Paris in August, the best outing and good deal ideas this summer

Published by Cécile D., My B., Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 12 August 2022 at 19h05
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.

It is well-known, Paris in August is the perfect moment of the year to rediscover the French capital without Parisians. And yet, the City of Lights do not lack entertainments! Make the most of festive events and super good deals all summer long! Between refreshing outings, festivals, open-air outings, and amazing nighttime shows, here are the best outings to enjoy in August in Paris!

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Unmissable: 

Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018 Paris-Plages 2022, dates and program
Paris-Plages is back this summer, from July 9 to August 21, 2022, by the Seine and at the Bassin de la Villette. Entertainments, deckchairs, swimming sessions and relaxation await for a great summer in Paris. [Read more]

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Nuit aux Invalides, or Night at the Invalides, is THE wonderful light and sound show in Paris this summer. The organization announces the show is back from July 16 to September 1, 2022, to take us back to Napoléon Bonaparte's history. A magnificent show to book now! [Read more]

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La Villette open-air film festival will be back from July 20 to August 21, 2022 in Paris. On the menu: a month of free movie screenings on La Villette lawn, themed on dancing! [Read more]

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Star-gazing Nights are back on Friday August 5, Saturday 6, and Sunday 7, 2022. For a weekend, astronomes invite curious people to look up and gaze at the stars, for a wonderful moment of sharing, even in Paris and Île-de-France! [Read more]

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There are beaches and swimming areas in Paris and the region! That is why Sortiraparis has done the work for you, putting together this list of beaches along lakes, rivers, pools or any other body of water of water where you can cool off and relax in the sun this summer 20222. Paris can also be your next beach resort destination! [Read more]

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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 is 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. [Read more]

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Is there something more pleasant than bathing in the open air and bask in the sun when it is out? Sortiraparis gives you the list of outdoor swimming pools open in Paris and its Île-de-France. Here is a good way to relax and have fun outside and soak in vitamin D thanks to the sun. [Read more]

August 15-special

Fête de l'Assomption : pourquoi le 15 août est-il férié en France ? Origines et histoire Fête de l'Assomption : pourquoi le 15 août est-il férié en France ? Origines et histoire Fête de l'Assomption : pourquoi le 15 août est-il férié en France ? Origines et histoire Fête de l'Assomption : pourquoi le 15 août est-il férié en France ? Origines et histoire Why is August 15th a public holiday in France? Origin and story of the Assumption
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Museums and exhibitions:

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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! [Read more]

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Do you happen to be in Paris this August 2022? It is time to enjoy this summer's museums and exhibitions. Very beautiful moments await, head to museums! [Read more]

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Paris National Museum of Natural History unveils the “Pierres Précieuses, des minéraux aux bijoux” (Gemstones, from minerals to jewels) exhibition co-curated with jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels. From the reopening of the museum, on May 19, 2021, to August 22, 2021, come and admire jewels made by Earth and carved by Men. [Read more]

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Walks:

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Sunny days are back, and we want to go out and enjoy a picnic. Whether you are 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 us browse the best spots! [Read more]

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Feel like enjoying a few rides? With your family or friends, theme parks and other fairs are unmissable outings, and there are several of them in Paris and its surroundings. Discover the programs for this season 2022. [Read more]

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Looking to go away and meet animals in their environment? Let us meet in the different zoos and menageries in Paris and the region or further, and if you do not know where to go, we have got covered! Here is a great guide to help you make your choice. Vincennes, Thoiry, Jardin des Plantes… As many opportunities to learn more about nature. [Read more]

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Leisures:

La Fête des Tuileries 2020, les photosLa Fête des Tuileries 2020, les photosLa Fête des Tuileries 2020, les photosLa Fête des Tuileries 2020, les photos Tuileries funfair 2022, dates of the funfair in the heart of Paris
The Tuileries funfair, the famous human-sized family-friendly funfair in the heart of Paris within the Tuileries garden, is back from Saturday June 25, to Sunday August 28, 2022. Did you miss merry-go-rounds and donuts? This is time to treat yourself! [Read more]

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Sport:

Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe ! Let's Jump Paris Sud, the biggest Trampoline Park in Europe!
Europe’s biggest Trampoline Park reopened this past June 9, 2021 in Palaiseau. Let’s Jump Paris Sud – Massy Palaiseau covers 4,5000 sqm and features many sport and fun activities, a Ninja Warrior course and an indoor tree-climbing path. On your marks, get set, jump! [Read more]

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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 [Read more]

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Shows:

Les Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, les photosLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, les photosLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, les photosLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, les photos Night Fountains Shows 2022 at the Palace of Versailles: a magical tour with a firework show
Night Fountains Shows are back on Saturdays from June 11 to September 17, 2022, as well as July 14, at the Palace of 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! As a bonus, this year, two exceptional nights await: the Nocturnes de Feu on Monday August 15 and the Nocturnes Electro on Saturday September 24. [Read more]

Les Grandes Eaux Musicales et les Jardins Musicaux au Château de Versailles 2020Les Grandes Eaux Musicales et les Jardins Musicaux au Château de Versailles 2020Les Grandes Eaux Musicales et les Jardins Musicaux au Château de Versailles 2020Les Grandes Eaux Musicales et les Jardins Musicaux au Château de Versailles 2020 Fountains Shows of the Palace of Versailles 2022: a poetic outing you do not want to miss
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 30, 2022, enjoy strolls around the estate thickets and fountains in a magical atmosphere worthy of Louis XIV. [Read more]

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Restaurants and bars:

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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! [Read more]

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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? [Read more]

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Le 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre Hermé, latte IspahanLe 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre Hermé, latte IspahanLe 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre Hermé, latte IspahanLe 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre Hermé, latte Ispahan The most mouthwatering terraces in Paris
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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! [Read more]

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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! [Read more]

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 1 August 2022 to 31 August 2022

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