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January and February in Paris

Although New Year festivities are over, there are plenty of things to do and see in Paris this January and February before the winter season ends.  Our favorite places to visit and things to do after the New Year this winter season in Paris include the following: Share on Facebook
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Halloween In Paris

Halloween remains a novelty in Paris.  Except for chocolate shops, few stores decorate for the holiday.  Pumpkins are for eating, not carving Jack-O-Lanterns, though if you don’t mind spending 15 or so Euros for a medium-sized pumpkin (gigantic by French standards), you can find some pumpkins at the marché or in some pumpkin patches out in […]
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Best Summer Events In Paris

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 museums are free and every Sunday bicycle riders can freely experience […]
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Quartier d’Été–Paris Summer Celebrations

For four weeks during the summer (from July 14 through August 15), the streets of Paris, especially in the Latin Quarter, are transformed into huge, artistic performing areas. With most local Parisians away on vacation, visitors get to reap the benefits of these talented expressions ranging from jazz and classical concerts, operas, films, dance, theater, […]
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Light Show at Versailles

To understand the full glory of France, in all of its opulence and splendor, you must go to Chateau Versailles.  Right now there is no better way to see it than at night, when the water fountains light up in a spectacular display.  You can also be serenaded in the Hall of Mirrors, just like Louis […]
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Salon du Chocolate (Paris)

From October 20-24, this premier chocolate festival, Salon du Chocolate, at Port de Versailles should not be missed by anyone who loves chocolate.   All of the prestigious chocolatiers will be at this event, and a kids workshop and exhibition is held everyday from 10 am-7 pm.  Every year my kids would go and come back with chocolate […]
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