11th Arrondissement/North Marais/Republique/Bastille
The 11th arrondissement, and the Bastille neighborhood in particular, is located on the right bank of the Seine and has played an exceptional role in the history of Paris and France. Northwest of this property lies the Place de la Republique, connected to the Place de la Bastille by the winding, tree-lined Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, home to what is considered the largest outdoor market in Paris. A few minutes west of the the apartment you will find the trendy northern Marais, with its plentiful and delicious restaurants, fashionable boutiques and pedestrian streets (on the weekend). Walk a few minutes east and you find yourself by the charming Canal Saint Martin area, a favorite strolling destination for Parisians from all over. The cutting edge restaurant, art and music scenes here also draw those on the lookout for the next hip thing.
As you explore the district you will discover it to be socially and culturally diverse, which is why many Parisians flock here for shopping, dining, and nightlife. Minutes from your vacation rental, you will find Bastille, Bastille Market, Bastille Opera House, Republique Square, Musee Picasso, Canal St. Martin, Musee Edith Piaf, and the Pere Lachaise Cemetery, the largest cemetery in Paris and resting place of many who have enriched and contributed to French life.
Additional amenities include: living room, views, caretaker, family room, heating, crib, dining room, video player DVD, elevator, walkable.