The 14th arrondissement: A different way to experience Paris

Rue des Thermopyles — Paris’ 14th arrondissement

Paris’ 14th arrondissement is atypical and loved for that same reason. This neighborhood of Paris is original, different and unpredictable. In other words, there is no specific way to define how the 14th arrondissement is, it doesn’t enter in any kind of category.

This arrondissement covers four administrative neighborhood: Montparnasse, Parc-de-Montsouris, Petit-Montrouge and Plaisance.

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An original stroll in Paris’ underground

The catacombs of Paris are located in the 14th arrondissement and represent one of the biggest touristic attraction of the city since its creation. Obviously, its mysticism and its odd originality always aroused people’s curiosity making it a “must-see” of the city!

This underground ossuaries holds the remains of approximately 6 million “Saint Innocents” located in the “Empire of the Dead”.

This two kilometer stroll is known to be one of the most atypical experience you would possibly get in Paris but what makes it so famous is its history, its creation and all the symbols you will encounter along the way.

The catacombs of Paris are located in 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris and stay open everyday (except public holiday) from 10 am to 8pm.

After the darkness comes the light

If you feel like staying close from nature and observing the beauty of life in its most natural form, then the 14th arrondissement will certainly grant your wishes.

Indeed, many nature lovers, photographers and bloggers are addicted to this place because of the Rue des Thermopyles! This green alley street is the perfect place to go for a walk under the sun, take some pictures and end up the road in the park Bauer surrounded by trees and flowers. If you feel like having a picnic then prepare your meals, take the line 13 of the metro and get down at station Pernety.

For those who enjoy bigger gardens with lakes and peaceful atmospheres, then the park Montsouris is exactly what you’re looking for. This beautiful emerald scenery covers more than 15,5 hectars where you can see statues, many species of birds, different types of trees and the “Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture” (little belt railway). This enchanting place is located in 2 Rue Gazan, 75014 Paris and opens everyday from 7 am to 8.30 pm.

Parc-de-Montsouris, Paris

An original apartment in an original neighborhood

Paris’ 14th arrondissement is well-known to be a convenient place to live in. many shops and restaurants are ornating its many beautiful streets and the originality of the activities simply attract people from all around the world, so why not you?

Lodgis offers many furnished rentals located in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. Whether you are looking for a studio, several bedroom apartment, duplex, triplex or loft, our multilingual team is available to help you finding the ideal place for you.

Furnished apartment rentals in the 14th arrondissement of Paris

Feeling like shopping?

The flea market of Porte de Vanves gathers 380 merchants every week-end! If you are wondering what is so special about this flea market in particular, well it’s simply that it’s the only antiquity market of Paris!

Once again, if you enjoy taking pictures and if you have an artistic soul, this is the place to be! Indeed, objects and furniture from the 18th and 19th century, the 50s and 70s are displayed in this historical place.

If you feel like exploring it then don’t hesitate to go to 14 Avenue Georges Lafenestre, 75014 Paris on the week-ends from 7am to 1pm!

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