: Aéroport Charles de Gaulle
: Gare de Lyon
: Le pied de cochon
: Pause Café
Car: not necessary
The trendy Bastille area is well known for its “chic-bohemian” style, full of outdoors cafés, restaurants and clubs. You will also find traditional shops : cheese shops, butchers, chocolatiers, charcutiers. Within 5 minutes walk is the famous Rue de Lappe, with its many ethnic restaurants and pubs, famous since the bal musette or danceballs of the 1930s “gai Paris” frequented between the wars by Edith Piaf, Jean Gabin and Rita Hayworth. A few streets away, you will also enjoy the famous Food market “Marché d’Aligre”, both outdoor and indoor. It opens every morning except on Mondays and offers great food at amazing prices. Customers can find fresh fruit, fish, meat, cheese and bread along with clothing and typical flea market items. Parisians lining up around the best fruits and vegetable stalls meet friends, also talk to people they don’t know and joke with the stall holders.
In the vicinity, you may also enjoy movie theaters displaying films in English.
Other Activities: Once you are in Paris, offer you a lovely day in stunning VERSAILLES. Visit the CHATEAU, the TRIANON, the beautiful gardens. You will reach the royal city of Louis XIV within 50 mn, using an RER ride.