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What to do in Paris this weekend? (February 9 to 11)

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Cultural activities or outdoor events… We have selected the best times to enjoy Paris this February weekend. From unique trade fairs to exciting exhibitions and sensational shows… Follow our program to experience an unforgettable weekend in the City of Lights!

Where to dine Saturday evening?

To enjoy a festive evening with friends, discover Piccola Mia

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Piccola Mia is the new culinary jewel designed by the architect Michael Malapert. Three distinct spaces welcome you. A family space on the ground floor, with a large open kitchen. The 1st floor, more cozy and intimate with a view of the square from large windows. Finally, the " Super Club » in the basement, an offbeat homage to the disco years of the 80s, with disco balls, DJ deck and cocktail bar. Ideal for celebrating your birthday with friends!

Under the leadership of Chef Denny Imbroisi and chef Julien Serri, the deliciously Italian menu brings together the great classics of this addictive cuisine. In addition, a card of exclusive cocktails, designed by the renowned mixologist Matthias Giroud, offers you unique creations to enhance your experience at Piccola Mia.

Piccola Mia – 4 Pl. de la République, 75011 Paris - +01 (47)00 30 78 XNUMX XNUMX

To find out more festive restaurants, read our article: 7 festive restaurants to celebrate your birthday with friends

Which activity to choose for this weekend?

For a dose of canine happiness, try Puppy Yoga


Le Puppy Yoga, as its name suggests, is a variation of traditional yoga, but with an irresistible touch of cuteness. Instead of finding yourself on your mat alone, you share your space with a handful of playful and happy puppies. Imagine yourself doing a sun salutation while having a adorable puppy by your side, ready to give you licking and cuddling at any time.

50 rue Nicolo, 75116 Paris

To learn more about Puppy Yoga, discover our article: Do you know Puppy Yoga? A dose of fun and canine happiness!

Treat yourself to this pleasure! Book your puppy yoga session here

Which exhibition to discover this weekend?

For an artistic encounter combining Japan and design, IVO in Japan


After Morocco, South Africa and Tanzania… Ivo was inspired by Japan to create an immersive and innovative exhibition entitled “IVO in Japan”. Featuring the colors and stories of the cultures encountered during the travels of Didier Guillon, this explorer at heart. Of February 1 to April 28, 2024“IVO in Japan” pays homage to the unique blend of tradition and modernity. It was discovered by Didier Guillon and his daughter Valentine during their trip to the Japanese archipelago.

La Maison Valmont – 6 rue de Castiglione, Paris 1er

To find out more about this exhibition, discover: IVO in Japan: the meeting of contemporary art and design

Where to have a drink on Saturday evening?

To enjoy a drink at the most perched bar in Paris, try Le Céleste


Heavenly, like a luminous halo encircling the new experience offered by the Cheval Blanc Paris hotel. On the 10th floor of the prestigious building of the Samaritan, on the banks of the Seine. Open at nightfall, this ephemeral bar, topped with a glass dome, focuses on exclusivity, offering only around thirty seats. A approach confidential marries a equally unique card. Evolving according to “rare spirits selected by the Maison’s bar team”, according to the establishment’s details.

Bar Céleste at Cheval Blanc, 8 Quai du Louvre, 75001 Paris
Every day from 18 p.m. to 23:30 p.m. – Until March 31, 2024 

To learn more about this pop-up bar, check out: The most perched pop-up bar in Paris

Which spa to book to relax for a weekend?

Test the Reneta França method at the Wellness Gallery


At the Wellness Galerie, within Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussemann, Nathalie Duarte, physiotherapist masseuse, helps and relieves her clients thanks to the Reneta França method! The Brazilian method Renata France is a massage technique that revolutionizes drainage lymphatique. It is thus renowned for having many benefits on the body with spectacular results in one session. It allows detoxify and act on aqueous cellulite, but also reshape the body.

Nathalie Duarte Institute – 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 ParisLow ground floor

To learn more about this method, read our article: Reneta França: a unique method to test without moderation

Where to brunch this Sunday?

For a chic brunch a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, Monsieur Bleu

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The tables at Monsieur Bleu are generously stocked with delicious dishes that will delight all palates. Find brunch essentials. Such as eggs prepared in all their forms, avocado toast. Brioche French toast and evens fluffy pancakes. In addition to these classics, the restaurant also offers its signature dishes, including lobster rolls, hot salmon ceviche and the traditional fillet of beef with pepper. Each dish is a promise of flavors and excellence.

Monsieur Bleu – 20 Avenue de New York, Paris 16th

Discover this luxury brunch thanks to our article: Monsieur Bleu: the chic brunch near the Eiffel Tower

Which trendy store to discover this weekend?

For a full day at Galeries Lafayette, stop by Balzac Paris


Balzac Paris, this ready-to-wear brand offering a line of eco-responsible clothing, settles for the first time at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann.

Created in 2014 by a trio of entrepreneurs, Chrysoline, Charles and Victorian, Balzac Paris is a brand with the ambition of moving the lines of fashion. It affirms its status as an ethical brand by promoting people throughout its ecosystem and surrounds itself with actors engaged in order to minimize their environmental impact by virtuous actions and innovative. 

To find out more about this address, discover our article: Balzac Paris moves to Galeries Lafayette

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year?

The Shang Palace at Shangri-La Paris

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Le Shang Palace, culinary jewel of the renowned brand Shangri-La, stands out in Paris. By offering a true taste experience, Shang Palace embodies the excellence of Chinese cuisine, particularly Chinese cuisine. Cantonese cuisine. The atmosphere is a clever mix of influences from traditional French luxury and decorative touches imbued with Chinese culture. It is a space that is both cozy and sumptuous and manages to transport guests, almost making them forget that they are dining in Paris rather than in an elegant restaurant. Hong Kong restaurant.

Shang Palace – 10 Av. d'Iéna, 75116 Paris

Discover 3 other restaurants that also celebrate Chinese New Year with our article: 4 restaurants to book to celebrate Chinese New Year

The Faubourg Saint Honoré Committee organizes the Chinese New Year


Le Tuesday, February 13th, from 13:30 p.m. to 15:30 p.m., Faubourg Saint-Honore will be the scene of an exceptional parade at the corner of rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and rue Royale. Around thirty artists, dressed in colorful costumes and talented percussionists, will brighten up the streets of the capital. Majestic dragons et symbolic lions, bearers of nobility and luck... Will come alive to the sound of traditional rhythms! Thus creating a grandiose ballet that will delight passers-by.

Faubourg Saint-Honoré Committee – 15 Rue Royale, 75008 Paris

To find out more about this event, discover our article: The Faubourg Saint Honoré Committee celebrates the Chinese New Year

Don’t forget to book your evening for February 14…

Looking for the perfect place for a romantic dinner in Paris? Paris Select has selected exquisite restaurants for an unforgettable atmosphere. Whether you like fine dining, exotic dishes or intimate places, this list has something for everyone.

Discover our selection of restaurants for a romantic dinner!

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