Right in the heart of the French capital, the Carrousel du Louvre is an underground shopping centre named after the nearby Louvre Museum and Carrousel Arch. If you pick up a hire car at Carrousel du Louvre you'll find yourself in the 1st arrondissement district, in the middle of the historic centre of Paris. The area not only homes a great range of historic attractions – there are a variety of traditional French restaurants where you take in the local cuisine. If you head south of Place de Carrousel, you'll find the famed River Seine.