What to do in Paris when it is hot?

Published by Rizhlaine F., Caroline J. · Photos by My B. · Published on 13 June 2021 at 08h32 · Updated on 14 June 2021 at 11h52
Another heatwave is said to hit Paris this week and you will have to do with it. Whether you are more into sunbathing or resting al fresco, here are our favorite places to enjoy when it is hot! On the menu: tasty treats, great terraces, and refreshing places.

The sun is shining over Paris and it is getting really hot… Paris is experiencing another heatwave. For sunbathing fans, this is perfect, but for others, it is harder to bear. But what to do in Paris then when it is hot?

Whether you are looking to cool off or to enjoy the sun, good news, we have come up with a selection of our favorite and best ideas to make the best of the heatwave! From the sunniest spots to our favorite shady or refreshing places, happiness is just at the tip of your finger!

Culture in the open air

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Sunbathing

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Cooling off

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Mouthwatering and thirst-quenching break

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