While you’re enjoying your stay at the Hotel Saint-Jacques, why not take the opportunity to discover the great summer festival of classical music in Paris? The Festival Classique au Vert takes place in the beautiful surroundings of the Parc Floral from Saturday, August 5th to Sunday, September 17th, 2017.

 

Serenity, greenery and music are the keys to this festival


2017 sees the 20th edition of the Festival Classique au Vert, an eagerly anticipated annual event during which famous performers or young talents entertain music lovers in the idyllic setting of the Parc Floral de Paris. Over the course of seven weekends classical music will be honoured in all its forms in this thirty-five hectare public green space. You can choose from no less than fourteen open-air concerts, as well as various other activities, all free of charge after you’ve paid the admission fee to enter the park. This new edition will feature, among others, the chamber orchestras of Geneva, Paris and Toulouse in an eclectic programme designed to appeal to a wide audience. You can even meet the musicians on the patio of pavilion number thirteen.
A great way to spend a weekend during your stay in Paris.

Parc Floral de Paris
118 Route de la Pyramide 75012 Paris 12


The Museum of Decorative Arts pays tribute to Christian Dior

During your Parisian break at the Hotel Saint-Jacques this summer you can discover the astonishing creativity of a fashion icon, the famous designer Christian Dior, to whom the Musée des Arts Décoratifs pays tribute from July 5th 2017 to January 7th 2018.

A particularly splendid exhibition to celebrate the House of Dior
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is presenting an exhibition dedicated to the founder of a company that is the world flagship of fashion.
Come and discover the brilliant designs of someone who completely transformed the image of the 20th century woman, and witness the creativity of the six couturiers who succeeded him.
Over three hundred clothing items, many which have been worn by celebrities, will be on display, as well as jewellery, fashion photos, design drawings, perfume bottles and hundreds of documents linking the history of the House of Dior with the creators who followed their muses there.
Christian Dior; Dream Couturier follows a chronological route in the spaces dedicated to fashion, as well as in the nave of the museum, covering over 3,000 square metres of display area with pure legend.

Info: Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107 Rue de Rivoli - Tel. 01.44.55.57.50