Enjoy summer in Paris !
August is known to be the most pleasant month to visit Paris. While Parisians may shy away from the capital during the summer holidays, visitors looking for peace and quiet get the chance to discover the city in a whole new way. From iconic landmarks to sunset walks and Parisian cafés, the City of Light is at your fingertips during the summer season.
Days are getting longer, and mornings are getting milder, there is no better way to enjoy them than by savouring a delicious croissant-based breakfast and to get a taste of the happiness of Parisian’s mornings.
Jean-Michel Carton’s croissants has been awarded as the best of the Ile de France !
So, it’s quite naturally that we should head straight for Carton Paris.
A family-run business since 1956, Carton Paris is a bakery-pastry shop founded by enthusiasts of the French culinary art. At Carton’s passing on their know-how from generation to generation is part of a tradition. Thanks to this knowledge, in 2022 Jean-Michel Carton’s croissants has been awarded as the best of the Ile de France. Indeed, the famous Parisian viennoiserie has been one of the House’s specialities since its creation.
If your taste buds are already tingling at the idea of tasting their specialities, the authenticity of the place will also charm you. A welcoming decoration combined with high-quality service, is the secret recipe of this baker-pastry cook, to transform your tasting into a real experience.
Located on 6 boulevard de Denain, at the heart of the 10th arrondissement of Paris, it’s a place which is worth the visit!
Find their creations on Instagram: @carton_paris and let yourself be tempted by a typical Parisian breakfast.
See you on August 7th on the Champs Elysées!
After enjoying this excellent breakfast, you should walk to the Champs Elysées on the 7 of August!
On foot, by bike, on a scooter or even on rollerblades, this historic avenue offers you a car-free stroll once a month. This will be the opportunity to rediscover the setting of one of the most famous French avenues and to take pictures without any car in front of the very famous Arc de Triomphe.
Stroll through the shops, enjoy the conviviality of a terrace, or simply take a breath of fresh air, the summer days in the City of Light are always surprising.
Paris under the stars: Observe the stars!
If the summer period in Paris often rhymes with sunshine, excursions and starry nights, it is in the sky that the most beautiful shows take place. During the month of August, at nightfall, go to one of the 15 parks and gardens of the capital for an evening of stargazing.
Extend your evenings thanks to the Association Française d’Astronomie (French Association of Astronomy), which is making astronomy glasses and telescopes available to visitors. An unforgettable evening awaits you, between the nocturnal discovery of the Parisian parks and the exploration of the stellar system.
All you must do is visit the Association Française d’Astronomie (French Association of Astronomy) website to find out about the days and places of this event. See you soon for a night under the stars!
Culture, art and emotion at the Musée d’Orsay !
Looking for culture, art and emotion? The Musée d’Orsay (Orsay Museum) is the place to be.
This mythical Parisian Museum, located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, reinvents itself each summer through breathtaking exhibitions.
During the whole month of August, explore harmony through the sculptures, paintings and decorative arts of Aristide Maillol, a versatile artist of the 20th century. Jump from one era to another by discovering the city of Glasgow in the year 1870 through the eyes of photographer Thomas Annan. For architecture and history lovers, relive the Universal Exhibitions and their buildings with the exhibition dedicated to them until 14 August. Finally, experience the oriental memories of the cosmopolitan artist Mariano Fortuny through a series of graphic artworks presented at the museum during the summer.
Visit the website’s ticket office to experience this programme full of history and art, which will delight young and old alike.
The Louvre Marsollier Opéra Hotel wishes you an excellent month of August, filled with sunshine and Parisian adventures 😊
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