Every summer the French capital is empty. The Parisians have gone on holiday, the streets are quieter, the shops are closed. But Paris has many assets at this time of year too. Indeed if you are a tourist or you have not had the opportunity to go on holiday like the other Parisians, come and enjoy the many activities and entertainment that Paris offers.
In the program :
« Paris Plage », From July 20 to August 20, areas by the square of the City Hall, Georges Pompidou and la Vilette are transformed into beaches. Fine sand, palm trees and deckchairs invite you to idleness. Bowls, badminton, pedalo, we can’t ask for more!
The “Quartier d’été” is an event expected during the summer of Paris. This festival, which takes place between July 14 and August 9, offers a selection of shows by artists from all over the world. Flamenco dancing, singing, or acting, these shows take place in churches, parks, museums, etc. Enough to satisfy the desires of each one.
Finally, the outdoor cinema of the Vilette, from July 25 to August 26. You have the opportunity to watch a good movie in the grass during the warm evenings of summer. Indeed an open-air screening room equipped with a giant screen is installed next to the Grande halle de la Vilette. No need to put your hand to the wallet, the session is free and you can rent sunbeds and blankets.
As you can see, you do not get bored during the summer in Paris, and … this is only a sample of the many activities offered in this charming city. If you want to discover more, do not hesitate to consult the website of the tourist office of Paris.