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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gentilly?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,133 holiday lettings around Gentilly. From 367 Houses to 5,254 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gentilly:

  • Saint-Merri: 1,066 holiday homes
  • Montmartre: 539 holiday homes
  • Saint-Germain-des-Prés: 761 holiday homes
  • Arts et Métiers: 1,232 holiday homes
  • Porte Dauphine: 374 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 accommodations near great places in Gentilly. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eiffel Tower: 4,957 holiday lettings
  • Longjumeau Gravigny-Balizy Station: 6,516 holiday lettings
  • Paris Gare du Nord: 6,795 holiday lettings
  • Paris (XPG-Gare du Nord Train Station): 6,849 holiday lettings
  • Paris (XDT-Charles de Gaulle Airport TGV Train Station): 6,604 holiday lettings

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 367 Houses in Gentilly. Our other popular types of Gentilly holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5,254 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

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 132 holiday homes with pool available in Gentilly. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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