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

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 3 August 2021 at 18h34 · Updated on 3 August 2021 at 18h34
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 2021 is up: discover the sports program
Paris-Plages is back from July 10 to late August 22, 2021 by the Seine and the Bassin de la Villette. Floating movie theater, concerts, as well as entertainments, swimming sessions, and relaxation... Here is the program of Paris-Plages 2021 expecting you all summer 2021 long. [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 7 to August 26, 2021 in compliance with the health standards. As part of Napoleon's death bicentennial, brace yourself because you will discover the story of the famous Emperor on the indoor façades of the Hôtel des Invalides. [Read more]

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La Villette open-air film festival will be back in 2021 in Paris. On the menu: a month of free movie screenings on La Villette lawn, from July16 23 to August 22, in compliance with health guidelines! [Read more]

Les parcs accrobranche AccroCamp de Paris sont ouvertsLes parcs accrobranche AccroCamp de Paris sont ouvertsLes parcs accrobranche AccroCamp de Paris sont ouvertsLes parcs accrobranche AccroCamp de Paris sont ouverts AccroCamp, great tree-climbing sites everywhere in Île-de-France!
Sponsored - AccroCamp is now the biggest promoters of tree-climbing sites in Île-de-France counting five parks at the gates of Paris, and one newcomer in the city center of Chartres. This is the place to be this summer, for a fun and sporting outing surrounded by nature. [Read more]

Nuit des étoiles 2014Nuit des étoiles 2014Nuit des étoiles 2014Nuit des étoiles 2014 Star-gazing Nights 2020 in Paris and Ile de France
Star-gazing Nights are 3 days to observe the sky everywhere in France on Friday August 7, Saturday 8, and Sunday 9, 2020. For this event, astronomy enthusiasts meet in the most beautiful observatories in France to gaze at the stars and welcome everyone for introductions to star-gazing with the naked eye or read sky maps, a wonderful moment of sharing, even in Paris! [Read more]

Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018 Swimming and Beach Areas in Paris and Ile-de-France this summer 2021
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 2021. 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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Heatwave alert in Paris! It is 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. [Read more]

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Les plus belles piscines découvertes à Paris et en Île-de-France de l'été 2020Les plus belles piscines découvertes à Paris et en Île-de-France de l'été 2020Les plus belles piscines découvertes à Paris et en Île-de-France de l'été 2020Les plus belles piscines découvertes à Paris et en Île-de-France de l'été 2020 The most beautiful outdoor swimming pools in Paris and Île-de-France for the summer 2021
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 this summer 2021 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
This Saturday August 15, 2020 is the Assumption. Alongside other celebrations such as Christmas, the Ascension and All Saints’ Day, the Assumption is celebrated by many Catholics every year. But do you know the story and origin behind this public holiday in France? We tell you more about it. [Read more]

Visuel Paris Elise Saint-AugustinVisuel Paris Elise Saint-AugustinVisuel Paris Elise Saint-AugustinVisuel Paris Elise Saint-Augustin What to do on August 15, 2021 in Paris?
Discover all the museums to visit and other entertainments to enjoy on Sunday August 15, 2021 in Paris. [Read more]

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On Sunday August 15, 2021, many Parisian museums and monuments are open, so you can make the most of this public holiday. What monuments or museums will you discover? [Read more]

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Need to go shopping on Sunday August 15, 2021? Check the opening hours of shopping malls for a serene spree in Paris and Île-de-France! [Read more]

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Museums and exhibitions:

Les Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieLes Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieLes Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'OrangerieLes Nymphéas et artistes abstraits au Musée de l'Orangerie Free museums and monuments this Sunday August 1, 2021 in Paris
Which museum can you visit for free on the 1st Sunday of the month, namely Sunday August 1, 2021 in Paris? Centre Pompidou, Musée du Quai Branly, Musée de l'Orangerie, Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, here are many discoveries to enjoy! [Read more]

Visuel Paris Petit PalaisVisuel Paris Petit PalaisVisuel Paris Petit PalaisVisuel Paris Petit Palais 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! [Read more]

Augustin Rouart, l'exposition du Petit Palais - nos photosAugustin Rouart, l'exposition du Petit Palais - nos photosAugustin Rouart, l'exposition du Petit Palais - nos photosAugustin Rouart, l'exposition du Petit Palais - nos photos August 2021's exhibitions in Paris
Do you happen to be in Paris this August 2021? It is time to enjoy this summer's museums and exhibitions. Very beautiful moments await, head to museums! [Read more]

Photos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vuePhotos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vuePhotos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vuePhotos Exposition Pierres Précieuses, du minéraux aux bijoux avec le Joaillier Van Cleef & Arpel vue Summer late-night openings of the Pierres Précieuses exhibition with Van Cleef & Arpels at Paris National Museum
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. Enjoy four exceptional late-night opening tours in July. [Read more]

Jean Cotelle, l'exposition au Grand Trianon de VersaillesJean Cotelle, l'exposition au Grand Trianon de VersaillesJean Cotelle, l'exposition au Grand Trianon de VersaillesJean Cotelle, l'exposition au Grand Trianon de Versailles Exhibitions, museums and monuments open on August 15, 2021, Assumption Day in Paris
On Sunday August 15, 2021, many Parisian museums and monuments are open, so you can make the most of this public holiday. What monuments or museums will you discover? [Read more]

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Walks:

Parc des Buttes ChaumontParc des Buttes ChaumontParc des Buttes ChaumontParc des Buttes Chaumont Picnicking in Paris this summer: the best sposts in town!
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]

Nuit des étoiles 2014Nuit des étoiles 2014Nuit des étoiles 2014Nuit des étoiles 2014 Star-gazing Nights 2020 in Paris and Ile de France
Star-gazing Nights are 3 days to observe the sky everywhere in France on Friday August 7, Saturday 8, and Sunday 9, 2020. For this event, astronomy enthusiasts meet in the most beautiful observatories in France to gaze at the stars and welcome everyone for introductions to star-gazing with the naked eye or read sky maps, a wonderful moment of sharing, even in Paris! [Read more]

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Theme parks can ultimately start their season in June 2021. 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 2021. [Read more]

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Looking to go away and meet animals in their environment? Let’s meet in the different zoos and menageries in Paris and the region or further, and if you don’t 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]

Buttes ChaumontButtes ChaumontButtes ChaumontButtes Chaumont Paris City Hall to open several parcs and gardens all night long this summer 2021
Needing to cool off in the night to bear with the heat in Paris? Paris City Hall will once again open 13 big parks by night, up to midnight or 1 a.m. or even all night long depending on arrondissement town halls. These parks and fresh gardens are to provide Paris inhabitants and tourists with a "breathing area" once the sun has set, at the end of the day! And this year, the nighttime opening of parcs might last until past September. [Read more]

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Leisures:

Cinéma en plein air de la Villette 2020, le festival maintenu !Cinéma en plein air de la Villette 2020, le festival maintenu !Cinéma en plein air de la Villette 2020, le festival maintenu !Cinéma en plein air de la Villette 2020, le festival maintenu ! Open-air movie theater in La Villette 2021, movies to enjoy this summer 2021
La Villette open-air film festival will be back in 2021 in Paris. On the menu: a month of free movie screenings on La Villette lawn, from July16 23 to August 22, in compliance with health guidelines! [Read more]

Parcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentoursParcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentoursParcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentoursParcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentours Guide 2021 to theme parks in Paris and around
Theme parks can ultimately start their season in June 2021. 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 2021. [Read more]

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 2021, 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 July 3 to Sunday August 29, 2021. Did you miss merry-go-rounds and donuts? This is time to treat yourself! [Read more]

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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. [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]

Accro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux Cerises 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 [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 2021 at the Palace of Versailles
Night Fountains Shows are back on Saturdays from June 12 to September 18, 2021 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! [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 2021
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 May 22 to October 31, 2021, 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:

Visuel Paris terrasse Faust Alexandre IIIVisuel Paris terrasse Faust Alexandre IIIVisuel Paris terrasse Faust Alexandre IIIVisuel Paris terrasse Faust Alexandre III 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! [Read more]

Bachir et ses délicieuses glaces bio d'inspiration libanaisesBachir et ses délicieuses glaces bio d'inspiration libanaisesBachir et ses délicieuses glaces bio d'inspiration libanaisesBachir et ses délicieuses glaces bio d'inspiration libanaises The best ice creams in Paris this summer 2021
When summer days are in, and because of the heat, it is often hard to resist ice cream craving. In Paris, many ice cream parlors provide uncommon and surprising ice creams: magnum, iced desserts, ice made to order, milkshake, this guide has it all to keep you cool all summer 2021 long! [Read more]

Laho TerrasseLaho TerrasseLaho TerrasseLaho Terrasse 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! [Read more]

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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]

La plage du Kia CabanaLa plage du Kia CabanaLa plage du Kia CabanaLa plage du Kia Cabana 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? [Read more]

Le Café Renoir et sa terrasse estivale 2019Le Café Renoir et sa terrasse estivale 2019Le Café Renoir et sa terrasse estivale 2019Le Café Renoir et sa terrasse estivale 2019 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? [Read more]

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
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. [Read more]

Milkshakes - 2018Milkshakes - 2018Milkshakes - 2018Milkshakes - 2018 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! [Read more]

Violetta et Alfredo, le salon de thé inspiré de l'Opéra, nos photosVioletta et Alfredo, le salon de thé inspiré de l'Opéra, nos photosVioletta et Alfredo, le salon de thé inspiré de l'Opéra, nos photosVioletta et Alfredo, le salon de thé inspiré de l'Opéra, nos photos 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! [Read more]

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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! [Read more]

Le Syndicat Cocktail Club, le bar à cocktails & Hip-Hop à ParisLe Syndicat Cocktail Club, le bar à cocktails & Hip-Hop à ParisLe Syndicat Cocktail Club, le bar à cocktails & Hip-Hop à ParisLe Syndicat Cocktail Club, le bar à cocktails & Hip-Hop à 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. [Read more]

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Dates and Opening Time
From 1 August 2021 to 31 August 2021

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