The 10th arrondissement is north east of central Paris and has 2 of the main train stations in the city. A main site in the arrondissement is the Canal St. Martin which is an old shipping canal but has become popular with visitors because of the shops and restaurants lining it. The 10th arrondissement makes a good choice for a vacation rental if you need to be near transportation.
The transportation network in the 10th is one of its key features. Gare du Nord is the busiest train station in all of Europe and handles over 180 million passengers per year. Trains from Gare du Nord depart for the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium as well as destinations in north eastern France.
Gare de l'Est is a main station as well and offers the departure point for the Orient Express as well as SNCF trains to the Champagne-Ardenne, Lorraine and Alsace regions of France. The station is the departure point for the new east LGV line.
Canal Saint Martin runs for nearly 5 KM from the Seine going north and is a prominent feature in the 10th arrondissement. Many tourists and locals alike flock to the Canal Saint Martin for a walk and to enjoy a meal or drink along its banks.
The 10th arrondissement is one of Paris transportation hubs. If you are looking for a vacation rental with easy access to the transportation network, look no further than the 10 arrondissement.