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Things to do

What to do in Paris this weekend

Explore Paris like a native with our pick of the top three things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

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Things to do

Les Nuits des Étoiles 2016

A weekend of themed events celebrating the night sky and space exploration.

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Art

Eugene Gabritschevsky (1893-1979)

Delve into the Russian artist’s dark and disturbed oeuvre at this one-off retrospective.

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Things to do

Paris Plages 2016

The French capital’s iconic inner-city beach initiative, along the banks of the Seine, begins July 20.

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Music

Jazz à la Villette festival 2016

Nas, Seun Kuti and Saul Williams all play the end-of-summer jazz and hip-hop fest.

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Restaurants

Palissade

A protean kitchen presents a bold, five-star melting pot of a menu.

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Shopping

The Whisky Shop

We strongly recommend the whisky-tasting sessions at this chic central boutique.

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Bars and pubs

Le Perchoir de l’Est

Enjoy fine cocktails and skyline vistas at a Gare de l’Est rooftop bar.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Tim Hecker

Ethereal and crushingly dense at the same time, Hecker’s is some of the heaviest ambient music around.

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Restaurants

Raw

Step back in time to an age before fire at a meat-heavy ‘raw food’ concept restaurant.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Art

FOXP2- Marguerite Humeau

Science and fantasy collide in the precocious French artist’s challenging debut exhibit.

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The best of Paris

Things to do

101 things to do in Paris

The definitive guide to getting the most out of Paris, be you visiting for a weekend or two weeks.

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Restaurants

The 100 best restaurants in Paris

Everything from budget to haute cuisine, Asian to French traditional.

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Film

The 100 best French films

Actors, directors, writers, producers, critics and other industry bigwigs share their favourite ten French films.

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Restaurants

The 50 best dishes in Paris

An image of cooking and eating in Paris at its best: full of tradition and invention, talent and enthusiasm, generosity and greed.

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Shopping

The 100 best shops in Paris

100 essential boutiques that capture the sparkle of shopping in the French capital.

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