Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Gentilly

Learn about the unique charm of Gentilly with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's shopping, restaurants and university setting draw many visitors. Paris Catacombs and Eiffel Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Gentilly

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Gentilly a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Aquaboulevard (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Paris Zoological Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Auteuil Racecourse (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Place des Abbesses (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Hippodrome de Vincennes (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gentilly

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gentilly is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jardin des Plantes (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Luxembourg Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Champ de Mars (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Parc Monceau (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Parc Montsouris (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gentilly

The nearest airport is in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), which is 16.7 mi (26.9 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Paris Gentilly Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near Gentilly?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,711 holiday rentals near Gentilly. From 338 Houses to 4,865 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gentilly for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gentilly?

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 Gentilly:

  • St-Germain-des-Prés: 684 holiday homes
  • Le Marais: 1,529 holiday homes
  • Arts et Métiers: 1,103 holiday homes
  • Sainte-Avoye: 986 holiday homes
  • Arsenal: 1,492 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 Gentilly?

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

  • Eiffel Tower: 4,541 holiday rentals
  • Paris (XPG-Gare du Nord Train Station): 6,395 holiday rentals
  • Arc de Triomphe: 6,436 holiday rentals
  • Rue des Abbessees: 6,328 holiday rentals
  • Hospital Robert-Debre: 6,444 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gentilly listed on HomeAway 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 Gentilly?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 338 Houses in Gentilly. Our other popular types of Gentilly holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,865 holiday houses
  • Villas: 12 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gentilly?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 131 holiday homes with pool available in Gentilly. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Gentilly

    6,102 holiday rentals
    6,179 holiday rentals
    2,471 holiday rentals
    4,144 holiday rentals
    3,673 holiday rentals
    5,665 holiday rentals
    5,490 holiday rentals
    1,864 holiday rentals
    2,432 holiday rentals
    Les Lilas
    5,647 holiday rentals
    5,630 holiday rentals
    5,542 holiday rentals
    343 holiday rentals
    5,560 holiday rentals
    4,722 holiday rentals
    225 holiday rentals
    3,255 holiday rentals
    5,562 holiday rentals
    5,558 holiday rentals
    821 holiday rentals