As the year draws to a close, Paris takes on an air of magic. Illuminations twinkle in the streets and squares and Christmas markets spring up all through the city. If you’re in the mood for mulled wine, artisanal gifts and the opportunity to taste all kinds of seasonal delights, your Grand Hotel Saint-Michel will clue you in about the marchés de Noël, large and small, not to be missed.
Enjoy a unique shopping experience during your stay at the Grand Hotel Saint-Michel. Head to Bon Marché, located in the Rue de Sèvres. The world-famous department store has recently opened special lounges for welcoming customers and guiding them in their purchases.
Paris has many bridges spanning the Seine. While enjoying a weekend at the Grand Hotel Saint Michel, why not go for a walk that will take you across the capital’s most beautiful bridges? It’s a great way to see the city’s beauty and history.
Situated on the Seine is Fluctuart, the world’s first floating urban art centre. Recently opened, this barge moored close to the Pont des Invalides is open 7 days a week from noon to midnight and admission is completely free. It’s a new and vital cultural space you should discover as soon as possible!
A hybrid cultural space that’s a combination of a club, concert hall, bar and restaurant, the Hasard Ludique is a lot of fun. You can listen to music, attend shows, participate in workshops, eat or have a drink. Discover the many delights of this converted former railway station.
The return of summer in Paris is your opportunity to enjoy the Paris Summer Festival that will take place throughout the capital from July 12th to August 3rd, 2019. You will also want to check out the pop-up sand-free beaches of Paris Plages. Book your stay at the Grand Hotel Saint-Michel now and don’t forget your sunhat!
Summer is here, the mercury is climbing and with it rises the desire to have lunch on the grass. What could be better than a picnic in the loveliest parks that Paris has to offer? You’ll be spoiled for choice among the capital’s many gorgeous green spaces! Verdant surroundings, varied activities... The Grand Hotel Saint-Michel suggests some great places to take a wicker basket and cooler.
The love affair between Paris and cycling is an enduring one. So, it’s only natural that we recommend discovering on two wheels the many attractions of one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. Opt for a self-service bike rental and participate in the next Fête du Vélo (bike festival), scheduled for June 2nd, 2019.
Just a five-minute walk from the Grand Hotel Saint-Michel, the Jardin du Luxembourg enjoys an ideal location in the heart of Paris. Adjoining the Palais du Luxembourg, where the Senate currently sits, it’s one of the most important green spaces in the capital. The sunshine is coming back, so why not go for a walk, a jog or just a picnic?
Paris has many legendary places where you can catch live jazz performances. If you’re looking for a night out with your loved one or friends to enjoy some hot or cool jazz, here’s a quick tour of our favourite jazz bars.
Paris, romantic city par excellence, attracts thousands of couples from all over the world, irresistibly drawn by the city’s picturesque neighbourhoods, fascinating streets, gardens and parks of unparalleled splendour and world-class museums brimming with a wealth of romantic stories... Here are some of the most romantic places in Paris for an unforgettable Valentine's Day.
A hearty greeting to December! It’s a month that’s warmly welcomed because, although we lose the warmer weather, we gain immeasurably thanks to the festive season celebrations that are finally upon us. Paris is getting ready to dive into the heart-warming ambiance of Christmas, so come along and get ready for the festivities by going on a shopping spree in the renowned department stores on the Boulevard Haussmann. Then admire the charm of their enchanting Christmas windows!
If you’re looking for an idyllic setting where you can enjoy a special dinner in Paris this winter, we recommend a selection of restaurants with large open fireplaces. After all, what could be better, as the weather turns chilly, than a meal by the fireside? The Grand Hotel Saint Michel recommends its favourites in Paris.
If you’re not familiar with the Canal Saint Martin, it's time to take a walk along this picturesque waterway that runs across a good portion of the capital. By bike, scooter, rollerblading or on foot, a journey by this lovely canal in the morning or at the end of the day, along with a picnic next to its gently flowing waters, is an enchanting experience.
The Seine is certainly one of the most picturesque rivers in the world. To discover Paris from a different perspective, see her monuments and soak up her atmosphere, there is nothing like a cruise on the Seine. This is one of the most enjoyable activities the city has to offer when the weather is fine. Plan a cruise on a bateau mouche during your stay at the Grand Hotel Saint Michel!
It is without question the most majestic public garden in Paris, and it never looks more exquisitely beautiful than during the balmy days of summer! Situated between the Place de la Concorde, the Place Vendome and the Louvre Museum, the magnificent Jardin des Tuileries offers the idyllic setting for your summer days in the capital. Whether you want to take a leisurely stroll or sit down to enjoy a picnic, treat yourself to a refreshing green break right in the centre of Paris. And if you’re looking for fun for the whole family, you’ll want to visit the famous Tuileries funfair, which runs from June to August.
To celebrate love, the Grand Hotel Saint-Michel, nestled in the heart of the Latin Quarter, suggests that you surprise the special person in your life. A cruise along the Seine, a romantic stroll in a charming place close to the hotel and, to end the evening in style, the joy of our ‘Romance’ offer, specially reserved for sweethearts...
The glaciers (ice cream makers) of Paris offer the perfect delicious refreshment when the temperature rises. But thanks to an abundance of arctic artisans and icy innovators the capital can offer you much more than just the standard, everyday cone of vanilla or strawberry ice cream. Whether you’re enjoying summer in the city alone, with family or with friends, you’ll want to check out what it has to offer by way of inventive and sometimes extravagant ice cream. The Grand Hotel Saint Michel reveals all.
The Grand Hotel Saint-Michel is pleased to welcome families for summer holidays in Paris. Our friendly hotel is just a three-minute walk from the Luxembourg Gardens and activities that appeal to all ages are available nearby. There’s no need to book and these unmissable places are ideal for fun family outings.
It’s impossible to imagine a stay in the capital and not think of trying some of the many treats and delicacies on offer. Exceptional bakeries! Melt in the mouth pastries! It’s not easy being a gourmand in Paris – you are drooling over just thinking of all those good things waiting to be discovered. With that in mind, Grand Hotel Saint Michel suggests a ‘not-to-be-missed’ selection of great places to explore during your break.
The capital of love, arts, and fashion, the ‘city of light’ - Paris has so many different names. However, Paris is also known for another reason: sport. Throughout the year, the city hosts some of the world’s most prestigious events such as the French Open or also known as Roland Garros tennis tournament. It’s one of a wide range of sporting events recommended by Grand Hotel Saint Michel.
The city of love, Paris never disappoints couples in search of romance. Grand Hotel Saint-Michel offers you the ideal cocoon for those romantic moments. Here are some of our team’s favourite places in Paris to be discovered hand in hand.