Paris – the city of romance, fashion, and stylish men. You really don’t need more reasons to convince yourself that a trip to Paris is something that should be done at least once – after all, famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Champs-Elysees, or Galeries Lafayette are on almost every traveller’s wish list. Apart from that, this French city is also home to many fantastic exhibitions, festivals and fairs.
We’ve listed down Parisian events that are happening this year, and don’t worry about the (in)famous prices of hotels there – we’ve also got some information on hotel deals you should take advantage of, thanks to Agoda.com!
The Silhouette Festival in Parc de la Butte du Chapeau Rouge (August 31-September 8): An outdoor short film festival showcasing international and French short films during the evening. It’s free of charge and films are shown on a giant screen – a must for fans of film and culture. More info here.
Maison et Objet (September 6-10): One of the world’s biggest showcases for interior design and innovation. Although closed to the general public, professionals in the decoration/design industry can present their business card to get access. Info here.
Paris Techno Parade (September 14): Dance from morning ’til night during the parade, which will see more than 100 musicians, DJs and performers in a processions down Paris streets. It’s an outdoor party atmosphere that techno freaks won’t wanna miss. Info here.
Heritage Days (September 14-15): If you love to learn about culture, then take this opportunity to visit Parisian museums, as many of them will be opened free of charge. There are also 35 different walking/biking heritage trails which include the city’s historic attractions. Info here.
Paris Gastronomic Festival (September 20-22): Events celebrating the history and flavour of French food will be held all over the city, and everyone from professional chefs to food lovers is welcomed to get a taste of fine French cuisine. Info here.
Paris Autumn Festival (September 13-January 12, 2014): A huge arts event that spans over a few months, this festival is a showcase for visual and performance art, theater, dance, music and cinema from around the world. Info here.
Paris Fashion Week (September 24-October 2): Do we really need to explain this event? The best designers showcasing their latest creations on the world’s top models – enough said. Info here.
There are also a few hotels in Paris that offer visitors great deals via Agoda.com, and here’s some selections that we looked up for you:
Golden Tulip Opera de Noailles: Stay for a minimum of three nights and enjoy 8% off. Non-refundable. Expires December 31, 2013. (Click here for the deal)
Hotel des Archives: Special price – enjoy 10% off. Non-refundable. Expires December 31, 2013. (Click here for the deal)
Hotel des Ducs d’Anjou: Special price – enjoy 10% off. Non-refundable. Expires December 31, 2013. (Click here for the deal)
Buddha Bar Hotel: Book at least 7 days in advance and enjoy 15% off. Expires December 31, 2013. (Click here for the deal)
La Maison Champs Elysées: Book at least 14 days in advance and enjoy 10% off. Expires January 31, 2013. (Click here for the deal)
Sezz Paris Luxury Design Hotel: Book at least 3 days in advance and enjoy 10% off. Expires December 31, 2013. (Click here for the deal)
L’Adresse Hotel: Special price – enjoy 12% off. (More info here)
Hotel du Pantheon: Low prices offered on Agoda.com (More info here)
Hotel Best Western Louvre Saint Honore: Book at least 30 days in advance and enjoy 10% off. Expires December 31, 2013. (More info here)