What to do in Paris in August


You are in Paris in the month of August? Do not despair, though the capital is emptied of its inhabitants that does not mean there is nothing to do or see, on the contrary. From Paris to the Paris Plage festival Summer Quarter, it's not shortage of activities to occupy your month of August in Paris, which if you put a little of your will be much more enjoyable than you might imagine. < / p>

first start our list of things to do with 'Paris Plage', the initiative launched in 2002 lasts from 20 July to 20 August, it take place on the Voie Georges Pompidou, the square of the City Hall and the Bassin de la Villette, which turn into beach with sun, fine sand, and beach activities.

Paris summer Quarter Festival is another popular event awaited , this one takes place between July 14 and August 9 and offers a selection of performances of all kinds in Paris and the suburbs, songs, dance, theater, exhibitions, all in public places such as parks or churches .

Do not miss the evening of outdoor cinema at La Villette ', the outdoor film festival of the hard Villette from 19 July to 21 August, on this occasion the great meadow of Villette becomes an outdoor movie theater. Admission is free and you can rent blankets and chairs. Great, as long as the weather is mild.

Also in the area of ​​the 7th art, Paris City Hall is partnering with the National Federation of French Cinemas to offer at € 3 movie tickets for 3 days, from 17 to 19 August inclusive.

And then in Paris in the month of August you can also enjoy the large green areas of the capital, the Bois de Boulogne, buttes Chaumont, Vincennes, the reserve of Thoiry, go to museums, visit Palaces of Versailles and Fontainebleau, stroll along the Seine and the Canal Saint Martin, take the kids to Parc Astérix or Disneyland, and numerous sporting activities around the capital, walking, biking, boating on the Seine ... as you find things to do in Paris in the month of August abound, take the opportunity to discover the capital in a new light.