Top Tips for Spending the Summer in Paris

Summer in Paris

Whether you are visiting Paris for the first time or are looking for a little adventure, there are many ways to spend the summer. These activities include an open-air cinema in La Villette, a picnic in the Jardin des Tuileries, strolling along the Canal Saint-Martin, shopping in the big stores, and more! Let’s get started. What are your top tips for spending the summer in Paris? We’ve rounded up our favorite suggestions.
Open-air cinema at La Villette

Paris’s open-air cinema is a unique way to see a movie with a high class Parisian lady The films are shown when the weather permits and are completely free. The film festival runs from April to October, with an extensive schedule and a varied selection of films. In addition to regular films, the festival includes themed screenings, with the theme ‘In the kitchen’ hinting at a few films you might not have seen otherwise.

Paris’s summertime weather makes an open-air cinema a perfect escape from the sweltering city. From July to August, the Parc de la Villette will become the largest open-air cinema in Paris, showing dance-themed movies that you might not have seen otherwise. As part of the city’s cinema en plein air month, you can enjoy free screenings at La Villette. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a movie outdoors while still staying cool and enjoying the city’s attractions.
Picnics in Jardin des Tuileries

If you’re planning a vacation to Paris, one of the most popular attractions is the Jardin des Tuileries, a lush park located near the Louvre. This public garden dates back to the Second Empire, and features magnificent trees that make the perfect backdrop for a romantic picnic. Whether you’re traveling with your family, or simply want to enjoy some quiet time with a book, the Tuileries is a great option for a picnic.

After you’ve chosen your spot, pack your picnic. Don’t forget the wine! Paris has a thriving wine scene, and you’ll find plenty of wineries. There are also many quays that line the Seine, including Square Barye and Quai Saint-Bernard. In the summer, the riverfront becomes a mini beach, so pack a picnic and deckchairs.
Strolling along Canal Saint-Martin

If you are a first-time visitor to the French capital, don’t miss the opportunity to spend a lazy afternoon strolling along the canal. This hip, happening neighborhood is the perfect alternative to the Seine. You can walk along the canal and enjoy the sunshine, eat some delicious French food, and shop until you drop. You can also enjoy an impromptu picnic in the nearby Jardin Villemin.

If you want a romantic and scenic change of scenery during your Paris vacation, strolling along the Canal Saint-Martin is the perfect choice. This picturesque canal runs along the eastern edge of the Louvre, and offers numerous picnic stops. The canal is close to many metro stations, so you can easily reach it on foot. Just make sure that you take your time! In the Summer, the canal offers a unique ambiance, perfect for relaxing by the water.
Shopping at big stores

If you’re a serious Paris shopper, you know that the best time to shop is during the sales season. These sales last for about six weeks during the summer and two during the winter. You’ll find some of the best deals during these times, and prices will continue to drop as the sale season progresses. However, if you’re not interested in going on vacation to the beach, you’ll still be able to save money during these times.

During this time of year, the French government has relaxed rules on unofficial sales. This allows stores to keep their regular prices, and in many cases, their prices will be significantly lower than the regular retail price. You can also take advantage of the sales at the Vallee Village Outlet Shopping Mall in Paris. During these times, you can save even more money by purchasing designer fashions at steep discounts. Just remember that you don’t get VAT refunds at these times, so you’ll have to be patient as you wait for your order to be delivered to your home.
Visiting parks

Visiting parks during the summer in Paris is an excellent way to cool off in the city’s heat. These green spaces are often lined with restaurants and bars. You can also hire a pedal boat and cool off on the Seine. During the warmer months, there are portable water misters located along the Seine to provide cooling relief. Aquaboulevard is a popular water park that includes 11 big slides, waterfalls, geysers and water cannons. Real sand is provided for a beach-like atmosphere and VIP access is available.

During the summer in Paris, you can visit museums. While most museums are closed during the hot summer months, you can enjoy art exhibitions at smaller, less-crowded museums. You can find some amazing Asian paintings in museums like the Musee Guimet, which is a world-renowned Asian art museum. You can also visit the Musee du Quai Branly to see art from other cultures, and the historic house museum Musee Nissim de Camondo. If you’re looking for a grassy lawn, try the Champ de Mars and the Place des Vosges. Otherwise, if you’d like to soak up more sun, consider the Esplanade des Invalides.



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