A disctrict transformed because of the great ministry of Bercy
Bercy district is part of the 12th arrondissement of Paris. Previously, this area was composed of many warehouses where transited wine and various goods. The Bercy district is bounded by the River Seine, the Boulevard de Bercy, the rue de Charonne and the Gare de Lyon. Completely revamped the Bercy district has many shops, but also the theater Bercy Arena and Bercy Village, a big mall. Bercy Park, the Museum of fairground Arts and the French Cinematheque are also part of the attractions of this eastern district of Paris.
Concerts, wine and shopping... a neighborhood which has its fans
Bercy district has recently undergone a refurbishment to offer residents brand new modern features and a good quality of life. Shops, fashion boutiques, art galleries, cinemas and business centers share the perimeter of eastern Paris. For shopping, residents have for some years a shopping complex, Bercy Village. Installed in place of old warehouses, he understands fashion and sports shops. One can also find items for the home as well as some restaurants.
To unwind after shopping, Bercy Park offers theme gardens with flower beds and vegetable gardens, romantic gardens and its meadows, a vast area dotted with large lawns and sculptures. The Bois de Vincennes is also a relaxing place as well as the Coulée verte which runs through the district from east to west. For a night out, you'll find in Bercy Village cinemas and many other attractions. In Accorhotels Arena, many concerts and sport events are held each year at the auditorium. You will also find many restaurants from all over the world such as Chai 33 in Bercy Village and the very famous “Blue Train” located inside the Gare de Lyon.
The Bercy area is well served by public transport, including 6 and 14 subway lines. Velib and Autolib stations are to be found everywhere in the Paris. Paris-Bercy station is easily accessible as well as Gare de Lyon.