Your travel guide to Bercy
The hub of Bercy and all of its attractions are nestled along the picturesque Seine River between the Pont National Bridges and Pont de Bercy. Bercy has a different atmosphere than other neighborhoods in Paris; it’s well-known for its urban design that maintains an infrastructure of easy-to-reach attractions woven together. Take a relaxing Paris shopping break before heading back to your hotel, featuring well-known stores such as L'Occitane and Sephora. Bercy hotels are also within walking distance of major attractions.
Bercy Attractions and Bercy Hotels
The Paris Bercy Sports Center and the Bercy Park are two main attractions. The center is a popular venue for concerts year-round and events. At Bercy Park, you can walk the manicured gardens and enjoy afternoon picnics in the grassy knolls. Bercy Village is located at the southern end of the park and is loaded with trendy restaurants, Bercy hotels and shops. Its cobblestoned pedestrian street are quaint. The National Library of France is a marvel of French architecture.
Getting Around Bercy
Many of the Parisians in Bercy trek on foot or ride bikes to get around town. Most of the major attractions are just a 10-minute walk from each other and close to Bercy hotels. For out-of-town excursions, there’s the Bercy Train Station and the Metro. At the Bercy Train Station, you can also rent bikes for the day. There are many bike lanes on the roads, allowing you to enjoy the fresh air without worry.
Summer and Fall Music in Bercy
If you enjoy music and festivals, be sure to visit Bercy Village during the summer. The Les Rendez-Vous Terrasses Festival starts the end of June and runs through the end of August. You can enjoy a wide range of artists playing Polish jazz, Argentine folk and zouk from the French Caribbean. Other bands offer Flemish music, jazz and funk. You can also enjoy the Opera Cote Cour in a fresh, open-air environment through October.