Big concerts at the Paris Zénith attract many motorists. To avoid traffic jams around Porte de Pantin and Porte de la Villette, ParkingsdeParis.com advises you use park-and-ride packages : park your car in a less expensive parking near an exit from the Boulevard Périphérique (Paris ring road) and travel to the Zénith by public transport.
Easily accessible from the Porte de la Villette or the Porte de Pantin, the Parking 2000, the Riquet car park and the Stalingrad car park are just next to a Tramway or a Metro station. From Rosa Parks station : take the tramway line T3b in the direction of Porte de Vincennes. The tramway will take to the Porte de la Villette in a few minutes. From Stalingrad station : take Metro line 5 (orange) in the direction of Bobigny. The Metro will take you to the Porte de Pantin station in just 5 minutes. From Riquet station : take Metro line 7 (pink) in the direction of La Courneuve. The Metro will take you to the Porte de la Villette station in just 5 minutes. Then, reach the Zénith on foot by crossing the Parc de la Villette. Are you arriving by way of the Boulevard Périphérique (Ring Road) ? To avoid the stress of having to enter Paris, we advise you use the Porte des Lilas parking : park up and then walk to the Porte des Lilas Tram station by taking Avenue de la Porte des Lilas (you should allow around 5 minutes on foot from the parking). Take Tram T3b in the direction of Porte de la Chapelle. This will drop you off in 5 minutes to the Porte de Pantin Metro station.
With a capacity of 6,300 people, the Zénith is one of the largest Parisian performance venues. Situated in the Parc de la Villette, it hosts concerts by the greatest international artists (Scorpions, Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Hallyday, Metallica, Sting…), in addition to various cultural events (horse shows, dance events, figure skating, etc.).