Le Louvre is one of the most famous and most popular tourist areas in Paris, located in Châtelet-Les Halles. Home to the Louvre museum, Châtelet-Les Halles is one of the least-populated areas in Paris but an ideal choice for those looking to rent a secondary home in Paris amidst all of the action. It’s ideal if you’re relocating to Paris for a short-term stay and want to be in an area with some of the best sites and attractions on your doorstep.
Le Louvre offers a wide selection of excellent restaurants with something for everybody. L’Officine du Louvre overlooks the museum, serving a range of delicious French and Mediterranean dishes along with fine wines. Head to Villa du Musee for a tasty Mediterranean menu serving Italian, French and Sicilian food, or opt for Louise Cafe if you’re looking for a quick bite to eat in a traditional setting. Cafeteria de la Pyramide just steps away from the Louvre Museum, and you can find international favourites such as Starbucks in the area.
Home to the Mona Lisa and more iconic art exhibitions, Musee de Louvre itself is certainly the main attraction here. You can find tour tickets and more to get the most from the area. Nearby, you can access a range of further iconic French attractions including the Arc de Triomphe on Champs-Elysees, the Seine River, and Palais Royal. Several iconic Parisian statues can be found in this area or head to the 400-year-old La Comedie Francaise for a night of entertainment.
Getting to and from Le Louvre is easy with various Metro stations in the area, including Louvre-Rivoli, Pont Neuf, Palais Royal - Musee de Louvre, Les Halles, and Chatelet - Les Halles RER station. Various bus services run though the area, including tourist bus services.