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Bastille Day (July 14th)

July 13, 2018

Celebrations for Le Quartorze de Juillet (14th of July), also commonly known as Bastille Day or La Fête Nationale, mark one of the major party events in Paris for the year. It commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison and the French revolt against Louis…

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Best Summer Events In Paris

July 31, 2015

Paris has a full menu of events for summer, from the Open Air Cinema at Parc de la Villette through August 24, to scattered brocante fairs for treasure hunters seeking antique Christofle silver and oil paintings. On the first Sunday of each month the national…

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Le Meurice

June 5, 2012

Le Meurice is one of just only seven “palace†hotels in Paris and when you walk in you will see why — its opulence, with gilded gold mirrors, massive chandeliers, and elegant staff — all make for a visit that…

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La Nuit des Musées (May 15th)

May 12, 2010

This Saturday – Pay a Nocturnal Visit to Paris’s Museums…For Free! Entering the Louvre at night without paying would normally result in a visit to the Commissariat de Police, but this Saturday the inhabitants of Paris will be encouraged to…

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Au Pied de Cochon

March 3, 2010

Open all hours of the day, every day of the week, this old-fashioned brasserie is perfect for a mid-day snack after shopping at nearby stores like Dehillerin, or after a late night out, for an early morning rejuvenation of coffee and…

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Le Grand Véfour

January 29, 2010

In the heart of the 1st arrondissement, next to the Louvre, sits Le Grand Véfour, one of the oldest restaurants in Paris. Appropriately situated in the Palais-Royale, the boyhood home of France’s grandest King, Louis XIV (the ‘’Sun King’’), this majestic restaurant…

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