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Destination guide

Travel to exciting La Defense

Take a vacation to La Defense and enjoy the area's architecture, art galleries and monuments. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is known for its local tours, shopping and cafés. Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around La Defense

The nearest airport is in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around La Défense?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,190 house rentals around La Défense. From 137 Houses to 2,836 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental 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 HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in La Défense:

  • Le Marais: 1,572 vacation rentals
  • 6th Arrondissement: 1,188 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Merri: 1,028 vacation rentals
  • Montmartre: 541 vacation rentals
  • Les Archives: 1,825 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to La Défense?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in La Défense. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Paris La Defense Station: 6,522 home rentals
  • Grande Arche: 6,564 home rentals
  • Église Notre Dame de la Pentecôte: 6,557 home rentals
  • Les Quatre Temps Shopping Center: 6,561 home rentals
  • CNIT Convention Center: 6,556 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in La Défense?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 137 Houses in La Défense. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Défense include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,836 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Défense?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 55 vacation homes with pool available in La Défense.

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