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Reopenings in Paris Region: the list of places ready to welcome you since 19 May 2021

Let's discover the list of cultural venues, terraces, restaurants and non-essential businesses as well as exhibitions that are going to reopen in Paris and its region!
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Easing of curfews, return of sports events and activities… Since 19 May, in accordance with the government timetable, Paris have started to become the “City of Lights” once again. The lockdown will be lifted in several stages, and we’ll be letting you know about openings and reopenings throughout the summer.

Restaurants in Paris, museums, shops... they're open!

Head back to recently-reopened museums and monuments; reconnect with cinemas and theatres; rediscover the pleasure of shopping… and then, after, long months of abstinence, take a seat at one of the many café and restaurant terraces of the Paris Region. What better way to celebrate the return of summer? Here’s a run-down of the reopenings and current health restrictions in place so that you can enjoy them in full safety.

Museums and monuments open in Paris Region

What a delight to be able to start planning our next cultural weekend outings to the museums and monuments of the Paris Region! The Palace of Versailles is champing at the bit in anticipation, the Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection is getting ready to open its doors at last. Welcome back!

Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Set in the heart of Paris, the former French royal palace today is home to one of the largest and most renowned art collections in the world.
Le Bassin d 'Apollon
Château de Versailles
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Emblematic of the pomp and splendour of Louis XIV’s reign, this most superlative of palaces offers visitors an incredible immersion in the history of France.
Galerie des Impressionnistes,Musée d'Orsay Paris 2016
Musée d’Orsay
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Set in a former railway station, the magnificent Musée d’Orsay is known across the world for its unique collection of Impressionist paintings.
Musée de l'Orangerie
Musée de l'Orangerie
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Home to masterpieces from Monet’s Water Lilies cycle, the Orangerie Museum, nestled in the Tuileries Garden, also holds a prestigious art collection spanning Impressionism to Modernism.
Visiteurs sur la place Georges Pompidou, Paris 2017.
Centre Pompidou
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - A futuristic ocean liner moored in the heart of Paris, the Pompidou Centre takes you on a journey through one of the world’s major collections of modern and contemporary art.
Hôtel Salé, Musée national Picasso-Paris
Musée Picasso-Paris
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021- In the heart of the Marais, this splendid mansion houses the most important collection of works by Picasso in the world.
Palais Galliera
Palais Galliera
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Facing the Palais de Tokyo and a stone’s throw from Paris’s most illustrious fashion district, the Palais Galliera showcases priceless collections of clothing and accessories.
La Cinematheque francaise facade Paris 2017.
La Cinémathèque française
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Cinémathèque Française houses one of the world’s largest film collections within a striking edifice designed by Frank Gehry.
Musée de l'Armée -- Hôtel des Invalides
Musée de l'Armée - Hôtel des Invalides
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Part of the Hôtel National des Invalides, the Army Museum contains hundreds of thousands of objects linked to French military history, which will fascinate young and old alike.
Musée du Luxembourg
Musée du Luxembourg
Art & culture
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - This beautiful museum tucked away in the heart of the Latin Quarter, in the one of Paris’ prettiest parks, offers a thematic and original programme.
Grande Halle de La Villette
Grande Halle de la Villette
Outings
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Come and explore the Parc de la Villette’s colossal glass and iron structure, which is home to a cultural centre with a programme that never fails to amaze!
Musée Jacquemart-André
Musée Jacquemart-André
Art & culture
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - Just a stone’s throw from the Champs-Elysées, this 19th-century former private mansion houses the exceptional private collection of Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart.
Musée Cognacq Jay
Cognacq-Jay Museum
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - A taste of the 18th century , through the collections gathered by the founder of the Samaritaine Department Stores, Ernest Cognacq and his wife, Marie-Louise Jaÿ.
Sèvres - Manufacture et Musée nationaux
National Ceramics Museum of Sèvres
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - An essential showcase of artisanal savoir-faire, the National Ceramics Museum of Sèvres offers visitors a fascinating immersion into the history of ceramics and the art of pottery.
Musée des Arts décoratifs
MAD - Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Art & culture
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - Located in the heart of Paris, with its collection of 150,000 works and items, the MAD, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (museum of the decorative arts) provides a fascinating look at the history of the decorative arts, from the Middle…
Institut du monde arabe
Institut du monde arabe
Art & culture
Discover the Arab World Institute (IMA), the Parisian cultural institute dedicated to the Arab world, a real bridge between East and West.
Le mur végétal du musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Inside an acclaimed building designed by Jean Nouvel, the Quai Branly Museum houses one of the world’s most important collections of objects from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania.
Musée d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris
Musée d’Art moderne de Paris
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - From Pablo Picasso to Marcel Duchamp, Paris' modern-art museum holds priceless masterpieces by many of the 20th century’s greatest artists.
Musée Marmottan Monet
Musée Marmottan Monet
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - This marvellous museum, on the edge of the Bois de Boulogne, boasts the finest Monet collection in the world, as well as one of Paris’s most spectacular Impressionist art collections.
Grande Galerie de l'évolution Muséum d'histoire naturelle
French National Museum of Natural History
Art & culture
Located in the Jardin des Plantes garden, the National History Museum will delight science and nature enthusiasts. Both fun and educational, the site guarantees a good time for the whole family.
Arc de Triomphe, Paris.
Arc de triomphe
Art & culture
Overlooking the mythical Avenue des Champs-Élysées, this historic monument commands a splendid view over Paris, and remains a symbol of Napoleonic grandeur.
Galerie de l'Homme, abri des ancêtres
Musée de l'Homme
Art & culture
Set on the Place du Trocadéro, a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, an historic building is home to a fascinating journey through the history of mankind.
Musée en Herbe, atelier bébé, Paris 2016.
Musée en Herbe
Art & culture
Musée en Herbe is the first art museum in central Paris designed especially for children.
Musée Grévin, salle des colonnes, Paris
Grévin Paris
Art & culture
What if you could shake hands with your idols? At the Grévin Museum, the Parisian wax museum not far from the Opéra Garnier, a star-studded gathering awaits you…
Monnaie de Paris
Monnaie de Paris
Unusual Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Located opposite the Louvre on the banks of the Seine, this elegant, neoclassical structure comprises a multitude of enticing propositions, across contemporary art shows, workshops, a boutique and a three-star restaurant.
Musée de la Grande Guerre du Pays de Meaux
Great War Museum, Pays de Meaux
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - A museum that brings a new perspective to the First World War, so that we may better understand the world today.
Fondation Cartier
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Located among the Haussmann buildings, its glass and metal architecture really stands out on the Parisian skyline. Discover the Cartier Foundation, a showcase facility for the creation and exhibiting of outstanding contemporary…
Allée de Maintenon
Château de Fontainebleau
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Seventy kilometres south of Paris sits the breathtaking Château de Fontainebleau : one of the largest palaces in France, it’s a gem of French art and history.
Crypte archéologique du parvis de Notre-Dame Paris
Archaeological Crypt of the île de la Cité
Unusual Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Under the monumental Notre-Dame Cathedral hides an astonishing archaeological site that allows you to visit Paris down through the ages.
Façade du musée Cernuschi, consacré aux arts asiatiques, Paris, 2014.
Musée Cernuschi
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Cernuschi Museum is reopening with a new presentation of its priceless collections, for a true journey through the arts of East Asia.
Musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet
Musée Guimet
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Since the 19th century, the Guimet Museum has been putting East Asian civilisations in the spotlight through its collection of Asian art, one of the largest in the world.
Musée Rodin
Musée Rodin - Paris
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - A stone’s throw from the Hôtel des Invalides, a romantic and cultural stroll awaits visitors, around the world and work of Auguste Rodin, the father of modern sculpture.
Cour d'honneur de l'Hôtel de Saint-Aignan
Museum of Jewish Art and History
Art & culture
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - Discover the Museum of Jewish Art and History, housed in one of the most beautiful mansions in the Marais, the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, built in the 17th century.
Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine
Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Dive into the fascinating history of architecture at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, located just opposite the Eiffel Tower, and discover how it both influences and reflects our societies.
Musée de La Poste
La Poste Museum
Unusual Art & culture
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - The history and trades of La Poste (Post Office) can be discovered in this museum devoted entirely to this French institution, in the heart of Paris.
Chapelle Expiatoire, Paris
Expiatory Chapel
Unusual Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Expiatory Chapel, in the heart of Paris, is one of the most secret and privileged places in the capital, built to honour the memory of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette.
Château de Maisons
Château de Maisons
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Not far from Paris and the Domaine national de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, this masterpiece of classical architecture designed by François Mansart served as a model for Versailles and Vaux-le-Vicomte.
Villa Savoye, Poissy
Villa Savoye
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - In Poissy, north-west of Paris, discover Le Corbusier’s iconic Villa Savoye: a Modernist manifesto designed by one of the masters of 20th-century architecture.
Château de Rambouillet
Château de Rambouillet
Art & culture Strolls
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - In the heart of the Rambouillet forest, experience the intimacy of this once royal residence, which has been home to the greatest figures of French history, from Francis I to the Presidents of the Republic.
Petit Palais, jardins extérieurs, Paris 2014
Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - A real 19th-century architectural gem, the Petit Palais, Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, offers magnificent art in an exceptional setting.
Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
Art & culture
The Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie and its Cité des Enfants are entertaining, interactive museums in the Parc de la Villette that make learning about science fun for the whole family.
Château de Champs-sur-Marne
Château de Champs-sur-Marne
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Built in a verdant setting on a curve of the Marne River just east of Paris, the Champs-sur-Marne Château, jewel of classical architecture, provides a taste of eighteenth-century French art de vivre.
Château de Vincennes
Château de Vincennes
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Château de Vincennes fortified castle is the ideal place to dive deep into the fascinating history of France.
Facade Nord Basilique Cathédrale de Saint-Denis 93
Saint-Denis Basilica
Art & culture
A majestic royal necropolis in the north of Paris, the Saint-Denis Basilica is a masterpiece of Gothic art.
La Roche-Guyon Castle
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - A visit to the Château de La Roche-Guyon in Val d’Oise, right in the heart of the Vexin Français Regional Nature Park, is the perfect chance to soak up 1,000 years of civilisation in one of the best-preserved sites you’ll find…
Panthéon, vue sur Paris
Panthéon
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - At the heart of the Latin Quarter, this impressive monument is dedicated to the men and women who have marked the history of France.
Sainte Chapelle
Sainte-Chapelle
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Let yourself be dazzled by the Sainte-Chapelle and its unrivalled stained-glass windows. Of a Rayonnant Gothic style, this architectural gem is nestled on the Ile de la Cité, just a few steps from Notre-Dame.
Halle Saint Pierre
Halle Saint Pierre
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - At the foot of Montmartre hill, overlooked by Sacré-Cœur, the Halle Saint-Pierre is a shrine to odd, outsider art.
Musée de Montmartre & Renoir gardens
Art & culture
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - Tucked behind the Sacré-Cœur, this former artists’ haven allows visitors a giddy glimpse of Montmartre life during the Belle Époque, the neighbourhood’s cultural heyday.
Musée national de l'histoire de l'Immigration - Palais de la Porte Dorée
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Inside a striking Art Déco edifice, the National Museum of Immigration History houses a unique multicultural centre where learning goes hand in hand with sharing.
National Gendarmerie Museum
Unusual
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - With family or friends, retrace the history of France through the story of one of the country’s oldest institutions…
Musée Camille Pissarro
Musée Pissarro
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The town of Pontoise, just west of Paris, was immortalised forever by Camille Pissarro – and now pays homage to the celebrated Impressionist artist with a dedicated museum.
La Propriètè Caillebotte
Propriété Caillebotte
Art & culture Nature & outdoor
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The home in Yerres where Caillebotte lived was designed as a source of inspiration. This unique estate is now a historic showcase of the artist’s life and his pictorial genius.
Maison Europeenne de la Photographie
Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - From Larry Clark, Martin Parr to Helmut Newton, all of photography’s greats are displayed in the European House of Photography, a must-see for photo enthusiasts, located in the heart of the Marais.
Panneau pédagogique
Dourdan castle and museum
Art & culture
The medieval fortress in Dourdan, south of Paris, will transport you back to the time of King Philippe Auguste.
Toile de Jouy Museum
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Toile de Jouy museum retraces the history of the Jouy canvas factory, created in 1760 in Jouy-en-Josas by Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf (1738-1815). Also called "Indienne" (french chintz), the toile de Jouy is a painted…
Salle des sculptures grandeur nature
Musée Maillol
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 20 MAY 2021 - Delve into the world of Aristide Maillol, the artist known for his monumental sculptures of female nudes, as well as works by other renowned 20th-century artists, at the Maillol Museum in Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
La Seine de nuit, vue sur la Conciergerie, bateau de croisière, Paris.
Conciergerie
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 20 MAY 2021 - From royal palace to notorious prison during the Revolution, the sumptuous, gothic Conciergerie on the Île de la Cité is charged with history and emotion.
Bourse de Commerce
Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection
Art & culture
The Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection has finally opened its doors. Discover in the heart of Paris, this new temple dedicated to contemporary art.
Palais de Tokyo
Palais de Tokyo
Art & culture
REOPENING 22 MAY 2021 - A stone’s throw from Trocadéro, the Palais de Tokyo has established itself as Europe’s largest contemporary art centre. More than a museum, it is a living art space in constant transformation.
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Art & culture
REOPENING OF THE GARDENS ON 8 MAY 2021 AND THE CHÂTEAU ON 22 MAY- South of Paris, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, with its magnificent formal French garden, is a jewel of 17th-century architecture, so sumptuous that the Sun King himself is said to have…
Musée Carnavalet. Salle d'introduction, œuvre à hauteur d'enfant
Carnavalet - History of Paris Museum
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 29 MAY 2021 - The Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris traces the history of the French capital and the people of Paris through a very diverse collection of outstanding works.
Citéco - Cité de l'Economie
Citéco - Cité de l'Economie
Unusual Art & culture
REOPENING ON 29 MAY 2021 - Making the key principles of economics accessible to all! At the heart of Paris, discover Citéco - La Cité de l’Economie, Europe’s very first interactive museum dedicated to economics and its inner workings.
The Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck
Art & culture
Atop the highest skyscraper in Paris, the Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck offers you a spectacular view of the capital. Simply breathtaking!

Exhibitions 2021 not to be missed in Paris Region

The exhibitions that have spent the last long months in “Sleeping Beauty” mode are dressing up to the nines as they prepare to welcome us back in complete safety. The escapades of comedian Louis de Funès at the Cinémathèque, the Olmecs artworks at the Musée du Quai-Branly – Jacques-Chirac, “The Origins of the World” at the Musée d’Orsay, Gabrielle Chanel at the Palais Galliera… from now on, you’ll be spoiled for choice!

Musee d'Orsay
The Origins of the World. The Invention of Nature in the 19th Century.
Art & culture
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - In partnership with the National Museum of Natural History, the Musée d'Orsay is presenting a major exhibition on the Origins of the World and the Invention of Nature in the light of Darwin's work and the great discoveries of…
Magritte/Renoir Le surréalisme en plein soleil - musée de l'Orangerie
Magritte / Renoir. Surrealism in full sunlight
Art & culture Events
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - Known for his surrealist paintings tinged with darkness and troubling poetry, René Magritte was also inspired by Impressionist techniques and, in particular, the works of Auguste Renoir. The Musée de l’Orangerie sheds light on…
Elles font l'abstraction
Until 08/23/2021
Exhibition - Women in Abstraction
from 15.70 €
Art & culture Events
The exhibition aims to write the history of the contributions of women artists to abstraction through one hundred and six artists and more than five hundred…
Picasso Rodin
Picasso – Rodin
Art & culture Events
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - One exhibition, two venues: the Musée Picasso-Paris and the Musée Rodin join forces to set up an unprecedented dialogue between two artistic giants!
Peintre Femmes, naissance d'un combat musée du Luxembourg
Women Painters, 1780-1830. The Birth of a Battle
Art & culture Events
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Musée du Luxembourg honours the work of women painters who had to fight to exist as artists in their own right.
exposition De Funès
Until 08/01/2021
Exhibition - Louis de Funès
from 8.70 €
Events
"If you are told Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez, La Folie des Grandeurs, Pouic-Pouic, La Traversée de Paris, Fantomas, Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob, La Grande Vadrouille"……
Bois de Boulogne
Napoleon is no more
Art & culture Events
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Explore the Army Museum's exhibition on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Napoleon I's death.
Dalí, l'énigme sans fin
Dalí, the endless enigma
Art & culture Events
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - In 2021, the walls of the Atelier des Lumières will come alive with the psychedelic works of Salvador Dalí. Get ready for an immersive experience like no other!
NAPOLÉON L'EXPOSITION 2021
Until 12/19/2021
Exhibition ticket - Napoléon
from 20 €
Art & culture Events
Admired by some, hated by others, one thing is certain: the character of Napoleon Bonaparte leaves no one indifferent. Between heroism and tragedy, victory and…
Signac. Les harmonies colorées
Signac
Art & culture Events
EXTENDED UNTIL 26 JULY- With more than sixty works taken from one private collection, the Musée Jacquemart-André is celebrating the trail-blazing work of Paul Signac who, alongside Seurat, was one of the main theorists behind the Neo-Impressionist movement.
Luxes
Until 07/18/2021
Exhibition ticket - Luxes
from 15.60 €
Art & culture Events
Following "10,000 Years of Luxury," organized in partnership with the Louvre Abu Dhabi in 2019, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs presents "Luxes."
The…
DIVAS
Until 09/26/2021
Exhibition ticket - Arab Divas. From Oum Kalthoum to Dalida
from 13 €
Art & culture Events
Don't miss the next major exhibition at the Arab World Institute!
A fabulous journey to the heart of the golden age of Arab music and cinema, through…
Les Olmèques et les cultures du golfe du Mexique
The Olmecs and the cultures of the Gulf of Mexico
Events
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - The Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac honours Olmec civilisation and the little-known world of pre-Colombian cultures in the Gulf of Mexico. A fascinating dive into more than three millennia of history, exchanges and artistic…
L'Heure Bleue de Kroyer
Until 09/26/2021
Exhibition ticket - The Blue Hour of Peder Severin Krøyer
from 8.50 €
Art & culture Events
Through 26 September 2021, the Marmottan Monet Museum presents, the first ever monographic exhibition in France devoted to one of the greatest masters of Danish…
Bois de Boulogne
Largo Winch
Events
REOPENING ON 29 MAY 2021 AND NEW EXHIBITION DATES 6 Citéco and Largo Winch transport you into the world of finance and reveal different economic concepts. A fun and original exhibition to make the economy accessible to all!

Terraces, restaurants and rooftops to discover in Paris

Hooray! You can once again have a coffee / enjoy a salad / share a drink / all three at the same time at one of the many terraces to be found in the bars, restaurants and social venues of the Paris Region. With numbers limited at present to six people per table up to the extended curfew time of 9pm changed to 11pm from 9 June, carousing may not yet quite be back on the agenda… but it’s party time nonetheless. So make the most of it!

Le Perchoir dans le Marais
Le Perchoir
Unusual Outings
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. The capital’s worst kept nightlife secret is this rooftop bar; hidden seven floors above ground, it offers a breathtaking view of the city of light.
Terrasse du Fouquet's d'Enghien-les-Bains
Le Fouquet's
Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. Fouquet’s sits lakeside in Enghien-les-Bains, giving the famously chic brasserie a special seaside feel.
Monsieur Bleu Paris 2014
Monsieur Bleu
Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. Tucked away in the ultra-modern Palais de Tokyo, chic and trendy restaurant Monsieur Bleu serves on-trend Franco-Japanese food – perfect for lunch or dinner with friends.
L’Île
Gastronomy
REOPËNING ON 19 MAY. Just a few minutes from Paris, the restaurant L’Île, with its terrace and conservatory, lies at the heart of the Parc de l’Île Saint-Germain, between the city and the countryside.
Salle intérieur
Les Jardins de la Vieille Fontaine
Gastronomy
Take a look at this must-visit restaurant and its picture-perfect romantic views in the little town of Maisons-Laffitte.
Bois de Boulogne
Girafe
Gastronomy
At REOPENING ON 19 MAY. Girafe, there is no need to stretch your neck to enjoy the view of the Eiffel Tower! One of the best items in the museum’s collection!
Rives de la Courtille - Restaurant
Les Rives de la Courtille
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. For a complete change of scenery on the island of the Impressionists, have a traditional lunch at the restaurant Les Rives de la Courtille!
Le Bateau chocolaté
The place to go for Caribbean-style brunch in the Paris region! Come along and sample the fusion of cuisines, the Christophe Roussel chocolates and the cocoa butter cosmetics.
Restaurant Le Manège Saint Germain en Laye
Le Manège
Gastronomy
A stone’s throw from the Château de St Germain-en-Laye, Le Manège is a traditional French restaurant in an original setting.
Auberge de Dame Jouanne
Auberge de la Dame Jouanne
Gastronomy
reopening on 19 May. Located right in the heart of the Forest of Fontainebleau, the Restaurant de la Dame Jouanne celebrates classic French cooking in cosy surroundings, complete with a fireplace and log fire.
Fulgurances à L'Entrepôt
Fulgurances
Gastronomy
Fulgurances is opening its second “springboard restaurant” at L’Entrepôt: a kind of “incubator” to showcase the talents of great up-and-coming chefs.
Les Maquereaux
Les Maquereaux
Outings Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. Chill out on the banks of the Seine aboard the Les Maquereaux barge, with a nice cold glass of rosé and some of the best seafood around for a holiday vibe right in the heart of Paris!
Restaurant Bambou
Bambou
Unusual Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. You will never tire of this superb restaurant, which plunges you into the mysterious surrounds of early-20th century Bangkok and Beijing. Soothing in the extreme!
Terrass Hotel
Bar rooftop Terrass'' Hotel
Unusual Outings
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. This grand Art Déco building perched on the slopes of Montmartre, not far from the Sacré-Coeur, hides a magnificent roof terrace with one of the most stunning views of Paris.
Mama Shelter Paris West
Mama Shelter's Rooftop
Outings
Treat yourself to a taste of the holidays on the coolest rooftop in eastern Paris!
Piscine Molitor Rooftop
Molitor bar and roof terrace
Outings Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. After a 25-year absence, the legendary Art Deco style Parisian establishment reopened its doors in 2014. Known for its swimming pool, it is now a 5-star hotel, restaurant, spa, bar and a rooftop terrace. You'll be on top of the world…
Point Ephémère, Paris
Point éphémère
Outings
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - On the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin, the Point Ephémère a Parisian monument to alternative music. Its huge terraces also make a perfect spot to relax in a deckchair and enjoy a drink.
Brasserie Polpo
Polpo
Outings Gastronomy
The Polpo barge’s inviting natural surroundings on the banks of the Seine provide the perfect backdrop for a relaxing interlude with a glass of something nice and a platter of seafood.
Restaurant Polichinelle Michalack et Burgraf
Polichinelle
Gastronomy
The very chic Beaugrenelle neighbourhood is now home to the new restaurant Polichinelle, which offers a buffet as beautiful as it is mouth-watering that prominently featuring organic, seasonal vegetables.
La Démesure sur Seine
La Démesure sur Seine
Outings Gastronomy
Every summer, La Démesure sur Seine takes over the quayside at Port de la Rapée, adding a smattering of tapas, barbeques, cocktail bars and eclectic soundtracks to your summer evenings in the capital. It’s not to be missed!
café A
Café A
Outings Gastronomy
Settle yourself down in cosy Café A, surrounded by history in the heart of Paris, to enjoy a bit of respite away from the city’s hustle and bustle and have something fresh, healthy and delicious to eat!
Minipalais
Minipalais
Gastronomy
Tucked under the arches of the Grand Palais, with its majestic imperial columns towering overhead, is a top restaurant where three-Michelin-starred chef Éric Frechon masterminds the menu.
Comptoir bar
Le Hasard Ludique
Unusual Outings
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Drink, eat, learn, have fun, chill out..Le Hasard Ludique is a new kind of venue that will enchant you!
La recyclerie
La REcyclerie
Unusual Outings Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - To fill up with solidarity and eco-responsible activities, head for La REcyclerie! On the program: DIY workshops, cooking classes, artisanal beer tasting, meals made with organic products… A concept to be recycled at will!
Dock B
Dock B
Outings Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Dock B is Brooklyn in Pantin. Combining fun, artistic and gustatory pleasures, this new hybrid space houses a concert hall, an exhibition space, a restaurant and a bar.
Poinçon Paris 14ème
Le Poinçon
Outings
A newcomer in the galaxy of third places, Le Poinçon opens its doors in the former station of Montrouge-Ceinture. With concerts, a bar, restaurant, exhibitions and a large terrace, Le Poinçon is a classy place!
La Petite Halle
La Petite Halle
Outings
At the same time counter, stage and restaurant, the Petite Halle makes La Villette move. An absolute must on the Parisian jazz scene, you can spend delicious evenings in the garden to the sound of well-timed Dj'sets.
Frame Brasserie
Frame Brasserie
Gastronomy
Did you say locavore? Frame Brasserie takes the concept to the next level by serving products from its own vegetable patch, perched on its roof just opposite the Eiffel Tower!
Judy, cantine qualitarienne
Judy
Gastronomy
The “bowl” craze has well and truly conquered Paris. This is one of the best places to enjoy a selection of bowls designed to be healthy, natural and indulgent in equal measure.
- Restaurant
Les Arlots
Gastronomy
A lively, quintessentially Parisian bistro, where the classics of French home cooking have lost none of their zest.
Restaurant
Chez Julien
Gastronomy
On the banks of the Seine, halfway between the Hôtel de Ville and the Ile Saint-Louis, Chez Julien is a hidden gem at the very heart of Paris. And heart is something it certainly does not lack…
MUN
MUN
Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 20 MAY. Temporarily closed as a result of the announced measures. Situated on the spectacular rooftop of Galeries Lafayette Champs-Elysées, MUN will take you on a culinary journey between France and Japan.
For the Love of Food
For the Love of Food
Unusual Gastronomy
If you are looking for a true culinary experience, make a reservation in the first restaurant incubator in Paris ! Curious foodies can discover the creations of blossoming young chefs while sitting around a large communal table.
Ferme du Bout des Prés
At Cernay-la-Ville in the Chevreuse valley, Le Bout des Prés offers authentic country cuisine in a choice of rural or resolutely western-style settings.
Restaurant Les Belles Plantes
Les Belles Plantes
Gastronomy
This brasserie in the heart of the Jardin des Plantes is the perfect place to recharge your batteries after enjoying a lovely walk or visiting the National Museum of Natural History.
La Bauhinia - Shangri-La Hotel, Paris
La Bauhinia
Gastronomy
REOPENING ON 1 JUNE. Located in the very heart of the Shangri La hotel, La Bauhinia is a modern restaurant serving authentic French and Asian cuisine.
Les pieds dans l'eau
Les pieds dans l’eau
Gastronomy
The restaurant Les Pieds dans l’eau offers a pleasant dining experience in a charming rustic setting just a stone’s throw from the metro station!
Bois de Boulogne
Rosa Bonheur at the Porte Jaune
Outings
OPENING ON 9 JUNE. Lovers of bars and revelries, take note: Rosa Bonheur is opening a new location in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes, on the edge of the Lac des Minimes. You’re going to love summer in the Paris Region!

Attractions, farms, aquariums, zoos and open air parks open around Paris

Young and old alike will be delighted to know that attractions are gradually reopening. Aquariums, farms, zoos and – from 9 June – theme parks will be inviting you and your family to come and experience the joys of discovery and sharing. Feel like getting out and about? Get some fresh air visiting parks and climbing trees around Paris.

Thoiry ZooSafari
Thoiry ZooSafari
Leisures
Just 35 minutes from Paris, the Thoiry Safari Park, with its zoo, castle and botanic gardens, promises a day full of surprises for all the family.
Parc zoologique de Paris - Girafes
Parc Zoologique de Paris
Leisures
Set in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes, the Paris Zoological Park offers a new zoo concept that provides an incredible escape into the animal kingdom and its rich biodiversity.
Parrot World
Leisures
Walk among fascinating animals from South America at Parrot World wildlife park.
Aquarium de Paris
Aquarium de Paris
Leisures
In the Trocadero gardens and a stone's throw from the Eiffel Tower, the Paris Aquarium and its large shark pool offer a spectacular deep-water dive.
Terre de Singes
Lumigny wildlife parks
Leisures
Enjoy a great day out at our wildlife parks with a difference, where the stars are big cats, monkeys and birds!
Parc de La Villette, Marin d'eau douce
Marin d'Eau Douce
Strolls
For a little moment of relaxation, Marin d'Eau Douce offers you to rent and drive your own electric boat. Discover the north-eastern part of Paris at your own pace.
ENSP
King’s Kitchen Garden
Nature & outdoor
REOPENING 19 MAY 2021 - Set right beside the Château de Versailles, the remarkable King’s Kitchen Garden – a listed historic monument – maintains its unique charm, to the great delight of horticulturalists.
Cerfs
Espace Rambouillet
Nature & outdoor Leisures
At Espace Rambouillet, go on an immersive journey into the heart of the forest and discover its wildlife.
Sherwood Parc
Leisures
Looking for a natural spot and some fun things to do near Paris? Then head for Sherwood Parc!
Bergerie nationale de Rambouillet,manifestation grand public sur l'exploitation, 2015.
Bergerie nationale de Rambouillet
Nature & outdoor
Set up under Louis XVI, the Bergerie Nationale de Rambouillet - or National Sheepfold - is still a working agricultural facility and is a great place for people of all ages to come and learn about farming life.
Ménagerie, le zoo du Jardin des Plantes - Fauverie, Paris 2010.
Ménagerie, the zoo of the garden of plants
Nature & outdoor Leisures
Part of the Natural History Museum, and located inside the dreamy Jardin des Plantes, this zoo is one of the oldest in the world. Don’t miss this walk on the wild side in the heart of Paris.
Ferra Botanica, le vélorail de la Ferté-Gaucher
Ferra Botanica in La Ferté-Gaucher
Nature & outdoor Leisures
In the heart of a sensitive natural area, just an hour from Paris, indulge in some family fun on the rails of the Ferra Botanica!
King Penguin
Aquarium Sea Life
Leisures
Discover the ocean depths and their inhabitants. At the Sea Life aquarium near Disneyland Paris, you can get up close to sharks, turtles, penguins and other fish. An exciting journey around the world, to be shared with the whole family.
Parc accrobranche de Rueil-Malmaison
Parc AccroCamp Rueil-Malmaison
Nature & outdoor Leisures
Want to be active and experience adventures that get your adrenaline pumping? Then AccroCamp is perfect for you! See you soon, up in the trees!
Fondation GoodPlanet
Fondation Good Planet
Nature & outdoor
Interested in ecology? Then head for the GoodPlanet Foundation to learn more about this vast topic!
Adventure park Grimpobranches
Adventure Park Grimpobranches
Nature & outdoor Leisures
Head to the eastern Paris region to satisfy your craving for outdoor activities with some real adventures!
Parc du Peuple de l'Herbe - Vue générale
Parc du peuple de l’herbe
Nature & outdoor Strolls
This park is the largest natural park in Les Yvelines, covering more than 100 hectares along the Seine. It is a great place to explore, to learn and to play.
Parc Aventure Floreval
Leisures
14 high-rope courses, a laser game, a wildlife park, play areas perched in the trees, and fun educational activities – Parc Aventure Floreval is all that and more!
Roseraie du Val-de-Marne
Roseraie du Val-de-Marne
Nature & outdoor Strolls
In the heart of an immense wooded park, the Val-de-Marne Rose Garden conserves a collection of rare and unique old rose varieties.
Zèbre du Parc zoologique du bois d'Attilly
Parc Zoologique du Bois d'Attilly
Leisures
Bois d’Attilly Zoo in the south-east of Paris is a great place to relax and learn about the animal world.
King Penguin
Aquarium Sea Life
Leisures
Discover the ocean depths and their inhabitants. At the Sea Life aquarium near Disneyland Paris, you can get up close to sharks, turtles, penguins and other fish. An exciting journey around the world, to be shared with the whole family.
Aquarium tropical du Palais de la Porte Dorée
Leisures
Little fish and large crocodiles await you near Paris, to help children and their parents discover the magic of the tropical ocean depths and their secrets.
France Miniature
France Miniature
Leisures
Only one day to cross the whole of France and take in all its major monuments? Relax: it can be done. Just head west of Paris to Europe’s biggest miniature park.
Expérience l’Incroyable Survol
FlyView Paris
Unusual Leisures
Try something new with a virtual reality flight over Paris! Reach for the skies with FlyView and (re)discover the capital's major monuments from a whole new perspective.
Le Speed Rockets Jardin d Acclimatation
Jardin d'Acclimatation
Nature & outdoor Leisures
Get ready for the most amazing day at the only amusement park in Paris!
iFLY Paris
IFly Paris
Leisures
Ever wanted to fly without stepping foot on a plane? Then head to IFly Paris for an exhilarating indoor skydiving experience, suitable for beginners and experts alike!

Shopping: Parisian stores are open

Rediscover the pleasure of shopping and get back to exploring the non-essential shops that have been closed since the third lockdown. Notice to fashonistas: It’s time to investigate the department stores’ summer collections and outlet stores’ bargains, and prepare for shopping sprees in the boutiques and concept stores of the Paris Region.

Galeries Lafayette - Paris Haussmann
Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann
Shopping
REOPENING ON 19 MAY. The world-famous department store on Boulevard Haussmann is one of Paris’s emblematic sites, conveniently situated just next to the Opéra Garnier.
Lafayette Gourmet
Galeries Lafayette Maison /Gourmet
Shopping Gastronomy
The renowned department store on Boulevard Haussmann is more than a mainstay of the Parisian fashion scene. It also houses a gourmet grocery store that brings together the finest products from France and abroad.
Galeries Lafayette Champs-Elysees - Escalier Podium
Galeries Lafayette - Champs-Élysées
Shopping
At the start of 2019, iconic Paris department store Galeries Lafayette, founded in 1895 in the Opéra area, set up a home on the world’s most beautiful avenue, the Champs-Elysées. The perfect fit!
Printemps Haussmann
Printemps Haussmann
Shopping
This Parisian temple of chic, glamour and dreams never stops reinventing itself, in a perpetual quest to better showcase French style and living and offer a unique shopping experience.
Carrousel du Louvre
Printemps du Louvre
Shopping
Located within the magnificent Carrousel du Louvre shopping mall, this satellite boutique of the legendary department store offers a selection of the most beautiful accessories, beauty products, watches and jewellery.
Bazar de l'Hôtel de Ville (BHV)
BHV Marais
Shopping
An absolute must for shopaholics, the most Parisian of all department stores brings together an incredibly diverse range of items all under one roof.
BHV Homme Paris
BHV Marais L'Homme
Shopping
A department store especially for men! BHV Marais l'Homme offers the best in men’s fashion at the very centre of Paris.
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche
Bon Marché Rive gauche
Shopping
The most exclusive Parisian department store provides the ultimate reference for fashion, home furnishings and gastronomy.
La vallée Village, Paris Open
La Vallée Village
Shopping
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - In this open-air village, discover more than 110 boutiques of the biggest French and international brands at irresistible prices. Open 7 days a week, only 40 minutes from the center of Paris.
One Nation Paris
One Nation Paris
Shopping
Just 30 minutes outside Paris, this luxury outlet has more than 400 brands on offer at heavily discounted prices. Open year-round, it ensures an unforgettable shopping experience.
Paddock Paris
Paddock Paris
Shopping Gastronomy
You're invited to Paddock Paris: the brand-new and ultra-alluring outlet store on the outskirts of Paris featuring fashion, food, art, and much more.
Quai des Marques Franconville
Quai des marques
Shopping
Guess, Etam, Tara Jarmon, Azzaro… Women, men, children, house… More than 400 brands await you at Quai des Marques, a temple of destocked designer ready-to-wear. Even a chocolate manufacturer offers seasonal destocking!

Casino

A word to fans of slot machines, table games, video games, roulette and poker… the Barrière d’Enghien les Bains casino reopens its doors on 19 May under modified health and safety rules, and is waiting to welcome you back to the Baccara terrace and its lake view. All bets are on, and you’re good to go!

Casino Barrière Enghien-les-Bains
Casino Barrière d'Enghien-les-Bains
Outings
REOPENING ON 19 MAY 2021 - Perched on the edge of a lake, aglow with enchanting lights, sits the most-visited casino in France, just 10 minutes from the Gare du Nord train station. Time to place your bets!
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