Top 3 of our parisian Xmas markets!


The month of December has just begun and you did not see it coming! The municipality of Paris has planned many activities so that the Christmas spirit reigns all over the capital!

The famous Christmas Markets are back in every district of our beautiful city.

Here are the top 3 of our favorite markets:

On the Champs Elysees: Le Gourmand Village and Village des Artisans Arts and Crafts, and their 200 wooden chalets are located in the alleys along the Champs-Elysees. You will find art crafts, creations, 100% made in France know-how, highlighting beautifully the French values ​​and traditions.

Saint-Germain des Prés: Thirty chalets gathered around the church of Saint-Germain, where you will find a rich collection of handicrafts and succumb to some surprising Christmas gift ideas.

Montmartre: The unique atmosphere of the Village of Montmartre, which oscillates between the spirit of the early 20th century and a contemporary “bobo” atmosphere, covers a completely magical character during the winter celebrations. The wooden chalets of Abbesses propose a wide range of local products and as well as Christmas specialties.


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Alice in Wonderland turned just 150. Happy Birthday Alice!

But did you know that in 2010 Mister Christian Lacroix was invited to illustrate a collection of 9 famous classical novels,

among them the adventures of the young Alice, or of the charming Carmen!

And the collection remains available!

Magic Xmas in Paris!

This year again the Champs Elysées are ready to celebrate Christmas with sparkling Christmas lights.

Until January 06th, the 400 trees of the most beautiful avenue in the world will shine every night from 6.00pm to 2.00 am.

Also, the 200 wood chalets will welcome you for the Christmas market from to 11 pm.

The ferris wheel  is also back in the Tuileries’gardens. Breathcatching view over the city of lights guaranteed!

The perfect excuse to come back to Paris for a Xmas shopping and to stay at the Bellechasse Saint Germain!


Rodin’s Museum reopening!



The Rodin Museum, located in the Hôtel Biron will reopen its doors on November 12th.

Do not hesitate a minute to experience the wonders of this unique parisian place!

Through an ingenious path, which is chronological and thematic at the same time, many original works are displayed in 18 different rooms. Not to be missed, the new space dedicated to the collection of graphic art and photos .

Paintings from the private collection of the artist himself will also be a delight when admiring masterpieces such as Père Tanguy Van Gogh or the famous thinker of Edward Munch.


Did you know..? that more than 70 official copies of the famous THINKER and among them 20 casts made during Rodin’s life are displayed around the world?..


Our Hotel le Bellechasse Saint-Germain is two steps from Rodin Museum! Enjoy both!





  Seven years after “Picasso and The masters” the reverse intinerary is proposed at The Grand Palais until next February 29th 2016.

 Picasso and his disciples. His life. His inspirations. His influence.

 300 master pieces from Picasso himself but also from the main contemporary artists such as Lichtenstein, Warhol, Jeff Koons are interacting, inviting us at the same time to put in perspective his unlimited heritage in the contemporary art.

 A must not to miss!

 The Hotel le Bellechasse Saint Germain is by chance just two steps from the Grand Palais. Do not hesitate!


First Exhibition about Prostitution!

The first large exhibition about prostitution now in the Orsay Museum.



01._be_raud_l_attente_0“Splendeurs et misères. Images de la prostitution en France (1850-1910) » (Splendor and misery. Images of prostitution in France (1850-1910)), here is the name of the new temporary exhibition in the Museum d’Orsay.

Since September 22nd and until January 20th 2016, enjoy this amazing exhibition!

You will discover master pieces from the most popular artists, from impressionism to cubism, who, one day, have been interested by the world’s oldest job.

We are waiting for you in Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain, two steps away from this exhibition you cannot miss!

Do not miss the next Nuit Blanche!


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On October 3rd , the 14th edition of la Nuit Blanche (White Night) will take place in Paris.

José Manuel Gonçalves is again on charge of this eclectic Parisian event, dedicated this year to the 21th U.N Climate Change Conference. (Cop 21)

The majority of installations will take place on the right bank and our public transport network will allow you to access them easily from the Bellechasse Saint-Germain!

The lines 13 and 14 as well as many Noctambus will run all night to offer a quick access to all the spots.

We do particularly recommend:

-The Quai Branly Museum, only 15 minutes’ walk from our boutique hotel, opens the doors of its garden from 7 pm to 7 am, for a new edition of Photoquai. This biennial event presents the work of 40 contemporary photographers from all around the world.

– The Centre Pompidou welcomes you from 8pm to 2am to discover its permanent and temporary collections for free. At 10pm let’s get outside the museum to enjoy a firework display!!

– In the Bois de Boulogne, the elegant Louis Vuitton Foundation and its contemporary exhibitions, will welcome you for free from 8pm to 2am. Also, a  free shuttle service will be available from the Parc Monceau.

Do not hesitate and take advantage of this MUST of the Parisian life to enjoy a week-end in our cosy nest!

First day without car of Paris !

With the aim of reducing pollutants in our wonderful Capital, this day without car demonstrates one of our priority; turn the public areas in ones with less pollution by lowing the traffic.

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That is the reason why on the 27th of September, from 11 am to 6 pm, the traffic will be limited for every vehicles inside Paris, Bois de Boulogne and Bois de Vincennes.

Everywhere in Paris associations will propose you free unusual walks and animations for everyone.

It’s time to enjoy Paris entirely without noise and air pollution!

The heart of Paris will be closed to circulation, however taxis and bus will be allowed to drive with a maximum 20km/h; Outside of this zone, every vehicles will be allowed to drive but with a maximum of 20km/h again.

This is why we advise you to organize your journeys by trains, and of course to book in the Bellechasse Saint-Germain to enjoy this day by feet!

The 32nd European Heritage Day

During the 32nd European Heritage Day that will take place from the 19th to the 20th of September, some edifices closed to the public all along the year will be opened specially for the occasion for our biggest pleasure.

The Museum d’Orsay situated a few meters from our hotel Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain will be free for everybody during the whole week-end without reservation.

Just a few minutes from our establishment, the gates of the Foreign Ministry, the National Assembly as well as plenty of other unusual places will be exceptionally opened.

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The Saint-Jacques Tower which also belongs to our patrimony has already opened its doors since the beginning of June and will close on the 27th of September. You have now just a few more days to enjoy the incredible view from the top of the Tower until its reopening next summer.

Paris reveals all its secrets for a week-end, and it’s up to you to make the most of it by staying in the hotel Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain !

Ephemeral terraces along the Seine

Set up during all summer on the Seine Banks, enjoy the ephemeral restaurants and bars, an outdoor pleasure with a lovely weather.

Mozza&Co will make you discover or rediscover Italian flavors with, as its main ingredient, the Mozzarella. This ephemeral Italian restaurant welcomes you al along the week during all day 2 steps away from your hotel Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain on the Quay Anatole France.

The floating terrace the Quai proposes (with a reservation) to take a lunch or on Sunday a brunch with a stunning panoramic view. The Quai is also 2 steps from Le Bellechasse Saint-Germain.

Everything is made to feast on all summer while enjoying a remarkable view on the Seine.Quai_Anatole_France