Paris in August 2020

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 5 August 2020 at 13h44 · Updated on 5 August 2020 at 15h58
August means summer in Paris and farniente! Parisians are out of town but you still have plenty of occasions to go out, have fun and relax in Paris.

Between outdoor activitives centers, fitted beaches, museums and exhibitions or even terraces where you can chill all summer round, you have a lot to do in Paris in August.

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Museums and exhibitions:

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Walks:

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Leisures:

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Sport:

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Shows:

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Restaurants and bars:

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 1 August 2020 to 31 August 2020

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