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Favorite neighborhoods for expats in Paris

Are you moving to Paris as an expat and would like to know which neighborhoods are ideal to settle in? Lodgis knows some specific areas that are particularly popular with expats, whether for a short-term trip or for a long-term stay. This post may well inspire your apartment hunt so make yourself comfortable while we tell you the favorite neighborhood for expats in Paris!

Paris’ 7th arrondissement

The entire world loves it and expats are no exception. Living near the Eiffel Tower is a dream for many people around the world. Charles de Gaulle Etoile is also a big favorite for its proximity to so many different areas.
However, there are many other things to see in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, such as the Musée d’Orsay, the Musée du Quai Branly, Musée Rodin, Hôtel des Invalides…
These spots are not only famous for their architectural beauty but also for their heritage and history.
So, if you would like to settle in Paris’ most famous area, we recommend that you take a look at our range of furnished rentals located in the 7th arrondissement!

Paris’ 9th arrondissement

Around Opéra Garnier, Cadet, Poissonière, Paris’ 9th arrondissement is another big favorite for its many typically Parisian buildings and its shops, cafés and hidden streets, but also because it is extremely easily accessible by public transport.
We can definitely understand why this neighborhood is particularly popular with expatriates, because it is most certainly a place that has it all!
If you are looking for originality and romanticism, we recommend that you visit the Musée de la vie romantique or the Opéra Garnier!

Paris’ 5th arrondissement

Famous for its beautiful Latin Quarter, Paris’ 5th arrondissement is an extremely attractive neighborhood for tourists and expatriates who want to a traditional Parisian experience. This pedestrian area of Paris is known for its terraces, small streets, bilingual bookstores, such as Shakespeare and Company, and its many artisanal boutiques.
It’s simple, if you want to get lost in the many corners of the Latin Quarter or take a stroll next to the Seine and the small green bookstalls there, then this is the right place for you!
Moreover, you will never get bored of visiting the Jardin des Plantes, the Panthéon and, of course, the Great Mosque of Paris.
Lodgis knows how much expatriates love these spots, this is why we offer a large range of furnished rentals located in Paris’ 5th arrondissement.

Paris’ 4th arrondissement

Because Gothic architecture is so stunning, Paris’ 4th arrondissement is highly requested by expats who dream of living near Notre-Dame and the beautiful islands of Île de la Cité and Île Saint-Louis.
Many of the 4th’ neighborhoods are very famous for their period architecture and their peaceful atmosphere, such as le Marais, Place des Vosges, Hôtel de Ville or Place de la Bastille.
Paris’ 4th arrondissement is ideally located between Châtelet and Bastille, making it an easily accessible arrondissement that is also close to everything.

Paris’ 6th arrondissement

We saved the big favorite for last. Paris’ 6th arrondissement is definitely the winner for expats who dream of living or staying in the majestic Saint-Germain-des-Près neighborhood.
This area of Paris is a real hub for intellectuals and artists looking for inspiration. You won’t stop falling in love with the luxurious boutiques, terraces and Roman style architecture of Saint-Germain-des-Près.
Would you like to relax in the Jardin du Luxembourg? Study at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Art? Or maybe take pictures of the Pont des Arts and Pont Neuf? Then this neighborhood is the perfect spot for you! Check out our range of furnished rentals located in Paris’ 6th arrondissement.

Want to more advice and tips on moving to Paris? Make sure you read our article!