What do to in Paris in the winter? Outing ideas for the season!

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Published on 5 January 2022 at 17h52
Winter is coming to Paris! And if you feel ready to face the cold, then your bravery will be rewarded: here are great outing ideas you can enjoy this season!

Paris in the winter is magical. The beautiful of the French capital city encourages us to face the cold and enjoy wonderful winter outings expecting us there. Layer up and discover majestic exhibitions, and enjoy magical strolls before finding shelter in a cozy restaurant or a comforting tea house. On the menu, good food, cultural gems, and surprises like Paris has in store. Get your beanies, scarves and big coats out, it is time to discover the best outings of the winter in Paris!

For foodies:

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Exhibitions:

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Exposition de Richard Orlinski avec Georges V et sur les Champs-ElyséesExposition de Richard Orlinski avec Georges V et sur les Champs-ElyséesExposition de Richard Orlinski avec Georges V et sur les Champs-ElyséesExposition de Richard Orlinski avec Georges V et sur les Champs-Elysées Orlinski's sculptures displayed on Avenue George V and the Champs-Elysées
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Strolling:

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 21 December 2021 to 20 March 2022

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