Paris in August

August means summer in Paris and farniente! No more crowded metros or having trouble parking in the streets! 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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Paris Plages 2017 : baignade et animations sur les berges (sans sable)Paris Plages 2017 : baignade et animations sur les berges (sans sable)Paris Plages 2017 : baignade et animations sur les berges (sans sable)Paris Plages 2017 : baignade et animations sur les berges (sans sable) Paris-Plages 2019: artificial sand-free beaches along the river Seine
When will Paris-Plages open? Each year, when the sand arrives in Paris, Parisians and tourists suddenly feel like they are living in the tropics. In 2019, the artificial beaches will be open from July 6 to September 1 with many animations on the Voie Georges Pompidou, the Hôtel de Ville and the Bassin de la Villette, where a huge swimming-pool awaits us!

Les piscines découvertes à Paris pendant l'étéLes piscines découvertes à Paris pendant l'étéLes piscines découvertes à Paris pendant l'étéLes piscines découvertes à Paris pendant l'été The most beautiful outdoor swimming pools in Paris and its surroundings for summer
Is there something more pleasant than bathing in the open air and bask in the sun when it’s out? Sortiraparis gives you the list of outdoor swimming pools open this summer 2018 in Paris and its Île-de-France. Here’s a good way to relax and have fun outside and soak in vitamin D thanks to the sun.

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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’s 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.

Paris Plages 2016Paris Plages 2016Paris Plages 2016Paris Plages 2016 Cooling off in Paris this summer
Heatwave alert in Paris! It’s 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.

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Rock en Seine 2019 will settle in the Domaine National du Parc de Saint Cloud this Friday August 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25. This year’s lineup? The Cure, Major Lazer, Aphex Twin, Foals, Eels, Jorja Smith, Royal Blood and even Bring Me The Horizon and Johnny Marr.

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Museums and exhibitions:

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Feel like visiting a free museum on Sunday? Sortiraparis reminds you that museums are free of charge this Sunday August 4, 2020 to make art accessible to all!

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!

Toutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photosToutânkhamon à la Grande Halle de la Villette : nos photos The best exhibitions in Paris this August 2019
Do you happen to be in Paris this August 2019? It’s time to enjoy this summer's museums and exhibitions. King Tut, Banksy, as well as Berthe Morisot, Romantic Paris and Divine Marilyn, make the best of August to enjoy Paris!

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, 2019, Assumption Day in Paris
On Thursday August 15, 2019, many Parisians museums and monuments will be open. You can then enjoy a walk in these French institutions... What monuments or museums will you discover?

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Walks:

Où pique-niquer à Paris pendant l'été 2019 ? Où pique-niquer à Paris pendant l'été 2019 ? Où pique-niquer à Paris pendant l'été 2019 ? Où pique-niquer à Paris pendant l'été 2019 ? Picnicking in Paris this summer 2019
Sunny days are back, and we want to go out and enjoy a picnic. Whether you’re 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’s browse the best spots!

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This Sunday August 25, 2019 take part in a Liberty Parade to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris. Alongside period military and civilian vehicles follow the steps of the 2nd Armored Division of the General Leclerc as they entered Paris on August 25, 1944!

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Star-gazing Nights are 3 days to observe the sky everywhere in France on August 2, 3 and 4, 2019. 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!

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Every summer, the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris opens its garden to passersby and music lovers: Hip Hop Collections festival, naps, free workshops for children… The Summer Garden 2019 is filled with events and surprises! Meet from July 14 to August 31, 2019. Free admission.

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 The best theme parks in Paris and its surroundings, 2019
New year, new features ! Check out what the theme parks and fairgrounds of Paris and its surroundings have in store for you in 2019. All parks and rides expect you for loveable moments with your family or friends while having many surprises in store.

Des parcs ouverts toute la nuit à Paris, pour l'été 2018 !Des parcs ouverts toute la nuit à Paris, pour l'été 2018 !Des parcs ouverts toute la nuit à Paris, pour l'été 2018 !Des parcs ouverts toute la nuit à Paris, pour l'été 2018 ! Gardens open all night long in Paris for summer 2019
To spend a summer 2019 filled with fresh air and quiet moments, enjoy 13 big parks, squares and gardens, open 24/7 by the Mairie de Paris!

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Leisures:

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From July 17 to August 18, 2019, La Villette open-air film festival is back for its 29th edition. On the menu: a month of free movie screenings on La Villette lawn focusing on a theme: Tomorrow!

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 The best theme parks in Paris and its surroundings, 2019
New year, new features ! Check out what the theme parks and fairgrounds of Paris and its surroundings have in store for you in 2019. All parks and rides expect you for loveable moments with your family or friends while having many surprises in store.

Fête des Tuileries 2019Fête des Tuileries 2019Fête des Tuileries 2019Fête des Tuileries 2019 Tuileries funfair 2019
From Saturday June 21 to Sunday August 25, 2019, the Tuileries funfair will be back. Do not miss this incredible human-size family funfair in full heart of Paris.

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For four centuries, the Fête des Loges has been pleasing many children and adults throughout summer! This festive encounter is back from Friday June 28 to Sunday August 18, 2019 (included) to make you enjoy over 200 attractions scattered across the wonderful setting of the Saint-Germain-en-Laye forest.

iFLYiFLYiFLYiFLY The best unusual activities in Paris and its surroundings
Looking for an unusual activity in Paris? Feeling like discovering the French capital from its most original angle? Well, come with us to discover the most unusual activities in Paris!

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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.

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Sport:

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

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Chantilly Triathlon was back on August 24 and 25, 2019. For its 10th anniversary, the legendary race aimed at being family and sport-centered with routes suiting all ages from 8 years old, between running, bicycling and swimming! And new this year, the Castle Tun Series offer a 42.2-km marathon to complete on your own or as a relay race, a swimbike and a swimRun. And we can say that athletes were over the moon.

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Shows:

Nuit aux Invalides 2019Nuit aux Invalides 2019Nuit aux Invalides 2019Nuit aux Invalides 2019 Nuit aux Invalides 2019, Lutetia, 3000 years of stories - Video
Nuit aux Invalides, or Night at the Invalides, is THE wonderful light and sound show in Paris this summer. From July 12 to August 30, 2019, the indoor façade of the Invalides tale us 3000 years of stories, from yesterday's Lutetia to today's Paris. A fascinating show to attend absolutely. VIDEO

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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 29, 2019, enjoy strolls around the estate thickets and fountains in a magical atmosphere worthy of Louis XIV.

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 2019 at the Palace of Versailles
Night Fountains Shows are back from Saturday June 15 to September 21, 2019 in 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!

Les Soirées aux Chandelles au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2019Les Soirées aux Chandelles au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2019Les Soirées aux Chandelles au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2019Les Soirées aux Chandelles au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2019 Candlelit dinners 2019 at the Château de Vaux le Vicomte
The Château de Vaux le Vicomte and its “Candlelit Dinners” are welcoming you again for enchanting evenings from Saturday May 4 to October 5, 2019. Think an entire castle and a wonderful garden lit by two thousand candles for a night-time visit. It doesn’t matter if you’re with your family or your lover, it’s the occasion to discover or rediscover Vaux le Vicomte from a new angle.

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Launched in 2015, Lido Paris new revue Paris-Merveilles modernizes the cabaret. Between traditional cancan and modernism, this show is enchanting. We’re blown away.

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On Thursdays this summer, from June 27 to August 29, 2019 Bercy Village houses the seventh edition of Musiques en Terrasse festival. No fewer than 12 concerts are planned on Bercy Village stage!

Dîner-spectacle Paris Merveilles au Lido Dîner-spectacle Paris Merveilles au Lido Dîner-spectacle Paris Merveilles au Lido Dîner-spectacle Paris Merveilles au Lido Cabarets in Paris and their shows
If there's one thing for which the French capital is famous worldwide is the Parisian cabarets and their show, that are a synonym of elegance, glamor and sexy à la française. Here are the main shows to attend in Paris.

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Restaurants and bars:

Mademoiselle MoucheMademoiselle MoucheMademoiselle MoucheMademoiselle Mouche 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!

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Summer is coming and so is the heat the ice cream craving. In Paris, several ice cream makers offer uncommon and surprising ice creams: magnum, frozen desserts, ice creams on order, milkshakes, summer has never felt so cool.

Le Jardin Suspendu à ParisLe Jardin Suspendu à ParisLe Jardin Suspendu à ParisLe Jardin Suspendu à Paris 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!

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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!

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?

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?

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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.

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Parisians love brunching, and tourists seem to have caught on, too. So we thought we’d do some digging to find the best places to enjoy a sunny Sunday meal, with the typical poached eggs, pancakes and jam...

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!

Gastel, la pâtisserie orgasmiqueGastel, la pâtisserie orgasmiqueGastel, la pâtisserie orgasmiqueGastel, la pâtisserie orgasmique 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!

L'Heure du Goûter au Shangri-LaL'Heure du Goûter au Shangri-LaL'Heure du Goûter au Shangri-LaL'Heure du Goûter au Shangri-La The best places for an afternoon snack in Paris!
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!

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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.

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Les bons plans du Black Friday 2019 à Paris
Le Black Friday, c'est toujours au mois de novembre aux Etats-Unis, et en France aussi ! Pendant une journée, juste après Thankgiving, des milliers de promos nous attendent sur le net et dans des dizaines de magasins parisiens. On fait le point sur ces jours de promo américains qu'on adore. Dates à venir. 
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Julie M.
Last updated on 30 August 2019

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From 1 August 2019 to 31 August 2019

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