The 12th arrondissement is the 1st of the larger outer neighborhoods that ring central Paris and extend to the Periphérique. The 12th is filled with many important Paris attractions, sites and more. In the 12th you will find the recently developed Bercy district as well as the important Gare de Lyon. The neighborhood is outside the center but offer its attractive features. Consider the 12th arrondissement when looking for your next vacation rental apartment.
Gare de Lyon is a major train station in Paris and serves as the hub for the TGV trains to Bourgogne, Rhône-Alpes including Lyon, Franche-Comté, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Languedoc-Roussillon. The station also has international departures to Switzerland and Italy.
The Bercy in the 12th arrondissement is home to the French Ministry of Finance as well as to an important sporting arena. The area of Bercy Village has a style of an old French village and is worth a visit.
For outdoor activities the 12th is home to Bois de Vincennes which is styled as an English landscape manor. The park is nearly 10 sq. km in size.
The Bastille Opéra is also located in the 12th arrondissement. Nation is another important square within Paris and has a long history surrounding it.
The 12th arrondissement offers a unique view of Paris. On your next trip to Paris consider rental a vacation rental in the 12th arrondissement.