Destination guide

Travel to vibrant La Defense

Take a holiday to La Defense and enjoy the area's architecture, art galleries and monuments. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is well known for its local tours, shopping and cafes. Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around La Defense

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that La Defense has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardin d'Acclimatation (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Golf de l'Ile Fleurie (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Auteuil Racecourse (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Aquaboulevard (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Place des Abbesses (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Le Mur des Je t'aime (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of La Defense

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, La Defense is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parc Monceau (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Champ de Mars (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Luxembourg Gardens (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Parc Andre Malraux (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around La Defense

The nearest airport is in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Puteaux La Defense Station, Paris Puteaux Station and Puteaux Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around La Defense by catching a ride on the metro at Nanterre Préfecture RER Station, La Defense - Grande Arche Station or Esplanade de la Defense Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around La Défense?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,849 holiday rentals around La Défense. From 125 Houses to 2,499 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around La Défense is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Défense?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in La Défense:

  • St-Germain-des-Prés: 665 holiday homes
  • Le Marais: 1,469 holiday homes
  • Arts et Métiers: 1,054 holiday homes
  • Sainte-Avoye: 957 holiday homes
  • Arsenal: 1,421 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to La Défense?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in La Défense. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Leonardo da Vinci Engineering School: 5,939 holiday rentals
  • Tour Total: 5,991 holiday rentals
  • Paris La Defense Station: 5,980 holiday rentals
  • Église Notre Dame de la Pentecôte: 5,983 holiday rentals
  • Grande Arche: 5,981 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Défense listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Défense?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 125 Houses in La Défense. Our other popular types of La Défense holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,499 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 2,625 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in La Défense?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in La Défense. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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