A walk in the Monceau park
Right in the heart of the 8ᵉ arrondissement of the capital, Parc Monceau is a favorite spot for locals as well as visiting tourists. A green setting that has much to offer and that we present in this article.
Discover also our advice to stay in a quality hotel in Paris 8, near the park. Finally, we suggest you other activities to do near the 8 arrondissement.
What is the Parc Monceau ?
The Monceau Park is a pleasure garden that is located in the 8ᵉ arrondissement of Paris, at the Monceau station, line 2. On the side of its history, you have to go back to the end of the XVIIIᵉ century to see the birth of a two-story pavilion surrounded by a French garden, built on a one-hectare plot of land located in Mousseau. Today’today, it is called the Parc Monceau.
The park has undergone many developments over the years and its 20 hectares were organized in the style of Anglo-Chinese gardens.
At present, you can walk around the park for hours and have the pleasure of discovering a rotunda, the old pavilion, a basin bordered by a Corinthian colonnade, statues and many other facilities detailed on this site.
In which hotel Paris 8 to stay near the Parc Monceau ?
The Parc Monceau Is located in a quiet and rather family-oriented area of the 8ᵉ arrondissement of Paris. A pleasant area where you can relax during your stay, away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. This historical district allows you to have access to many nice places in Paris. Less than 10 minutes walk from the Parc Monceau, we recommend you book a room at the Paris 8 Le Relais Monceau hotel.
Le Relais Monceau, a charming hotel in Paris 8
This establishment typically in the Haussmannian spirit, offers 51 rooms with a 4 star classification. You will appreciate the careful decoration, between ancient and modern, but also the numerous common areas to relax, such as the Chinese lounge, the Zuber lounge, the bar or the library.
A wide range of services is offered to ensure your comfort and well-being during your stay in this hotel Paris 8, such as breakfast in room, 24-hour reception, laundry service, meeting room reservation, concierge service..
The advantages of the 8th district
But then, why choose a hotel in Paris 8 to stay in the capital ? In addition to being cosy and pleasant, this area is strategically located. By living there, you will be able to easily access many places of interest such as the Champs Élysées, the Place de la Concorde, the Palais Garnier, the Grands Boulevards..
In the 8th arrondissement, you can also get around easily with several metro lines such as 2, 3, 9, 1 and 13. In short, enough to take you anywhere in Paris. Indeed, it is important to have access to the metro in the capital to be able to move easily and to visit the many districts of Paris.
Other things to do in the area
If you don’t want to go too far from your hotel, you can find something to keep you busy, not far from the Parc Monceau. The Champs Élysées are only about 20 minutes walk from the park, as is the Arc de Triomphe. These are must-see monuments during your stay in Paris.
You will be able to take many pictures to keep a souvenir of your escapade.
Even closer, you can enjoy cultural visits to the Cernuschi and Jacquemart-André museums. You will be able to discover the Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky cathedral near the Ternes station, or the’Saint-Augustine church, near the station of the same name. When it comes to restaurants and gustatory pleasures, don’t worry, you’ll have enough to satisfy your stomach.
For example, treat yourself to a snack at Thierry Marx’s pastry shop on rue Laborde or a tasty truffle-based lunch at the Truffesfolies restaurant on rue de Berri.