Paris in June

 

Here are five amazing things you can do in Paris in June

1.) Left Bank Walk

The Latin neighbourhood is full of mysteries, charm and a rich history of famous artists and authors who used to live in the area. Join the Left Bank free walking tour and discover the Pantheon and the tales of the district with a local guide. You will end on the beautiful Luxembourg Garden, a perfect place to enjoy the spring time in Paris.

 

2.) Champs Elysees

You cannot leave Paris without visiting one of the biggest and most famous avenues in the World! Do some shopping or just take a stroll on the Champs-Elysees with your family or friends, from the Concorde Plaza to the Arch de Triomphe. It is also the only place in Paris where shops close late at night!

 

3.) Photo Workshops

In June the days last longer and the views of the sun reflected on the Seine are just unique! Learn how to catch the magic “blue hour” of Paris by following a Parisian photographer who will show you the perfect place to capture wonderful views of Paris. Join the Paris photo workshops!

 

4.) Eiffel Tower

Discover one of the world’s tallest buildings and certainly one of the most visited. Climb up the Eiffel Tower by taking the stairs (but be careful, there are 1789 steps! A reference to the year of the French Revolution) or simply use the elevators. Once on the top you will see a unique 360° view of Paris!

 

5.) Enjoy the Evening River Tour

The Seine was the starting point of the history of Paris and is still nowadays the heart of the city and full of mystic tales. Have a free guided tour at the magic hour: join the Evening River walking tour with a real Parisian guide!

Sightseeing in Paris in June

 

Belleville, Paris
If you want to go to go off the track, then you must visit Belleville, in June. Located in the northeastern part of Paris, this is the place where diverse cultures of people who are full of energy meet to trade and to basically have a good time away from their houses. This working-class neighborhood is especially interesting around this time as it’s a buzz of activities, full of wonderful spicy smells and people all over, as most of the famous markets in Paris located here are open. Visit it on a Sunday morning, for a more fruitful experience.

Events in Paris in June

 

Fête de la musique
It was in France where this now international event was first created. This city-wide Music Festival is the most popular music event in France. It takes place every year on the night of the longest day of the year (the summer equinox): the 21st of June. Everybody goes out on the streets to enjoy the free performances all around the city, from every different music style.

 

Fashion Week Haute couture
The Paris Fashion Week autumn/winter is the event where the major fashion houses present their new collections. Held each year at the “Carrousel du Louvre”, the Fashion Week gives you a glimpse of the latest trends and most coveted fashion items.

 

Salon de l’aéronautique Bourget
The Aeronautic Sciences Fair takes place every year in June in the exhibition hall of Le Bourget. It is the biggest aeronautics show in the World! Aviation fans will be delighted and those who enjoy technological developments will be able to discover the latest in aviation.

In June the days are longer and the weather hotter. It is a perfect time to have a nice picnic with my friends on the banks of the Seine at sunset. I am keen on photography and Paris is a city that always has new views and shots to offer. The summer sunsets on the Seine Banks and the beautiful bridges are just breathtaking. Discover other things to do in Paris in June!

Claire

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Weather in Paris in June

 

Average temperature:
Min 13° C / 55.4° F
Max 22° C /71.6° F

Average no. of rainy days: 12

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Attractions in Paris in June

 

Vendôme Plaza

 

Sainte Chapelle

 

Invalides

Free Events in Paris in June:

  • Saveurs des plaisirs gourmands food fair
    Do you want to become a real French cook or discover the secrets of the Parisian cuisine? If so, this great exhibition “Salon saveur des plaisirs gourmands” (Fair of tasty delights for gourmands) is for you! Alternatively, if you wish to wow your friends back home with your new French Cooking skills join a French Cooking Class with a real local chef!
  • Rendez-vous in the gardens
    Rendez-vous in the gardens (Rendezvous at the Gardens), is a new event in which owners of private gardens around Paris will let you discover the result of their creative gardening skills. As these beautiful spaces are usually hidden from view, this event is a must for any nature lover. Many activities are also organized, such as concerts, exhibitions, activities for children, etc.
  • Paris Dance festival
    If you love dancing or admiring dance shows, this free event is for you. The Paris Dance Festival takes place in June and offers many shows around the city. A great opportunity to discover or rediscover the beauty of the dance while enjoying free performances in the streets of Paris.