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March 13

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Rock en Seine

Launched in 2003, the Rock en Seine festival in the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud park west of Paris is the city's premier annual rock festival – something like the French Glastonbury, albeit with more taste. The line-up for the 2015 edition (28, 29 and 30 August) includes: Alt-J, Jungle, Tame impala, Fauve, Gramatik, Run the Jewels, Mark Lanegan Band, My Morning Jacket and Pond...

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13- A Baker's Dozen

Nestled down Rue des Saints-Pères in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, this tea salon gives a charming first impression. Concealed at the rear of a small apartment courtyard and surrounded by potted greenery, 13’s bijou décor is bright and airy when the sun’s out, as light streams through huge front windows. However, the atmosphere inside is cold and hushed, verging on awkward...

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St Germain des Prés

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot : Acquaalta

Critics' choice

Forget Paris Plages – the concrete innards of the Palais du Tokyo are this summer’s finest water feature, thanks to artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot. Ignoring the classic exhibition format, she has created an immersive (in all senses of the word) show, echoing her work at the French pavilion at the Venice Biennale. In fact, ‘Acquaalta’ takes its name from the city’s annual tidal floods. Instead of paintings in frames, still black water flows through the Palais’s majestic rooms...

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Palais de Tokyo : Site de Création Contemporaine, Champs Élysées and western Paris Until Sunday September 13 2015

The best ice cream in Paris

Our sticky-fingered guide to the best ices in the capital takes you from glorious gelati in luxurious ice cream parlours to sweet shops full of bonbons; simply the best places in Paris to indulge a sweet tooth...

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By: Time Out editors

Le Club Rayé

It’s impossible to miss Club Rayé when walking along the Rue Saint-Sauveur near Montorgueil. From the black and white awnings to the elegantly dressed waiters and chic terrace with stylishly trimmed bushes, this cocktail bar oozes elegance. The atmosphere recalls that of an American piano bar, with faux-baroque decoration (padded leather, lots of stripy monochrome, bronze and stone statues) and a soundtrack of jazz classics...

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