Will a firework be let off this July 14, 2020 from the Eiffel Tower, as usual? Because of the health crisis, the answer is still unclear. But according to the latest news, it is to be sustained but without an audience. Yet, many Parisians are not willing to miss this event. So, perhaps are you wondering where could be the most strategic spot to enjoy this fireworkd show as well as possible.
To make the most of the pyrotechnics show, we give you some tips to make sure you can enjoy this July 14, 2020's firework show, even from the distance, sipping a drink, enjoying a candlelit dinner, seated on the grass, or even by the water. Enjoy!
We remind you the Champ de Mars is to house a great music show prior the firework show.
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The Sacré Coeur Basilica
At the top of Montmartre hill, use the funicular, stroll around in the narrow and sloping streets and enjoy a wonderful view over Paris! It is a bit far from the Eiffel Tower but the view remains magical and oh-so romantic.
Champ de Mars
It certainly is the most economic and closest place to be to watch the firework. But, you definitely want to come early to have a good seat in due course.
Some of Paris bridges offer a wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower. So whether you are more into the romantic Pont des Arts, the Pont de la Concorde or the Pont Alexandre III, you want to come early to have the perfect spot.
Paris BHV Marais reopens
It is time for the Bazar de l'Hôtel de Ville to reopen! The store, better known as BHV Marais, has reopened since May 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. After a bit over two months of lockdown, you can once again enjoy the services provided by the shopping mall given you respect the health protocol set up. Facemasks are mandatory for customers and staff.
Tour Montparnasse panoramic terrace
No need to say that this terrace will offer a breathtaking view over the fireworks. And icing on the cake: a 360°-view over the French capital. In short, Bastille Day will blow you away!
Laho: the new lush rooftop terrace by Paris Gare de Lyon railway station
Wanting to touch the sky this summer in Paris? Laho – the latest rooftop in town – expects you from July 3, 2020 a stone’s throw from Paris Gare de Lyon railway station. Designed by Passage Enchanté, Laho hopes to seduce you thanks to a lush setting, a unique sunset, and tasty food offer by female chef Julie Basset… The whole perched 60 meters above the ground! We tell you more on this new, temporary summer place in Paris.
L'Oiseau Blanc: The Peninsula's rooftop bar and restaurant reopens
This rooftop bar and restaurant makes The Peninsula proud! Located on the 6th and last floor, it offers a 360° panoramic view over the most beautilful Parisian monuments. As for the cuisine, regional products are highlighted and flawlessly paired with outstanding French wines!
Terrass’’ Hotel rooftop reopens in Paris
Visiting Paris 18th arrondissement in a blazing sun? Head to Terrass” Hotel rooftop to cool off, enjoy the sun, or enjoy the Eiffel Tower.
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Dates and Opening Time
On 14 July 2020
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1