The Hôtel du Nord et de l'Est, situated Place de la République in the heart of Paris allows you to go to any place of the capital within 30 minutes via the public transportation or the AutoLib' network.
Numerous activities will be proposed in the City of Light, most of the time free of charge. Historic buildings can be visited as Élysée Palace with its gardens and its offices (and the President of the Republic office), the Senate where you can enter the French National Assembly. Gallery Lafayette will also open you their wings, as well as the riding school Battesti, the place of training for the horses of the Republican guard.
The National natural history museum, the City of the Architecture and the Heritage, and the Palace of the Porte Dorée will propose you unique exhibitions. Discover places in preview as the Museum of the Man, the Prison of the Health, and the pole of transport Châtelet-les-Halles, three buildings presently in works which will not open before 2015.
Also let us evoke the possibility of visiting the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in Bercy, the Saint-Anne psychiatric hospital and its clinical asylum inaugurated in 1867, the rolling heritage of the RATP (Paris public transport system) and the wings of the Parisian subway including architectural and artistic jewels.
On Saturday, September 20th and Sunday, September 21st will be held the 31th edition of Heritage Days in France. French initiative created in 1984 by the Ministry of Culture then widened in 1991 to the whole Europe at the instigation of Jack Lang. Heritage Days gather now tens of millions of visitors every year in fifty countries of Europe.
For this 2014 edition, the natural heritage is put in the honor, you will have the possibility of visiting unpublished places as natural reserves, former industrial sites and historic buildings opened to the public freely or via guided tours and workshops.