Quality Hotel Acanthe - Boulogne Billancourt
9, rond-point Rhin and Danube
Phone: (33) 1 46991040
Fax: (33) 1 46990005
The ice-skating rink of Boulogne offers opportunities for fun and education to adults and children. Normal hours are extended during school holidays to be open every day of the week, and Saturday nights at the skating rink include live DJs, theme nights, foam, or laser light shows. Classes are offered in figure skating and ice hockey year-round.
With a terrain suitable for beginners as well as the experienced golfers, Golf du Bois de Boulogne is a good place to spend an entire day swinging shots. The 240 meter (787.402 feet) long area offers plenty of ground to practice a few shots. The onsite restaurant serves plenty of great dishes to replenish tired nerves. One can also buy some good sports goods at the pro-shop.
Opened in 1901, the Hippodrome de Saint-Cloud has been hosting important thoroughbred racing events for over a century, including some of the polo events in the 1924 Olympics and Group One Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud. Built by thoroughbred breeder Edmond Blanc, the racecourse is verdant and expansive. In 1992, the site was declared a historical monument by the national government. Visit to feel the excitement of watching a race and admire the beauty of the grounds.
This racetrack in Paris' Bois de Boulogne provides a bar, cafeteria, and teahouse. It hosts a wide variety of events including exhibitions and concerts.
The Bois de Boulogne stretches over 863 hectares (2132 acres). It was named after the sanctuary Notre-Dame de Boulogne le Petit under the reign of Philippe IV, known as Philippe le Bel. It was then partly converted to a royal hunting ground before being redesigned to include wide alleyways, inviting elegant Parisians to take a stroll. Lovers can peddle across lakes with rented boats, sports enthusiasts can race with rented bikes, nature lovers can fish for fun and kids can play on the expansive playgrounds; there is something for everyone here. Complete with a swimming pool, cafés and restaurants, it is a great place to spend an entire day having fun amidst nature!
The Relais du Bois de Boulogne sprawls over 7400 square meters (79,653 square feet) of rooms, gardens, and terraces which have just the right facilities for events including up to 600 people, or simply a lovely lunch with the family. The long history of parties at this site stretch back to the days of Napoléon III. Marriage receptions, baptisms, conferences, workshops, holiday parties, birthdays, and any other event imaginable are made welcome and hosted in style. A fine culinary team guarantees that guests won't go hungry and the entire staff is dedicated to the success of your event.
Few cities can say they have an aqua park right in the City Center, but that's exactly where Paris has had one for over ten years. Situated within a huge sports complex offering a number of other activities including tennis and weight training, the aqua park is equipped with hot tubs, sauna, wave pool and water slides. Try to avoid the busiest times (Wednesdays and weekends) for a splashtastic day out! Check out their website for detailed information.
The cavernous Palais des Sports (Sports Arena) hosts hockey and basketball games, as well as large-scale musicals and rock concerts. Not to be confused (especially the night of the show!) with the Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy, or POPB, whose administration runs the Palais des Sports, the venue is one of the primary spots for large-scale culture in Paris. The place can also be changed into a conference and meeting room.
Tennis Club de la Chataigneraie is the best place to play tennis in Paris, thanks to their 10 indoor tennis courts - but that is not all this club offers. If you are a member, you get to take advantage of the clubhouse as well as the fitness center that features a sauna and gym. There are also tennis lessons that you can sign up for, so you can shape up to become a pro in no time.
Skate in style at the Eiffel Tower's 200-square meter (2152-square foot) ice skating rink, located 57 meters (187 feet) above the glittering city of Paris. Featuring dazzling lighting effects and music, the frosty environment is the perfect place to ice skate. The ice skating rink is perfect for a romantic evening out.
The Acclimatization Garden only occupies a small area of the Bois de Boulogne, a huge park created under Napoléon III. In the main part of this park, one can find exotic animals, lakes, gardens and recreation areas. Younger kids will enjoy the mini-zoo while the older kids can try the mini-motorbikes. The garden is so popular because it offers a wide variety of games and attractions, including magical mazes, mirroring games, caroussels, go-karting, roller-blading and bike routes. Don't leave the park without riding one of the many trains which cross the gardens.
The Gymnase Marcel-Cerdan contains two multipurpose sports rooms, a martial arts room, and two additional sports rooms for tennis, volleyball, and basketball. Yoga and martial arts classes are offered. It is part of the Marcel-Cerdan Sports Complex along with the Marcel-Cerdan Stadium located on the Boulevard de Stalingrad, where two soccer fields, a racetrack, a bowling pitch, a climbing wall, and two more multipurpose sports rooms are available for patrons' active enjoyment.