In Paris, tourism has not totally restarted, and the most coveted places are now regulated by a crowd gauge. As a result, places the most crowded in town are exceptionally empty. This is the perfect time to make the most of them and discover jewels of the Parisian heritage, or enjoy spots with very short or almost no queues. Your outing marathon starts now.
Idea #1: A marathon of the greatest museums
The Louvre reopens in Paris: ticketing service and health requirements
The Louvre reopens from July 6, 2020 and has just disclosed its new visit requirements. Timeslot booking, marked tours, closed rooms, no audioguide for now, discover what to expect!
Centre Pompidou reopens
The verdict is here, Centre Pompidou is reopening on July 1, 2020. Covering 75,000sqm and welcoming 3.27 million visitors every year, the cultural monster in Paris is back.
Paris Musée du Quai Branly reopens
Paris Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac reopens from June 9, 2020. This is the occasion to discover temporary exhibitions that will enjoyed extra time.
Idea #2: A marathon of the greatest monuments
Reopening of the Eiffel Tower: the top opens now
In Paris, the Eiffel Tower reopened on June 25, 2020 after closing for several months. First only accessible via stairs, you can now climb up to the 2nd floor riding the lift. We recommend you book tickets early. You can also enjot a 50% off discount from July 1 to August 31 for children. And good news, the top reopens on July 15, 2020.
The Arc de Triomphe reopens
Iconic monument of the Champs-Elysées sitting on the Place de l’Etoile, the Arc de Triomphe closed over the coronavirus epidemic. This symbol of Paris reopens on June 15, 2020!
The Sainte-Chapelle, the 1000-stained-glass-window monument in Paris reopens
The Sainte-Chapelle is a gem in Paris, that is over 800 years old and famous for its stained-glass windows disclosing over 1,100 scenes. Reopening on June 23, 2020.
Idea #3: A marathon of the theme parks
Disneyland Paris reopens its parks
Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studio parks have been closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus epidemic. And for all those of you waiting to go back there, good news: the management board has just announced it will officially reopen from July 15, 2020 to enjoy the Disney magic once more!
Parc Astérix reopens: health protocol
Famous theme parks in near Ile-de-France Parc Astérix reopens on June 15, 2020 for a new season. Every day, the theme park will be limited to 5,000 people and no need to come without holding a ticket, you must book your ticket prior to your visit. Here is the health protocol and measures made to welcome you all as you look for thrills and change of scenery near Paris.
Idea #4: A marathon of the most coveted exhibitions
Christian Louboutin exhibition at Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée: L'Exhibition[niste] - reopens and extra time
Displaying a fantastic Christian Louboutin exhibition reopens from June 16, 2020, at the Palais de la Porte Dorée. Moreover, the compelling exhibition enjoys more time and runs until January 4, 2021. - reopens and extra time"]
Monet, Renoir, Chagall… Journeys around the Mediterranean, the immersive exhibition reopens at the Atelier des Lumières
The Atelier des Lumières presents the visual experience Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Journeys around the Mediterranean again from May 26 to December 31, 2020. Designed as a visual experience, this exhibition takes us to the heart of masterpieces by 20 artists including Renoir, Monet, Pissarro, Matisse, Signac, Derain, Vlaminck, Dufy, Chagall for a walk across the history of art in the 19th and 20th centuries, from impressionism to modernity via pointillism and fauvism. CAREFUL: With the new health measure, your ticket may no longer be valid.
Yves Klein, infinite blue, the exhibition reopens at the Atelier des Lumières
The Atelier des Lumières looks at life through blue-tinted glasses with the “Yves Klein, Infinite Blue” exhibition. From May 26, 2020 to January 3, 2021 don’t give any second thoughts and go and enjoy this incredible visual and sound universe. CAREFUL: with the new health restrictions, you ticket may no longer be valid.
Pompei, the exhibition at the Grand Palais / new dates
The Grand Palais devotes a digital exhibition to the latest excavations conducted in Pompeii and all the works of art discovered then. Postponed because of the coronavirus epidemic, the exhibition is running again from July 1 to September 27, 2020.
Dernier repas à Pompéi, the historic exhibition at the Musée de l’Homme, new dates
The Musée de l’Homme invites you to share one last meal, but not any kind. The “Dernier repas à Pompéi” (Last Meal in Pompei) exhibition takes us to discover the food and leftovers found during the archaeological digs. Items and works exhibited leave Italy for the first time: you don’t want to miss this exhibition running from July 8, 2020 to January 4, 2020.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the exhibition at Centre Pompidou, our pictures
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Centre Pompidou has decided to postponed the exhibition devoted to Christo and Jeanne-Claude to July 1 to October 19, 2020. An exhibition like a tribute to the artist who passed away in May 2020. Discover pictures of the exhibition.