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50 things to do in Paris this summer

Time Out's insider tips for your ultimate summer in the city

Paris in summer
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Paris, inevitably, pulls off summer with élan. The city's rooftops, terraces and riversides welcome soigné crowds with effortless programmes of summer entertainment, and everywhere the cultural pulse quickens: there are more festivals, more gigs, more exhibitions and more cool things to do than ever. This insiders' guide from our Paris team picks 50 of the best of the city's bars, restaurants, galleries, events, sights and more for you to get the absolute best out of this summer in Paris.

Explore Paris this summer

The full 50
Things to do

The full 50

Art & Culture
Art

Art & Culture

Eating & Drinking
Restaurants

Eating & Drinking

Music & Nightlife
Music

Music & Nightlife

Things to do
Things to do

Things to do

Shopping
Shopping

Shopping