Tourism in Paris from the Grand Hotel de Paris

Make the most of the excellent location of the Grand Hotel de Paris to discover Paris and its famous monuments.

From Gare de l’Est metro station (lines 4, 5 and 7), which is just 3 minutes from the hotel, you can travel to Cité, in other words, the leisure and tourism centre of one of the most visited cities in the world.

Here we highlight some of the many must-see places in Paris, which are within easy reach of the Grand Hotel de Paris on the city transport network

Louvre Museum

This is one of the most famous museums in the world. The Louvre has a collection of almost 35,000 artistic pieces from all disciplines, origins and eras of creation, so for art lovers it can take up to several days to tour a museum whose building, characterised by its glass pyramid, is an impressive architectural icon.

Public transport: Palais-Royal – Musée du Louvre metro (lines 1 and 7). Bus services: 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81 and 95.

D’Orsay Museum

The old Orsay railway station is today home to the D’Orsay Museum, which is dedicated to 19th century plastic arts. It exhibits pieces by exceptional maestros such as: Monet, Toulouse-Lautre and Van Gogh.

City transport: Solferino metro stop (line 12) and Musée d’Orsay RER train stop (line C).

Pompidou Centre

Its lift, escalators and coloured tubes on the outside of the building are the main attraction at this Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Paris.

Nearby means of transport: metro Rambuteau (line 11), Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11), Châtelet (lines 1, 11 and 14) and near the RER train stop Châtelet – Les Halles. Bus services: 21, 29, 38, 47, 58, 69, 70, 72, 74, 75, 76, 81, 85 and 96.

Eiffel Tower

This is the monument with the highest number of visits worldwide and provides a spectacular panoramic view of the city of Paris from its highest accessible level.

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Situated on the banks of the Seine, this is one of the first expressions that has been preserved of the Gothic style in architecture.

Entry to the temple: free

Public transport. Metro: you can take metro line 4 from next to the Grand Hotel de Paris to Cité or Saint Michel. Buses: 21, 38, 47, 85 and 96.

Les Invalides

This provided accommodation for the French army. Its National Palace became a military cemetery.

Public transport: it can be reached on metro lines 8 and 13 and line C of the RER train to the stop Invalides. By bus, take services 28, 49, 63, 69, 82, 83, 87 and 92.

Latin Quarter

Wide range of restaurants and a young atmosphere in the centre of Paris with prices for all budgets.

Metro stop: from the Grand Hotel take line 4 at Gare de l’Est and get off at Saint-Michel.

The Champs Elysées

Two thousand metres of the most chic shops in the city, between the Arc de Triomphe (arch) and Place de la Concorde (square). The Champs Elysées Avenue is also famous for welcoming the riders of the Tour de France in the final stage.

Transport. By metro, get off at Champs-Élysées-Clemenceau (lines 1 and 13), Franklin D. Roosevelt (lines 1 and 9), George V (line 1) and Charles de Gaulle – Étoile (lines 1, 2 and 6).