lovers of culture :
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.
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.
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
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.
lovers of shopping :
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.
remember : Le Quartier d'Auteuil / Le
Quartier de Passy / Le Trocadéro / Le Bois de Boulogne /
Le Musée de l'Homme / Le Jardin d'Acclimatation.