Summer in Paris – not as nightmarish as you’d think! In fact, it’s quite the opposite – with the sun not setting until 10 at night and plenty of fun (and free!) events throughout the city, visiting Paris in the summer can give you a unique experience that’s more than simply visiting the museums and sights. Let’s break it down by month, shall we?
Category: Festivals & Events
April 3, 2013
Paris is an art lover’s dream – from the hallowed halls of the world’s top museums to edgy galleries and innovative street art, there’s something to admire no matter where you look. But, that being said – here’s where to look!
March 12, 2013
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is having a big birthday in 2013, and the church has already started hosting celebrations. Will you be in Paris for the remaining events?
February 25, 2013
Headed to Paris this week? Want to know what to do that’s not on everyone’s list? Here’s what Parisians are planning on doing and seeing the week of Feb. 25. Enjoy!
December 17, 2012
Paris is one of the world’s top 5 favourite places in which to welcome in the new year. Not really surprising – it’s gorgeous, it’s romantic, and it has wonderful champagne. This is a city of hopes and dreams and that’s what New Year’s Eve is all about, right?
December 13, 2012
Oozing with atmosphere, Paris has long been the destination of choice for stylish shoppers, romancing lovers, and exploring for family and food lovers alike. Few wouldn’t want to spend Christmas and New Years in Paris – perfect for Christmas shopping in the chic boutiques, or wining and dining against the romantic backdrop of the City of Lights.
December 3, 2012
Paris is impossibly gorgeous any time of year, but at Christmas it really shines — every shop window is Instagram-worthy, almost every street is adorned with lights, and everywhere you look are events and sites purely for the enjoyment of locals and visitors at this special time of year. Let’s take a look at some of the best Paris holiday markets — and we’ll see you there!
August 27, 2012
One thing Paris is famous for is its gardens. For centuries it has excelled at designing and nurturing green places to take refuge from the hectic city. Each year this is celebrated with the Fete Des Jardins, or Garden Festival, which marks the coming of Fall.
August 22, 2012
Every year Paris ends the summer with a feast of music with the Ile de France Festival. In 2012 it runs from September 8 until October 14.
June 18, 2012
If you’re anywhere near Versailles, or in Paris, or even France in July this year there’s one event you won’t want to miss: the one-night only performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on the terraces of the Palace of Versailles. This Summer it will take place on July 13 – the night before La Fête Nationale.