The Grands Boulevards is a neighborhood with several famous streets, including Bonne Nouvelle, Montmartre, Boulevard des italiens, Boulevard des Capucines and Madeleine. Between 1853 and 1870, the Baron Haussmann has transformed this area of Paris and given it the appearance we know today. It is a busy part of Paris, with many distractions for your stay. Along the wide walkways Haussmann, you will find the department stores (Lafayette, Printemps ...), many restaurants, theaters (Theatre Gymnasium, Follies Bergeres, Treviso ..) and movies (Grand Rex). This area is perfect for walks and shopping, which are one of the main activities enjoyed during leisure stays in Paris.