from the 1/ 1/ 2013 until the 31 / 12/ 2013Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
Your first stop in Paris
Once you arrive in Paris, stop by the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau for tourist information about the city (museums, events, attractions....). You can also book your hotel and plan daytrips, an evening at a Cabaret, or a trip to the amusement park. Paris Visite cards and other museum passes are also available for sale.
25 rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris
Open every day from 9am to 7pm
Metro : Pyramides, Opera, Palais Royal.
0892 68 3000 www.parisinfo.com
from the 25/ 2/ 2014 until the 4 / 3/ 2014International Agricultural Show 2014
For the cow boys and girls
A unique opportunity to discover the diversity and authenticity of agriculture in France, the International Agricultural Show looks forward to welcoming you between 25 february and 4 March, at Paris expo- Porte de Versailles./br>
Paris Expo Porte de Versailles is transformed into an enormous living farm. Bulls, cows, goats, horses, donkeys, pigs by the thousand come together for the highly-popular “Agricultural show”. This very Parisian event, unique in its genre has been a showcase for French farming in all its diversity for over 40 years.
The event will be organised as usual around three sectors : the « Animals » with the presence of numerous sheep, cattle, goats, horses etc., the “Products” with main regional specialities, and thirdly “Nature and Life” which offers a comprehensive overview of services and professions in agriculture, vegetable industries etc.
With more than 3000 animals, the SIA is the live show par excellence. It enhances the value of our rich heritage of animal genetics and plant genetics too.
1 place de la Porte de Versailles 75015 Paris
Metro: Porte de Versailles or Balard.
0 892 707 307 www.salon-agriculture.com
from the 1/ 3/ 2013 until the 20 / 9/ 2013The stars of le Rex
Behind the scenes of the big screen
Take a look behind the scenes at the Mecca of the big screen in Paris, Le Rex. Listed as a historical monument, this mythical site allows you to step behind the screen and access areas previously reserved to the professionals: the projection room, equipment, sound effects studio, film sets, the magic of special effects, a meeting with a cartoon star.... all aboard for a fabulous voyage interactive and fun.
Etoiles du Rex
1 bd Poissoniere 75002 Paris
From Wednesday to Sunday
From 10 am to 7 pm
01 45 08 93 58 www.legrandrex.com
from the 20/ 4/ 2013 until the 20 / 7/ 2013Abercrombie & Fitch
Grand Opening on the Champs Elysees
Abercrombie & Fitch flourishes into one of the World's most attracting places on earth, Paris, actually only the very first billboard on the Champs Elysees.
Abercrombie & Fitch is already casting its new parisian staff, so if you are a struggling models run to show yourself on the prestigious Champs Elysées.
from the 7/ 6/ 2013 until the 23 / 6/ 2013Bartabas & Carolyn Carlson
We were horses
Bartabas and Carolyn Carlson, both preeminent figures of the contemporary scene, the two artists inaugurated a fruitful partnership by choreographing "we were horses" together. The rhythm of the "contemporary baroque" music of American composer Philip Glass accompanies the energy and grace of the horses and dancers.
Throughout the three weeks of shows, the horses will be stabled in front of the Grande Halle. In the mornings, the public will be able to observe the riders' training and warm-up sessions under the peristyle.
La Grande Halle de la Villette
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris
Metro : Porte de Pantin or Porte de la Villette
from € to 40
0892 68 18 91 www.bartabas.fr/en/actualites
from the 19/ 7/ 2013 until the 18 / 8/ 2013Paris Plage
The Paris beach festival
The Paris Plage has become an institutionn during 30 days, the Seine and the lakeside at la Villette basin are transformed into a unique beach resort with tons of sand, deck chairs, beach umbrellas, hammocks and palm trees.
Paris Plages is a chance for visitors to see Paris in a whole new light. People come along to have fun or relax, to play pétanque, do their tai chi, jump on the trampoline or play some badminton. You can even attend classes for ballroom dancing or tropical dance.
Meanwhile, children are ably catered for with the many playgroups that are organised. And at nightfall, the many nocturnal events take over.
Along the River Seine
Metro : Hôtel de Ville, Pont Neuf, Châtelet, Pont Marie
In La Villette Park
Metro : Porte de Pantin and Porte de la Villette
Free Access http://www.paris-plages.fr
from the 6/ 12/ 2013 until the 15 / 12/ 2013The Nautic
Paris International Boat Show 2013
If you’re nostalgic about seaside holiday this summer and wish you could flee the gloom of winter to take an invigorating breath of sea air... why not put in at this port in the heart of the capital Paris Expo Porte de Versailles will be hosting the Salon Nautique de Paris and turn into a sailing resort for nine days!
There will be no fewer than 1,200 exhibitors (Beneteau, Jeanneau, Windward Islands ) and 1,500 brands representing the international sailing scenario over an exhibition area of 120,000 sq. metres. As usual, the fair will host a packed programme of events and, of course, a whole fleet of boats, sailing ships, yachts and vessels of every description to admire and visit.
from the 17/ 6/ 2013 until the 23 / 6/ 2013Paris Air Show
Salon International de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace Le Bourget 2013
The 50th Paris Air Show is an international trade fair for the aerospace business. It is held every odd year, alternating both with the Farnborough International Exhibition.
The Paris Air Show is a commercial air show, organised by the French aerospace industry's body whose main purpose is to demonstrate military and civilian aircraft to potential customers.
Traditionally, some major sales contracts are announced during the show (in particular Airbus and Boeing) as part of the corporate communication of the manufacturers. All major international manufacturers, as well as the military forces of several countries, attend the Paris Air Show.
Aeroport du Bourget
Take the RER B from Luxembourg, Châtelet, or Gare du Nord to Le Bourget station
Then take the Paris Air Show shuttle or Bus 152
Get off at Michelet-Parc d’Expositions
+33 1 53 23 33 33 www.paris-air-show.com
Riviera Elysees Paris.
3 star hotel located between the Champs Elysees and Arc de Triomphe.
Tivoli Champs Elysees Paris.
3 star hotel located near arc de Triomphe and Champs Elysees.
Flaubert Elysees Paris
3 star hotel charming hotel near the Champs Elysees, Arc de
Triomphe and Pleyel.
St Germain Paris.
4 star hotel located in St Germain des Pres near le Luxembourg
Etoile Trocadero Paris.
3 star hotel in the 16th area at The Trocadero square, between
Champs Elysees and Eiffel Tower.
ATN Opera Paris.
3 star hotel near Department stores and Opera.
Claude Bernard St Germain des Pres Paris.
Budget hotel in St Germain des Pres, Latin Quarter and Notre Dame