The news of the Hotel Marais Bastille this time looks at the Paris Opera and its upcoming schedule of performances. We also let you know about some superb events that you can attend at the Carrousel du Louvre. Then, as a special treat we take you on a journey into the past as we look at the history of the thoroughfare on which we are located, the Boulevard Richard-Lenoir.
The Hotel Marais Bastille is located on the Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, which connects the Place de la Bastille to the Boulevard Jules Ferry. As one of the great boulevards of Paris it is rich in history. We think you will enjoy finding out all about how it came to be. In this installment first of a short series we go back to the very beginning.
The Carrousel du Louvre is renowned as a major Parisian shopping mall and the site of the stunning glass La Pyramide Inversée. However, this 10,200 square metre underground retail complex also houses a prestigious convention centre and exhibition hall. There’s some wonderful events scheduled here for November, and at the Hotel Marais Bastille you will be just five Metro stops away from the action.
The new arts season presented by the Paris Opera offers an exciting and varied programme of productions. Attending a performance by this most distinguished of companies is an essential experience for anyone coming to Paris with the intention of immersing themselves in the capital’s rich cultural heritage. Here at the Hotel Marais Bastille we are only a short stroll from the Operas Bastille and just a few Metro stops from the Opera Garnier.
We wish you a pleasant return from your summer holidays and to ease you gently into the autumn we present the news of the Hotel Marais Bastille, carefully selected to ensure maximum interest. As ever, we offer a haven of tranquillity here on the Right Bank of the Seine and welcome you whether you are here as a tourist or in a professional capacity.
Do you have a weakness for chocolate? Or do you simply have a professional interest in this product? Then the Salon du Chocolat is the event for you. From the 29th of October to the 2nd of November, the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre will be a magnet for chocoholics and industry insiders from across the globe, with 20,000 square metres of exhibition space over two floors dedicated solely to the theme of chocolate.
Our city furthers her proud reputation as a major world centre for contemporary art with two outstanding events this autumn. The annual Grand Marché d’Art Contemporain de Bastille, a stunningly huge art market, will follow hot on the heels of FIAC, the renowned International Contemporary Art Fair. Contemporary art lovers should not miss these essential events.
A sleepless night in Paris could prove to be one of the most memorable experiences of your life. A dusk ‘til dawn arts festival, a city-wide nocturnal multicultural event; on Nuit Blanche you can stay up until the small hours to appreciate the magic of Paris as you’ve never seen it before. This night of artistic adventure takes place on October 4th. Enjoy an all-nighter and then catch up on your rest in the soothing surroundings of the Hotel Marais Bastille.
News of events occurring near the Hotel Marais Bastille, include the new season at The Opera Bastille. This venue epitomises high culture and you’ll love the many shows that are included in the 2014/2015 program. Opera fans will be spoilt for choice with classics like La Traviata, by Verdi, The Barber of Seville, by Rossini and Bohemia, by Faust, all featuring.
Paris is the home of impeccable style and fashion, which actually renders it the perfect city for the Paris Motor Show 2014 event. This exhibition, scheduled to begin on the 4th till the 19th of October, will journey through the history of fashion and motorcars, both creations being conceived during the middle part of the Industrial Revolution.