The Forum des Halles is located in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, in the centre of the capital. It is the 3rd most visited shopping centre in France, so, as you can imagine, parking there is a real challegne. Whether you are going shopping, to view an exhibition, or passing by Châtelet – Les Halles to take public transport, parking near the Forum des Halles will be complicated, unless your reserve your parking space beforehand. Luckily, thanks to Parclick, you can reserve your place in a cheap car park neat the Forum des Halles.
Built under the Forum des Halles, the Gare RER Châtelet – Les Halles is the biggest underground station in the world, which means there are high chances you will be passing through there to take public transport. The Gare RER Châtelet – Les Halles give you access to lines A, B and D of the RER, which is very practical, if you park in a Park and Ride. On top of that, the metro stations Châtelet and les Halles are only 7 minutes away from each other, as they are linked by underground passages. Les Halles station is served by line 4, which will bring you to Châtelet station, served by lines 1,7,11 and 14 of the metro. Let’s just say, if you park in a car park near Châtelet – Les Halles, you will be able to move around the whole Paris and Ile de France in no time!
After demolishing les Halles in 1971, it was nicknamed “le trou des Halles” and was reformed in 2016. It was replaced by a huge shopping centre, built on 5 levels, where you will find an abundance of shops. The Forum des Halles schedule is very convenient, as it is open Monday to Saturday from 10 AM to 8 PM and 11 AM to 7 PM on Sundays. The Canopée area includes varied structures which could spark your interest: a conservatory, a hip-hop centre, a library, an amateur practice workshop as well as a cultural centre for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Other than the Chambre du commerce de l’industrie (CCI), which is located next to the Forum des Halles, you will also find many shops in the rue de Rivoli. If you enjoy culture visits, you can go visit the Centre Pompidou which is only a 5-minute walk away from the Forum des Halles. Otherwise, in a 10-minute walk, you can reach the Louvre museum or view one of the temporary exhibitions at the Hôtel de Ville.
Do some research on the available low-cost car parks in Paris, in order to avoid driving in circles looking for a parking space. With Parlclick, reserve your parking space near Châtelet – Les Halles at a bargain price!