June 8, 2021
A Paris Guide to: 12th Arrondissement
Located right along the Seine, the 12th arrondissement offers so many unique activities, indie shops, nature getaways, and colorful photo opportunities. Discover our favorite must-see places in the neighborhood!
Hotel le Quartier Bercy
33 Bd de Reuilly, 75012 Paris, France
Located on a tree-lined boulevard near Place de Nation, this contemporary hotel offers a picturesque getaway in the middle of a city.
Mercure Paris Hotel
3 Rue Parrot, 75012 Paris, France
Just steps from Bastille, this hotel is in the heart of a trendy neighborhood with indie bars, wine shops, local parks, and easy access to the Seine.
Color Design Hotel
35 Rue de Cîteaux, 75012 Paris, France
A hotel for color lovers! This modern designed hotel features rooms with touches of beautiful colors and lovely amenities. This is truly a unique experience!
Hotel du Printemps
80 Bd de Picpus, 75012 Paris, France
Close to beautiful nature walkways and interesting museums, this hotel has easy access to everything!
120 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, 75012 Paris, France
Treat yourself to this popular & trendy restaurant whipping up burgers, sandwiches, finger foods & desserts— plus milkshakes!
5-9 Rue Van Gogh, 75012 Paris, France
Spend the evening above the Seine at this laidback rooftop bar, offering beer, wine, cocktails & charcuterie boards, plus incredible city views. Note: only open seasonally!
81 Rue du Charolais, 75012 Paris, France
One of the most interesting marketplace and street fair-type locations in the city! This quirky, industrial venue has outdoor seating & shops, plus a food hall serving local & global fare.
Place de Nation
Pl. de la Nation, 75012 Paris, France
This circular park is the intersection of the 11th, 12th, and 20th arrondissements, and has many interesting restaurants, shops, and local markets in the area!
1 Coulée Verte René-Dumont, 75012 Paris, France
Take the Highline in NYC but make it French! Take a break and walk along an elevated nature path through the 12th arrondissement to see the city in a whole new way!
Bois de Vincennes
Did you know there is a large forest just outside of Paris? Take a nice afternoon and discover the Bois de Vincennes, along with a historical tour of the château!
25-11 Rue d’Aligre, 75012 Paris, France
This local farmers market has the nicest vendors and all the produce you could ever want, with good prices.
A street with one house in every color! This is a small but very picturesque street, definitely worth a look if you’re in the area.
Cr Saint-Emilion, 75012 Paris, France
Discover this small shopping village with local shops and delicious food!
Marché Cours de Vincennes
Cr de Vincennes, 75012 Paris, France
Another great local farmers market! There is a lot of variety with reasonable prices.
51 Rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris, France
Both museum and cinema, this is a great option for a rainy day. Explore interesting exhibits on the history of film, then catch a local film screening!