The Grand Palais, a symbol of architectural glory and cultural significance, has graced the heart of Paris since its opening in 1900. Originally built for the Exposition Universelle (World's Fair), this iconic monument stands as a testament to the city's rich history, artistic heritage, and commitment to innovation. With its distinctive Beaux-Arts facade and majestic glass dome, the Grand Palais exudes timeless elegance and serves as a prestigious venue for a diverse range of events, including exhibitions, fashion shows, concerts, and galas.

Grand Palais des Champs-Elysees (Great Palace in English, and mostly referred to as Grand Palais) offers quick access to major transport hubs, including the Charles de Gaulle International Airport. The venue hosts approximately 40 art events every year! They spread over an exhibition area of 72,000 sq meters and welcome up to 2 million annual visitors.

The Grand Palais stands as a timeless masterpiece and a jewel in the crown of Parisian culture and hospitality. Whether hosting a world-class exhibition, a glamorous gala, or an intimate soirée, the venue promises to captivate and inspire, leaving an indelible mark on all who have the privilege of experiencing its splendor. The most popular events hosted in the venue are Eurosatory, in-cosmetics global, and a lot more events from famous designers, art exhibitors, etc.

How to get to Grand Palais?

Situated in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the Grand Palais enjoys a prime location within walking distance of some of the city's most iconic landmarks, including the Champs-Élysées and the Place de la Concorde. Visitors can easily access the venue via public transportation, with multiple metro and bus routes serving the area.

Transportation Options and Accessibility Information

✈️ Closest Airport: Charles de Gaulle - 32 km

πŸš‰ Closest Railway station: Gare du Nord - 5 km

πŸš‡ Closest Subway station: Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau - 0.2 km

Directions to the venue:

πŸš† By Rail

- Intercity train RER C and metro line 8 to Invalides Station

- Metro lines 1 and 13 to Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau Metro Station

- Metro line 9 to Franklin D. Roosevelt Metro Station

🚍 By Bus

- Bus line 72 to Grand Palais bus stop

- Bus lines 83 and 93 to Grand Palais bus stop

- Bus lines 28 and N01 to Palais de la Decouverte bus stop

- Other buses that stop at Grand Palais: 73, 80, 92

πŸ›₯️ By River Shuttle

- Batobus to Champs-Elysees stop

🚘 By Car

GPS coordinates: latitude 48.866833; longitude 2.312086

Facilities and Amenities

The Grand Palais offers a sophisticated blend of historic charm and modern amenities, ensuring an unparalleled experience for event organizers and guests alike. Its versatile event spaces, including the iconic Nave and Salon d'Honneur, provide an exquisite backdrop for exhibitions, receptions, and cultural events. 

In addition to its event spaces, the Grand Palais boasts elegant lounges, VIP suites, and catering facilities created to meet the highest standards of comfort and hospitality. Experienced event planners and catering teams are on hand to tailor solutions, from gourmet menus to thematic decor, ensuring every detail is executed with precision and flair.