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Culture and history everywhere (16th)

Concentrated Paris (1st)
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The Calm of the Temple and the life of the Marais (3rd)
The chic of life on the islands (4th Arrondissement)
The neighbourhood for everyone (5th)
Pure animation! (6th)
Institutional Paris (7th)
The neighbourhood of VIPs (8th)
Shopping in an atmosphere of cabaret (9th)
The neighbourhood of the stations (10th)
The Rock'n'Roll Neighbourhood (11th)
When the modern style sets in, Nature resists (12th)
The heterogeneous neighbourhood (13th)
From Montsouris to Montparnasse (14th)
A spot of green in a densely populated Paris (15th)
Culture and history everywhere (16th)
Popular and chic! (17th)
Bohemian Montmartre according to Aznavour (18th)
The scientific and human neighbourhood (19th)
Accommodation for all (20th)
  Nature/Leisurely walks : +++ Culture : +++ Shopping : +

Gigantic? The 16th arrondissement is indeed one of the biggest of the capital and you would easily get lost if there weren't security guards and agents in front of each property to help you find your way!

The neighbourhoods of Auteuil and of Passy, attached to Paris in the 19th century, are rustic neighbourhoods par excellence. A village ambiance and a local atmosphere so strong that everyone knows each other. The animation is punctuated with its inhabitants during the day: schoolchildren.

But at night an almost eerie calm settles over the area. The 16th arrondissement has a reputation of being a bourgeois neighbourhood, but it is still coveted by tourists, thanks to its numerous museums, the Place du Trocadéro, and the Bois de Boulogne. It is a cultural neighbourhood. You will be impressed by its properties, both by their stature and by their architecture.

Routes for everyone:

for lovers of leisurely walks:

You will unquestionably make your way to the Bois de Boulogne, a real expanse of green of over 850 hectares, where all along your walk you will be able to discover magnificent plants and trees such as redwoods, pines and chestnut trees. You can also venture along marked paths or ride horseback to the Lac Inférieur. If you follow this lake round, you will reach a bridge which will take you to the Lac Supérieur, passing in front of the Grande Cascade. In the heart of the wood, you can also see the Jardin d'Acclimatation, which you can visit on foot, by boat or by pony. This leisure area presents various animals, and invites children to participate in numerous workshops and shows. Not far from the Jardin d'Acclimatation you will reach the Parc de Bagatelle, where beds of roses, irises and perennials will guide you to the Château de Bagatelle. This will be a day rich in discovery and sensations! But if the Bois de Boulogne is a family area during the day, it is important to know that by night all varieties of the oldest profession are undertaken under the pale lights of headlights. A real sight, not recommended for children and the prudish.

for lovers of culture :

The 16th arrondissement has a wide choice of museums. The Rue de La Fontaine, situated in the Auteuil neighbourhood, will let you imagine the characteristic smell of the spring with curative properties which was located there. In this same neighbourhood, you can admire the most beautiful collection of post cards of France while being transported by the Gregorian chants of the Abbaye Bénédictine Sainte Marie. But you can also stop at the Musée Bouchard, one of the most mysterious of Paris, which will allow you to get to know this artist better, winner of the Rome prize in 1901. Wherever you go, your walk in this neighbourhood will enable you to admire impressive buildings, private hotels and villas, real luxury mansions.

You can continue along Passy, where Balzac chose to live to write the comedies of the Comédie Humaine, or you can walk around the vaulted cellars of the Musée du Vin.

Near the famous Trocadéro you will find a concentration of museums, such as the Musée de la Marine, du Panthéon Bouddhiste, de l'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Marmottan, Galliera or de la Mode de la ville de Paris, de la Contrefaçon, Dappert, d'Ennery and, of course, the most well-known, the Musée de l'Homme. The latter is specialized in prehistory, ethnology and anthropology.

Finally, for children, the Musée en Herbe, located in the Bois de Boulogne, will allow them to use their energy to create and discover from prehistoric to contemporary art in a playful manner.

for lovers of shopping :

If you want to go shopping in the 16th arrondissement, it is good to know that it is well-known for the very high prices that are charged. The shops in this arrondissement are in actual fact luxury boutiques.

To remember : Le Quartier d'Auteuil / Le Quartier de Passy / Le Trocadéro / Le Bois de Boulogne / Le Musée de l'Homme / Le Jardin d'Acclimatation.