Why not enjoy the magic and sheer spectacle that are the hallmarks of Christmas in Paris? At the Hotel Marais Bastille you will be made warmly welcome with seasonal good cheer and plenty of useful advice about how to make the most of the festive period in the capital. We are just a short stroll from the Place de la Bastille and public transport options such as the Metro and the bus services. We offer an ideal location from which to reach all the attractions of the City of Light.
The Centre Pompidou, a controversial building due to its iconoclastic architectural style, is the perfectly appropriate venue for a pair of eye-opening exhibitions devoted to controversial creators. Until January 5th you can enjoy a fresh look at the paintings of Marcel Duchamp, one of the most important figures in 20th century art. Additionally, there is an examination of the visionary work of the contemporary architect Frank Gehry on show until January 26th.
In a departure from the usual situation, the classic movie musical An American In Paris was not adapted from a Broadway show. It was a movie original, but surely such a flagship of the genre should not be missing from the stage? Well, it’s missing no longer. November 22nd 2014 sees the world premiere of a brand new stage production of An American In Paris presented at the renowned Théâtre du Châtelet.
In the world of boating the Paris Nautic Show is spoken of with great respect and anticipation. This is due to the Salon Nautique International de Paris being such a wide ranging, prestigious, comprehensive and exciting event. The 2014 edition promises to be the biggest and best yet, drawing world class exhibitors and brands from far and wide. It all takes place at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre from December 6th to 14th.
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.