We like Paris for its romantic strolls, its majestic monuments and its wonderful terraces…but all of this is pleasant when the weather is nice. Nevertheless no worries, Paris is a rich city on the cultural side, and there are plenty of activities to do during your Paris vacations even if there is a rainy weather!
We like Paris for its romantic strolls, its majestic monuments and its wonderful terraces…but all of this is pleasant when the weather is nice. Nevertheless no worries, Paris is a rich city on the cultural side, and there are plenty of activities to do for rainy weather!
Indeed, the City of Lights is full of activities that will fill your rainy week-end. First of all, you could visit the key monuments or museums like Notre-Dame, the Garnier Opéra, the Louvre… Another very nice option is to discover those monuments during a private visit when the doors are closed to the public.
Then, and despite the weather, grant yourself a stroll. Visit the numerous Parisian covered passages starting from the Palais Royal, passing by the Vivienne Gallery and the Passage of the Panoramas. Those passages, typical of the Parisian architecture of the 19th century, form a rich itinerary and less known from the public than the traditional touristy sites. You will find various luxury shops, tea rooms, restaurants and even theaters. Moreover there are some other nice alternatives like the Parisians covered food markets and delicatessen. Indeed, Paris has numerous food markets, like for instance the “Marché des Enfants Rouges” or the “Grande Epicerie” that will amaze you with the richness of their products from all over the world. Come and feast on those quality products during your Paris vacations!
We often hear that a rainy weather is the perfect time to go to watch a movie. In this respect, Paris has mythical places, starting with the Grand Rex and its screen of 280m². A visit of the Louxor that shows old films in an atmosphere of the “Belle Epoque”, or the “Pagode” that receive you in an old theater surrounded by a Japanese garden for auteur cinema projections, are originals ideas to fill your rainy Paris vacations!
Paris is a rich city that will amaze you whatever the weather thanks to its cultural heritage. But if you have to face the rain to go from one visit to the other, and you’d better have an umbrella. Thus, go to the Passage de l’Ancre where you will find the best Parisians umbrellas!