Each year, Paris shines will a thousand lights over the festive season. Many of the department stores bend over backwards to present ever more sparkling and exquisite windows from one to the next. A truly enchanting moment for the little ones, they will delight all who are still a child at heart, or who simply love the magic of Christmas.
It all takes place just a few steps from Hotel R de Paris, with the Galeries Lafayette and Printemps Haussmann the most popular.
November and December 2016
Department Stores of Paris
You are at the Porte d'Auteuil, 16th arrondissement of Paris.
At the gates of the City of Lights, this romantic, tranquil and chic quarter undergoes a metamorphosis once a year: at the dawn of spring, the chic and the sleek intertwine to the sound of the finest rackets in the world.
Let's play? The famous Roland-Garros tennis tournament is one of the 4 grand slams of world professional tennis.
France in the spotlight of European football! Summer 2016, sport and fiesta come together in an urban setting: 10 host cities bursting with life, including Paris, a must see on the fridges of your passion for the beautiful game. Busy streets, concerts, matches showing on giant screens, recreational activities in fan zones...
The Hotel R de Paris, close to Metro lines 13 and 9 will be an ideal base to take you to Stade de France and/or Parc des Princes.
From 10 June to 10 July - Stade de France / Parc des Princes
Fashion Week has been an unmissable event in the world of fashion since 1973. This week of catwalks takes place twice a year. Presentations, showrooms, parties and almost 100 fashion shows flood all corners of Paris. The eyes of the world will be fixed on Paris. For one week all of Paris will buzz with the rhythm of the catwalk.
Fashion week kicks off in Paris, then go on to New York, London and Milan. The biggest Parisian fashion houses will reveal their creations.
From 3 to 8 July 2016
La 53e édition du Salon aura lieu au Parc des Expositions du Bourget du 17 au 23 juin 2019 et réunira de nouveau l’ensemble des acteurs de l’industrie mondiale autour des dernières innovations technologiques. Les 4 premiers jours du Salon seront réservés aux Professionnels suivis de 3 jours pour le Grand Public.
Du 17 au 23 juin 2019 - Paris - Le Bourget
EUROSATORY is recognised internationally after several years as the leading trade show for ground and air-ground defence and security equipment. It is taking place this year from 11 to 15 June 2018, Paris-Nord Villepinte. The five days of the show are a unique occasion for professional visitors, whether state or private, French or foreign (with more than 140 countries represented) to discover all of the sector's international expertise and stay up to date with the latest technological innovations.
From 11 to 15 June 2018 - Paris-Nord Villepinte
Since 1975, the final stage of the Tour de France has taken place on the most famous avenue in the world: The Champs-Elysées. In days gone by, the "survivors" of the ordeal crossed the finish line in the velodrome of Vincennes.
Finishing on the Champs-Elysées allows a much larger audience to encourage the participants on the course after three long and difficult weeks on the road. The riders cycle past, smiling, from the start of the stage right to their entry into Paris. The race is on!
24 July 2016 - Champs-Elysées
Heritage Days, a special moment. Over 2 days, on 17 and 18 September 2016, the majority of our monuments and cultural sites showcase our cultural heritage, with free visits, workshops and other meetings with enthusiasts. This year, our Heritage Days focus on the heritage of the 21st Century, "a story of the future".
There's no excuse not to go out at the weekend, the activities are free and often suitable for children.
17 and 18 September 2016
Since its creation in 1920 the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe has become one of the largest international horse racing events. Considered to be the most prestigious course in the world, it attracts the most race-goers from all over the planet. The best thoroughbreds take to a gallop over a distance of 2400m, each hoping to land the ultimate prize: the title of best international horse.
1 and 2 October 2016 - Exceptionally at Chantilly Racecourse
Fans of motoring and new technology have been waiting two years for this moment! In 2014, more than 1.2 million visitors made the trip. This year the World of Motoring rolls out from 1 to 16 October 2016, at the Port de Versailles Exhibition Centre.
An unmissable meeting of world motoring industry professionals. More than 250 international brands will be there to meet you, for a new great and beautiful motoring show.
From 1 to 16 October - Porte de Versailles