District of Paris
in Paris of Île-de-France Region, France
- Paris, Banks of the Seine (Unesco heritage, 3 mi)
- Palace and Park of Versailles (Unesco heritage, 11 mi)
- Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Chartres Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 72 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 99 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 100 mi)
- Vézelay, Church and Hill (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (Unesco heritage, 123 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 48.853 and 2.349 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 48° 51' 12" and E 2° 20' 55"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- French, Breton, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Occitan
- Local electricity:
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- Local Time: 11:34 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Europe/Paris
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:49 am and 9:58 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to France.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning France. Last Update: 2022-06-27 08:16:53
Delve into Grenelle
The district Grenelle of Paris in Paris (Île-de-France Region) is a district located in France and is a district of the nations capital.
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Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F
|Morning Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Evening Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Night Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1019 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 28th of June 2022
24°C (76 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 29th of June 2022
25°C (76 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Thursday, 30th of June 2022
19°C (67 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Gustave (ex Arley Tour Eiffel)
Hôtel Mercure Paris Tour Eiffel Grenelle
Hotel Le Parisis
Hotel de l'Avre
Carina Tour Eiffel
Europe Hotel Paris Eiffel
Timhotel Tour Eiffel
Eiffel Saint Charles
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Direction de la surveillance du territoire
The Direction de la Surveillance du Territoire (DST) (Directorate of Territorial Surveillance) was a directorate of the French National Police operating as a domestic intelligence agency. It was responsible for counterespionage, counterterrorism and more generally the security of France against foreign threats and interference. It was created in 1944 with its headquarters situated at 7 rue Nélaton in Paris.
Champ de Mars
The Champ de Mars is a large public greenspace in Paris, France, located in the seventh arrondissement, between the Eiffel Tower to the northwest and the École Militaire to the southeast. The park is named after the Campus Martius ("Mars Field") in Rome, a tribute to the Roman god of war. The name also alludes to the fact that the lawns here were formerly used as drilling and marching grounds by the French military. The nearest Métro stations are La Motte-Picquet–Grenelle and École Militaire.
Bir-Hakeim (Paris Métro)
Bir-Hakeim is an elevated station of the Paris Métro serving line 6 in the Boulevard de Grenelle in the 15th arrondissement. It is situated on the left bank of the Bir-Hakeim bridge over the Seine. The station is above the RER C line; the station Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel is within walking distance.
Dupleix (Paris Métro)
Dupleix is an elevated station of the Paris Métro serving line 6 in the Boulevard de Grenelle in the 15th arrondissement. The track and station form an elevated viaduct in the centre of and above the Boulevard de Grenelle. There is an open street market under the station twice a week. The station opened as part of the former Line 2 South on 24 April 1906, when it was extended from Passy to Place d'Italie. On 14 October 1907 Line 2 South was incorporated into Line 5.
La Motte-Picquet – Grenelle (Paris Métro)
La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle is a station of the Paris Métro, at the interconnection of lines 6, 8 and 10 in the 15th arrondissement, near the 7th arrondissement. The station combines underground and elevated platforms. It is named after the Avenue de la Motte-Picquet and the Boulevard de Grenelle. It is a major Paris Metro interconnexion on the Rive Gauche, and the most important west of Montparnasse.
Boucicaut (Paris Métro)
Boucicaut is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro. The station was opened on 27 July 1937 as part of the extension of line 8 from La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle to Balard. The station is named after Aristide Boucicaut, who opened Le Bon Marché, sometimes considered the world's first department store. His second wife assisted Louis Pasteur and founded the Boucicaut Hospital near the station.
Félix Faure (Paris Métro)
Félix Faure is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro. The station was opened on 27 July 1937 as part of the extension of line 8 from La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle to Balard. The station is named after the Avenue Félix-Faure, which is named after Félix Faure, President from 1895 to 1899.
Commerce (Paris Métro)
Commerce is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro in the Rue du Commerce, at the intersection with the Place du Commerce in the 15th arrondissement. The station was opened on 27 July 1937 as part of the extension of line 8 from La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle to Balard. The rue du Commerce, as its name suggests, is a shopping street in the district of Grenelle.
Charles Michels (Paris Métro)
Charles Michels is a station on line 10 of the Paris Metro in the 15th arrondissements.
Avenue Émile Zola (Paris Métro)
Avenue Émile Zola is a station on line 10 of the Paris Metro in the 15th arrondissement. The station was opened on 13 July 1913 as part of the original section of line 8 between Beaugrenelle and Opéra. On 29 July 1937 line 10 was extended from Duroc to La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle and the section of line 8 between La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle and Porte d'Auteuil, including Avenue Émile Zola was transferred to line 10. The station is named after a street commemorating Émile Zola.
Île aux Cygnes
Île aux Cygnes is a small island in the Seine in Paris, France, located in the 15th and 16th arrondissement. It is an artificially created island, formed in 1827 to protect the port of Grenelle. It should not be confused with an earlier Île des Cygnes which was attached to the Champ de Mars in the late 18th century. The narrow island is 850 metres (2,789 ft) long and 11 metres (36 ft) at its widest point. A tree-lined walkway, named "l'Allée des Cygnes", runs the length of the island.
Grenelle is a neighbourhood in southwestern Paris, France. It is a part of the 15th arrondissement of the city. The area takes it name from Latin Garanella, meaning a wooded area where rabbits live. The name eventually became Guarnelles and Garnelles before ending up with its modern-day name. There is currently a Boulevard de Grenelle which runs along the North delimitation of the quartier, and a Rue de Grenelle, a few kilometers North-East in the 7th arrondissement.
Gare du Champ de Mars
Gare du Champ de Mars (or Champ de Mars — Tour Eiffel) is a railway station in Paris. The site has accommodated a total of five stations, the last of which in service for Paris' RER. The station was built to receive goods necessary for the construction of the pavilions for the Exposition Universelle held in Paris in 1867, 1878, 1889, 1900 and 1937. The location was chosen as it was then a large piece of land devoid of constructions, facing the Trocadéro and the École Militaire.
École Active Bilingue Jeannine Manuel
The École Active Bilingue Jeannine Manuel (sometimes referred to as EABJM) is an elite private day school in Paris, France, founded in 1955 by Jeannine Manuel. EABJM is known for its rigorous bilingual (French and English) curriculum. Classes in both English and French provide students of diverse nationalities the opportunity to reach a high level of proficiency in both languages.
Front de Seine
Front de Seine (also known as Beaugrenelle) is a district in Paris, France, located along the river Seine in the 15th arrondissement right at the South of the Eiffel Tower. It is, with the 13th arrondissement, one of the few districts in the city of Paris containing highrise buildings, as most have been constructed outside the city.
The Vélodrome d'Hiver, colloquially Vel' d'Hiv, was an indoor bicycle racing cycle track and stadium on rue Nélaton, not far from the Eiffel Tower in Paris. As well as track cycling, it was used for ice hockey, wrestling, boxing, roller-skating, circuses, bullfighting, spectaculars, and demonstrations. It was the first permanent indoor track in France and the name persisted for other indoor tracks built subsequently.
Pont de Bir-Hakeim
The pont de Bir-Hakeim, formerly the pont de Passy, is a bridge that crosses the Seine River in Paris, France. It connects the city's 15th and 16th arrondissements, and passes through the île aux Cygnes. The bridge, made of steel, is the second to have stood at the site. It was constructed between 1903 and 1905, replacing an earlier bridge that had been erected in 1878. An arch bridge, it is 237 metres (777 ft) long and 24.7 metres (81 ft) wide.
The pont Rouelle is a bridge in Paris, France, that crosses the Seine river. It connects the city's 15th and 16th arrondissements, and passes through the Île aux Cygnes. Constructed of steel, the bridge is 173 meters (567 feet) long and 20 meters (66 feet) wide. It exists only for railway service, carrying the C line of the RER. It is composed of four distinct portions: On the Right Bank, an arch in masonry spans the bank road.
Grande Roue de Paris
Grande Roue de Paris was a 100-metre tall Ferris wheel built in 1900 for the Exposition Universelle world exhibition at Paris. The passenger cars were so large that they were removed from the wheel and used as homes for French families when the region was devastated by World War I. Théodore Vienne, the industrialist and founder of the Paris–Roubaix cycle race, was both owner and director of the Grande Roue de Paris.
Embassy of Australia, Paris
The Australian Embassy in Paris is located 400 metres southwest of the Eiffel Tower, on Rue Jean Rey in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, near the Bir-Hakeim bridge on the Seine. The embassy is situated on a triangular shaped block, and comprises a pair of nine-storey buildings.
Parsons Paris School of Art and Design
Parsons Paris School of Art and Design is now known as Paris College of Art. Founded in 1921, Paris College of Art (PCA) is a private university in Paris, France. The university is a degree granting institution of higher learning under the authority of the State of Delaware and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Cheminée du Front de Seine
The Cheminée du Front-de-Seine is a chimney located in the 15th arrondissement, in the Front de Seine district of Paris. It is 130 metres high and the tallest structure in the district by 30 metres. The chimney was designed by François Stahly and was built between 1970 and 1971. Its form is purified and it is completely white, except for purely aesthetic vents located in top of the structure.
The Globe Céleste was an icon of the Exposition Universelle of 1900 in Paris, similar to the Eiffel Tower. It was constructed in the shape of a large globe and stood next to the Eiffel Tower. It was "catered for armchair space-travellers: spectators leaned back in easy chairs while panoramas depicting the solar system were rolled past."
Fête de la Concorde
The Fête de la Concorde was a festival held at the Champ-de-Mars in Paris, France. The architect Henri Labrouste and the painter Pierre-Victor Galland contributed to the decoration of the festival in 1848.
Champ de Mars Massacre
During the French Revolution, on 17 July 1791, the Champ de Mars in Paris was the site of a massacre, the fusillade du Champ-de-Mars. On that day, the National Constituent Assembly issued a decree that the king, Louis XVI, would remain king under a constitutional monarchy. Later that day, leaders of the republicans in France rallied against this decision. In the previous month Louis and his family had unsuccessfully tried to flee France in the Flight to Varennes.
These districts also belong to Paris.
- Faubourg Saint-Marcel
- Les Halles
- Marais Quarter
- Quartier Saint-Victor
- Saint Antoine
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Paris.
- Porte de passy
- Saint Denis
- Roissy CDG
- Jouy le Comte
- Le Moulin de Royaumont
- Les Maisons Des Bois
- Le Clos
- Les Cent Arpents
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Paris.
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Grenelle, Quartier de Grenelle