Ineke's Top 5 Things To Do In Paris in Summer

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"Paris is always a good idea, but visit in summer and there are some things you definitely shouldn't miss out on"

Discover the city's green side

"The Tuileries Garden in the heart of the city is my favorite, and the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is a beautiful oasis"

Discover the city's green side

"Go a little further afield and the gardens and fountains that surround the Palace of Versailles will blow you away"

Find an alternative Eiffel Tower experience

"Lay out on the grassy Champs des Mars, another idyllic green space, and unwrap a picnic in the shadow of the iconic Eiffel Tower"

Find an alternative Eiffel Tower experience

"Or book a table at one of the landmark's restaurants — you'll skip the hoards of visitors through a separate entrance and have a side of spectacular views with your meal"

Enjoy a riverside apéro

"The light, warm summer nights are worth staying outdoors for, and the banks of the Seine offer the perfect spots for a pre-dinner cocktail"

See some glitz after dark

"Nowhere in the world does cabaret quite like Paris, and the iconic Moulin Rouge is where you'll find the best"

See some glitz after dark

"When the city cools down, the Moulin Rouge heats up, and showgirls and champagne await"

Ditch the Metro and see the city by bike

"Walking is a great way to see Paris, but you'll cover much more ground on a bike, and catch a summer breeze too"

Ditch the Metro and see the city by bike

"Go off the beaten track, or see the city's most dazzling sights on a tour — choose an e-bike for less effort in the heat"

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