The 11th arrondissement in Paris is certainly a unique spot. It is one of the most densely packed neighborhoods in all of Europe as well as being home to 2 of Paris main nightlife centers. The areas of Bastille and Oberkampf are popular with the bar crowd and are both located in the 11th arrondissement. With such a dense population, the 11th has plenty of available vacation rentals to suit any needs.
The Bastille area includes Place de la Bastille which is a square where the old Bastille prison stood. It has become famous in France because it was a symbol of the French Revolution. Now the square includes several restaurants, bars and cafes as well as the Bastille Opera. Several of the food establishments in the area cater to Paris' expat population.
Rue Oberkampf is another hot spot in Paris and includes a more Parisian style as it is popular with the local crowd.
Another important square at the edge of the 11th arrondissement is Place de la République. It is at a location that was part of one of the walls surrounding Paris during the 1300's.
The 11th arrondissement is one of the centers of nightlife in Paris and also a population center making it a prime spot to find a vacation rental for your next trip to Paris.