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Paris Plage

Seine River - Right Bank, Paris, France (Panthéon)
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Ranked #228 of 637 Attractions in Paris
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Picnicking
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming, Picnicking

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Paris, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Don't miss this festival if you're visiting Paris on July and August. It's a fascinating imagination with a real feeling of beach, sand and relaxation under the sunshine in the heart of Paris!

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Paris, France
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is my 8th summer in France wirh Paris Plage as my FAVOURITE summer attraction of all in Paris!! You can come at any time of the day until around 10 or 10:30 pm, I forget... and if it's a sunny day, it's a perfect way to spend your day in Paris... either sitting on the sand with a beach... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were coming back from The Louvre and came upon this sand beach on Seine. Sand castles, beach chairs, Ice cream, beer and another place to people watch. The great American- French thing to do.

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Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What a delightful surprise: Sandy areas, beach chairs, and all sorts of fun ways to pass the time. We found the area with about 10 fussball tables - great. Also an area for dance classes. And Louvre-sponsored art place where children could color famous paintings. Kudos to the City of Paris for the imagination and sponsorship - for tourists but... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

There are 2 parts of Paris Plage one on the Seine from the Louvre to Ile de la Cité (on rive droite only) and the other on the canal de l'Ourcq from Juares to le parc de la Villette (on both sides). These events are staged every year by the Paris municipality for Parisians who don't get away for a... More 

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After a degustation menu or hours of sight seeing, this place is perfect to rest and have an ice cream. Bring a book and your sunnies. It isn't like a beachy beach - afterall, you're in the centre of Paris! It's sand and R&R Parisien style.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We really had a good time there. The sand is white, powdery and clean. The beach chairs and umbrellas are free. The Louvre has an area for art enrichment - kids can draw. There's plenty of security to keep things safe, but no one hassles you about open containers... Whether you're here on a date or just wanting to spend... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It's pretty funny to see men in Speedos and women in bikinis in downtown Paris. Free attraction, buy a beer or glass of wine, find a beach chair, sit down and people watch. Great way to relax after walking all over the city. Lots of clean portable bathrooms, too.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I spent several hours at the beach today, in Paris! The city arranges for this attraction along the Seine river every summer. The sand was really powdery, there were lounge chairs free of charge, umbrellas, water fountains, showers, small ice cream and beverage vendors. It was a pleasant experience and fun to watch the boats go by. I would recommend... More 

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Riverview, NB
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had no idea that Paris Plage even existed until we happened upon it while strolling along the Seine. It is time limited (ends mid August I believe) but only in Paris could you find so many happy people relaxing in their chaise lounge or on their blanket, surrounded by sand. I suppose you can bring some food to eat... More 

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