Open or closed? Here’s the question we will ask on Tuesday May 8, 2018. To make the good calls and avoid mistakes, here’s a list of good ideas to go out and have fun on this public holiday.
Museums and Monuments in Paris open on 8 May 2019
What about spending our May 8, 2019 visiting a museum? With this long weekend, we have three days to discover Parisian museums and monuments all over again…
Shopping malls open on May 8, 2019 in Paris and Île-de-France
In the mood for a shopping spree on Wednesday May 8, 2019? Many shopping malls open on this special day!
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.
La Foire de Paris 2019
The Foire de Paris is back from April 27th to May 8th, 2019 at the Porte de Versailles. Once again the Foire de Paris will be featuring home decor ideas and remodeling, hobbies and gastronomy and all the services that come along with it!
La Foire du Trône 2019
Get ready because the Foire du Trône is back from April 5 to June 2, 2019, at the Pelouse de Reuilly in Paris, a large lawn surrounded by greenery. With 350 attractions and 80 rides and rollercoasters, young and old will once again be able to enjoy this historic fair that has been around since 957 A.D.! Let's have a look at the program.
Let’s swim! Check the opening hours
How about going for a dip? What are the swimming pools open on that special day? Check the possibilities.
Thoiry Zoo welcomes you with novelties. For this new season, go on a safari, jump above the lions or play in nets.
Van Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée: the experience at Paris Atelier des Lumières
From February 22 to December 31, 2019 Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us to a new immersive exhibition focusing on Van Gogh’s universe. For 35 minutes, we roam around Van Gogh’s most beautiful paintings, rediscovering this poorly received genius back in the days. His story, his brushstroke and his evolution are unveiled.
King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle de la Villette: our pictures
An exhibition devoted to Tutankhamun in Paris? From March 23, to September 15, 2019, head to La Villette for a major display of the treasures of the Pharaoh in conjunction with the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Fountains Shows and musical gardens of Versailles 2019
The Musical Fountain Shows and the Musical Gardens of the Palace of Versailles are coming back in the gardens fountains and pools for a new season. From April 2 to October 29, 2019, enjoy strolls around the estate thickets and fountains in a magical atmosphere worthy of Louis XIV.
Madame de Maintenon, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles
From April 15, 2019 to July 21, 2019 the Palace of Versailles dedicates a beautiful exhibition to Madame de Maintenon by restoring her quarters within the Palace of Versailles.
New penguins at Sea Life Paris aquarium in Marne la Vallée
Aquarium Sea Life in Marne la Vallée welcomes 3 new king penguins in 2019. These new lodgers come straight from Brest aquarium and come to complete the already well-settled colony.
The new Grévin Paris 2.0
Grévin Paris underwent a makeover and expects us from February 9, 2019 with a brand-new experience, after a month of embellishment work. The famous museum set on Boulevard Montartre is finally ready to welcome visitors again so that they can find an always increasing collection of celebrities. The Parisian museum production has been redesigned and the decors entirely remade to offer a more modern tour.
Océan at Paris Grande Galerie de l'Evolution, pictures
Océans,is the beautiful exhibition of the Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle [National Museum of National History] running at the Evolution Gallery in Paris from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a surprising journey to the heart of an uncommon universe and promises to go even further than the only familiar faces of threatened sharks, whales and corals. running at the Evolution Gallery in Paris from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a surprising journey to the heart of an uncommon universe and promises to go even further than the only familiar faces of threatened sharks, whales and corals.
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) in the Ile-de-France region. Whether you have children or you be a true athlete, you are in for some fun!
Villages Nature Paris
Center Parcs holding corporation Pierre et Vacances and Euro Disney join forces to create a Village Nature in Île-de-France, a few kilometers close to Disneyland Paris. Starting from August 2017, we can go and relax in this green and environmentally friendly village. What can we do there and how does it work? We tell you everything.
There you go, have a lovely May 8, friends!
On 8 May 2019
Paris - Ile de France
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