THE ISLAND OF THE SWANS, AND THE STATUE OF THE LIBERTYYour walk will begin from the Place Charles Michels. On the left side, you will find the mall Beaugrenelle opened in October, 2013. All long of the shore, in front of the Seine, there is the Front de Seine composed by high towers, it was constructed 40 years ago, it is one of the rare districts of Paris where they are skyscrapers, excluding 13 ° district, usually the high towers and other high buildings are only built in the Parisian suburbs or in the business district of The Defense. Take Grenelle's bridge, remain in the right sidewalk, then go down the stairs in the middle of the bridge, and reach the Island of the Swans. This artificial island of 900 meters of length offers a complete panorama on the skyscrapers, the Eiffel Tower and the House of Radio France. In the extremity of the island, discover the copy of the statue of the Liberty In 1885, this copy of Gustave Bartholdi's famous statue was offered to France by the Committee of the Americans of Paris on the occasion of the bicentenary of the Revolution. It is placed in the Island of the swans, near Grenelle's Bridge, because in front of this place was Bartholdi's workshop.
BIR-HAKEIM, EIFFEL TOWER, CHAMPS DE MARSFollow the walk, go towards Bir-Hakeim's Bridge in order to reach the Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars, at that time, you will be on the south Shore of the Seine. Further, on the Quay Branly, you will find the last one of the big Parisian museums: The Museum of the arts and the civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and of Americas If you wish, cross the Seine towards the north shore and go to the Trocadéro. You will find there the Palais de Chaillot, The Museum of the Man, the Museum Guimet and the Museum of Modern Art. The walkers who will decide to visit the Great Lady of Paris : The Eiffel Tower, will be able to admire from the Champ de Mars: the Dome of the Invalides, the Military School, and the Wall of the Peace realised by the artist Clara Halter. The Wall of the Peace is freely inspired from the Wall of the Lamentations of Jerusalem. The visitors can deposit there, their messages of peace.
CASTLE OF VERSAILLESIf you decide to return towards the neighborhood Beaugrenelle and to follow the river, on the right, you will find the Bridge Mirabeau, sung by the poet Verlaine, and the contemporary architecture of the Park André-Citroën. On the Bridge Mirabeau, there is RER's station Javel, point from which you will go directly to the Castle of Versailles. For the sportsmen, the line 10 (station Charles Michel) will take you easily to the Park of the Princes, and to Roland Garros's Stadium. And for the fans of horse races, the line 9 or the bus 62 will take him to Longchamps's racetrack.
BEAUGRENELLE, MARKETS AND SHOPSBesides the shopping mall Beaugrenelle, our district is pride of having numerous stores.
You can make your shopping « rue du Commerce » that is to say in the Trade’s street , which bears so well its name, rue Saint Charles, rue de Lourmel … And make a detour to discover fresh products markets : on Tuesday and Friday at rue Saint Charles and on Wednesday and Sunday at boulevard de Grenelle.
TO EATStarbuck, Mc Donald's, Cojean, Noura, Quindici, Fast food and great names of French gastronomy are mixed there, as well as the pretty traditional breweries with terrace that you will find around the neighborhood, and that complete an offer of very varied catering.
Le QuinzièmeCyril Lignac's first restaurant. The most gastronomic, because he has a star!
Just a step from the park André Citroën, you will appreciate the kitchen of the Chef Cyril Lignac which gives to the product the first place. The restaurant is warm and has a felted decoration.
14, rue Cauchy. Tel. 01 45 54 43 43
Bermuda OnionA magnificent view on the Seine! Beaugrenelle shopping mall - Ilôt Verseau - 3rd floor - 7 rue Linois, 75015 Paris
OPEN EVERY DAY, OF 10 hours(am) TO MIDNIGHT. Such: 01 45 78 83 62
Le PareloupTypically Parisian Pareloup Bistro which offers to the amateurs of meat the best of Aubrac
80 rue Saint Charles 75015 Paris Such 01 45 78 03 96 Open on Sunday - Continuous service -
La Pâtisserie des RêvesThe Cake store of the Dreams.
Croissants, mille-feuilles, Mont Blanc, tarts of season, the Chef Philippe Conticini. Beaugrenelle Îlot B Panoramic shopping mall. DC Beaugrenelle. Phone. 01 45 77 27 49
Le Quartier du pain/Frédéric Lalos.The first address of this Best Worker of France. Daily bakeries of bread ``longuet`` bread with wheat, the baguette with olives, old fashion bread, chouquettes and gougères, tarts and crunchy sandwiches
74, rue Saint-Charles. Phone. 01 45 78 87 23 and lequartierdupain.com
Villa VerdiA gourmet resaurant in the purest italian tradition. The Boss and his wife welcome you in a warm atmosphere, just a step from the Champ de Mars. Come and have good time on its terrace under the sun, and enjoy a fantastic view of the Eiffel Tower.
42 bis, avenue of Suffren - Paris 15th district –
Paris to www.villaverdi.fr 01 47 34 62 22
Bowling Front de SeineBowling Front de Seine.
11-15, rue Gaston de Caillavet. Tél. 01 45 79 21 71 et xbowlingsympas.com
Club ``Front de Seine``You can practise squash here, but you also can develop your muscles on machines,perform on a treadmill, initiate yourself to gym gently.44, rue Emeriau. Tél. 01 45 75 35 37 et frondeseine.net ou facebook.com/frontdeseine
Keller Pool14, rue de l'Ingénieur Robert-Keller 75015 PARIS Tél. : 01 45 71 81 00
A beautiful swimming pool of 50 meters, without chlorine. It opens its roof when sun is shining.
Yoyo - Palais de TokyoNightclub
13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75016 Paris
01 84 79 11 70
MixClubNightclub with Latin sounds, electro music and erasmus parties
24 Rue de l'Arrivée, 75015 Paris
06 95 81 88 56
Eiffel TowerThe Parisian ``Great`` Lady`` was built for the Universal Fair of 1889, in commemoration of the centenary of French Revolution.
IT stands 350 meters high !
January 1st jan to June 14th: 9h30-23h00 every day.
June 15th – September 30th : 9:00 am at midnight every day.
Price: 17 EUR for adults, 8 EUR for the children under 12.
Notre Dame de ParisBuilding started in the year 1163, and ended 200 years later, around 1345.
The cathedral can welcome more than 6000 believers. The entrance is free, but if you want to visit the towers, it will be necessary to pay 10 euros for adults, but it is free for people under 18.
There is no elevator, so people who has not a good heart condition should avoid from taking the path of heavens.
Opening hours: 8h00-18h45 every day. Towers: 9h30-18h45 every day. Masses: 8:00 am, 9:00 am, noon(south), 6:45 pm.
CHAMPS ELYSEES AND THE ARCH OF TRIUMPHThe Champs Elysees avenue probably deserves its nickname of ``most beautiful avenue in the world`` because of its lower section, starting Place de la Concorde and ending at Grand Palais.
The rest of the avenue mainly features overpriced shops and restaurants - with a few exceptions in the side streets.
Walk to the Arch of Triumph, at the top of the avenue, and visit the 50-meters high structure, built to commemorate Napoleon's victories.
Admission is about EUR 12, and free for children under 12. Opening hours: 9 :30AM-11:00PM daily from April to October, and 10:00AM-11:00PM daily from Nov-March.
Montmartre et la Basilique du Sacré CoeurThe Romano-Byzantine basilica crowns the Montmartre hill. Its construction began in 1875 and was completed in 1914. Admission is free, except for the crypt and dome (about EUR 5). For a fun ride, go to the Anvers metro station, walk to ``Rue Tardieu`` and take the ``funiculaire`` (a one-car train which brings you almost to the top of the hill). Montmartre itself used to be a village outside Paris. The hill is famous for its architectural landmarks, its artistic life, and more recently, for the picture 'Amelie'. It counts no less than 7 museums!
Eglise des InvalidesThe hospice of Les Invalides began to be constructed in 1671 on order of Luis XIV, who wanted to protect there the soldiers indigent and seriously wounded by his multiple wars.
The work was ended rapidly, but a church was added then. The works took in total about thirty years. You will be able to visit the church, several museums and Napoléon's tomb 1r, which body was taken back from Sta Hélène in 1830. The entry is 6 Euros, but free for the children of less than 12 years. Hours of opening: from October to March 31, of 10h00-16h45, from April to September 30 of them 10 00 at 45 after 17.
Located on Ile de la Cité, inside the Justice Palace, the construction of this gothic church started under Louis IX in 1240. This place was built to receive the relics of Jesus's Crown of Thorns and parts of the Holy Cross. Amongst other remarkable details, the tall stained-glass windows which are mainly original. Admission is about EUR 6. Opening hours: 10:00AM-5:00PM.
Place des VosgesIt is Henri IV who ordered the construction of the famous place, which was finished in 1612, two years after the murder of the Gascon by Ravaillac.
Initially baptized `` Royal Place ``, ``Place des Vosges`` was renamed by Napoléon 1r, that wanted to honour the inhabitants of the department of The Vosges for the speed with which they were paying their taxes.
The Place is remarkable by its style (it is lined with 36 buildings all dating from Henri IV) but also by its small shops and by its little park, in the center of whichrises the statue of Luis XIII.