Halloween… Scary costumes, carved pumpkins… Celebration of this holiday came from the US and reached Europe, including France. Usually unwilling to accept foreign customs, French citizens embraced Halloween with enthusiasm. Now, you can find plenty of places to celebrate this day during your trip to Paris !
Have you ever heard about the famous Places Royals in Paris? If not, you don’t know what you are missing! In Paris, some of the bigger squares are real masterpieces! Couple of them even hold little secrets…Place Royal is usually a square dedicated to a king or ordered by him to celebrate his kingdom and his victories. They tend to be surrounded by monumental and symmetrical facades all around and with a royal statue in the middle. Most of the Royal Squares were destroyed during the French Revolution but some of them were rebuilt later…
When you arrive in Paris, the city is beautiful, the atmosphere is magical and everything is just the way you imagined… But there is so much to see and so little time! And imagine you want to visit Chateau de Versailles, and Disneyland, so you barely have one day left to explore Paris… Do not worry! We prepared an intensive guide that will allow you to see the main sites.
A day after a busy night, the lack of clock alarm reminds you that life is beautiful and you are on holidays since its noon already and your main preoccupation is deciding between croissant and scrambled eggs with bacon for breakfast… A friendly advice, stop procrastinating and opt for a brunch! From cozy to fancy brunch, you will for sure find a place that will make your mouth water and fill your stomach… Here is the selection of our 5 favorite places.
Every year at the beginning of September, the National Estate of Saint Cloud holds the greatest fireworks in Europe. This exceptional pyrotechnic show will take place on September 10th 2016 between 21h and 23h, and it brings about 23,000 people every year.
There are a lot of restaurants in Saint-Germain des Prés. Some are good, some are average, and some are excellent! Making a choice was quite easy this month as these five places stand out from others: food, location, decoration and service. Let’s dive directly into our MyTimeinParis list of the month.
Paris gets slowly abandoned by locals in August, so take your chance to explore unoccupied streets and less crowded metro. But more importantly, take part in big events prepared for you to enjoy summer and good weather! Our selection of best Paris events in August may help!
After June, the month that was very busy with Euro 2016 and business before the schoolyear runs to its end, July seems to be more relaxed: many families go on holidays, students have lots of free time, general atmosphere seems more relaxed… It is a month of festivals and outdoor activities! And, if you have a chance to be in France on July 14th, the national celebrations!
June in Paris is a happy time – the summer enters with full force, people are more relaxed, all the parks gets greener… It is also when the festival season slowly begins. But this year is special and the energy will be very different - all due to Euro 2016 organized in France. You cannot miss Fête de la Musique – a country-wide festival where all the cities in France turn into one big outdoor concert. To find out more, check our guide through your June in Paris! Let’s start!
Nuit Blanche is a French expression to describe a sleepless night. But for the last couple of years it has also been associated with a very special night – the night when all the museums stay open until very late, prepare special events and do not charge you for a ticket… This visitor’s dream will take place on Saturday, May 21st, in Paris and other European cities, for its 12th edition.
It is this time of the year again! As every year since 1891, tennis players from around the world arrive to Paris to take part in the famous French Open Tournament. The Roland Garros tournament is part of Grand Slam (also called tennis majors), the 4 most important annual tennis championships. After Australian Open in January, Roland Garros takes place at the end of May-beginning of June each year.
Excitement ! Fun ! Emotions ! Drama ! Passion ! Thrill ! Hysteria ! From June 10th to July 10th, come to Paris and take part in the most throbbing event in France this year! Experience the 15th edition of the UEFA European Championship in 10 stadiums all over France and for the time, 24 national teams from every corners of Europe.
This year, at the end of March, a lot of people in France will be celebrating Easter Holidays. It is one of the most important and traditional festivities, symbolically marking the beginning of spring and filled with joy! Since it is a public holiday, be prepared to face closed museum and shops, but don’t worry! Our little guide will help you celebrate this period à la Française!
The warm season is coming, it is the ideal occasion to discover or rediscover our Parisian gardens waking up and blooming again! Here is a selection of places for promenades, pique-niques and leisure, to do solo, with your significant other, with family and kids, or with friends. According to everyone’s needs or desires, discover these relaxing or animated atmospheres in all over the capital!
Spring is just behind the corner! Everybody in Paris is waiting for the sunny weather to be back. The city is preparing for a new season of walks by the river, sipping coffee on the terraces and enjoying life! In France, this includes new finest art exhibitions, interesting activities and international trade shows! Take a look at our list of March Events and enjoy.
Paris is rich in its History, and its History is linked to its canals. Located Rive Droite, the right bank of the city from the Seine river, it is divided into three parts which gather into one single place : Le Bassin de La Vilette. It is in 1802 that Bonaparte led to the construction work of the Saint-Martin canal, the Saint-Denis canal and the canal de l’Ourcq...
Saint-Valentine’s day is an opportunity to break the couple’s daily routine and organize a romantic evening with unexpected gifts. For those who don’t like large crowds, simply have a leisure dinner at home, maybe with a good movie. But if you planned a romantic getaway in Paris for February 14th, 2016, we selected for you special places for a walk, or with a view, and restaurants to discover with your “amoureux” or “amoureuse”.
Once again one of the most awaited events will be soon taking place in the
French capital: the fashions shows of Prêt-à-Porter for Winter/Autumn 2016/2017.
The shows will be scheduled between March 1st and March 9th
2016, which means an amazing and crazy week for anyone interested in fashion.
The Maison and Objet salon, biannual event dedicated to the professionals in all the areas connected to the art of living, will again gather crowds in Parisian suburbs. Three thousands exhibitors and many expert panels will be placed on around 250000 m2 at Villepinte Exposition Center.
The 2016 session of these unique events will take place in the most important Exhibitions Ground of Paris : the Parc des Expositions de Porte de Versailles. This place is well-known by all Parisians for its numerous and highly anticipated events which attract many visitors every year. Discover our selection for January 2016