The story of 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.

Boulevard Richard Lenoir - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Thomas Sanson

Boulevard Richard Lenoir - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Thomas Sanson

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Upcoming fairs and exhibitions at the Carrousel du Louvre

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.

Carrousel du Louvre - Tourist Office Paris - Photographre Jocelyne Genri

Congress at Carrousel du Louvre - Tourist Office Paris - Photographre Jocelyne Genri

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An exciting New Season for the Paris Opera

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.

Paris Opera - Opera Garnier - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

Paris Opera, Opera Garnier - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

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Here’s the latest news of the Hotel Marais Bastille

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.

News of the Hotel Marais Bastille - Nature Capitale show - Paris Tourist Office - Photographer Bertrand Desprez - Agence VU - Artist Gad Weil La Fonderie

Nature Capitale show on the Champs Elysées avenue - Paris Tourist Office - Photographer Bertrand Desprez - Agence VU - Artist Gad Weil La Fonderie

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Paris: An international centre of Contemporary Art

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.

Grand Marché d'Art Contemporain de Bastille - Paris Tourist Office - Photographer David Lefranc

Grand Marché d'Art Contemporain de Bastille - Paris Tourist Office - Photographer David Lefranc

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See Paris in a new light on a Sleepless Night

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.

Paris Sleepless Night 2008 - Paris Tourist Office - Photographer Amélie Dupont - Artist Pierrick Sorin

Paris Sleepless Night 2008 - Paris Tourist Office - Photographer Amélie Dupont - Artist Pierrick Sorin

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Stay Current with News 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.

News of the Hotel Marais Bastille - Opera Bastille - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

Opera Bastille - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

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Fashion Cars and Style at the Paris Motor Show 2014

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.

Paris Motor Show 2014 - Paris 2010 - Photographer Tcharvin - Wikimedia commons

Paris Motor Show 2010 - Photographer Tcharvin - Wikimedia commons

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Are you a Collector of Antique or Contemporary Art?

Are you a fan of antique or contemporary art? If so, you will most certainly appreciate the Biennale des Antiquaires event, featuring at the Grand Palais, from the 11th till the 29th of September. Here the public and collectors congregate, in an appreciation of all things artistic, through the presentation of exquisite works of art, jewellery and other interesting items.

Antique or Contemporary Art - Paris Design Week, event of Maison&objet  - ORGANISATION SAFI, FILIALE DES ATELIERS D'ART DE FRANCE ET DE REED EXPOSITIONS FRANCE (Press kit)

Paris Design Week, event of Maison&objet - ORGANISATION SAFI, FILIALE DES ATELIERS D'ART DE FRANCE ET DE REED EXPOSITIONS FRANCE (Press kit)

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The Maison & Objet Paris Trade Fair for Professionals

Professionals working within the field of design, fashion, lifestyle and the home, should most definitely catch the Maison & Objet trade fair in Paris. This excellent event features the works of exceptionally talented and innovative designers.

Maison & Objet Paris - Picture © Elodie Dupuis, Design © BE-POLES

Maison & Objet Paris - Picture © Elodie Dupuis, Design © BE-POLES

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