Out of the question to bathe in the Seine! It is forbidden because too dangerous. Bathing in lake near you? You can and we have drawn up a list of free swimming areas with or without a beach to sunbathe as well. Great locations likely to delight children and adults this summer.
Paris Plage 2021: La Villette and its free pools are back
It is official, Bassin de la Villette is back for Paris Plages 2021! We will enjoy summer with 2 pools and 2 paddling pools of different depths set within the Bassin de la Villette by the Quai de la Loire. Swim to relax or to work out, in a summery atmosphere, and for free from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pools reopened from May 19, 2021. [Read more]
50km south of Paris, the Bois-le-Roi outdoor activities center welcomes you for free all year long. set by the Seine, with a direct access to the Fontainebleau forest, this outdoor activities center and its 73 hectares expect you for relaxing, sporting or family moments! And when we know the admission, the parking lot and the beach are free, it’s a go-to!
Set 70 kilometers from Paris, Varennes-sur-Seine enjoys a 13-hectare water body supervised on afternoons in July and August. You can come with your pets and have some BBQ if you bring your charcoal and your own grill!
Meaux Plage is back from July 7 to August 26, 2019 for children’s and adults’ greatest joy. On the menu: free swim in the Marne, entertainments and guinguette for a festive summer. And since the beach and the swimming area are free, it would be wrong not to go!
Jardin-Plage at the Jardin d’Acclimatation
This summer, when the heat is back, the Jardin d’Acclimatation changes with the season to become a playful sea resort. Come and enjoy all the delight water has and relax on deckchairs. The admission to the park remains charged (€5 per adult, €2.5 per child) but the animal zoo and the water entertainments are free.
In other words, you only have to get your towels and sunbathing suits ready! Enjoy your swim!
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 1 July 2021
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1