The 9 sexiest spots in Paris Plages

Paris Plage

Did you dream of it? The beach re- disembarks in Paris from July 10 to August 22. From the Solférino bridge to the Alexandre III bridge on the left bank and from the Sully bridge to the Neuf bridge on the right bank without forgetting the Villette basin , Paris Plages will delight young and old all summer long!

On the program, free activities of all kinds: pétanque , stylish canteens, paddle boarding , a urinal for girls, not to mention martial arts lessons or life-size board games ... nice.

A giant board game

The Square at the hôtel de ville in Paris à Paris Plage

For who ? Nostalgic parents.

Did you play checkers all your childhood? Now is the time to introduce your children to the most essential board games. The appointment is made at the Square de l'Hotel de Ville . Do not forget to bring an identity document to collect pawns and dice. Let the game begin!

The right station: Pont Marie metro (line 7), Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11).

Open every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Square of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris 1er

© Jean-Baptiste Gurliat / City of Paris

A movie / concert by Charlie Chaplin

The Kid movie with Charlie Chaplin

Who is it for ? Those who watch The Gold Rush on repeat.

We no longer present the giant of silent films in black and white, Charlie Chaplin . On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the legendary film The Kid , screened at the same time on the big screen, the Paris chamber orchestra invites you to a film / concert session in tribute to the character. The session is accompanied by a concert delivered by the troupe of Timothy Brock , American composer and conductor.

The right station : Hôtel de Ville metro (lines 1 and 11).

Tuesday July 13 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Square of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris 1er

© DR / Chaplin The Kid

A library outside the walls

The Forney libraries , the Heure Joyeuse , Arthur Rimbaud and the Historical Library of the City of Paris at Paris plage in Paris.

Who is it for ? Studious students.

Books, magazines for young and old ... If you are the type to spend hours in the narrow corridors of libraries to educate yourself, this appointment is for you. The Forney libraries , the Heure Joyeuse , Arthur Rimbaud and the Historical Library of the City of Paris invite you to read their best books, lying on a deckchair ... Shhh!

The right station : Pont Marie metro (line 7) on the banks of the Seine, near the Louis-Philippe bridge.

Accessible until September 13

Jardin Federico García Lorca, Paris 4e

© BHLM Paris Plages-Rives de Seine

Rehydrate with the mister at Paris Plage

And also: A crazy space with a sprayer accessible to all to rehydrate between 2 activities. Don't forget to slip sunscreen and sunglasses into your bag.

The right station : Hôtel de Ville metro (lines 1 and 11).

Pont Neuf, Paris 1er

© Paris City Hall / JB Gurliat

You shoot or you point ?

A petanque match at Paris plage

For who ? The fans of the pétanque aperitif .

A game of pétanque , with your feet almost in the water. This is the position taken by the Rives de Seine park located at the level of the Marais, which lends petanque games free of charge to all those who wish to treat themselves to a moment of 100% relaxation. Your job: to manage the rosé and the sausage. We can already hear the cicadas.

The right station: Pont Marie metro (line 7).

Open every day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Boulodrome - Pont Louis-Philippe, Paris 4th

© Jean-Baptiste Gurliat / Paris City Hall

Women's urinals

New female urinals are the green promise of fast, hygienic and intimate toilets at Paris Plage

For who ? Parisiennes on a pee break.

The MadamePee urinal is the 100% feminine revolution of aperitifs with friends. Gone are the hours of endless queues to go to the little corner for an evening or even a jog. Founded by Nathalie des Isnards , who no longer supported the male / female inequality that triumphed on this subject, these new female urinals are the green promise of fast, hygienic and intimate toilets!

How it works ? Dry toilets, without contact with the skin for a perfect hygiene with a mesh system that prevents the projections. The little extra: a hook available to hang your bag!

The right station: Jaurès metro (lines 2 and 5).

Quai de Loire, opposite MK2 Quai de Seine, 75019 Paris

The committed table

Cana en Seine in Paris Plages, eco-responsible restaurant overlooking Notre-Dame

For who ? Foodies.

To sip a smoothie (€ 5), a homemade lemonade (€ 3), a Parisian beer (€ 5.50) and taste the tapenade of green olives , capers and lemon (€ 3), hummus (€ 3) and a good sausage (3 €) between two tanning sessions, this is the dream spot!

La table de Cana , the caterer committed to professional reintegration that crisscrosses the cities of France, is starting its Cana en Seine season : an eco-responsible counter with a view of Notre-Dame which has everything good. In short, the lunch spot for the holidays.

The right station: Cité metro (line 4).

Open everyday from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Cana en Seine, Voie Georges Pompidou, Paris 4th district

Outdoor Tai Chi lessons

Paris Plages, yoga classes around the Bassins de la Villette

For who ? Healthy girls.

Free your chakras with energy arts classes organized around the Bassin de la Villette . There is something for everyone: taï chi , do in (self-massage technique), qi qong… Classes are offered every morning to start the day gently. Remember to take your mat and a bottle of water.

The right station: Riquet metro (line 7) .

Bassin de la Villette

Open every day from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

40 Quai de la Seine floor of the Buvette / Guinguette, Paris 19th

The art of repairing your bike

Paris Plages, bike repair workshops by Solicycle

For who ? The tinkerers.

It's the ultra-fun spot to repair or recycle your bike . Participatory workshops are organized to learn the keys to repair a friendly atmosphere. The trick? Of nes-mechanic are there to direct you. You can even rent or buy a bike and enjoy an eco-friendly ride along the quays.

The right station: Saint-Michel metro (line 4).

Every day except Monday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Solicycle, Pont d'Arcole, Paris 4th

A kayak or paddle trip


Paris Plages, paddle and kayak at the base nautique de la Villette

For who ? The smalas in need of a boat.

Metro, work… kayak ! It is the most unusual activity of the summer. Rowing , kayaking , kayaking-polo , paddle … The adventure lands on the quays of the Seine . Only one obligation for kids: a 25m swimming certificate and parental authorization. The trick is played, you are ready for thrills!

The right station: Laumière metro (line 5).

Open everyday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Nautical base of La Villette, quai de la Loire, Paris 19th

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