Between outdoor activities centers, fitted beaches, museums and exhibitions and terraces where you can chill all summer round, you won't be bored in Paris in July.
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Paris-Plages 2019: artificial sand-free beaches along the river Seine
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!
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.
Outdoor activities centers in Ile de France, summer 2019
To feel on vacations without riding the train or driving for 2 hours, the perfect solution is the outdoor activities centers! These artificial beaches are great to sunbathe, swim like by the sea, but including not too expensive activities as a bonus. Parisians or tourists, here’s a lovely and cheap solution… to enjoy some relaxing time near our capital. Sortiraparis tells you everything about the 12 outdoor activities centers in Ile de France where swims and entertainments await.
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.
Lollapalooza Paris 2020 at the Hippodrome de Longchamp: dates
The famous American festival Lollapalooza is coming back to Paris and more exactly at the Hippodrome de Longchamp. on Saturday July 18 and Sunday 19, 2020.
Top 10 must-see monuments in Paris
Whether you’re just in the French capital for a weekend, week or you simply want to rediscover Paris monuments, the editorial board has listed the top 10 must-see monuments in Paris. Want to know more about the city history? Keep reading.
Bastille Day, July 14, 2019 fireworks in Paris and Ile-de-France
Discover the most beautiful Bastille Day fireworks 2019 in Paris and its region. This year again, wonderful pyrotechnics shows are expected along with the very French firemen’s balls and other animations. Whether you are more into a classic show at the Trocadéro, a royal show in Versailles or a magical show at Disneyland, discover our selection of exceptional fireworks in Paris for Bastille Day or French National Day.
Firemen’s balls 2019 in Paris and Ile de France
On July 13 and 14, 2019, this is the occasion for many of us to meet in firemen's stations to enjoy balls and dance all night long like on goold old days!
Bastille Day Military Parade, July 14, 2019 on the Champs-Elysées, program
On Sunday July 14, 2019, the traditional parade will start at 10 a.m. on the Champs Elysées. This historical event is the occasion to celebrate French nation and the different protective armies protecting us. This year, soliders highlight the fact theyr Protect together
Japan Expo 2019 in Paris
Note that Japan Expo will be held from July 4 to 7, 2019 at Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc des Expositions! This year, the biggest festival of Japanese culture celebrates its 20th birthday. For this anniversary, the Japan Expo will undoubtedly mark the occasion!
ElectroLand 2020 at Disneyland Paris
After a successful edition 2019, Disneyland Paris® invites electro music lovers for the third edition of Electroland from July 3 to 5, 2020. An electro atmosphere thought to storm Walt Disney Studios® for our greatest happiness.
Free museums and monuments in Paris this Sunday July 5, 2020
Feel like visiting a free museum on Sunday? Sortiraparis reminds you that museums are free of charge this Sunday July 5, 2020 to make art accessible to all!
Free museums and monuments in Paris and Ile de France
Looking for a free museum in Paris? Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée d’Art Moderne, Musée de l’Aviation, Musée des Arts Asiatiques, over 20 museums are free of charge, all year round, so, discover them!
The best exhibitions in Paris this July 2019
What exhibition should we visit this July 2019 in Paris? With Parisians stuck in the city for the summer, tourists visiting the French capital, children to keep busy, museums know we have to keep them all busy with exhibitions and entertainments.
Museums and monuments open on Bastille Day, July 14, 2019 in Paris and Ile de France
How about going out on July 14, 2019? We're done spending the day watching the parade on TV, no need to ruin a beautiful day by staying indoor. For the French national day, many museums and monuments open, the perfect occasion to know more about the History of France!
Picnicking in Paris this summer 2019
Sunny days are back, and we want to go out and enjoy a picnic. Whether you’re into classic or quirky places, Paris is filled with spots where to picnic peacefully or along with many people and meet other fans of tablecloth and wicker basket to put on the grass. Let’s browse the best spots!
The Champs-Elysées will go car-free on Sunday July 5, 2020
The Champs Elysées will be free of car and pedestrian one Sunday per month. It's the perfect occasion to discover the world's most beautiful avenue in a new light and to take a selfie in front of the Arc de Triomphe without any car to ruin the scenery. Next event: Sunday July 5, 2020.
Paris first four arrondissements go car-free on July 5, 2020!
Good news for Paris lovers who have no car since Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has announced that the first four arrondissements of Paris are now reserved for pedestrians, a Sunday per month. Next date: July 5, 2020.
Summer Garden 2019 at Paris Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac
Every summer, the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris opens its garden to passersby and music lovers: Hip Hop Collections festival, naps, free workshops for children… The Summer Garden 2019 is filled with events and surprises! Meet from July 14 to August 31, 2019. Free admission.
Gardens open all night long in Paris for summer 2019
To spend a summer 2019 filled with fresh air and quiet moments, enjoy 13 big parks, squares and gardens, open 24/7 by the Mairie de Paris!
Open-air cinema in La Villette 2019: What's on
From July 17 to August 18, 2019, La Villette open-air film festival is back for its 29th edition. On the menu: a month of free movie screenings on La Villette lawn focusing on a theme: Tomorrow!
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.
The best unusual activities in Paris and its surroundings
Looking for an unusual activity in Paris? Feeling like discovering the French capital from its most original angle? Well, come with us to discover the most unusual activities in Paris!
VR activities in Paris
Virtual reality and games of all kinds fans, are you looking for a place to satisfy your geek passion? Or maybe you just want to travel? We offer you a guide for VR activities in Paris, to live experiences out of the beaten paths.
Paris Carnaval Tropical 2019 returns on the Champs Elysées
Paris Carnival Tropical returns for its 18th edition on Sunday July 7, 2019. As usual, music, coclors and dance will take over the French capital to make you travel to the sun. This year, we return on the Champs-Elysées to party as one should for Paris, la folie Carnaval
Fête du Cinéma 2019: What's on
From June 30 to July 3, 2019, Fête du Cinéma is back for the 35th edition. This is a new and perfect occasion to forget about the usually exorbitant rates of movie theaters and enjoy movie screenings for €4 only. This year, the event is back to its roots and promises many surprises: animations, guests, surprises, master classes, meetings with the teams…
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
Tour de France 2019's finish on the Champs-Elysées in Paris
On Sunday July 28, 2019, come and support Tour de France cyclists for their last stage, 128 km from Rambouillet to the Champs-Elysées. We tell you everything about the road to follow and maybe you will be able to see the winner crossing the finish line in Paris!
Nuit aux Invalides 2019, Lutetia, 3000 years of stories - Video
Nuit aux Invalides, or Night at the Invalides, is THE wonderful light and sound show in Paris this summer. From July 12 to August 30, 2019, the indoor façade of the Invalides tale us 3000 years of stories, from yesterday's Lutetia to today's Paris. A fascinating show to attend absolutely. VIDEO
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.
Night Fountains Shows 2019 at the Palace of Versailles
Night Fountains Shows are back from Saturday June 15 to September 21, 2019 in Versailles. At nightfall, musicians and technicians tune to make you relive Louis XIV’s parties thanks to pyrotechnic effects and lit water jets… A show you should experience at least once in a lifetime!
Candlelit dinners 2019 at the Château de Vaux le Vicomte
The Château de Vaux le Vicomte and its “Candlelit Dinners” are welcoming you again for enchanting evenings from Saturday May 4 to October 5, 2019. Think an entire castle and a wonderful garden lit by two thousand candles for a night-time visit. It doesn’t matter if you’re with your family or your lover, it’s the occasion to discover or rediscover Vaux le Vicomte from a new angle.
Lido Paris – Paris Merveilles dinner-show
Launched in 2015, Lido Paris new revue Paris-Merveilles modernizes the cabaret. Between traditional cancan and modernism, this show is enchanting. We’re blown away.
Musiques en Terrasse festival 2019 at Bercy Village
On Thursdays this summer, from June 27 to August 29, 2019 Bercy Village houses the seventh edition of Musiques en Terrasse festival. No fewer than 12 concerts are planned on Bercy Village stage!
Paris Jazz Festival 2019: dates and lineup
Paris Jazz Festival is about to come back at the Parc Floral from Saturday July 6 to Sunday 28, 2019 always featuring so many musical talents to discover in a bucolic setting. As for the novelties, three late-night openings are planned with Youn Sun Nah, Anne Paceo and even Chassol.
Cabarets in Paris and their shows
If there's one thing for which the French capital is famous worldwide is the Parisian cabarets and their show, that are a synonym of elegance, glamor and sexy à la française. Here are the main shows to attend in Paris.
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!
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?
Lush terraces in Paris
Choosing a quiet place to have a drink or grab a bite isn't always easy in Paris. And yet, there are many terraces and small corners of heaven, ideally hidden in the French capital. Here, engine and horn sounds are off and we can hear birds chipping and trees creaking. Like in the countryside... Let's go green, friends, shall we?
The most mouthwatering terraces in Paris
A beautiful terrace for foodies in Paris? It’s a big yes for us! We give you all the best addresses to enjoy a sweet or even a savory treat in the sun.
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...
The best milkshakes in Paris
Is there anything better than an ultra-fresh milkshake to sip on a hot summer day? Not a lot, to say the least! Looking for a nice milkshake in Paris? Keep reading!
The best tearooms in Paris
Feel like gathering your friends around a lovely cup of tea (or a tasty coffee) and a delicious pastry? Head to one of our favorite tearooms in Paris to excite your taste buds and spend a delightful moment in the French capital!
The best places for an afternoon snack in Paris!
A gourmet break in Paris is just perfect with terraces and cozy addresses open all afternoon long. With the critically acclaimed top pastry chefs, we can brag about having very tasty gourmet breaks in Paris!
The best cocktail bars in Paris
Feel like making your taste buds tremble with cocktails as surprising as delicious? Feel like knowing the best places to enjoy incredible beverages created and made by genuine bartenders? Let's discover now our best cocktail bars in Paris.
Summer sales 2020 in Paris: tips and good deals!
They are here! Summer sales are coming from Wednesday June 24 to August 4, 2020. Shops are clearing out and this is the perfect occasion to gets good deals if you only know the places to be and if you anticipate!
Summer sales 2020 in Paris: shopping malls’ exceptional opening hours
Summer sales 2020 kick off on Wednesday June 24, 2020. For the occasion, shopping malls and department stores change their opening hours and offer animations for shoppers!
Shopping malls open on July 14 - Bastille Day in Paris and Île-de-France
Did you really think that shopping malls would be closed on Sunday July 14, 2019? Well, they are not and you can enjoy them and what about a shopping spree as summer sales are currently happening! Good deals ahead!
From 1 July 2020 to 31 July 2020