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If your trip to Necker is all organized but your travel itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.
You'll find a range of sights within walking distance of this neighborhood's center, such as Rue Cler. More adventure awaits at Le Bon Marche and Saint-Sulpice Church, which are also close by.
You can't say goodbye without seeing Quartier de lÉcole-Militaire. Boasting some excellent attractions, it's a popular day-trip destination. Quartier de lÉcole-Militaire is located about 0.6 miles from Necker.
Rental cars are a fantastic option for professionals who travel all the time. If your visit to Necker is primarily for business purposes, you should know where all the business and convention centers are located. These are just a few of the top suggestions:
City driving or cruising the highways? With Necker only 2 miles from central Paris, you'll likely do a bit of both. A sensible option for most situations is a medium-sized vehicle. You'll easily be able to zoom around busy streets and find parking spots, while that extra space will give you more flexibility and comfort. With a slightly bigger ride, don't be afraid to rack up some miles and plan a few road trips!
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes finding the right car important. If you're about to head off on an unforgettable road trip around Necker, a spacious SUV could be the best solution. If you're hoping for the cheapest possible price and plan to stick to city driving, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is choose what will suit you best, round up the troops, and hit the highway.
If this is your first time in Necker and you're eager to learn a few things about cruising the roads here, we're here to help. These useful tips will help you explore this neighborhood and the rest of the national capital:
You'll be driving on the right-hand side of the road in Necker. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's a good idea to drive more cautiously in places you've never been.
Traffic issues shouldn't come as a surprise in Paris, a city with 2,138,600 people. The neighborhood of Necker experiences rush hour between 7:00 am and 10:00 am. Later in the day, it starts at 6:00 pm and eases off around 8:00 pm.
Locating a car space in Necker won't be too challenging. Of course, it depends on the time and place — it could be a bit tricky parking in the very center during peak periods.
Like the wider Paris area, the neighborhood of Necker has speed limits that range from 50 km/h to 130 km/h. In residential zones, you usually won't be able to travel faster than 50 km/h.
Normally your chosen car rental company will charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes and surcharges. Alternatively, they may forward your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who'll then send a fine straight to you.
Seat belts have to be worn in Paris. Having said that, these rules may vary for some vehicles, like those used by public transportation networks.
It is prohibited to use your cell phone while driving in Necker, and you could also be fined for simply handling a phone if you're in control of a vehicle. That said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as you stay focused on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Necker is 0.05%. If a big night is on the cards, leave your rental wheels behind and organize another way of getting home instead.
Yes, drivers can turn on a red light in Necker. Before making the maneuver, you must bring the car to a complete stop. Continue only when the lane is clear of approaching traffic.