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Paris Bois de Boulogne Apartments in the 16th Arrondissement

We offer a broad range of outstanding properties near the Bois de Boulogne in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, catering to a variety of budgets and needs. This remarkable district is known as the Upper East Side of Paris, and is home to many of the city’s wealthy denizens and celebrities. Visitors benefit from a high concentration of museums and sports venues, as well as elegant streets that encourage exploration at a laid-back pace. Not least among the attractions of “le 16e” is the vast urban oasis comprising the Bois de Boulogne, the city’s second-largest park. Below you’ll find our most popular Bois de Boulogne apartments and a link to all apartments in the 16th arrondissement.

Most popular Bois de Boulogne apartments

Lovely Saint Germain studio Paris

Price per night from € 120

Cosy studio apartment, for up to two people, wonderfully located in the heart of Paris’s Saint Germain district.

Bois de Boulogne tips

Transportation to Bois de Boulogne

From Charles de Gaule (CDG) airport station you have the following options to reach the 16th arrondissement:

  • By RER B Train, departing from the airport every 10-15 minutes from 5 am to 12.30 am.  After about 30 minutes, transfer at Chatelet Les Halles in the city center to the RER A Train for two more stops. At Auber Station, transfer to the Number 9 Metro which goes directly through the 16th eme. Total travel time is approximately one hour.
  • Alternatively, you can take the RER B Train to the Notre Dame Station and transfer there to the RER C Train, which leads directly to the heart of the Bois de Boulogne district. Total trip time is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

From Orly airport station you have the following options:

  • By OrlyVal and RER B Train. Hop on the OrlyVal train to Anthony station (the last stop). Here, climb aboard the RER B Train towards Paris (Aéroport Charles de Gaulle). These trains depart every 4-7 minutes from 6 am to 11 pm. The 2nd stop is Chatelet Les Halles, where you can transfer to the RER A Train. At Auber Station, transfer to Metro Number 9 to reach any destination near Bois de Boulogne. Total trip time is approximately 1 hour.
  • Alternatively, you can take the RER C Train directly from Rungis-Le Fraternelle Station just north of the airport. This train goes directly to the 16th arrondissement, but depending on your arrival terminal you may have to walk or take a taxi to reach the station. Total trip time is between 1 and 1.5 hours.

From Gare Du Nord you have the following options:

  • Metro Number 4. Take Metro Number 4 from Gare Du Nord towards Mairie de Montrouge. Transfer at the 3rd stop, Strasbourg-Saint-Denis, to Metro Number 9, which will take you directly to the 16th arrondissement. Trip time is approximately 40 minutes.
  • Bus Number 26. Take Bus Number 26 towards Gare Saint-Lazare – Budapest to the last stop. There, transfer to Bus Number 32, which takes you to the 16th arrondissement. Total travel time is approximately 50 minutes.

For more information on how to plan your journey, please visit www.ratp.fr.

Bois de Boulogne parking

Parking options in the 16th arrondissement include:

  • Étoile-Foch, 8 Avenue Foch, 180m from the Arc de triomphe
  • Kléber-Longchamp, 65 Avenue Kléber, 500m from the Trocadéro Gardens
  • Porte d’Auteuil, 3 Avenue du Général Sarrail, 600m from Paris Saint Germaine Football Stadium and 600m from Roland Garros

Bois de Boulogne tips for food

The following food shops, supermarkets, restaurants and cafes are all easily reachable from our Bois de Boulogne apartments. You can make use of your kitchen for self catering, or enjoy a fantastic meal at any of these specially selected dining establishments.

Bois de Boulogne food stores:

  • Carrefour, 1-3 Avenue du Général Sarrail, 6 Rue de Rémusat, and
  • Monoprix, 68B Rue d’Auteuil,18 Rue de Passy, and 22bis/24 Rue des Belles
  • Franprix, 79 Rue du Ranelagh,9 Rue de la Faisanderie, and 116 Rue de la Tour
  • G20, 22 Rue de Chaillot

Bois de Boulogne restaurant tips:

  • L’Astrance, 4 rue Beethoven. An unassumingly excellent restaurant in a modern setting; decorated, for good reason, with 3 Michelin stars.
  • Settebello, 9 rue Duban. An upmarket Italian trattoria that ranks high in service and quality; a favorite among locals.
  • Hiramatsu, 52 rue de longchamp. A highly regarded dining spot for lunch or dinner, run by a Japanese chef but serving fantastic haute French cuisine.
  • La Coincidence, 15 rue Mesnil. Offering ample portions and a wide range of French and American specialities in a cosy, casual atmosphere.
  • Jeremie, 33 rue de Longchamp. A top choice for value and quality, offering memorable French fare and excellent service in a classical bistro atmosphere.

Bois de Boulogne tips for drinks

  • Le Speakeasy, 25 Rue Jean Giraudoux. Prohibition-era tunes and toddies under moody lighting, complete with a secret “smoking room.”
  • Le Mojito, 19 Rue de Presbourg. Parisian take on a Latin American watering hole that serves excellent dinners and shakes things up with live music and strong cocktails after hours.
  • The Honest Lawyer, 176 rue de la Pompe. Authentic English pub atmosphere and fare, serving pints and crisps with a smile and a friendly word.
  • Le Queen, 102 Ave des Chanps-Elysees. The most popular disco in Paris, bringing back the sounds and styles of the ’70s; complete with stage entertainment.
  • Frog XVI, 110 Avenue Kleber. Cosy and unpretentious pub with great sandwiches and home-brewed beer.

16th Arrondissement – Bois de Boulogne

The 16th arrondissement is located to the west of Paris’ city centre. It incorporates the mammoth Bois de Boulogne which measures more than three square miles – two and a half times the size of New York’s Central Park. This lush parkland is adorned with impressively tall oak and cedar trees and some beautiful lakes and ponds. Historically the area was a place for bandits to hide out then later became an exclusive hunting park for the kings of France.

16th Arrondissement – Bois de Boulogne Highlights

Today you will find the park filled with sport lovers enjoying the 28km of bridle paths, 15 km of cycling trails and the 2.5 km fitness trail which incorporates outdoor resistance training equipment. Thousands of people are attracted to the park at weekends to take part in all kinds of fun activities including fishing, rollerblading, canoeing, horse riding and guided tours of the area. You can hire bicycles from just inside the main gates to the park. Rowing boats are also available for hire here for use on the pond.

If you are lucky enough to be visiting Paris in July then you may be able to join in the festivities of the 3-day weekend party held here annually. Over 50 bands perform live here to a largely student crowd and thousands of people camp out in the park over night. For the rest of the year at night time the park becomes the city’s most prominent red-light district although over the years the French government has been developing measures to eliminate prostitution from the parkland.

At the northern end of the district lies the beautiful Jardin d’Acclimatation, a children’s amusement park which encompasses 49 acres of land. You will find an archery range, a small menagerie, hall of mirrors, a miniature golf course, puppet theatre, pony rides, shooting galleries, an art museum for children known as the Musée en Herbe and the excellent Exploradôme, a science museum. The Jardin d’Acclimatation was originally opened in 1860 by Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie as a zoo. Unfortunately many of the animals did not live long since during the Siege of Paris ten years later killed and cooked in one of Paris’ ‘finest’ restaurants by the famous chef of the time, Alexandre Étienne Choron. Later in 1877 with the growing Parisian interest in foreign lifestyles the park recreated itself as an ‘anthropological zoo’ ‘exhibiting’ human beings from Africa, disturbingly. It was extremely popular art the time, attracting millions to the park. Don’t let the dark history of the park put you off coming to visit. Children and adults alike will really enjoy today’s fun environment. Indeed whilst your children are being entertained you can join in one of the popular adult workshops and learn all about chocolate making, Egyptian belly-dancing or perfume creating.

An area worth exploring from one of our Bois de Boulogne apartments!

Bois de Boulogne must sees

  • Bois de Boulogne. The second-largest park in Paris offers over 2000 acres of forests, pathways, and recreational areas.
  • Avenue Foch, heading west from Port Dauphine to the Arc de triomphe. One of the wealthiest streets in the world is home to dozens of palaces and eight-figure homes.
  • Arc de triomphe. This iconic landmark marks one of the city’s most famous intersections, and offers magnificent panoramas from the top.
  • Trocadero Gardens. A must-see for its views of the Eiffel Tower across the Seine, these gardens have also seen their share of history.
  • Roland Garros, just south of the Bois de Boulogne. The venue for the French Open is a must-see for tennis fans, featuring a museum amongst courts-for-hire that have been graced by countless stars.

You’ll have easy access to all of these must-see sites when you stay in one of our Bois de Boulogne apartments!

Bois de Boulogne. Paris, France.