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Calendar Paris Seasonal Events…

 

  • January

Paris Fashion Week

Winter Sales in Paris lasting for one month.

 

  • February- March

“Prêt-à-Porter” ready-to-wear time

Let’s visit cows & bulls and eat great French farmers products, from wine to cheese and sausages, at the ”Salon de l’Agriculture“, the wold’s largest agriculture show and a unique window on French agricultural tradition.

 

  • April- May

As of May, the fountaines of Versailles start being operated every weekend

Roland Garros Tennis, as the French call it. The world number 1 clay court tournament, French Tennis Open, starting end of May for 2 exciting weeks.

 

  • June

Go visit the Paris Air Show, the world’s largest air show, which displays all civil and military airplanes you can dream of on the ground, and watch them fly and loop above your heads !

On June 21st, the ”Fête de la Musique“ is above all a free popular fête, open to any participant who wants to perform it in a cheerful atmosphere. Also beginning in June: the ”Festival Chopin de Paris“ until July

Roland Garros Tennis finals

Summer Sales in Paris lasting for one month, sometines more.

 

  • July- August

“Le Festival Estival de Paris” features concerts around the Marais district and the left bank of Seine

Bastille Day ceremonies include a parade, balls and fireworks

Paris Fashion Week

The fountaines of Versailles are now open daily!

Watch the finish of the ”Tour de France “ on the Champs Elysées!

Relax in Paris Plage: The Seine’s banks become pedestrian and the sandy beaches are spread across several spots in the city for the whole summer

Enjoy the ”Défilé Militaire du Quatorze Juillet” on the Champs-Elysées in the morning of July 14th; after the fireworks and the “bals populaires” of the night of the 13th for France’s national day, which celebrates the French revolution.

 

  • September

The Opera Season starts and runs until June

The Journées du Patrimoine on the last week-end of September: religious, official as well as some residential buildings, monuments you will never be able to visit except during that week-end, presenting a unique historical or architectural interest, are open free of charge for two full days.

 

  • October

“Prêt-à-Porter” ready-to-wear time

Witness the world’s greatest horse race at the Grand Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe!

The Salon de l’Automobile is one of the biggest motor show, a bi-annual event.

 

  • December

Paris in Christmas time. Walk around the ”Illuminations de Noël” on the Champs-Elysées, Rue Royale, around the Opera and the Grands Boulevards, the Marais et Saint-Germain-des-Prés

The famous big wheel, the “Grande Roue de Paris” is situated at the entrance to the Tuileries gardens, on Place de la Concorde. At 60 meters off the ground, you have a fantastic point of view to discover the thousands of lights along the Champs-Elysées and the Arc de Triomphe.

 

Permanent Activities…

Within easy reach from D’win hotel, there are numerous options for sports and recreations.

Ask our resourceful & multilingual team to assist you and to book tickets.

 

  • Shopping

Designer shopping and trendy chain stores at Champs-Elysées (open on Sunday) / Avenue Montaigne but also chic home furnishings, and quality cosmetics in the Louvre Tuileries & Faubourg St Honoré districts

Paris prestigious department stores are located in Boulevard Haussmann

Two famous districts for chic, eclectic fashion, unique jewelry, antiques & fine art in the Marais and St-Germain-des-Prés

Antiques and oddball items at Paris flea Market - literally translated from “Marché aux puces”

Major chains and trendy boutiques can be found at Les Halles / Rue de Rivoli

For chic outlet shopping, go to La Vallée Village.

 

  • Museums

paris_galerieMusée du Louvre

Musée d’Orsay

Musée du Vin

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Musée du Luxembourg

Musée Picasso

Château de Versailles including the Musée de l’Histoire de France.

 

  • Amusement parks

Jardin d’Acclimatation, hub for Parisian families & visitors

Disneyland Paris

Parc Astérix

Discover France in a day at France Miniature. Like a giant, stride around the Eiffel Tower, Mont St Michel, the Basilica of Lourdes, etc.

 

  • Sports

Swim on the bank Seine at Joséphine Baker’s pool

Golf at Albatros course, the third-best European professional tournament venue by Golf Weekly magazine

Go rollerblading in Paris with Rollers & Coquillage association. Every Sunday, starting from Bastille where you can rent rollerblades. 

 

  • Get informed

Follow city’s activities on Paris town hall, Mairie de Paris official site

The official website of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Office de Tourisme.