The Hotel Britannique welcomes all lovers to experience the magic of the Christmas and New Year period in Paris with a romantic getaway. There’s so much to do as a couple here at this special time of year; experiences that will last a lifetime and bring you even closer together. To make it even better we offer our best rates available online here on our official website and invite you to take advantage of our Super Autumn Offer, which can be viewed when you make a reservation.
If you are thinking about a trip to Paris, there are some upcoming musicals that will delight and entertain you. We are currently living in a golden age of Parisian musical theatre and some of the shows planned for November and December certainly sound like winners to us here at the Hotel Britannique. In fact, they’re so good they may just tempt you over for a mini break all by themselves!
There are many key moments in the long and glorious history of Paris, but one of the most significant reaches its 70th anniversary this year. The Liberation of Paris is the subject of a major new exhibition at the Musée Carnavalet until February 8th. The Hotel Britannique gives it our highest recommendation.
The Montmartre Grape Harvest is relatively little known outside of Paris, but has become one of the city’s most popular festivals. Last year the Fêtes des Vendanges welcomed more than 400,000 visitors and from October 8th to 12th you can join in with this joyous, welcoming and convivial event, and we at the Hotel Britannique would love to be your hosts while you do so.
If you’re interested in the world of contemporary automobiles, or you’ve a passion for chocolate, here are two unmissable trade fairs taking place this autumn in Paris. At the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre you can witness the car cornucopia that is the Paris Motor Show from October 4th to 19th or enjoy the celebration of the wonderful products derived from cocoa at the Salon du Chocolat from October 29th to November 2nd.
With the Fête de la Gastronomie from September 26th to 28th and the Montmartre Harvest Festival from October 8th to 13th there is a whole world of food related fun to enjoy at gourmet festivals in Paris this year. With rich flavours, subtlety and quality mixed with flair and style, French cuisine has gained a well-deserved international reputation. Therefore it’s no surprise to learn that in Paris we love to celebrate our superb culinary culture with festivals that provide entertainment for all the family.
The Biennale des Antiquaires is a prestigious event at which the world’s leading antique and art dealers gather to display their finest pieces. Collectors, dealers and the general public are invited to this 27th edition in the beautiful surroundings of the Grand Palais, just a couple of miles along the Seine from the Hotel Britannique, from September 11th to 21st. Come and experience exceptional quality.
Exploring the Tuileries Garden is one of the essential elements of a visit to Paris. This tranquil place of greenery, ponds, fountains and statues also has two museums in its grounds; all that is left of the royal residence that once stood there. Just a 20 minute walk along the rue de Rivoli or 10 minutes by Metro from the Hotel Britannique, this public garden is the largest and oldest in the capital and boasts an illustrious history.
The fashions of the late 40s and 50s possessed a certain style and elegance that was both distinctive and aesthetically appealing. With their clear demarcation of masculine and feminine looks they were also inherently romantic, a quality that we here at the Hotel Britannique enthusiastically endorse. Therefore we have no hesitation in recommending a new exhibition at the Palais Galliera museum of fashion.
Paris Plages (Paris Beaches) turn the banks of the Seine into a summer resort. Sandy beaches are created on which to relax, free concerts are staged in the evenings and a wide selection of activities are made available. You don’t have to go to the seaside if the seaside comes to you! This has been an eagerly anticipated event every year since 2002, but its roots go even deeper into time, as a fascinating exhibition at the Maison de Balzac shows…