Visits in Paris

3 days in Paris…The must see to do

Paris is more than just a city; it’s a mosaic of villages and neighborhoods (Montmartre, Pigalle, Saint Germain des Près, Batignolles…), each with its own identity, each different from the others.
The best way to get a feel for Paris is on foot. You’ll soon fall under the spell of their architecture, their appearance and their atmosphere.

From Les3chambres you can get to the main monuments and museums of Paris on foot: 20 minutes from the Louvre, 30 minutes from the Musée d’Orsay, 45 minutes from the Eiffel Tower and only 10 minutes from Montmartre.

What to do in Paris - Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exhibition of 1889 which celebrated the first centenary of the French Revolution. Its construction in 2 years, 2 months and 5 days, was a real technical and architectural performance.

Utopia achieved, a technological feat, at the end of the 19th century it was the demonstration of French genius, a highlight of the industrial era. Today symbol of France in the world, showcase of Paris, it welcomes nearly 7 million visitors per year, which makes it the most visited paid monument in the world.


An authentic village in the heart of Paris, only 10 minutes walking distance from your guesthouse Les3chambres.
Discover the incomparable charm of the Montmartre district and its museums, vineyards, windmills, Sacré-Cœur…
With its cobbled streets, stunning Basilica, artists, bistros, Montmartre is full of charm.

Perched on the top of a small hill in the 18th arrondissement, the most famous Parisian district has lost none of its village atmosphere that appealed so much to the artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. A real melting pot of art and inspiration for the cinema, Montmartre still gives as much pleasure to those who stroll around it and figures high on the list for a stay in Paris.

Activities in Paris - Montmartre
Visit Paris - Les Passages Couverts

The Covered Passages

Former shopping centers of today, these galleries dating from the 19th century are often a little known aspect of Paris.

They lead you to the heart of an unusual Paris, between quaint shops and architectural beauty. Coming out of your bed and breakfast Les3chambres you will reach the Louvre Museum via 4 interconnecting walkways, Passage Verdeau, Passage des Panoramas, Passage Jouffroy and the Galerie Vivienne. By the tiny Passage des 2 Pavillons, you will arrive in the gardens of the Palais Royal.

The Palais Royal Garden

In the heart of Paris, a few steps from the Louvre Museum and only a 15-minutes walk from Les3chambres, is the Jardin du Palais Royal, a place of leisure surrounded by its monumental decor in the antique style very popular in the 18th century.

It is one of the favorite places to stroll for Parisians. The Comédie-Française, the Palais-Royal theater and Le Grand Véfour restaurant, with its decor classified as a historic monument, contribute to its notoriety. Contemporary art is also present in its main courtyard with the columns of Buren.

What to do in Paris - Palais Royal Garden
Discover the Paris River Seine Docks

Paris River Seine Docks

Following the Seine through Paris is a way of enjoying a thousand different escapades on the river, its bridges and islands. Daytime or night time, Left Bank or Right Bank, you will appreciate the buzz of activity along the quaysides and the lapping of the waves.

There are any number of ways to relax – aboard a boat, cycling, walking briskly, sauntering lazily, or working out, dining, dancing on barges, exploring an area between two exhibitions, taking a post-shopping break, or sunbathing in a swimsuit. You never fail to be filled with wonder at these riverbanks, classed as a world heritage site by Unesco.

Saint Ouen Flea Market

Les Puces of Saint-Ouen attracts visitors from all over the world as well as Parisians in search of bargains, treasures, or just a fascinating way to spend a weekend afternoon.

With over 3,000 vendor boutiques, stalls, and showrooms packed along a maze of lanes and alleys plus cafes, bars, and sidewalk vendors, Les Puces covers close to 20 acres and is the world’s largest antiques market.

If you know where to look, you can find everything from museum-quality 17th century furniture and 18th century gilded mirrors to vintage Chanel shoes, from Hermès Birkin bags to Art Deco objects from the 1930s and American leather jackets from the 1960s.

Visit in Paris - the Saint Ouen Fleas
Discover Paris - Castle of Versailles

The Castle of Versailles

Symbol of the glory of France, you have to go to Versailles to spend a full day and visit its castle and palaces which were the residence of the most important kings of France Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI. Ranked 30 years at the World Heritage Site, the Palace of Versailles is one of the finest achievements of French art in the seventeenth century.

The old Louis XIII hunting lodge was transformed and enlarged by his son Louis XIV, who installed the court and government of France in 1682. Versailles is 1 hour by subway from your guesthouse Les3chambres Paris.

Orsay Museum

The history of the museum is unusual. Located in the heart of Paris, only 30 mn walking distance from Les3chambres Paris, along the Seine, facing the Tuileries Garden, the museum is located in the old Orsay station, a building built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900.

Thus the building is, in some way so, the first “work” in the collections of the Musée d’Orsay which presents the art of the Impressionists.

What to do in Paris - Orsay Museum