Where to watch July 14, 2020's Bastille Day fireworks in Paris? The best spots

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 13 July 2020 at 15h30 · Updated on 27 July 2020 at 10h55
Each Bastille Day, a strange thing happens as soon as the night falls… Parisians and tourists go to the Eiffel Tower to watch a wonderful event pleasing children and adults. Can you guess what I am talking about? Yes, I am talking about Bastille Day fireworks! Monuments, restaurants, bars, pitches, public gardens, terraces…. What will be the best spot, the most beautiful view to be mesmerized?For the record, because of the health crisis, there are still doubts whether the firework will be let off in Paris or not. According to the latest rumors, it is sustained, but could be let off... without a public.

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.

Where to watch Bastille Day fireworks 2020 in Paris?

ENJOY THE FIREWORK ON THE SEINE RIVER

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PICNIC, FUN PLAN AND GOOD DEALS

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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.

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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.

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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.

TERRACES

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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.

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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!

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RESTAURANTS
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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!

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Visiting Paris 18th arrondissement in a blazing sun? Head to Terrass” Hotel rooftop to cool off, enjoy the sun, or enjoy the Eiffel Tower.

To know what to do in Paris on Bastille day, check our other guides:

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Dates and Opening Time
On 14 July 2020

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    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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