The hôtel Vernet is a sumptuous Parisian building in the legendary and true « Haussmann » style. An institution which has seen centuries of change, situated in just about the most perfect location, between the golden Triangle of Paris and the Place de l’Etoile on the Champs-Elysées. The Hotel Vernet celebrates its 100th birthday by entering the age of modernity.
Entirely renovated and refurbished in 2014 by its new owners, the French family owned hotel group B Signature Hotels & Resorts, the Hotel Vernet revives the tradition of the great Parisian establishments of the chic 8th arrondissement of Paris by offering itself the distinction of a contemporary interior created by Interior designer François Champsaur, who pays tribute to Parisian elegance and French craftsmanship.
Overlooking the Champs-Elysées, on the Place de l'Etoile, the Arc de Triomphe is the biggest arch in the world. It was Commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 to celebrate his victory at Austerlitz. Beneath the arch is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and each evening at 6:30pm its flame is rekindled. From the top of the monument, visitors benefit from a panoramic view of Paris, during the day and at night.
Located at the extremity of the Champ-de-Mars and along the Seine, the Eiffel Tower is the symbol of the French Capital. Built by Gustave Eiffel for the World Exhibition held in Paris in 1889, this 324 meter high iron tower was used for scientific experiments. Considered as the most visited monument in the world, it offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of Paris.
Characterized by its glass pyramid from its entrance hall, the Louvre is today the largest museum of art and antiquity in the world. Inaugurated in 1793, it was previously a royal palace of Paris. Visitors can enjoy its many collections covering an extensive geographical area and several periods since Antiquity to 1848, as well as its masterpieces such as the Mona Lisa, the Venus of Milo or the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
Belonging to the former Tuileries Palace, from which it get its name, the Tuileries Garden perfectly reflects the French garden. Ideal for walking and relaxing, it also exhibits the statues of Maillol and Rodin. From June to August, the fairground of Tuileries is organized there, must-see event for family and children.
Built from 1897 for the 1900 World Exhibition and classified as a historical monument, the Grand Palais now welcomes the most prestigious events and exhibitions in the capital (Hermès jump, car show, Fashion week).
Built for the 1900 World Exhibition, the Petit Palais now shelters the Museum of Fine Arts of Paris. It offers a large artistic panorama and visitors can enjoy its collections from antiquity to the nineteenth century and its temporary exhibitions (the Impressionists in London).
Founded in June 2006, the museum is also known as the Museum of Arts and Civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and America. An emblematic museum of non-Western arts, its architecture and wild garden reflect the spirit of a unique place.
Considered as the most beautiful avenue in the world and a must address in Paris, the Champs Elysees echibits luxury brands and the biggest events in Paris.
Founded in 2014, the Fondation Louis Vuitton promotes culture and contemporary art. The building, designed by the American architect Frank Gehry, is airy and light, with a unique and innovative architecture. In addition to its exceptional collections and exhibitions, visitors can also enjoy artistic interventions, seminars, the Jardin d'Acclimatation and panoramic views from the terraces of the building.