Pay a visit to the Museum of Romantic Life

The Museum of Romantic Life offers the perfect complement to a romantic getaway in Paris. Located in Pigalle, in the neighbourhood known as New Athens, the museum occupies a beautifully restored setting that is profoundly evocative of the romantic period. As we approach Valentine’s Day it seems very fitting that you should discover this often overlooked aspect of Parisian culture.

Museum of Romantic Life - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

Museum of Romantic Life

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Valentine’s Day in Paris, world capital of romance

Paris is a city made for lovers, so what could be more romantic than spending Valentine’s Day in this perfect setting? The Hotel Marais Bastille offers an elegant, contemporary setting and all the quality services you could require to make your shared Valentine’s Day both comfortable and fulfilling. We are close to various public transport options providing easy access to all parts of Paris and its many opportunities for romantic walks.

Valentine's Day in Paris - « I love you » wall - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

« I love you » wall - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

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Incredible bargains to be had in the Paris Winter Sales

Staying here at the Hotel Marais Bastille you will be in a prime central location to enjoy the Paris Winter Sales. Throughout the city until February 17th the prices on a massive range of goods from fashion to furniture and even wine will be heading in only one direction; down! Why not come and take advantage of the incredible bargains on offer in boutiques, department stores, shopping centres and small retailers?

Paris Winter Sales - Parisian shopping at BHV - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

Parisian shopping at BHV - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

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It’s the New Year and time for a visit to Paris

It’s 2015 already. The New Year is upon us so all of us here at the Hotel Marais Bastille would like to join together in wishing our customers, our prospective customers and all the readers of our blog all the very best for 2015. We certainly hope you’ll think about being a guest of our hotel this year as you’ll certainly be made very welcome, and here in the heart of Paris you will find plenty to keep you busy.

New Year - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

Place des Vosges - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Amélie Dupont

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Explore the many attractions of the Marais District

Bringing together the old and the new in a thriving and enchanting combination, the Marais district remains one of the iconic neighbourhoods of Old Paris. Exploring the Marais will bring you countless surprises, including museums housed in magnificent old buildings, contemporary art galleries, fashion boutiques and excellent restaurants.

Marais district - France. Paris 3rd district. Public garden of the Temple. Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Daniel Thierry

Marais district - Public garden of the Temple - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer Daniel Thierry

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A major contemporary Art Gallery; La Maison Rouge

La Maison Rouge is a leading non-profit contemporary art foundation, offering shows devoted to individual artists and exhibitions of private collections. This dynamic and fascinating creative space also houses its own bookshop and restaurant, and is itself a stunning architectural design well worth seeing. It is easily reached within a fifteen minute walk from the Hotel Marais Bastille.

Contemporary Art - Art Market - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer David Lefranc

Contemporary Art Market - Tourist Office Paris - Photographer David Lefranc

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Don’t miss The Bel Canto themed Restaurant experience

Bringing together opera and fine dining is an inspired idea, and the Bel Canto themed restaurant does it so well. An evening at Le Bel Canto is a thrill for all the senses and a gastronomic experience unlike any other. Why not treat yourself, your partner, your family or friends to a beautiful evening only a ten minute taxi ride from the Hotel Marai Bastille ?

Bel Canto Paris

Bel Canto Paris

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Mistinguett, Queen of the Roaring Twenties

Lovers of musical theatre and its history and anyone else who enjoys a fabulous night out should not miss Mistinguett; Reine des Annees Folles, the spectacular new show at the Casino de Paris. Telling the story of the legendary French singer and actress who was the highest paid female entertainer of her day, this new Albert Cohen production runs until January 4th.

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Enjoy Christmas in Paris from the Hotel Marais Bastille

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.

Christmas in Paris - Tourist office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

Printemps windows displays - Tourist office Paris - Photographer Marc Bertrand

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Essential exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou

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.

Centre Pompidou - Tourist office Paris - Photographer Fabian Charaffi

Tourist office Paris - Photographer Fabian Charaffi

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