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What to do in Paris this weekend? (March 15 to 17)

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

Don't miss the Saut Hermès at the Grand Palais Éphémère

The prestigious equestrian event, the Jump Hermes, is back from 15 at 17 March 2024, animating the Grand Ephemeral Palace of Paris. Bringing together the best riders in the world and young talents under 25, this 14th edition promises a thrilling competition as well as breathtaking equestrian shows.

But that's not all ! Beyond the arena, on the Champ-de-Mars, visitors will be able to discover a lively paddock but also a career dedicated to fun activities and equestrian activities. An unforgettable experience awaits horse riding enthusiasts and also show lovers, in the heart of Paris.

Grand Palace Ephemeral – 2 Pl. Joffre, 75007 Paris

Want to attend this event? Get your ticket here!

Where to dine Saturday evening?

For a rural escape in the heart of Paris, the Datcha

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The Datcha offers a relaxing with family or friends in a cozy atmosphere. Evoking the reception of loved ones in a Villa. Nestled in a 230m2 space spread over two levels, the restaurant reveals a rural and relaxing atmosphere. A true countryside getaway in the heart of the city. Developed from French local products in season, Maksym Zorin's cuisine skillfully combines local flavors with a personal Ukrainian touch. Dishes such as borsch-style pork press or green cabbage as a starter reflect this unique fusion.

The Dacha, 62 Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris

To find out more about this address, see our article: La Datcha: a rural escape in the heart of Paris

Which DIY workshop to choose for this weekend in Paris?

For a cocooning atmosphere: Make your own scented candles! 


Take a seat in the charming Rama workshop. A craftsman passionate about the art of candles ! In a two-hour workshop, discover the world of scented vegetable candles as well as the subtleties ofdifferent waxes. Rama, with his expertise, will reveal to you the secrets of their use. First, choose the container, the fragrances and the size of the wicks. Then move on to making your own candles. At the end of this unique workshop, creating candles will no longer have any secrets for you. You will leave with two candles scented 125 ml, fruits of your own creativity! 

The workshop is located in the heart of the 1st arrondissement of Paris, a stone's throw from the Hôtel de Ville metro station – 3 Av. Victoria, 75001 Paris

I want to create a plant-based candle, it’s here!

To find out more about DIY workshops, see our article: 5 Parisian workshops to make your own candles

Which exhibition to discover this weekend?

Paolo Roversi at the Palais Galliera 

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From March 16 to July 14, 2024, the Paolo Roversi exhibition at the Palais Galliera reveals no less than 5 decades of photographs. It also reveals how the artist seized fashion to create a unique work. It's about the first monograph dedicated to the photographer in the heart of the capital! During his career, Paolo Roversi worked for prestigious magazines (Spindrift Italian and French, Self-centeredLuncheon…). His life is also marked by his collaboration with the greatest fashion designers. Notably Yohji Yamamoto, Romeo Gigli or even Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garçons.

Galliera Palace – 10 Av. Pierre 1er of Serbia, 75116 Paris

To find out more fashion exhibitions, see our article: Exhibitions dedicated to fashion that you absolutely must see in 2024

Where to party this weekend in Paris?

Discover the Ritz Bar’s new exquisite cocktail menu 


This new card takes the form of an authentic biodynamic calendar. It links the astral signs fire to the fruits, air to the flowers, earth to the roots and water to the leaves. The menu translates above all into a unique approach to designing a cocktail. Indeed, each creation is imagined arounda single ingredient declined in all its facets. Thus, for a flower, several varieties and origins are the subject of different extraction methods, in the laboratory of Ritz Bar, or by craftsmen. You will then be able to select your cocktail according to your favorite element or the astral alignment of the day! 

Ritz Bar – Signature cocktail: €35, Canapes: €35. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 17:30 p.m. to 23:30 p.m. Accessible by 15 place Vendôme 75001 Paris, or 38 rue Cambon 75001 Paris

For more trendy bar addresses, read: The most stylish bars in Paris for your chic dates

Which spa to book for a relaxing weekend in Paris?

To unwind in one of the city's most prestigious sanctuaries of relaxation, head to the NUXE Spa

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Between immense stone cabins and vaulted cellars, this enchanting setting promises you a sensory journey unparalleled, with its 13 cabins, including 2 doubles, dedicated to offering you truly relaxing moments. On the menu, the essentials of NUXE Spas display all their splendor. Of the exceptional facial and body treatmentsprodigious massages, moments of well-being for future mothers, or even, treatments to practice in duo will make you feel like you're on cloud nine!

Spa Nuxe Montorgueil – 32-34 Rue Montorgueil, 75001 Paris

To find out more about this spa, read our article: The 5 NUXE tips from a Parisian to adopt in her Winter Routine

Where to brunch this Sunday?

For a festive brunch in the heart of the Opera, the CoCo

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La brunch menu at CoCo flourishes to satisfy all desires and requirements. She skillfully combines the great brunch classics. Such as theavocado toast, cheeseburger, eggs Benedict and pancakes with maple syrup, with the restaurant's signature dishes. Among the must-sees, enjoy a truffle croque monsieur, a king crab salad, a chicken farmer roast. Or creamy linguine with blue lobster. Each dish is an ode to indulgence.

To find out more about the Coco menu, read our article: CoCo: the festive brunch in the heart of the Opera

CoCo – Opéra Garnier, 1 Pl. Jacques Rouche, 75009 Paris

Which trendy store to discover this weekend?

This weekend, discover the new Parisian flagship of the Japanese label, Issey Miyake

After closing on rue Royale in Paris, the Japanese label Issey Miyake is setting up its flagshipin the Golden Triangle district. With a spacious interior of 360 meters completely renovated square, Issey Miyake is preparing to strengthen its notoriety. In addition to Issey Miyake's ready-to-wear collections, this boutique also offers the Pleats Please, Homme Plissé, A-POC ABLE, Bao Bao as well as 132 5.. In addition, it offers a selection of perfumes, watches and glasses from the brand.

ISSEY MIYAKE / PARIS – 28 Rue François 1er, 75008 Paris

Discover this new address with our article: Issey Miyake has just opened its new Parisian flagship

Which neighborhood to walk in this weekend?

To delve into the history of the city, head to the Marais

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Marsh, it’s THE neighborhood historical and cultural par excellence ! A “must”, or unmissable, in good French! It is also the only neighborhood which overflows two districts, each of them concentrating a majority of architectural gems, of incredible diversity

To find out more about this district, consult our dedicated article: Guided tour in the Marais, the historic and cultural district par excellence

What exceptional opportunity is available to you this weekend in Paris?

The Pop Up Plaq at Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet

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 Until April 2, 2024, it is the turn of Plate to take up residence on the ground floor of the Gourmet des Galeries Lafayette. Come and discover uncompromising chocolate, free from the artifices of the industry and made in the heart of Paris with the best cocoa beans. Bars, cakes, hot chocolate, Easter eggs… Explore the entire Plaq universe!

Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet – 35 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris

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