What is the best area to live in Paris?Best place to rent in Paris Among the 20 districts of1
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Posted at January 9, 2020
Among the 20 districts of Paris, the 16th is the most requested arrondissement by business clients and Embassies calling upon Paris Rental for their search of a furnished apartment.
First of all, what makes the16th district the preferred place of global customers moving to Paris professionally? Obviously, the best criteria is space. The 16th arrondissement is sought after for its spacious furnished apartments, its stylish buildings and parks. Another point is that, for those who like to escape Paris during the weekend, easy access to the ring- road (known as the périphérique) is a best argument!
In addition, the 16th arrondissement has more than 90 diplomatic representations, which represent 40% of diplomatic agencies present throughout France. Therefore, the 16th is the best place for employees of government institutions to live in Paris.
Also, this article proposes to reveal to investors and landlords of long-term furnished accommodations the 7 most rented arrondissements in Paris. Through the qualities inherent to each district, its culture, its monuments or its shops, you will discover where expatriates like to live.
The 16th district is the greenest of the French Capital. First of all, for lovers of nature, those who like to jog after work or simply walk to seek peace the 16th arrondissement is the best place. The Bois de Boulogne is a remarkable place, so big that you can even get lost! The parks of Passy, Bagatelle and the Pré Catalan give the added joy of seeing flowers. In this regard, a wild flora made up of two hundred plant species is home to some 70 animal species.
In addition, facilities dedicated to sports such as the Roland-Garros stadium or the Parc des Princes are exceptional health assets. It is not surprising that a furnished apartment for rent near this location is immediately let.
The 16th arrondissement has the largest concentration of museums in Paris. These are the Museums “Baccarat”, “Georges Clémenceau”, “Dapper”, “Modern Art”, “Palais of Tokyo”, “of Mankind”, “of Counterfeiting”, “Radio France”, “of Wine”, “Galliera”, “Guimet”, “Marmottan”, “of Marine, as well as the“City of architecture and heritage” and the“Pierre Bergé Foundation ”, “Yves Saint Laurent”, “Fondation Le Corbusier”, “Fondation Louis Vuitton”, “Maison of Balzac”, “Musée national du sport”, “Ennery”, “Musée Arménien” ... Choosing a furnished apartment to rent in this location means being surrounded by culture.
The district is served by lines 1, 2, 6, 9 and 10 of the Paris Metro, by RER lines A and C and and Bus lines 22, 30, 32, 52, 62, 63, 70, 72, 73, 82, 92 and PC1 (known as “Petite ceinture”).
Other bus lines such as 123 or 189 leave the16th district to serve the surrounding suburbs.
Six “outdoor markets”, as well as shopping places such as the Village of Passy, the Village of Chaillot, the Village of Auteuil and the Victor Hugo area provide the inhabitants of the 16th arrondissement with the best food.
The 15th arrondissement is seeked by professional expatriates, rather than by tourists. Indeed, the price of long-term rentals for spacious and family furnished flats is still accessible to all budgets in this lively district.
Parc André Citroën runs along the Seine, and it is good to stroll and read peacefully in Parc Georges Brassens located in the heart of the 15th arrondissement. This is the reason why renting a furnished apartment nearby these places is a frequent choice.
Likewise, the Aquaboulevard is a magical sporting place for all ages.
In the first place, the Montparnasse Tower is a must with its panoramic restaurant, but also the Mirabeau Bridge signed by Apollinaire, as well as the Bir-Hakeim Bridge listed as “Historic Monument”. In this regard, the Bourdelle Museum is a haven of peace with its prodigious works and garden.
The 15th is served by metros: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13 and by RER C, as well as by Bus lines 39, 62, 70, 80
Seven “outdoor markets” supply the inhabitants of the 15th arrondissement, in addition to numerous grocery shops. For example, the “Cervantes”, “Convention”, “Grenelle”, “St. Charles ”, “Lecourbe”, “Lefèvre” and “Georges Brassens” Markets. For gourmets and busy business people, renting a furnished accommodation in this location makes it easy to organize business dinners on the spur of the moment!
The 7th arrondissement is a beautiful place. Above all, the Eiffel Tower sits there and, when evening comes, it lights up inhabitants and visitors with thousand lights. A furnished rental at this location is a dream.
The Champ de Mars is a wide open Park, open day and night. Thanks to its 25 hectares area and its vast lawns, it is very popular with Parisians and expatriates from around the world. Living in this area allows one to go for a walk at any time of day or night.
Also, the Champ de Mars offers an unrivaled view of the Eiffel Tower and of the Trocadéro esplanade across the Seine. On the opposite side, a wonderful perspective opens onto the Ecole Militaire, an impressive building built during the reign of King Louis XV in the 18th century. Again, renting a furnished apartment in this district is a luxury.
Above all, the Eiffel Tower attracts all the eyes. As for the Hôtel des Invalides, it invites you to enter its large paved courtyard surrounded by cannons, and to discover the Army Museum as well as the tomb of Napoleon located under the majestic Golden Dome visible miles away. Musées d'Orsay, Rodin and Quai Branly should be highlighted and visited.
The 7th district is served by the Metro line 8, 10, 12, 13, by Bus line 63, 68, 83, 86 and by RER C. Also, trains J and L are available.
Three “outdoor markets” allow residents of the 7th district to do their shopping and wander at the same time. These are the “Saxe-Breteuil”, “Organic” and “Grenelle” markets.
Moreover, the rue du Bac and the “Bon Marché” grocery stores offer the best one can find, and absolutely everything! A dream location.
One of the oldest districts of Paris which includes the Latin Quarter, is the 5th arrondissement. It has its fans. Renting at this location is a celebration!
The 24 hectares Jardin des Plantes of Paris is quite extraordinary. Similarly, many squares and small gardens brighten up the 5th, like the Tino-Rossi Garden which houses an open-air sculpture museum, Square Théodore-Monod, Jardin Carré, Square Paul-Langevin and Square René-Viviani - Montebello. Living nearby this green paradise means staying healthy and serene.
First of all, located in the Jardin des Plantes the Natural History Museum is a major attraction with its collections of extraordinary animals and insects. The Great Mosque of Paris, the Arenas of Lutèce, the Sorbonne, the Pantheon and the Val of Grâce attract Parisians as much as tourists. Any furnished accommodations in this location is coveted.
The 5th district is served by Metro lines 4, 5, 7,10 and by RER B & C, as well as by Bus lines 21 24 27 38 47 57 59 61 63 67 75 82 83 84 86 87 89 91 96.
Three “open-air markets” enliven the 5th arrondissement. These are the “Monge”, “Maubert” and “Mouffetard” markets. Also, rue Soufflot is a bucolic place to do your shopping. Living in these surroundings promises many pleasurable moments.
The 6th arrondissement is a most prized district in Paris. It attracts intellectuals and artists with its renowned cafes such as Café de Flore, Café Le Procope, Café Les Deux Magots, Brasserie Lipp and Café-restaurant La Palette. A furnished rental in this neighborhood means meeting all of Paris for the price of a coffee cup!
With its 22 hectares and its welcoming garden armchairs, the Jardin du Luxembourg welcomes all lovers of beauty in its serene setting. Similarly, multiple garden squares are to be found in the 6th district, as resting stops in a green setting for many. Living in this neighborhood is a privilege.
First, the Lutetia Hotel steeped in history is a monument of great beauty. Then, the School of Fine Arts (Beaux-Arts), the Pont Neuf, the Pont Saint-Michel, the Pont des Arts, the Saint-Germain des Prés Church and the Saint Michel Fountain are remarkable places.
The Museums of La Monnaie, Luxembourg, Eugène Delacroix, Zadkine, Hébert are pure jewels. A furnished rental in this environment leads to reverie.
The 6th arrondissement is served by Metro lines 4, 10, 12 and by Bus lines 21 27 28 38 39 58 59 63 68 70 82 83 84 86 87 88 89 91 92 94 95 96, as well as by RER B & C.
Three “open-air markets” enliven the 6th arrondissement. These are the “Organic“, “Maubert” and “Anvers” Markets. The Saint-Germain district and the rue of Buci offer all kinds of grocery stores and shops open all week. A furnished rental at this location is exceptional.
The 4th arrondissement is the “trendy district” of Paris. The Ile Saint-Louis, Ile de la Cité and Notre-Dame make it incomparable. Renting a furnished flat in this environment is unique.
Above all, the Cathedral of Notre-Dame is a “must”, but also the Center Pompidou, the Place des Vosges and Victor Hugo’s home. Also, the Fondation Cartier and the Tour Saint-Jacques are places to visit.
The 4th arrondissement is served by Metro lines 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, as well as by Bus lines 21 27 29 38 47 58 67 69 70 72 74 75 76 85 86 87 91 96.
The Baudoyer Market is the only open-air market to be found in the afternoon. The “Flower” Market is renowned for its floral plants and the “Antica” is known for its Vintage furniture and objects.
All shops and businesses compete in creativity. The 4th does not count on brand names to attract crowds. Everything is beautiful and good on Each street offer goods that are artistic, and the pedestrian does not know which way to look. Living in the area means finding enjoyment just going down the steps onto the street.
Above all, the 8th arrondissement is a “business district”. There, the largest entities, companies and law firms, doctors and specialists are to be found. It is a place where business people and tourists can find everything, including the furnished apartment of your dream. Perfect place for rent a professional housing of company lease rental.
Parc Monceau is a jewel lined with luxurious mansions. Also, on either side of the 8th arrondissement, charming squares give touches of greenery to this hectic arrondissement. Living there means being in the business center of Paris.
the Arc of Triomphe, the Madeleine Church, the Place of La Concorde, the Elysée Palace, the National Assembly, the Grand Palace, the Palace of Discovery, the Marigny Theater and, finally, the most beautiful avenue in the world “The Champs-Elysées” give the 8th district its noblesse.
The “Jacquemart André” Museum, “Nissim de Camondo”, “Petit Palais”, and many other unique places are treasures, both monuments and their collections, to see again and again.
The 8th arrondissement is served by Metro lines 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13,14, and Bus lines 28, 42, 43, 52, 83, 72, as well as RER A.
Wandering on the Faubourg St. Honoré, tasting delicacies on the Place of La Madeleine and strolling on the Champs Elysées are the best way to find everything your heart desires.
Finally, Paris Rental is located 34 avenue of Champs Elysées, the most beautiful avenue in the world, right in the 8th arrondissement.
With this article, we have been happy to share with you - by order of importance in number of rentals - the seven boroughs most praised during year 2019 by our expat business customers.
By choosing these neighborhoods for their rental accommodations, Corporate Expatriates from around the world have expressed their preferences in relation to their needs. They have shown their appreciation for Parisian Haussmanian buildings and their apartments of character. Their favor nearby transportation in order to get to their workplace easily. Finally, it should be noted that even if our customers rent furnished apartments for long periods, they like to live in the places of Paris chosen by tourists for their monuments, their green areas and beautiful shops.
Finding the best location for a furnished rental in Paris is easy. Follow your instincts and call Paris Rental !
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