Paris is a city with a wide range of activities, not only touristic but also for leisure. Everyone, regardless their age, or if travelling alone or with their friends or family can find a place where to have fun in Paris.
If you are the kind of person that enjoys an evening outdoors, the French capital is your ideal city. During the day, you can stroll through the neighborhoods of the city, do a boat tour in the Saint-Martin canal or have a picnic at Champ de Mars right in front of the Eiffel Tower.
If you are feeling a little more adventurous and want to get away from the city to discover the rest of France, you can go swimming in the crystal-clear waters of Costa Azul, explore the castles of Valle de Loira or stroll through the medieval villages of Provenza.
If partying is your passion, Paris will not disappoint you, as it has a very active nightlife. Bars, clubs and cafes come to life about 10 p.m., while the clubs and music venues starts filling up with people around midnight. Bars and cafés usually close at 2 o'clock and discotheques tend to turn off their lights at 4 h as a rule.
Bars & clubs
You will have to go to one or another neighborhood according to what you are looking for, since in each one you will find a different environment.
In the Marais and Bastille neighborhoods, you will find a variety of colorful and unique bars and clubs. Some are very chic and others have more of a Bohemian vibe, but all of them have tons of style. Usually, young people gather in these areas to have fun.
If you want to mingle with smart people and live a true Parisian evening, you can go East, to Ménilmontant, where you will find a sophisticated and eclectic nightlife..
If you are looking for a place with more of a rock and roll or techno vibe, the Grands Boulevards area has great music clubs with sessions of internationally recognized DJs.