5 events to plan your trip to Paris around

Paris is recognised around the world as a city brimming with culture, meaning that you’re sure to find something exciting to do, whenever you visit. Being such a vibrant, cultural city, Paris is a natural choice for so many exciting, world famous events.

If you’re looking to plan your trip around an event, here are a few to choose from.


1) Cirque de Demain (Circus of Tomorrow Fair)

Each year, in January, the world’s most talented young acrobats and circus performers come together at Paris’ Circus of Tomorrow Fair to show off their skills. With big names and scouts in the audience, this annual event is a proving ground for young talent hoping to get discovered.

2) Paris Fashion Week

The impact Paris has had and continues to have on the world of fashion is undeniable. Twice a year, the biggest names in the fashion world descend on the French capital to showcase the latest trends on the catwalk.

3)  Nuit des Musées (Night of Museums)

For one night in May each year, nearly ever museum in Paris will open their doors for free between 7pm and 1am, allowing you to explore the Louvre and more without spending a penny. This annual event was started as a way to make it easier for anyone to engage with and appreciate art and culture.

4) The French Open

The French Open sees the world’s best tennis players battle it out over two weeks. Due to its size and popularity, tickets for the main matches can be very expensive, but it can be possible to get much more affordable tickets for some of the smaller matches.

5) Bastille Day

Bastille Day (14th July) is a French national holiday, commemorating the 1789 storming of the Bastille at the start of the French Revolution. Crowds of locals and visitors line the Champs-Élysées to watch a military parade, before watching the sky light up with an impressive fireworks display.

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