You might think that in the middle of summer when all the Parisians take off on vacation, the city is devoid of cultural events...but think again!
Between the music festivals, dance shows, street and sports events for the whole family, Paris is overflowing with fun things to do, so much so that the Parisians that stay in the region and the tourists that visit don’t know where to begin.
When will Paris-Plages open? Each year, when the sand arrives in Paris, Parisians and tourists suddenly feel like they are living in the tropics. In 2019, the artificial beaches will be open from July 6 to September 1 with many animations on the Voie Georges Pompidou, the Hôtel de Ville and the Bassin de la Villette, where a huge swimming-pool awaits us!
Ete du Canal
Eté du Canal is the yearly event inviting Parisians and tourists to sail away, sunbathe, dance and dream on the Canal de l'Ourcq from July 6 to August 25, 2019. The Canal de l'Ourcq, joining Paris to Seine-Saint-Denis, gives pride of place to water's magic, boats, dances, shows, beaches, workshops, nautical activities and even street art! In other words, a whole range of festive events to spend the summer by the water.
The most beautiful outdoor swimming pools in Paris and its surroundings for summer
Is there something more pleasant than bathing in the open air and bask in the sun when it’s out? Sortiraparis gives you the list of outdoor swimming pools open this summer 2018 in Paris and its Île-de-France. Here’s a good way to relax and have fun outside and soak in vitamin D thanks to the sun.
Swimming and Beach Areas in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region
When Paris gets hit with another heatwave, you might want to know where to find beaches and swimming areas in Paris and the region! That’s why Sortiraparis has done the work for you, putting together this list of beaches along lakes, rivers, pools or any other body of water of water where you can cool off and relax in the sun. Bet you didn’t know that Paris could also be your next beach resort destination!
Outdoor activities centers in ile de France
To feel on vacations without having to ride the train or driving for 2 hours, head to the outdoor activities centers! These artificial beaches are the perfect solution to sunbathe and swim like by the seaside, including not too expensive activities. Dear readers, this is a lovely and cheap idea,... to go on vacations while remaining not far from the French capital, Sortiraparis presents you 12 centers in Ile-de-France where swims and activities await.
Jardin-plage at the Jardin d'Acclimatation
All summer long, when the heat is out, the Jardin d'Acclimatation changes with the season and becomes a playful beach resort. Come and enjoy water, relaxation in the heart of Paris. all you need to please children and adults who will be able to relax on deckchairs.
Cooling off in Paris this summer
Heatwave alert in Paris! It’s hot in Paris, very hot, and in our own corner we looked the best spots to cool off in Paris. Movie theaters, swimming pools, beaches as well as bars and restaurants, we offer you the best of what Paris has to give in the summer.
Listening to some music:
Festival Fnac Live 2019, lineup
The Festival Fnac Live comes back in Paris for a new edition! From Wednesday July 3 to Friday 5, 2019 many free outdoor concerts will be given on the esplanade of the Paris City Hall. On the menu? Eddy De Pretto, Anna Calvi, Canine, Stephan Eicher, Agoria, Bertrand Belin, Bon Entendeur, Léonie Pernet...
Lollapalooza Paris 2019: dates, lineup and booking
On Saturday July 29 and Sunday July 21, 2019, the famous American festival Lollapalooza is coming back to Paris and more exactly at the Hippodrome de Longchamp. On the menu? The Strokes, Twenty One Pilots, Orelsan, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals as well as Martin Garrix, IAM, Bad Bunny and The 1975.
Mona Bismarck American Center unveils its free summer concerts 2019
Mona Bismarck American Center (or soon to be called American Center for Art and Culture on July 4, 2019) offers free concerts from June 8 to July 27, 2019, between jazz and funk. On the occasion, Sarah McCoy, Akua Naru as well as Jamison Ross have been announced for the temporary Live@ event.
Solidays 2019 at Paris Longchamp: dates, lineup and tickets
Solidays returns and awaits you once again in June at the Hippodrome de Longchamp, on Friday 21, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23, 2019 for a new and 21st edition as exceptional as the previous ones. On the menu? Angèle, The Blaze, Lomepal, Suprême NTM, Macklemore, Dadju as well as Die Antwoord, Moha La Squale, Groundation and John Butler Trio.
Rock en Seine 2019, lineup and bookings
Rock en Seine 2019 will settle in the Domaine National du Parc de Saint Cloud this Friday August 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25. This year’s lineup? The Cure, Major Lazer, Aphex Twin, Foals, Eels, Jorja Smith, Royal Blood and even Bring Me The Horizon and Johnny Marr.
Outing and relaxing:
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.
Tuileries funfair 2019
From Saturday June 21 to Sunday August 25, 2019, the Tuileries funfair will be back. Do not miss this incredible human-size family funfair in full heart of Paris.
The Fête des Loges 2019
For four centuries, the Fête des Loges has been pleasing many children and adults throughout summer! This festive encounter is back from Friday June 28 to Sunday August 18, 2019 (included) to make you enjoy over 200 attractions scattered across the wonderful setting of the Saint-Germain-en-Laye forest.
Open-air film festivals 2019 in Paris
This summer 2019, open-air film festivals are setting up throughout Paris. Between short-movies and masterpieces of film history, let’s settle comfortably on the grass or sit on a deckchair to enjoy movie screenings under a starry sky. Here is our guide!
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 terraces by the Seine in Paris
In Paris, barges, open air cafés and terraces take over the Seine riverbanks as soon as sunny days are here. Let's find you the perfect spot for a drink by the water, shall we?
Restaurants, terraces and mouthwatering discoveries:
Most Beautiful Terraces in Paris
Sunny days are here again and summer will be here before you know it! So what could be more appropriate than enjoying the city’s terrace spaces? For a little spot surrounded by greenery, an unobstructed view of the Paris rooftops or secret spots, we have it all in this guide to Parisian terraces!
The best ice creams in Paris this summer 2019
Summer is coming and so is the heat the ice cream craving. In Paris, several ice cream makers offer uncommon and surprising ice creams: magnum, frozen desserts, ice creams on order, milkshakes, summer has never felt so cool.
Hip and Trendy Places to Chill in Paris
Paris in summer can get hot, and sometimes very hot. So if you’re in the city and want to cool off with a drink, chill out and find an escape, you’re in luck. Paris is full of hip and trendy places to do just that. Whether it’s along the Seine river, with your toes in the sand, stretched out on a deck chair on the terrace or behind a foosball table, all of the places where you can chill out in Paris are right here in our guide!
This summer’s best rooftops in Paris
In Paris, rooftops are now a must. These spots set high allow you to sip a good drink or enjoy tasty dishes while enjoying a view on the roofs of the French capital! To discover them, keep reading!
Brunching on a terrace in Paris this summer
Parisians love brunching, and tourists seem to have caught on, too. So we thought we’d do some digging to find the best places to enjoy a sunny Sunday meal, with the typical poached eggs, pancakes and jam...
In other words, some good moments are coming!
From 15 June 2019 to 31 August 2019
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