What’s the best way to experience Paris like a Parisian? By browsing its markets, of course! The city has a wealth of great markets where you can do some shopping, of course, but also chat with the stallholders, taste local products and soak up the atmosphere... To take the pulse of a neighbourhood, check out its market. The Hotel Les Deux Girafes recommends three Parisian markets, each with its own distinctive personality.
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As the year comes to an end, why not indulge yourself and give free rein to your interests? In Paris, three world-class events take place; the Salon du Cheval, the Salon de la Photo and the Salon du Chocolat.
The Hotel Les Deux Girafes is conveniently located near the Opéra Bastille. This means that after a wonderful night at the opera you can take a stroll, enjoying the fresh, sweet air of the Parisian night all the way back to the Hotel Les Deux Girafes. To put you in the mood, we’ll tell you about the Opera Bastille, a unique Parisian institution located in the Place de la Bastille.
A poetic artery of the capital flowing between the Place de la République and the Gare de l'Est, the Canal Saint-Martin, in the 10th arrondissement, is the haunt of creatives, artists and trendy Parisians. Take a walk along its banks and soak up the friendly, intriguing atmosphere of this picturesque waterway. For magical moments, the Hotel Les Deux Girafes recommends a picnic or a summer evening on the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin.