Châtelet-les Halles in the heart of Paris
Châtelet-les Halles, one of the city's oldest areas, is in the first arrondissement and right in the center of Paris.
Châtelet-les Halles is one of the busiest areas of the capital, both underground and on the surface ... and for a very good reason: the largest métro station in Europe, and an immense shopping mall – the Forum des Halles – lie underground, with streets lined with restaurants, shops and various historical monuments up above.
For those staying in its neighbourhood, Châtelet-les Halles is a perfect choice for visiting Paris: it is centrally located, and extremely well connected by métro, bus and RER. So this lively area will allow you to take full advantage of all Paris-based events.
People come to Châtelet-les Halles for shopping, to visit the Tour Saint-Jacques, l’Église Saint-Eustache, or La Fontaine des Innocents, or perhaps to enjoy a show at the Théâtre du Châtelet.
Our team have selected the best Parisian apartments in Châtelet-les Halles on your behalf. And each apartment has been carefully checked by our team to ensure you have a pleasant stay in the city.
Stay in a lively area of Paris
Thanks to its dynamic socio-cultural appeal, and also to the relics of its historic past, Châtelet-les Halles attracts thousands of tourist visitors each year.
Renting an apartment in the Châtelet-les Halles district is an excellent way to access the sights of Paris with ease. To be just a few steps away from some of the great monuments, all you have to do is select which of our listed apartments is the one for you. An authentic audio-visual history of Paris, the Forum de l’image, situated in the Forum des Halles, contains thousands of archived records of the city and its inhabitants, all waiting to be discovered in this unique city exhibition.
In addition to the joys of shopping and evenings at the theatre, the cinema, or one of the many restaurants lining the Place du Châtelet and the Rue Etienne Marcel, there is also the pleasure of discovering an historic heritage dating back many centuries.
The Gothic-style l’Église Saint-Eustache, whose towers dominate the neighbourhood, was constructed during the twelfth century and houses the grand tomb of Colbert within its walls. Classical music concerts can be enjoyed here during the evenings. The Tour Saint-Jacques, preserved as a national monument, is near the Rue Rivoli street, whilst the Square des Innocents hosts the fountain of the same name, designed in the sixteenth century to celebrate the king's royal visit.
Today, brasseries, restaurants and shops fill the square, which has become one of the capital's major shopping destinations and a favourite place to relax.
And finally, thanks to the station bearing its name, Châtelet-les Halles is served by three RER lines and its five metro lines guarantee easy access across the city. A great base for those looking to immerse themselves in the Parisian 'movida', Châtelet-les Halles is also an ideal starting point for any kind of visit to the capital.
Whether you are visiting Paris alone, with friends, or with your family, arranging your accommodation with Lodgis is the best way to guarantee a successful stay in Châtelet-les Halles!