The 12th arrondissement is the 1st of the larger outer neighborhoods that ring central Paris and extend to the Periphérique. The 12th is a center of business, transit and has a large population because it has plenty of housing. The 12th arrondissement offers various furnished apartment rental options.
Gare de Lyon is one of the 6 major train stations in Paris serving the south and southeast regions of France. TGV trains depart to Bourgogne, Rhône-Alpes including Lyon, Franche-Comté, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Languedoc-Roussillon regions. The station also has international departures to Switzerland and Italy.
The Bercy area is home to the French Ministry of Finance as well as to an important sporting arena. There are many jobs in the Bercy area. Bercy Village has a style of an old French village and is worth a visit.
The Bastille Opéra is also located in the 12th arrondissement just off of the Bastille square. Nation is another important square within Paris and has a long history surrounding it.
In addition just outside of the Periphérique is the Bois de Vincennes which is a large park of just under 10 square kilometers. The park is bigger than Central Park in New York!
With Parks, jobs, attractions and transit options, the 12th arrondissement offers a bit of everything. Consider your next furnished apartment in the 12th arrondissement of Paris.