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HOTELS PARIS
 Champs-Elysees, Place de la Madeleine and Eiffel Tower area

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Golden Tulip Royal Garden Saint Honoré

 

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Hotels and accomodation in the Champs Elysees area in Paris. The Champs Elysees is one of the most beautiful areas in the center of Paris. Beautiful buildings used to make the Champs Elysees district as the richer area in Paris whare the elite shops and hotels are located. The Champs Elysees avenue is the yearly arrival place of the Tour the France.

Breathtakingly beautiful is the view that opens up from Place de la Concorde: the Champs-Elysées, France’s most famous boulevard, stretches out glitteringly to the Arc de Triomphe in the distance. This magnificent street has recently undergone a cleaning-up operation. The work took two years. Today the boulevard once more radiates its splendour: broadened pavements, new benches and lantern posts, a second row of trees and no more parked cars. They are banished to underground car parks. The image of the 1.8 km long avenue has finally been fully restored! The question remains, however, whether the investment of around 1,470 million Belgian Francs or 78 million Dutch Guilders was worth it. The Champs-Elysées, once the meetingplace of the Haute Volée (the high and mighty), has lost much of its charm. What remains is its eternal magical appeal.

Have you finished admiring the boulevard? Let’s go underground then. From the Arc de Triomphe we take a tube ride on line 6 ‘Nation’ to Bir Hakeim. Back above ground, we are greeted by the giant steel skeleton of the Eiffel Tower, the symbol par excellence of the city on the River Seine. Once dubbed ‘awful’ and ‘superfluous’, today tourists flock to this iron palissade. Expect to queue before you will be able to ascend by lift to one of the several platforms of this ‘Dame de Fer’ (Iron Lady). Conclude your tour through Paris with the legendary view from the highest floor of the Eiffel Tower. Look down on the sea of houses of this grand metropolis, and feel closer to the heavens above Paris!