Open or not open? That is the question because on Wednesday May 1, 2019 it is French Labor Day. In order to make the right call, here is a list of good ideas for an outing or to have fun during this bank holiday:
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May 1 in Paris is lily of the valley day!
On May 1, giving each other lily of the valley for good luck is a tradition because these little bell-shape flowers are considered as lucky charms. Lily of the valley also means that spring has sprung in the forests too. For this special day, you have two options: you can become a lily of the valley amateur seller and earn a little stipend or you and your family can take a walk in the forests surrounding Paris to look for these precious lucky flowers.
Exhibitions and museums open on May 1, 2019
This Wednesday May 1, 2019 is the French Labor Day. On this bank holiday spent in Paris, you can whether pick some lilies of the valley, have a walk in a garden, visit a museum and their exhibitions open in Paris. To make the right call, check the list of museums and monuments open on this May 1, 2019.
Shopping malls open on May 1, 2019 in Paris and in Île de France
Are you on the look for a shopping mall open on Wednesday May 1, 2019? We’ve got you covered with this list.
La Foire du Trône 2019
Get ready because the Foire du Trône is back from April 5 to June 2, 2019, at the Pelouse de Reuilly in Paris, a large lawn surrounded by greenery. With 350 attractions and 80 rides and rollercoasters, young and old will once again be able to enjoy this historic fair that has been around since 957 A.D.! Let's have a look at the program.
Parc Astérix celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2019 with a new ride and novelties
The Parc Astérix has a new season full of emotion and special moments in store for you this year. From April 6, 2019 to January 5, 2020, come to the Gallic theme park novelties. New attractions, new show and Studio d'Idéfix expect you for this season! Discover the pass saison at super nice prices and before anyone else.
New penguins at Sea Life Paris aquarium in Marne la Vallée
Aquarium Sea Life in Marne la Vallée welcomes 3 new king penguins in 2019. These new lodgers come straight from Brest aquarium and come to complete the already well-settled colony.
The tree climbing sites in the Ile-de-France region
The Ile-de-France is full of dense forests with numerous tree climbing adventures' facilities. Just like a true adventurer, you can go prove just how smooth and agile you are (worthy of a true monkey, I bet). Here is a list of the best tree-climbing adventures' facilities (aka accrobranche
The best theme parks in Paris and its surroundings, 2019
New year, new features ! Check out what the theme parks and fairgrounds of Paris and its surroundings have in store for you in 2019. All parks and rides expect you for loveable moments with your family or friends while having many surprises in store.
La Foire de Paris 2019
The Foire de Paris is back from April 27th to May 8th, 2019 at the Porte de Versailles. Once again the Foire de Paris will be featuring home decor ideas and remodeling, hobbies and gastronomy and all the services that come along with it!
King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle de la Villette: our pictures
An exhibition devoted to Tutankhamun in Paris? From March 23, to September 15, 2019, head to La Villette for a major display of the treasures of the Pharaoh in conjunction with the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Van Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée: the experience at Paris Atelier des Lumières
From February 22 to December 31, 2019 Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us to a new immersive exhibition focusing on Van Gogh’s universe. For 35 minutes, we roam around Van Gogh’s most beautiful paintings, rediscovering this poorly received genius back in the days. His story, his brushstroke and his evolution are unveiled.
What about swimming: check the opening times
Are you fancying swimming? Which swimming pools are open on this day? Check the list of possibilities:
In short, the choice is all yours if you want to spend a very pleasant May 1, in Paris!
On 1 May 2019
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