5 Things to Do in Paris in May

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If you have already scheduled private tours Paris for this month, then you will be probably wondering, “What’s special in Paris in the month of May?” There is no particular season or time to visit the City of Lights though, and you will always find plenty of fun and unique activities to do in the city.

You might be planning to visit some of the iconic tourist attractions of Paris in the first few days of your Paris private tours. If you are looking for something unique or exciting to do while you are in Paris this month, then try to attend one of the events hosted in this city because it will make you feel like a native. Contemporary arts, jazz, antiques, and the French Open tournament are a few events you can enjoy in Paris in May.

European Museums Night

If you are in Paris on May 20, then get ready for the La Nuite Européenne des Musées, the European Museum Night. Most of the museums in the city will stay open during the nights to host several special events, and you can explore the culture and heritage of the city while enjoying fun events and concerts.

Great Paris Steeplechase

One of the major spring sporting events in the City of Lights is the Great Paris Steeplechase. This event will be held at the Hippodrome d’Auteuil, which is near to the Bois de Boulogne in the 16th arrondissement by the end of this month. The horseracing track is exclusively designed for steeplechase racing.

Print Printemps Des Rues – Street Art Festival

You can find a number of wonderful street performances and many other attractive activities during the Street Art Festival in Paris. Although the officials have not yet announced the dates of this festival, we can expect it by the third or fourth week of May. Try not to miss the festive atmosphere because it might be one of the major highlights of your Paris tour.

Roland Garros – French Open

The Roland Garros or the French Open is one of the famous sporting events in the world and it will take place from May 28 to June 11, 2017. If you are tennis lover, then you should definitely try to watch at least a few games of the tournament before you leave Paris.

Festival Saint Denis

Paris has a lot to offer to die-hard classic music lovers and the month of May is no exception. Music lovers who are in Paris in May will be able to enjoy four weeks of world-class concerts at the Palais de la Légion d’Honneur and the Gothic Saint Denis Basilica.