Paris Invalides 

The Invalides Paris is one of the most interesting attractions where you see the Napoleon Tomb. The Hotel des Invalides was built in 17th century. 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.

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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.

Events at the Invalides 

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

FIA Formula E Championship electric car race, Circuit des Invalides April 27, 2019.

"Lutèce" Night at Les Invalides: show 3D at the Invalides June 12 to August 31, 2019. Location: Esplanade des Invalides.

TOSCA opera at National des Invalides September 4, 5, 6, 2019.

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 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




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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