Palais de Congres in Paris

Palais de Congres in Paris

The Palais de Congres is one of the French capital's premier concert venues and iconic convention centres. Home to four amphitheatres, the Palais de Congres in Paris was nominated as Europe's Leading Meeting and Conference Centre as recently as 2010.

People visiting Paris to attend an event at the Palais de Congres should stay at a well-located hotel near Champs Elysees. The Radisson Blu Hotel Champs-Elysees is situated next to some of Paris' biggest tourist attractions, with many of its rooms offering fantastic views of the city.

Visiting the Palais de Congres
The Palais de Congres in Paris was originally opened in 1974 and designed by Guillaume Gillet. Over one million people visit the centre each year, with 2,000 events and conferences staged annually at the Palais de Congres.

The Palais de Congres can accommodate between 650 and 3,750 people in its rooms and has previously hosted the Eurovision Song Contest and the presentation of the Tour de France trophy. The pioneering building is also home to an underground shopping mall which has a range of luxury boutiques, restaurants and a nightclub.

Finding a hotel in Paris
After taking in a concert or conference at the Palais de Congres in the French capital, tourists can visit other attractions such as Paris' Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe or the city's excellent shopping facilities. The Radisson Blu Hotel Champs-Elysees offers guests a choice of 46 classically designed rooms during their stay at the heart of the celebrated Golden Triangle district. Holidaymakers can also unwind at the hotel's La Place restaurant or enjoy the atmosphere of the on-site bar throughout their stay.