Les Deux Girafes has settled in the heart of a neighbourhood full of life and surprises; the Saint-Ambroise district. You will find a creative effervescence here, a buzz that fills artists' studios, restaurants and more. You can also take advantage of the location of our hotel to visit some essential Parisian museums.
Two Parisian essentials
About twenty minutes by public transport from your Hotel Les Deux Girafes, two great Parisian institutions await you: the Louvre and the Centre Pompidou. The first of these is the largest museum in the world and surely needs no introduction. Whether you want to admire the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace or the huge painting entitled The Coronation of Napoleon, or whether you wish to explore the world of Egyptian antiquities, you will need more than one visit to see everything this world-famous museum has to offer... The second, the Pompidou Centre, is a showcase of contemporary art in Paris. Permanent collections and temporary exhibitions offer opportunities to see works by many artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
In the heart of the neighbourhood
Your Hotel Les Deux Girafes team also recommends a visit to the Musée Picasso, just a 15-minute walk away. Housed in the magnificent Hôtel de Salé, in the heart of the Marais, the museum exhibits pieces by the Catalan artist and other artifacts carefully chosen from among its 5,000 works and 200,000-item archives. This is an opportunity to admire masterpieces such as Paul as Harlequin, The Goat, The Pipes of Pan and many more. We also suggest making an appointment to visit the small private museum dedicated to Edith Piaf. Less than 10 minutes on foot from your Hotel Les Deux Girafes, you can step inside the legendary singer’s former apartment and see numerous documents and archives pertaining to her life and work. Intimate and moving, it takes you back to the Paris of yesteryear... The Musée Carnavalet is currently hosting an exhibition devoted to Marcel Proust's relationship with Paris, where the writer spent most of his life. To end this museum tour, we recommend the Maison de Victor Hugo, a writer’s house museum located in the prestigious Place de Vosges, in the Marais, where you can step into the world of the famous French writer.
Your Hotel Les Deux Girafes is the ideal starting point for your cultural tours of Paris. To avoid wasting time, we advise you to book your tickets and queue-cutters in advance on the websites of the various museums.
Hotel Les Deux Girafes, a 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of the Bastille-République district