The end of summer means more than ‘back to school’ or the return of the first frosts of autumn. It’s also a time to enjoy many of the year’s top events – a great excuse for a stay in Paris and the perfect antidote to those seasonal blues!
A salon to suit all tastes
There is always something pleasurable to discover in Paris and a visit to Porte de Versailles makes an exciting change from shopping sprees and cultural outings. Porte de Versailles will host the Paris Motor Show from 1st to 16th October - an unmissable event for any car enthusiast. In addition to the leading cars of the last few years, you can admire vintage cars or amazing prototypes. You’ll also be able to follow the progress of environmentally friendly vehicles through the latest innovations in electric cars. The last weekend of the month, from October 28th to November 1st, sees a different style of event at Porte de Versailles – and one that’s in the appointment book of every self-respecting gourmand. The 22nd edition of the Salon du Chocolat is a delight for the eyes and the taste buds that appeals to both young and old.
The time for contemporary art in Paris
You can’t deny that Paris is a city of art. Its numerous museums and galleries, unique works and also the fascination the city has held for artists over the centuries, provide ample proof. However, Paris is also a city of the present with a genuine desire to develop contemporary art and make it more accessible – as you’ll discover at the International Contemporary Art Fair, FIAC from 20th to 23rd October. From the Grand Palais and beyond; you’ll find events in locations all over the city including the Place Vendôme and the Tuileries Garden.
Contemporary Art, Auto Show or chocolate – don’t miss your chance to take part in some of the best events of autumn in Paris.