Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Paris

Come and experience Paris and its museums, monuments and architecture. Well known for its cafés, art and cathedral, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Museum Georges Pompidou, Louvre Museum or Paris Opera. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Paris

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Paris a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Disneyland® Paris (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Parc Asterix (21.4 mi / 34.4 km)
  • Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Place des Abbesses (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Le Mur des Je t'aime (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Montmartre Funicular (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Paris

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Paris. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Luxembourg Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Parc Monceau (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Champ de Mars (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Stravinsky Fountain (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Paris

The nearest airport is in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), which is 14.2 mi (22.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Paris Gare de l'Est, Paris-St-Lazare Station and Paris Nord Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Paris by catching a ride on the metro at Les Halles Station, Louvre - Rivoli Station or Paris Chatlet-Les Halles Station.

Where to stay around Paris?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,319 holiday lettings near Paris. From 5,257 Condos/Apartments to 467 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Paris is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Paris?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Paris:

  • Odéon: 746 holiday homes
  • Jardin des Plantes: 531 holiday homes
  • Faubourg-du-Roule: 1,926 holiday homes
  • 6th Arrondissement: 1,167 holiday homes
  • Le Marais: 1,545 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Paris?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Paris. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ministry of Finance: 6,611 holiday lettings
  • Place de la Nation: 6,660 holiday lettings
  • Place des Vosges: 6,719 holiday lettings
  • Galeries Lafayette: 6,465 holiday lettings
  • Hippodrome de Vincennes: 6,631 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Paris listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Paris?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5,257 Condos/Apartments in Paris. Our other popular types of Paris holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 467 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5,555 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Paris?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 157 holiday homes with pool available in Paris. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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