Wednesday, 10 Aug 2022 What to do near Le Belleval ?
The hotel Le Belleval is nestled in one of the most dynamic neigborhood of the 8th arrondissement of Paris, on the right side of the Seine. In this article you will discover what to do and see during your stay at the hotel.
The Belleval is located near the Saint Lazare train station, which is connected to the metro lines 3, 13 and 14, as well as with the J and L SNCF train lines.
The advantage of the Belleval is that it is centrally located, allowing you to go to all the corners of Paris thanks to the transport connections that are just at a few steps away from Le Belleval.
Below you will find the map of the 8th district, with the location of Le Belleval:
On this map you can identify the different tourist attractions of the 8th arrondissement. In particular, the most famous monuments of Paris like, the Madeleine church, the Champs-Elysées, the Concorde place or even the Alexandre III bridge.
However, some monuments are unknown to most of the tourists, here are the places that deserve special attention for their history:
- The Expiatory Chapel, located near the Belleval (about 4 minutes walk from the hotel) and the department stores of Boulevard Haussmann, it is located in a green square, like a haven of peace. This chapel is the place where Louis XVI and his wife Marie-Antoinette were buried in 1793.
For more information about the chapel click here.
- The small palace, located in front of its big brother the grand palace, was built for the 1900 World’s Fair and now houses the Paris Museum of Fine Arts. From Le Belleval, it will take you about 20 minutes to walk along the Palais de l’Elysée.
To prepare your visit click here.
- The Bouquet of Tulips, located in the gardens of the Petit Palais, was offered by the American artist Jeff Koons to the city of Paris, as a tribute to the victims of the 2015 attacks. This monumental statue of 12 meters high is composed of 11 tulips stretched into the sky by a hand. The artist wanted to symbolize the friendship between the American and French people, from the hand extended (also representing the hand of the Statue of Liberty in New York) and optimism and rebirth through the use of tulips.
To get to the statue from Le Belleval, click here for directions.