Nestled in the heart of the ‘village’ of Passy, a gem of the 16th arrondissement of Paris, the Villa Nicolo enjoys an exceptional location amidst bustling shopping streets and museums, offering numerous options for walks during which you can discover the historical and architectural heritage of the capital. Whether you’re looking for clothes, furniture, flowers, vegetables, bread or pastries, you’ll find plenty of shopping opportunities around the Villa Nicolo. What’s more, thanks to the Metro you can also easily reach the Champs Elysées and enjoy a shopping spree on the most beautiful avenue in the world.
Within easy walking distance are the Trocadero and the Palais de Chaillot, an impressive Art Moderne building dating from the 1937 Universal Exhibition which today houses fascinating naval and ethnology museums. On the other side of the Seine, the Eiffel Tower, emblem of Paris, sits proudly overlooking the capital. For the best vantage point head to the famous Pont de Bir Hakeim. By day or night, the view is magical.
The Guimet Museum (dedicated to Asia), the Palais Galliera (a fashion museum) and the Palais de Tokyo (a modern art museum) are close neighbours. The Marmottan Monet Museum, adjacent to the Ranelagh Garden, presents a rich collection of paintings. Don’t miss these outstanding attractions!
Nature lovers can go for a stroll in the woodlands of the nearby Bois de Boulogne or enjoy a picnic on the Champs de Mars, where they’ll have a great view of the Iron Lady.