Time out in Paris


Looking forward to go out with your friends or family? But where to start? Find out in this article.

World famous capital of fashion and arts, Paris holds a vibrant nightlife which you should take the time to enjoy during your stay. Whether you wish to taste the best mojitos at the Sentier or dance to the beat of electronic music at the Tokyo Palace, or even have tea at Ladurée, there is something for all tastes in the City of Lights.


Less than 26 years old European youngsters and students are entitled to free access to museums in Paris. You will therefore be able to discover the rich French historical heritage.

As regards exhibitions, rates generally range around 8 euros. Private exhibitions for their part cost around 15 euros. However, it's a good means to enjoy the French art.


Paris' operas are world famous. The Opéra de Paris was built by Charles Garnier in the 19th century. The Opéra Bastille, for its part, has a modern look with an excellent sound system within its walls.

Artists, ballet dancers and singers from around the world come to perform in these two historical buildings. Less than 26 years old people are also eligible to interesting reductions.


Paris is also full of amateur and professional comedians. The Comédie Francaise, a French cultural institution, was created in the 17th century. Since then, it hosts many French comedians playing classical dramas of Molière, Racine, Beaumarchais, Voltaire and Hugo.

Blancs Manteaux Theater is a humorist theater hosting comedians such as Anne Roumanoff, among others. It also has a cafe.

The Huchette Theater is found in the heart of Paris in a tourist setting. There you will enjoy 19th century plays inspired by Ionesco and Diamant.

Rive Gauche Theater welcomes spiritual artists such as Feydeau. You will also enjoy the fine ZWEIG staged by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.

Paris also hosts many other smaller but charming boulevard theaters. Less than 26 years old youngsters can benefit from reductions in theaters as well. You can also seek free entry from youth kiosks.

Paris by night

Night clubs

Party animals will be delighted by the ambiance and setting of Paris night clubs such as The Memphis, Queens, Globo, the Mix, and many others offering different genres of music for all tastes. The best events are often hosted by schools, associations and magazines. You can find more information about the best trends on Le Bonbon.

If you like electronic music, you will definitely love the Tokyo Palace.


Cocktail bars are somewhat exclusive places which are quite expensive but where you can taste the best cocktails in Paris. The Molecular, Tiki and L'Institution prepare really great cocktails. If you want to taste the best mojito in Paris, you will be delighted by The Little Red Door which is more affordable.

Wine bars can also be found in the Marais and around the Sentier. You are likely to enjoy a nice evening in these lively and post bars while sipping good wine.

If you would like to dance, Zéro Zéro, Udo Bar, L’Alimentation Générale and the Bellevilloise, presenting young artists, are the best places to be. These are rather affordable and are popular with the youth in the evening.

 Useful links:

A day in Paris

Paris Official Portal
Que faire à Paris – Exhibitions
Jardins des Tuileries
Eiffel Tower

Posh Paris

Billet réduc – Theaters

Paris By Night

Le Bonbon
Time out
The Memphis
Le Globo

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