For the first time, France is hosting the FIFA Women's World Cup. Of the many matches taking place throughout the country, eight are scheduled for the Parc des Princes all-seater football stadium in Paris, including the opening game, France vs. South Korea. Book your stay at the Hotel La Motte-Picquet today to make sure you don’t miss this exceptional sporting event.
King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle de la Villette brings 150 pieces to the exhibition space in a wonderful interactive experience. The diversity of pieces, from childhood items to golden treasures, unveils a little more about the ancient king. This is a great idea for Ancient Egypt fans over the Easter break and the show continues until September 15th. Don’t miss out!
Ask a child what happens in a museum at night and they will tell you that they are full of magic. Scenes come to live, models and figure are animated to live out new adventures. For the majority of the year, kids can only dream about the world beyond those locked doors. Museums Night 2019 is a rare opportunity for families to head to a museum after dark and see what it is really like. Some of the museums taking part are tailoring their night to families with treasure trails and other activities. So, this is the perfect excuse for kids to stay up late and learn something at the same time.
Paris in summer is great for exploring by bike. The Hotel La Motte Picquet certainly recommends discovering the capital’s beautiful monuments via pedal power. And while you’re in the saddle, why not participate in the Fête du Vélo (bike festival) on June 2nd, 2019?
This show is a long-running exhibition for the gallery – continuing until the 21st of July. This means lots of chances to come and study these paintings and see what you see in the models. You might see a well-known painting or artist in a new light after this show. The chronology and comparisons should be enlightening.
Paris is home to many different parks. Some of these landscaped areas are what you might expect from a city on this scale. However, the culture and personality of Paris mean that there are some slightly more unusual parks and gardens to find in the city limits. Here are 5 of the best gardens and parks in Paris.