Paris-Plages 2018 along the Seine river, free activities

For Paris-Plages, from July 7 to September 2, 2018, the Bassin de la Villette is full of life. Bathing in the pool, paddle boat, sports, a beautiful opportunity to introduce your children and teens to nautical sports for free or to stroll on the canal waves.

Stuck in Paris for summer? Tanning your foot in the water (in a way of speaking) while enjoying Paris Plages 2018 activities along the Seine river.

From July 7 to September 2, 2018, don’t miss the opportunity to stroll along the Seine river.

Paris Plages 2018 sur les Berges de Seine, les activités gratuites

Cooling off at Paris-Plages 2018, along the Seine:

  • Water mister, every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Just after the Pont Neuf, a garden of water mister expects you to cool you off. They look like showers and spray water so that we can enjoy sunny days.

  • Connected bench, non-stop
    In trial this summer, a bench connected to Paris freshness network comes to cool your butts off, just the time to get your courage back to face the Parisian heat.

Sport at Paris-Plages 2018, along the Seine:

  • Swedish gym, Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays according to your level
    Find a Swedish gym tutor near the Musée d’Orsay for a muscular and cardiovascular awakening! Standard classes are provided on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 4:45 p.m. and intensive classes are planned on Mondays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m.!

  • Yoga class, Sundays at 11 a.m.
    On Sundays, it’s yoga class in front of the Seine near the Musée d’Orsay!

  • Dance class, every day from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Every night, come and learn a new dance along with association Paris Salsa near the Pont-Neuf metro station!

  • Energizing awakening, every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Every day, find a Tai Chi or Do teacher along the Seine for a muscular and spiritual awakening near the Pont-Neuf!

Chilling and eating at Paris-Plages 2018, along the Seine:

  • Les Nautes, Monday to Friday, from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., weekends from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m.
    In the heart of Paris, with an unobstructed view on the Seine and on the facades of the Île Saint-Louis, Les Nautes is a beautiful culture and catering area for Parisians and tourists.

  • Les Maquereaux, Monday to Friday, from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., weekends from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.
    Ready to breath fresh and iodic air in Paris? Pop in Les Maquereaux from May 1, 2018 to (re)discover its terrace and its beautiful view over the Île Saint-Louis.

  • Tartine en Seine, every day from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    Tartine en Seine is THE delivery tricycle to hunt in Paris. Simple yet delicious, Tartine en Seine open sandwiches give pride of place to quality ingredients (duck breast, raw ham, foie gras, etc.) at affordable rates for a on-the-go lunch (or on-a-deckchair during Paris-Plages).

  • La Table de Cana, every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    This summer, enjoy a meal to do a good action. With La Table de Cana, you allow men and women to be citizens like everyone else again after being excluded for years. Yes, indeed! La Table de Cana hires homeless people to restore their self-confidence and it’s good!

  • Scilicet, every day from 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    Scilicet is a small and sustainable development-focused café. On the menu, local tapas, craft beers brewed in Île-de-France, organic wines as well as coffee, tea and chocolates from fair trade.

  • Mozza & Co, every day from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    Mozza & Co, here’s the food truck that will delight Italian cuisine lovers from June in Paris. Salads, focaccias, soups, Italian desserts, the best of Italian gastronomy will be yours.

Picnic areas and water fountains will be available if you want to eat without spending money!

Playing at Paris-Plages 2018, along the Seine:

  • Beach games, every day from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Foosball table, bocce and mini-golf await Parisians along the Seine.

  • Giant games, every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Meet at Square Frederico Garcia Llorca (towards Pont Philippe) to play oversized games.

  • Ludomouv, Monday to Saturday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    With your family or friends, go towards Pont Neuf or Pont des Arts to enjoy many board games, monumental games or other playful animations in the open-air games library.

Culture at Paris-Plages 2018, along the Seine:

  • Outdoor library, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in July
    This summer, the city’s libraries take books out and put them in the parks and at Paris-Plages!! Like that, if you’re bored between two swimming sessions, you can browse through a book.

Information about Paris and finding help at Paris-Plages, along the Seine:

  • Paris qui Sauve, Monday to Saturday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Come and (re)learn the first-aid techniques during the free training sessions offered by Mairie de Paris, Civil Protection and the Red Cross during Paris-Plages, a session per hour near the city hall!

Please note that toilets, a security and rescue center as well as defibrillators will be put o the spot to make sur this family outing is safe and delight children as much as adults!

Elodie D.
Last updated on 4 July 2018

Practical information

Opening Time
From 7 July 2018 to 2 September 2018



    Parc Rives de Seine
    75004 Paris 4


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