Heatwave in Paris: where to go when it is scorching hot

Published by Rizhlaine F., Laurent P. · Photos by My B. · Published on 19 September 2020 at 16h36 · Updated on 19 September 2020 at 16h38
This summer rimes with heatwave. So, to get out, you better choose fresh places to make sure you stay safe from the heat. But what can we do in Paris when it is scorching hot? Here are very cool ideas!

Another summer, another heatwave, or heatwaves, in Paris. So, to face the heatwave, you better be strategic when it comes to outing: instead of being in the sun, you should rather look for shaded and refreshing places.

What to do in Paris when it is scorching hot? We have brought our best anti-heatwave ideas to stay cool!

But before anything else, do not forget guidelines in case of a heatwave:

- Regularly drink water and do not wait until you are thirsty
- Regularly cool off by dampening your face and body
- Eat enough
- Avoid alcohol
- Avoid getting out when it is the warmest
- Opt for cool places
- Avoid physical activities
- Shut windows and shutters during the day
- Call your GP and ask recommendations as for health issues and medications
- Take care of elderly, handicapped or fragile people who are isolated in the event of a heatwave: ask for their news regularly and encourage them to sign up on lists offered by town halls so that volunteers can help them.

Heatwave health guidelines amid the coronavirus epidemic:

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Stay cool!

Cultural places

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Uncommon places

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Outdoors

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Cool off!

Summer events

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Aquatic parks

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And treat yourselves

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
Starts 21 June 2020

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