The 15th arrondissement in the southwest of Paris on the left bank, is primarily residential and is even one of the most populated arrondissements in the capital. However, the 15th arrondissement has a number of interesting sites for tourists: the Montparnasse Tower, the highest skyscraper in Paris with its 209 m height; the André Citroën Park, a contemporary park on the banks of the Seine with a hot-air balloon from which you can admire a 360° view of Paris; the Pasteur Museum, located in the last flat where Pasteur lived; the Bourdelle Museum where the works of Antoine Bourdelle, one of Rodin's students, are on display; the Mirabeau Bridge made famous by the Apollinaire. Finally, the 15th arrondissement also has many shopping streets such as the rue du commerce, the Beaugrenelle design shopping centre and several food markets such as the one at rue de la Convention, not to mention the many 4 and 5 star hotels, generally with very good value for money.

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When to go to Paris?

It goes without saying that Paris lives all year round, but if you are targeting a particular activity or event, you will have to choose your period. Here are some tips on when to visit Paris.

High tourist season: from May to September, tourists flock in great numbers. It is during this period that the climate is the mildest and many festivals and events take place, such as Roland Garros or the Fête de la Musique. Note that in August, Parisians leave the city for a holiday, which gives a strange atmosphere. Many shops are closed and only the tourist centres are lively. The Christmas holiday season is also very popular, especially for the illuminations and animated shop windows of department stores.

Medium tourist season: in October-November and from March to April, tourism slows down slightly, but not the influx. Indeed, Paris is a dense city and there are almost always people in the transport sector and in the centres of attraction

Low tourist season: there are not really any, except in January and February, months in which hotel rates fall slightly. Paris attracts tourists all the time!

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