A mere three miles from the heart of the French capital, Bagnolet is the perfect destination for the business traveller who is looking to get good value for money. Opting for a hotel in Bagnolet will ensure that you are within easy reach of Paris. With excellent transport links to the rest of the city, this suburb is an ideal location, no matter where you have to go to for your appointments.
What can I expect from a visit to Bagnolet?
Formerly a working-class district, Bagnolet is now known for its vibrant atmosphere. It boasts many bars, restaurants, and cafés, with several reflecting the various immigrant communities that populate this town.
With easy access to the Paris metro, you will able to get to most areas of the city in no more than 30 minutes, making Bagnolet a convenient location if you have an important meeting to get to in another part of the capital.
Which places are of interest if I'm coming on business?
Twin towers, known as Les Mercuriales, tower over the commune of Bagnolet**.** Home to around 40 different companies and 3,000 employees, the centres are a hub of economic activity in the area. The towers offer extensive space for meetings and exhibitions, as do many of the excellent business hotels in the area. Furthermore, by choosing Bagnolet as your next business destination, you will be just 20 minutes south of the Parc des expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte, France's largest exhibition centre. It serves as the venue for a wide variety of industries, ranging from tourism and cuisine to furniture and security.
What is there to see and do around my hotel in Bagnolet?
Located just across the ring road that separates Bagnolet from Paris itself is the world-famous Père Lachaise cemetery. Here, among the many hundreds and thousands of plots, you can come to pay your respects to the likes of Jim Morrison and Oscar Wilde.
Alternatively, if you are up and about in the morning on a Thursday, Saturday, or Sunday, and have some free time, then why not venture out of your Bagnolet hotel to see one of the three markets in the area? With all of them closing at 1 pm, you can pick up some breakfast or lunch, while being able to sample some of France's best produce.