For the 2023 edition, the themes "Living Heritage" and "Sports Heritage" are in the spotlight. Here are a few not-to-be-missed places.
This year, the Louvre is opening the doors of its little-known art workshops. Meet talented craftsmen such as gilders, landscape artists, decorative painters, marble workers, cabinet-makers and metalworkers. They'll share their secrets and their passion for art.
Next, you knew that the Opéra Garnier was an architectural jewel, but did you know that its Berthier workshops house an impressive collection of costumes and accessories worn by some of the most renowned dancers of the dance history? This weekend, these workshops open their doors for you to explore this fantastic universe.
For a more intimate experience, around the Hôtel du Jeu de Paume, stroll the cobbled streets of the Ile Saint-Louis, in the heart of Paris. Discover the local artisan boutiques, quaint cafés and historic townhouses that make this island so charming.
You'll also have the chance to visit other must-sees, such as the Catacombs, the Pantheon and the Château de Versailles. Don't hesitate to plan your weekend in advance and check opening times. It's the perfect opportunity to discover the history, culture and art of Paris from a whole new angle !