near the Porte d’Auteuil, within easy reach by car, bus or Metro from the Hotel Marais Bastille.
The biggest names in tennis will descend on Paris from May 22nd for the Roland Garros 2012 tournament.
On Sunday 15th April, Paris will host its famous Marathon, now in its 36th year.
This mythical race, run over a distance of 42.195 km, or just over 26 miles, will bring together some 40,000 competitors from around one hundred countries. Continue reading