The Polo Club, Parc des Princes, and Bois de Boulogne all make Paris Boulogne an ideal outdoor destination for those who love culture AND sports. Situated just outside the city center, see Paris from a different perspective.
Green haven in Paris Boulogne
Surrounded by parks, Radisson Blu Hotel Paris Boulogne is an ideal spot for enjoying nature. Whether it’s sports or culture you fancy, the possibilities are virtually limitless. The 170 rooms feature wine-themed decor and the hotel’s vineyard can be admired from your window. The AOC restaurant boasts a 40-year-old grapevine growing on its terrace and offers a fresh take on French cuisine. The Parc des Princes stadium is just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. This is where the famous PSG soccer club plays. Catch a match featuring Paris’ home team once the French soccer season starts on August 4th!
Art buffs will want to get started at VOZ’Galerie. The gallery is presenting an exhibition of photography by Pierre Jamet entitled Y’a d’la joie !. Remind you of something, perhaps the famous lyrics of French singer-songwriter Charles Trenet? “Bonjour, bonjour les hirondelles / Y a d’la joie / Dans le ciel par-dessus le toit / Y a d’la joie”. This exhibition is sure to put you in a joyous mood! It runs until September 16th.
Grab some lunch at MASA. You’ll thoroughly enjoy the gastronomic cuisine on offer at this restaurant. Dining on their terrace is highly recommended in summertime. You’re bound to love the charming atmosphere as much as the great food!
Culture in Boulogne
From there, make your way to the Bois de Boulogne. At the far end of the park you’ll notice the outline of the Louis Vuitton Foundation in the form of a glass sailboat. The Foundation is hosting two exhibitions. The first, entitled Les initiés, brings together works from the Contemporary African Art Collection of Jean Pigozzi. The second, dubbed Être là, is dedicated to South Africa, home to a thriving art scene. Both exhibitions run till August 28th.
Longing for something a little more active? Perfect your swing on the polo field at the Paris Polo Club. It’s the oldest polo club in France and the only one in Paris. The complex offers lots of different sports activities.