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Heritage Days; the cultural event of the autumn

Heritage Days; the cultural event of the autumn

For 35 years, the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days) have offered the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the places that make Paris a cultural capital. Book your weekend accommodation at the Hotel Universite to ensure you don’t miss this event that will take place on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd of September 2019. During these two days, the monuments and historic sites of Paris will be open for free so you can discover their secrets. This year, the Heritage Days theme is Arts and Entertainment.

Paris provides pop-up beaches for summer fun

Paris provides pop-up beaches for summer fun

Summer is upon us in a blaze of glorious sunshine and the mercury continues to climb... But don’t let the heatwave make you abandon your plans for a break in Paris because the capital has everything you need to keep cool as temperatures soar! Perhaps you’ve already heard of Paris Plages (Paris Beaches), the capital’s pop-up seaside resort? Now without sand due to environmental considerations, it’s still as successful as it’s ever been since launching in 2002. The Hotel de l’Universite tells you more...

Paris by horse-drawn carriage; an unforgettable tour

Paris by horse-drawn carriage; an unforgettable tour

Paris boasts countless wonders. Some are famed throughout the world while others are less well-known but just as interesting. You can get to see them in different ways; by bicycle, in a motorcycle sidecar, by taking a tour in a panoramic bus... But have you considered a horse-drawn carriage ride? Delightfully romantic, a tour of Paris in a calèche is also great family fun and the perfect way to fully enjoy the charms of the capital. A unique and timeless experience that is full of charm and elegance.

Enjoy a smoother break with the Paris Museum Pass

Enjoy a smoother break with the Paris Museum Pass

Paris is a city famous for the sheer quantity and variety of its museums and monuments. Like many other capitals, the city has set up a system that allows tourists to visit its most precious cultural treasures cost-effectively and without having to queue. It’s called the Paris Museum Pass. When you’re planning your next Parisian break, you might wish to consider buying this handy fast-track pass to save time and money.

The Throne Fair; the Queen of Fairgrounds

The Throne Fair; the Queen of Fairgrounds

Do you want to have a great time inParis with your family? Something that appeals to all ages is the Foire du Trône (Throne Fair), the biggest funfair in France, which makes its eagerly-awaited return to the Pelouses de Reuilly on the edge of the Bois de Vincennes from April 5th to June 2nd, 2019! Enjoy this annual event during your stay at the Hotel Université.

Spring sports; the Paris Marathon and the Jardin des Tuileries

Spring sports; the Paris Marathon and the Jardin des Tuileries

Running enthusiasts eagerly await the various events hosted by the capital every year. The most famous is certainly the great Paris Marathon, which takes place this year on April 14th. What’s more, when you stay at the Hôtel de l'Université you’ll be ideally located to enjoy jogging in the Jardin des Tuileries.

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