Exciting and fun things to do in Paris : there are so many events... The City of Light is a beautiful place and Parisian summers are truly exquisite. The Tuileries garden funfair, Paris Plages, La Villette's outdoor cinema and dancing at Port Saint Bernard are wonderful events to participate in during your vacation. Centrally located, Hotel Saint Jacques makes for a convenient place to stay.

Exciting and fun things to do in Paris in the summer are limitless

Outdoor events are great during the summer months and Paris offers an array of activities. Paris Plages brings the beach to the city. From July 20 to August 18 roads, beside the river Seine, are transformed into beaches. Tourists and locals take full advantage of the space and activities like tai chi, tennis and ballroom dancing take place in a carnival environment.

The Tuileries garden funfair is an annual event. These gardens transform into a centre stage for over sixty fairgrounds, in July 29 to August 25. Rides are thrilling and typical fairground treats like cotton candy and toffee apples are enjoyed by children and adults.

Outdoor cinemas are fun and when the weather is good there is nothing better than watching a movie in the open air. The Parc de la Villette provides the perfect setting, with amazing sculptures and themed gardens, surrounding a massive screen. Art house, foreign and old movies are selected genres to can be enjoyed from July 24 to August 25.

The Port of Saint Bernard transforms into a space where people from all over Paris come to dance. Till August 31, dancers can enjoy salsa, rock or the tango styles...

Hotel Saint-Jacques recommends exciting and fun things to do in Paris

The Hotel Saint-Jacques is a beautiful establishment, conveniently located in the Latin Quarter. The staff members are multilingual, friendly and very helpful and the decor of the hotel is elegant, artistic and charming.


Picture copyright holder : Tourist office Paris - Festival "Paris quartier d'été" - Photographer Amélie Dupont