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What to do in Paris this weekend? (April 5 to 7)

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Cultural activities or outdoor events… We have selected the best times to enjoy Paris this April 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 International Contemporary Art Fair “Art Shopping” at the Carrousel du Louvre

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From April 5 to 7, 2024, the Carrousel du Louvre is preparing to host the most anticipated artistic event of the year... The ART Shopping show! Paris Select reveals everything you need to know about this unmissable event.

An unmissable event, the ART Shopping show meets artists, collectors, art enthusiasts and creativity enthusiasts for 3 days of exhibition and celebration of artistic expression in all its forms. It thus highlights emerging and renowned artists from around the world. The latter offer a diversity of works which will captivate the senses and stimulate the imagination.

Carrousel du Louvre – 99, Rue de Rivoli 75001 ParisFree entry upon presentation of the invitation (to be downloaded from artshopping-expo.com) 10€ without invitation.

To find out more about this event, read our article: The International Contemporary Art Fair “Art Shopping” lights up the Carrousel du Louvre

Where to dine Saturday evening?

For a sensory journey through Italian flavors, Attilio Paris

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In the prestigious setting of the 8th arrondissement of Paris, a new gastronomic address recently hatched. Seducing fine palates in search authenticity and refinement. At the helm of this culinary institution stands the chef Attilio Marrazzo, a true rising star on the gastronomic scene. Building on his twelve years of apprenticeship alongside the legendary Joël Robuchon. With a reputation that is well established, he was able to capture the essence of Italian cuisine to reinvent it brilliantly in its establishment, L'Attilio Paris.

The Attilio – 184 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris

To find out more about this address, read our article: L'Attilio Paris: A culinary pearl in the heart of the 8th arrondissement

Which DIY workshop to choose for this weekend in Paris?

To connect intimately with your olfactory identity, create your own perfume

Create your own perfume is much more than a simple olfactory experience, it is a real sensory adventure that allows us to reconnect with ourselves and express our individuality. Guided by expert noses, we have the chance to transform our emotions into a unique fragrance, which will become our olfactory signature. So, let yourself be enchanted by the captivating art of creating your own perfume and let your fragrant essence make an impression around you.

Learn more about this workshop!

To find out more about this activity, see our article: The captivating art of creating a perfume

Which exhibition to discover this weekend?

To celebrate 150 years of Impressionism, “Paris 1874, inventing Impressionism”, at the Musée d'Orsay 

Du March 26 to July 14, 2024,  Musée d'Orsay this “Paris 1874, inventing impressionism”. This is an ideal opportunity to discover or rediscover nearly 130 works belonging to this exceptional artistic movement. The exhibition then puts into perspective a selection of works presented during the impressionist exhibition of 1874 with paintings and sculptures on display at the same time at the official Salon. This unique confrontation allows us to relive the visual shock of the works exhibited by the Impressionists, while providing nuances through parallels and overlapsunexpected events between the first impressionist exhibition as well as the official Salon.

Musée d'Orsay – Esplanade Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, 75007 Paris

To find out more about this exhibition, read: “Paris 1874, inventing impressionism”: the new exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay

Where to party this weekend in Paris?

For a simple and festive culinary journey, try Noura at Opéra

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Parisians and visitors to the capital can rejoice. A new festive meeting has just arrived at Noura's house! While the fashion for festive dinners is in full swing, Noura France has launched the evenings “Let’s Party Habibi by Noura”. And it is in its address known to all, located at 29 bd desItaliens, 75002, that this new concept officially saw the light of day at the same time as the arrival of spring. Proposed all Friday and Saturday evenings, this meal is synonymous with conviviality, generosity and sharing. 

Noura Opéra – 29 Bd des Italians, 75002 Paris

To find out more about this festive address, read: Noura launches her festive dinners at Opéra!

Which spa to book to relax for a weekend?

To chill in front of Tout Paris, the Spa Too Chill

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Nestled at the top of one of Jean Nouvel's Duo Towers, the TOO Hotel – member of the MGallery collection – stands out asprestigious 4 star establishment. Located in the 13th arrondissement, it offers a breathtaking view of all of Paris. Tune in a moment of relaxation and fitness au TOO Chill Spa. Overlooking a green terrace, this high altitude sanctuary offers an extraordinary experience. Facial treatment, body treatment or even massage of the world… Its relaxing sauna and massage cabins for two offer a breathtaking view of the sunrise! 

TOO Hotel – 65 Rue Bruneseau, 75013 Paris

Learn more about this hotel!

To know more about hotel spa, read: 10 hotels with spa for a relaxing weekend in Paris

Want a Tea Time break?

For a Tea Time so british, go to Café de La Paix

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The famous Intercontinental Paris Le Grand hotel unveils its brand new Tea Time for spring. A celebration of elegance and British refinement, with a touch of French culinary art. Nestled in the sumptuous setting of Café de la Paix, this Tea Time offers an incomparable gastronomic escapade. Combining tradition and creativity. As soon as you cross the historic cafe doors, you are welcomed by a warm atmosphere and attentive service.

Meet at 2, rue Scribe, 75009 Paris !

To find out more about Tea Time, see our article: New Tea Time so British at Café de La Paix

Which trendy store to discover this weekend?

Discover Victoria Beckham’s new corner at Galeries Lafayette this weekend

This new shopping area presents its entire latest collection for spring-summer 2024. It highlights trendy dresses as well as suits with contemporary chic designs, made in luxurious materials, as well as matching accessories. “ Having this space in France is truly a dream come true for me", Reveals Victoria Beckham looking tenderly at his new stand, located at second floor of Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann alongside iconic brands such as Marni, Dries Van Noten and Jacquemus.

Galeries Lafayette Haussmann – 40 Bd Haussmann, 75009 Paris

To learn more about this new outlet, read: Victoria Beckham installs a new corner at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann

Which play to watch this weekend?

Discover “TranscenDanses. Marvel at the fusion of the senses” at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées

Le Norwegian National Ballet, directed by Ingrid Lorentzen, returns to Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with the latest creation by choreographer Crystal Pite: Light of Passage. This piece, inspired by the refugee crisis and children's rights, revisits his famous piece Flight Pattern. With music by Górecki, it offers a moving work performed by this magnificent Nordic company, known for its virtuosity and innovation.

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées – 15 Av. Montaigne, 75008 Paris


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