Tell me, what have you planned for this week (March 12 to 16, 2018) in Paris and Ile de France? At Sortiraparis we’ve got lots of outing ideas, so don’t waste time and discover now the major events for this new week in Paris!
Paris switches to Basque Mode
Paris switches to Basque mode from Thursday March 15 to Sunday March 18, 2018. For this gastronomic, cultural and musical event, you feel like in vacations in the Basque Country. Free animations and good deals from the Basque Country are all yours.
The International Tourism Trade Show
From March 15 to 18, 2018, the International Tourism Trade Show is back. If you already want to prepare your next vacations, your outings or relaxing weekends, discover the latest trends and newest destinations by stopping by Parc des Expositions in Porte de Versailles. A mine of news and information awaits you.
Spartan race Paris at the Stade de France
This year, Spartan Race takes over the Stade de France. Enjoy the crazy indoor/outdoor race with obstacles galore on March 17, 2018. Are you ready to take up the Spartan Stadium Sprint challenge?
Ecotrail Paris® and the Eiffel Tower Vertical®
Ecotrail Paris® and the Eiffel Tower Vertical®, two sporting events that now are major, are back from March 15 to 18, 2018 in Ile de France. How about taking up the challenge?
Destinations Nature 2018
Outdoor event Destinations Natures is back from March 15 to 18, 2018 at Paris Porte de Versailles. Come, have a breath of fresh air and get many ideas for your next forest outings.
Holi, the festival of colors
HOLI, one of India’s greatest traditional festival is coming back to Paris Jardin d’Acclimatation. This Saturday March 17, 2018, don’t miss to take part in this very colorful popular Indian festival.
The Lord of the Rings, extended version in Gaumont-Pathé movie theaters
The end of March will be paced by the Lord of the Rings! on March 9, 15 and 22, 2018, Gaumont and Pathé movie theaters will screen the three movies of Peter Jackson’s saga, and get ready because it’s the extended version.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Bijoux d’artistes at Les Arts Décoratifs
This is an event at Paris Les Arts Décoratifs museum. Come and admire the most beautiful jewels of the 20th century through a very beautiful exhibition running from March 7 to July 1, 2018. All in all, the exhibition gathers about 250 jewels coming straight from Diane Venet’s collection who is a great artist jewels collector considering them like mini works of art!
Musée Maillol returns with Foujita’s production in the roaring twenties for an exhibition running from March 7 to July 15, 2018. For this delightful exhibition, over 100 paintings and watercolor-paintings reveal Foujita’s art in the twenties, his Parisian years!
Fragrances of China
From March 9 to August 26, 2018, Paris Musée Cernuschi presents a wonderful exhibition entitled “Parfums de Chine” [Fragrances of China], offering to explore the history of China through smells and from the 3rd century before our era to the 19th century.
Mary Cassatt, an American Impressionist in Paris
From March 9 to July 23, 2018, the Musée Jacquemart-André dedicates a great retrospective to Mary Cassatt. Alive, she was considered as the greatest American female artist, Mary Cassatt lived for over sixty years in France, often exhibition at the Salon des Impressionnistes… Unfortunately forgotten in France, Mary Cassatt is still considered as a modern artist back in the United States. Here’s a wonderful occasion to rediscover her work!
Paintings from afar at the Musée du Quai Branly
For the first time since its creation, the Musée du Quai Branly presents its painting collection, 200 unique paintings that shows the look occidental artists had at the societies and peoples from afar. Matisse, Gauguin, Emile Bernard, the exhibition returns to the trips and meetings with European painters from the 18th century to the 20th century. To visit from January 30, 2018 to January 9, 2019.
Van Gogh, Mondrian, Scheffer, Dutch artists in Paris at Petit Palais
Petit Palais gives pride of place to Van Gogh, Mondrian and all Dutch artists who lived in Paris from 1789 to 1914 in a large exhibition running from February 6 to May 13, 2018. Through 115 works, this exhibition returns on a century of pictorial revolutions led by Dutch painters alongside French artists, intrigued by the City of lights.
Corot, the Painter and his models at Paris Musée Marmottan-Monet
From February 8 to July 8, 2018, the Musée Marmottan reveals a hidden facet of Corot’s art, his figures. Exceptionally brought together, over 60 paintings mostly depicting women, a production the painter kept secret comes to tell us more about the impressionist artist’s career.
Sheila Hicks, lifelines at Centre Pompidou
From February 7 to April 30, 2018, Centre Pompidou promotes textile artist Sheila Hicks through an exhibition. For 50 years of creation, Sheila Hicks shook up the codes of art by using varied fabric, wool, linen, cotton, products often reserved for stylists, to create often monumental and always colorful sculptures.
Daimyo, Lords of War in Japan at Musée Guimet
Musée National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet devotes an exhibition – in partnership with Palais de Tokyo – to Daimyos’ armors and characteristics, these powerful governors who reigned over Japan from the 12th century to the 19th century. A collection of goods to be discovered from February 16 to May 13, 2018.
Discorde, fille de la Nuit at the Palais de Tokyo
The Palais de Tokyo presents its new season for the year to come, called “Discorde, fille de la nuit”. A season full of exhibitions including Neïl Beloufa, George Henry Longly and Marianne Mispelaëre running from February 16 to May 13, 2018.
Meteorites at the Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle
Within the Grande Galerie de l’Evolution of the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, a beautiful exhibition about meteorites is held alongside dinosaurs’ skeletons. This is what awaits you from October 18, 2017 to June 10, 2018. Sometimes huge, sometimes small, from various materials, meteorites are displayed in a wonderful setting accessible to the (young) astronomy enthusiasts!
Tintoretto, birth of a Genius
From March 7 to July 1, 2018, Paris Musée du Luxembourg returns on the birth of a genius, Tintoretto. Through 100 works, step by step, the exhibition reveals the first 15 years of the Venetian painter’s career: flying the nest, catching the attention, observing sculpture, painting women, adorning rooms and sharing a studio!
Don’t forget to have a look at the best exhibitions in Paris this March 2018.
Shows, Concerts and Evenings:
Benjamin Millepied / Maurice Béjart at Opéra Bastille
From February 23 to March 24, 2018, Paris Opéra Bastille houses two ballets by Benjamin Millepied (“Daphnis et Chloé”) and Maurice Béjart (“Boléro”) with the music of French composer Maurice Ravel (1875-1937).
Rhapsody: Farewell Tour at Paris Trabendo
If, when you were a teen, you were the energic kind when listening to the symphonic metal power band, Rhapsody, don’t miss their anniversary tour coming to Paris in 2018. The Italian band will rock the Trabendo stage on Friday March 16, 2018 with tracks from their 1998’s opus “Symphony of Enchanted Lands”.
Harry Styles live at Paris AccorHotels Arena
Here is good news for Harry Styles’ fans! The British artist announces new dates as part of his world tour and will stop by Paris AccorHotels Arena on Tuesday March 13, 2018.
Avatar live at Paris Trianon
After the first Parisian edition of the Download Festival and the Trabendo back in December 2016, the death metal band Avatar is back in France with a stop in Paris Trianon on Wednesday March 14, 2018.
Saint Patrick’s Day Party at the California Avenue
How about celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 17, 2018? If you’re in, head to California Avenue in Paris for a St Patrick’s Day Party worthy of its name!
Restaurants and Bars:
Le Méchoui du Prince
Le Méchoui du Prince is a Moroccan restaurant in Paris where we feel really… like a prince. Here, you enjoy a genuine Moroccan cuisine, a flavorful and hearty cuisine that makes us feel like travelling!
Amici, the 100% Italian wine bar
Lovers of good wines, we’ve found the best spot that should please you a lot, especially if you love southern Europe flavors. Discover Amici, the wine bar that comes straight from Italy just a few meters from Ternes area in Paris 17th arrondissement.
Nestled in Paris 10th arrondissement, Zazza is a small piece of Italy for gastronomy and Dante’s country enthusiasts. Pizzas, pasta, burratina… the right place to enjoy the fine and oh-so fantastic flavors of the all’italiana cuisine.
If you are looking for a tantalizing address with Mexican hints, head to Paris 17th arrondissement, a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe and enter restaurant Oxte.
Bains du Marais
Bains du Marais, the major address for wellness and wellbeing in Paris looks brand new after a year of embellishment works. This hybrid place that is both a spa and a restaurant tries everything to keep its title of temple of cocooning.
There! We found the cheapest pint of beer in Paris… and in a super great décor inspired by the cult movie of the Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski. C’mon, it’s time to head to Paris 10th arrondissement!
Have a great week in Paris!
From 19 March 2018 to 23 March 2018
Paris - Ile de France