The city of lights switches to its vacation atmosphere during July with the sun high during this time. This makes July the peak season for tourism in Paris and you are going to be overwhelmed by the crowds that can be seen around the popular tourist attractions, without any doubt.
Here are some things which are good choices for you to do in Paris in July.
Celebrate the French Celebrations with the Local Parisians
One of the popular celebrations in Paris is the Bastille Day that takes place on 14th July of every year. It is a national holiday in France to show respect for the beginning of the French revolution and the struggle to attain democracy. Most Parisians and tourists love to enjoy the evening dancing at one of the many balls that are been organized in Paris. Tourists can also cheer the official parade that is happening on the Champs-Elysées Avenue which begins at 10 am.
There are also fireworks on the Champ de Mars at 11 pm. Finding a good place to sit in the gardens of Champ de Mars on the stairs of Trocadero or under the Eiffel tower is the best option, as getting close to the Eiffel tower can be very difficult and nearly impossible as a lot of people come early to find the best view of the fireworks.
Places that are near to Place de la Concorde and Jardin des Tuileries offer great views for you to enjoy the fireworks. It offers spectacular views that allow you to capture great panoramic pictures of Paris city.
Try to Watch the Tour de France finale
Tour de France finale is one of the most appreciated and popular sports event in France. During this event, the best cyclists from all over the world compete all around the country’s premises which make them race over three thousand five hundred kilometers of rural and mountainous areas, and the event ends for the final sprint down at the Champs-Elysées on the 28th of July. 2019 marked the 106th edition of the event.
Enjoy the Sales in Paris
Exploring the special sales of summer in Paris can be one of the other joyful activities for you, especially if you are on a Paris private tour with your family. The summer sales usually start from the 26th of June and last till the 6th of August. There will be discounts starting at 30% off and reaching up to 70% off on the final days.