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Lost in Frenchlation April Events!

Lost in Frenchlation April Events!

Lost in Frenchlation has several more events this month and they have kindly offered **two free tickets to the first of Paris Weekender's readers to email me at parisweekender@gmail.com** and request them. Please note which of the shows below you'd like to attend. ***...

THATMuse Offers a Marais Treasure Hunt!

Only through April 17th, THATMuse (of THATLou Louvre treasure hunt fame) brings you a pop-up treasure hunt in the Marais! What a great way to get to know this historic neighborhood in a fun and creative way. It's for kids and adults alike. Go check it out!!...

Christmas and New Year’s Plans?

Christmas and New Year’s Plans?

If you're still looking for something to do on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve this year, Come to Paris has a number of special activities you could consider. From cabarets to dinners to jazz to boat rides on the Seine, check here for Christmas Eve ideas and here for...

Klimt at the Atelier des Lumières

Klimt at the Atelier des Lumières

The good news is that the Gustav Klimt/Hundertwasser show at the Atelier des Lumières has been extended! The bad news is that tickets are selling out quickly and you only have through January 6, 2019. You can purchase your tickets here. So what am I talking about?...

France for the Holidays

France for the Holidays

A number of people have asked me over the years what to do in Paris or elsewhere in France if visiting around Christmas and New Year's. These are generally family holidays in France. Many businesses will shut down and Paris is not known for its New Year's nightlife....

November 11th

November 11th

This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice after World War I. Secrets of Paris has provided us (here) with a great summary of the events commemorating this centennial. Be sure to read my post about visiting Compiègne, the town just outside Paris where...

English Bookstores in Paris

English Bookstores in Paris

Paris Insiders Guide has shared a helpful list of 7 English-language bookstores in Paris. Take a look at my write-up of Jeffrey Mercer's Time Was Soft There, his account of his adventures while staying and working at George Whitman’s Shakespeare & Co., #4 on the...

Walking Paris’s Perimeter

Walking Paris’s Perimeter

If you did not catch this week's New York Times article on walking the 35-mile perimeter of Paris, you can catch it here. While the author doesn't mention it specifically, it appears he followed the GR2024, deemed the only 100% Parisian long distance footpath. While...

Regional Wine Festivals in France

Regional Wine Festivals in France

Complete France recently posted a list of their top picks for regional wine festivals in France. Quite a number of them are in October, so get planning now! The Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre right in Paris is this coming weekend! And don't forget, November...

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