Visiting Paris, monuments open this summer

Published by Caroline J., Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 29 June 2021 at 09h06 · Updated on 29 June 2021 at 11h54
Monuments are now open again, and visitors can take them over. So, what to visit this summer in Paris? Let us have a look at the monuments you do not want to miss!

After closing for months, most monuments in Paris reopened and many people in town enjoy them and discover them all over again. We must say the most coveted places in town are now exceptionally low in visitors, making them even more incredible!

What to visit then in Paris? Here are the most fantastic monuments in town that are back!

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
Starts 1 June 2021

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