Every year, 14 July marks the celebration of France's bank holidays, and Paris is no exception. The day takes on a special significance, with a host of activities and festivities organised across the city.
Here are a few suggestions of activities to consider on this day:
You can attend the military parade on the Champs-Élysées avenue. This event, one of the highlights of the day, will allow you to admire the French armed forces parading fighter planes, tanks and other military equipment.
Enjoy the fireworks: on the evening of 14 July, a magnificent fireworks display is fired from the Eiffel Tower. You can go to the banks of the Seine or one of the city's many parks to enjoy this breathtaking spectacle.
Finally, you can visit Paris's famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Sacré-Coeur. You can also take a stroll along the Seine and enjoy the magnificent views over the city.