What to do during the confinement? It's not that you're not allowed to go out that you should do nothing. From April 6 to 12, 2020 discover entertainments to enjoy at home, on your own or with friends. Shows, concerts, museums.... Sortiraparis.com gives you several options to keep yourself busy during the quarantine. Keep reading!
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Coronavirus: the situation in France, the country on the lookout
Confined for a few days, France keeps on taking measure to curb the epidemic. A confinement likely to last for several weeks. Let’s update you on the situation in France and numbers reported. This Sunday April 5, 357 deaths were reported in 24 hours and 6,978 people are reportedly in ICU, which are 140 more than the day before. Authorities and health caregivers call on not letting ourselves go to make sure the epidemic doesn't increase again.
Coronavirus: the situation in Paris and île-de-France, update on Monday April 6th
Discover the latest news as for the coronavirus epidemic situation in Paris and Ile de France. Markets, transit, measures, discover the latest news. With 2,506 people in ICU, Ile-de-France hospitals are overcrowded but regional transfers are being set up. Discover the latest news and measures.
Coronavirus: update on the situation in the world, over 70,000 deaths
The entire world has been facing the unprecedented coronavirus health crisis for weeks. Discover updates on countries the most impacted by the coronavirus epidemic this Monday April 6th, 2020. Over 70,000 people have died worldwide because of Covid-19. The United States is getting closer to 10,000 deaths. But the number of cases seems to decrease in Europe, in Italy, France, Spain and Germany.
Coronavirus: the new certificate available on Smartphone
Starting April 6, 2020, you can present your new derogatory trip certificate on your Smartphone. We tell you everything about this new digital “simple and safe (certificate) developed by the Ministry of the Interior teams”.
Coronavirus: instructions and health recommendations in Paris
Facing an even greater coronavirus pandemic, the city of Paris and the French government are setting up every measure possible to limit the risks of contagion in Île-de-France. And it involves health instructions and recommendations to follow. Let’s not forget it: we’re all involved.
Coronavirus: news and fake news about the pandemic
As coronavirus is spreading in Paris, it’s hard to keep calm and know what to do with all the news published on the matter. Sortiraparis.com sorts things out between masked fake news and essential news to answer the threat effectively.
Coronavirus: the coronavirus epidemic is expected to peak on April 6th in Ile-de-France
While the epidemic keeps on spreading, with over 10,000 people hospitalized (including 2,301 in ICU), as of today, in Ile-de-France, the epidemic is said to peak circa April 6th.
Deconfinement in France: the government’s different scenarios
When and how will deconfinement happen in France? This is the question everyone is asking while confinement is said to be extended, at least until April 15th, 2020. Heard during a fact-finding mission of the National Assembly, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the end of confinement will surely not happen “in one go, everywhere and for everyone”.
Harry Potter and the new wizarding website to have fun during confinement
It’s time to sprinkle a bit of magic to your daily life: J.K. Rowling unveils Harry Potter At Home, a new website full of entertainments and stories to keep ourselves busy during confinement. This free website invites us to join the wizarding world and discover all its secrets.
Did you know? Uncommon anecdotes about Paris
Do you really know everything about Paris? Here are anecdotes and fun facts about the greatest monuments in Paris. Come along, we’re discover surprising places in town!
Did you know? 3 quirky facts about the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is Montmartre’s jewel that fascinates because of its colossal dimensions and its peculiar architecture. But what do you know about it? Here are three quirky facts about the Sacré Coeur.
Did you know? 3 monuments from the Antiquity in Paris
Do you really know Paris? Let’s take you on a discovery of the ancient buildings in town. Ready to travel in time? First stop: Antiquity!
Did you know? 4 uncommon little stories about the Eiffel Tower
Symbol of Paris, the Eiffel Tower is the charging monument the most visited in the world! But do you know absolutely everything about the Eiffel Tower? Today, we give you 4 uncommon little stories about this historic building. Here we go!
Make the best of the confinement to know Paris inside out
Are you missing wandering around Paris? While waiting for the confinement to end, we invite you to learn more about the French capital before meeting it again!
Coronavirus: sport and running, 1km and 1 hour maximum
Confined, Parisians will now have to stay at home as much as possible and limit trips, even though they're allowed to go out and work out a bit. This Monday March 23rd, Edouard Philippe clarified rules. You have to tick some conditions: be alone, for a short period of time, by your place (up to 1 kilometer maximum), for 1 hour maximum, and respect barrier gestures. As for bike riders, there are still some grey areas.
Confinement: recommendations from the All Blacks to stay in shape
In a TV show, All Blacks rugby union players share their practical advice to stay fit even if locked down.
Coronavirus: errands, food, packaging… how to properly disinfect
For many French people, grocery shopping has become a source of anxiety amid the coronavirus epidemic that keeps on spreading across the country. So, what are the right gestures to limit risks? Let’s have a look thanks to the recommendations and instructions from the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety.
Coronavirus, department stores and shopping malls in Paris: open or closed
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced this Saturday March 14, 2020 to close all non-essential stores. But what about department stores in Paris?
Coronavirus: supermarkets implement new measures, priority given to health caregivers
Priority access to health caregivers, hours for elderly people, early opening and late closing, without forgetting a security guard to make sure health safety distances are respected… As we are confined, supermarkets have to adapt and take new measures to face the influx of clients.
Coronavirus: enjoy a virtual tour of Paris Museum of Modern Art
Calling all art lovers! Despite coronavirus, Paris Museum of Modern Art invites you to virtually discover its areas from your home. How come? With a 360° virtual tour for a total immersion…
Coronavirus: the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and its collections as if you were there
Because coronavirus is no excuse not to go to museums, MAD Paris-Musée des Arts Décoratifs invites us to digitally discover its collections with a 360° virtual tour, as well as entertainments for children, a drawing contest and many more surprises. Keep reading!
Coronavirus: Centre Pompidou proposes digital tours and entertainments
Because of the coronavirus epidemic and as part of the #CultureChezNous measure set up by the Minister for Culture, Centre Pompidou has released a new offer of digital contents easily available on all screens, turning its website into a content hub. A playful manner to approach art while staying at home!
Coronavirus: Musée Jacquemart-André’s collections as if you were there
Wanting to go to the Musée Jacquemart-André without leaving your home because of the coronavirus pandemic? It’s possible since the Parisian institution invites you to digitally discover its collections. The occasion to have a cultural break in your quarantine.
Coronavirus: Pompéi, the exhibition at the Grand Palais from your home
Because of the coronavirus epidemic, no Pompéi exhibition so far at the Grand Palais, but it didn’t prevent the cultural venue from offering a digital version of this great retrospective. To discover from March 25th, 2020 as of noon.
Coronavirus: the Grand Palais and its exhibitions from the comfort of your living room
To keep you busy while confined because of the coronavirus, the Grand Palais offers you to virtually visits its exhibition area and invites you to enjoy entertainments and tours available for the entire family. Digital collections, entertainments for children, anecdotes… improve your knowledge from your sofa!
Discover the Louvre even if confined
The Louvre, as other museums, is closed until further notice. Despite the lockdown, you can still enjoy the treasures it contains thanks to different solutions available on its website. Let’s enjoy a free tour!
Coronavirus: virtually visit Claude Monet’s house in Giverny
And what if, to escape while confined because of the coronavirus pandemic, we virtually enjoy a visit to Giverny? This is what the Maison de Claude Monet offers, a museum devoted to the artist set in the painter’s famous house, surrounded by gardens, with an exclusive virtual tour! A way to travel while staying home… Keep reading!
Coronavirus: discover Musée Rodin’s collections from your home
Amid the coronavirus crises, no visit allowed at the Musée Rodin, well physically speaking…. But you can be amazed by the different works exhibited at the museum since the cultural place offers you to discover its collection digitally, from your home. Collections are available as part of the #CultureChezNous action led by Minister of Culture.
Free concerts on European philharmonic orchestras’ websites
What a beautiful time for opera fans! To make sure this confinement is not too boring, Berlin Philharmonic, Paris Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic and Vienna Philharmonic let us a free and unlimited access to their concerts. Discover how to enjoy these exceptional programs.
Paris Opera puts its shows online for free during lockdown
Don Giovanni, Swan Lake and even the Barber of Seville… All these famous shows are available online for free, starting from March 17th at 7:30 p.m. on the Opéra and Culturebox websites. The occasion to (re)discover opera classics at home during lockdown.
Events awaited at the end of the confinement:
The Harlem Globetrotters are back in Paris AccorHotels Arena - Postponed to June 2020
Due to the coronavirus outbreak in France, The Harlem Globetrotters acrobatic show mixing basketball, comedy and stunts initially planned on Saturday April 4, 2020 at Paris AccorHotels Arena is postponed to June 20, 2020.
Mud Day Paris 2020: sign up now for the muddy race
On Saturday June 13 and Sunday June 14, 2020, the Mud Day is back in Paris region for an edition already full of surprises. Over twenty obstacles as well as many animations will be provided once again this year!
Barbecue nights at L’Escient: a gourmet good deal in Paris
L’Escient is the family bistronomic restaurant that makes foodies happy. Once a month, this mouthwatering address provides us with delicious barbecue parties!
Have a good week, stay safe and at home!
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