You might think that Paris would not rise after the coronavirus health crisis, and yet, the Paris city hall and main events organizers for the summer holidays have decided to get back on their feet and offer us a colorful summer season, a bit quieter than usual, but still as stimulating.
Between art festivals, open-air shows, street events, and many sport events for the whole family, Paris is overflowing with fun things to do, so much so that the Parisians that stay in the region and the tourists that visit don’t know where to begin.
Paris-Plages 2020 is back, program
Paris-Plages is back from July 18 to late August 2020 by the Seine and the Bassin de la Villette. Because of coronavirus, this year will be different according to Anne Hidalgo, but still as festive. Floating movie theater, concerts by the Orchestre de chambre de Paris, as well as entertainments, swimming sessions, and relaxation... Here is the program of Paris-Plages expecting you all summer long.
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.
Swimming and Beach Areas in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region
When Paris gets hit with another heatwave, you might want to know where to find beaches and swimming areas in Paris and the region! That’s 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. Bet you didn’t know that Paris could also be your next beach resort destination!
Outdoor activities centers in Ile de France reopening
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.
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.
Listening to some music:
Unfortunately, with the ban of gatherings over 5,000 people, music festivals have been canceled this year.
Le Mois d’Août de la Culture: this summer’s latest cultural event in Paris
Le Mois d’Août de la Culture, this is the latest event created in Paris. After confinement and the closure of all cultural sites from March to June, Paris wants to give a major spot to artists with a magnificent festival to live outdoor and always in small groups. Keep reading to know more.
Nuit aux Invalides 2021 in Paris, the light and sound summer show
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.
The Royal Serenade of the Palace of Versailles 2020
With its Royal Serenade, the Palace of Versailles makes us live the entertainments of the Sun King’s Court for a 40-minute guided tour. Brace yourself to attend a dance lesson and a fencing show on Saturdays from June 13 to September 19, 2020.
Outing and relaxing:
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.
Paris Tuileries funfair 2020
In agreement with the Préfecture de Police, the Tuileries funfair is back from Saturday July 4 to Sunday August 30, 2020. Do not miss this incredible human-size family funfair in full heart of Paris.
Open-air film festivals 2019 in Paris
This summer 2019, open-air film festivals are setting up throughout Paris. Between short-movies and masterpieces of film history, let’s settle comfortably on the grass or sit on a deckchair to enjoy movie screenings under a starry sky. Here is our guide!
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
Open Gardens Summer 2021 in Paris and Ile-de-France
Open Gardens in Ile de France is back for its fifth edition. This summer 2021, Ile-de-France inhabitants can enjoy two months of entertainments and original outings in the green spaces of their cities. From July 3 to August 29, 2021, meet in parks and gardens around you.
Night Fountains Shows 2020 at the Palace of Versailles
Night Fountains Shows are back on Saturdays from June 27 to September 17, 2020 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!
Restaurants, terraces and mouthwatering discoveries:
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!
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!
This summer’s best rooftops in Paris
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!
Brunching on a terrace in Paris this summer
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...
In other words, some good moments are coming!
Dates and Opening Time
From 20 June 2020 to 6 September 2020
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1