Paris
Les Invalides 

Les Invalides Paris is one of the most interesting attractions. You can see the Napoleon Tomb. The Hotel des Invalides was built in 17th century. At the same time, visit the Army Museum.

There are two churches at the Invalides. The St Louis also called the Soldiers Church and the Dome Church, the Eglise du Dome. The Napoleon's Tomb is in the Dome Church surrounded by sepultures of Napoleon's brothers and Napoleon's son.


Napoleon Bonaparte died on May 5, 1821 on Island of St Helena. He was exiled after his defeat at Waterloo in 1815. His body was transferred in Paris on December 15, 1840.

Visit the Musee de l'Armee. A magnificent display of 100 000 army uniforms, weapons and paintings. Allow at least 2 hours for a visit to Army Museum.

Upcoming events at the Invalides 

Find special events happening in the Invalides and the Military Museum in Paris. Conferences, concerts, free events and shows.

Napoleon in Saint-Helene: expo at the Invalides April to July 24, 2016. Furniture, objects, souvenirs of Napoleon when he was on Island Saint-helene. Location: Musee de l'Armee.

Formule E Paris: electric car race Invalides April 22, 23, 2016.

La Nuit aux Invalides 2016: show 3D at the Invalides June 14 to 27, 2016. Location: Esplanade des Invalides.

La Boheme at National des Invalides: opera en plein air Invalides September 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 2016.

Restaurants near Les Invalides

A short walk of 5 to 10 minutes to these TOP restaurants.

Chez Francoise is only few steps away. The French gastronomic restaurant has music on Saturday night. Paris 7th arrondissement. 

Le Divellec 107 rue de l'Universite (angle Fabert) Paris 7th. Beautiful restaurant served seafood specialties oysters, lobsters...Menu gourmet with truffe Degustation de truffes

Petrossian restaurant 144 rue de l'Universite. Wonderful restaurant one of my favorite, excellent menu specialty the caviar. Best place to buy some caviar at the boutique. Great experience!

Le Petit Bordelais 22 Rue Surcouf. Delicious and authentic food Duck foie gras, lobster, tuna, turbot, cod... Also a degustation menu.

IL VINO d' Enrico Bernardo IL VINO d' Enrico Bernardo 13 Boulevard de La Tour Maubourg. A wine restaurant and incomparable food created by the best sommelier in the world. 

Hotels 

Hotels near Les Invalides
  • Hotel Le Walt
  • Best Western Tour Eiffel Invalides
  • Jardins Eiffel
  • Hôtel du Palais Bourbon

Tomb of Napoleon in Paris 

The Museum is open every day except closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.


Return from Paris Invalides to Paris vacations


Museums to visit

Louvre Museum is opened every day except Tuesdays. See the Mona Lisa painting,  Venus de Milo 

Musee d'Orsay is closed on Mondays. Impressionist paintings, Monet, Renoir, Gauguin

Museum Rodin open daily except Mondays. See The Kiss, The Thinker


Monuments to see

Eiffel Tower is the most visited attraction in Paris. Also has the best views of the French Capital

Arc de Triomphe is worth a visit. Excellent view of the Champs-Elysees

Notre-Dame Cathedral beautiful interior. Breathtaking views from the top of the tower 


Churches to visit

Notre-Dame Cathedral was built over 200 years. See the South Rose window, the Treasury

La Sainte-Chapelle Church walking distance to the Cathedral. Most beautiful church in Paris with stained glass

Eglise Saint-Eustache is splendid with paintings and the great organ


Paris calendar of events

Paris shows

Funfairs

Parades

concerts


Shopping in Paris

Le Marais district is famous for its small boutiques

Galeries Lafayette major department store in Paris. Beautiful stained glass dome

Avenue Montaigne where to find most luxurious boutiques


Cafes in Paris

Cafe de Flore
boulevard Saint Germain

Les Deux Magots
place Saint Germain des Pres

La Closerie des Lilas
boulevard de Montparnasse


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