Seine Saint Denis - Vibrant sight of Paris

Fratellini Eté du Canal 2022

Things to do in Paris in summer

Spending the summer of 2024 in Paris? Find activities, visits and outings to do in July and August in the Paris region. There's plenty to do in Paris when the weather's warm. We've also put together some great Paris summer deals so you can enjoy a Parisian vacation without spending too much.
Concert flottant Jaroussky Bassin de la Villette Eté du Canal 2020

What to do in Paris in June ?

June has the longest days of the year, sun is shining, the temperature is rising and the want to go outside is growing. The month of June kick starts the summer festivities with outdoors activities, concerts, exhibitions and outings in Paris and its region.
Centre commercial - photo libre de droits

Paris winter and summer sales dates - France

Discover the dates of the summer and winter sales in the Paris region. The start of sales in France is eagerly awaited for bargains in January and June/July each year.
Juliette Dubois, ciné-balade

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Welcome to Seine Saint Denis


A vibrant department located in the Île-de-France region of France. Nestled just northeast of Paris, Seine-Saint-Denis offers a diverse and culturally rich experience for visitors seeking an alternative perspective on the Parisian region. From its fascinating history to its famous arts scene of Paris, there's much to discover in this captivating Destination. 

Iconic sights
The Basilica of St Denis

Come and contemplate the first masterpiece of Gothic art and architecture. The St-Denis Basilica is also the burial place of France's royalty, like the Capetian dynasty

Paris St-Ouen Flea Market

Discover  the 100 year-old  antique market. Wander trough Europe's greatest antiques market. High-quality stands with many exquisite objects stretching for about a mile and a half of labyrinth alleys.

Stade de France

The Stade de France hosts large scale sport eventsshows, and concerts. Backstage tours are also organized all year long. Discover the architecture and stand in the footsteps of superstars.

The Air and Space museum

Enjoy one of the world's richest collections of flying machines that includes ConcordeGreat War and WW2 planes. Located in Le Bourget, the museum documents the history of aviation.

La Villette Park

The Parc de la Villette is the 3rd largest park in Paris. With 55 ha, it is bigger than the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont. La Villette now houses events in its cultural venues such as the Philharmonie de Paris and Europe's largest science museum.

Shoah memorial and WW2

The Shoah Memorial is a significant institution and memorial dedicated to commemorating the Holocaust, particularly the Jewish victims, and educating the public about the atrocities of this dark period in history. Check out our list of commemorative sites of internment and deportation and Drancy internment camp guided visit.

Cruises beyond the Seine river

Hop on a cruise boat on the Canal de l’Ourcq, the Canal Saint Martin or the Canal Saint Denis to view Paris in a new light while admiring monuments such as the Stade de France, La Villette or the Grands Moulins in Pantin.

L'Été du Canal summer Festival

This summer discover the Parisian region while navigating the parisian waterways. Floating concerts, thematic cruises, shuttles for 1 or 2 euros, workshops, Paris Plagesoutdoor movie theater... your summer will be eventful.

Upcoming events

Metal music exhibition Paris la PhilharmonieMetal music exhibition in Paris

 April to September 2024

UFA Paris 2024 - Docks AubervilliersUltimate Fighting Arena Paris - 2024

13th to 15th September 2024

In Love: immersive experience at Philharmonie de ParisImmersive experience : En Amour

February 9 2024 to August 25, 2024

Japan Expo ParisJapan Expo Paris

July 11 to July 14 2024

List of temporary exhibitionsJazz at La Villette

In Galleries and Museums

Upcoming trade shows

Seine-Saint-Denis has two major exhibition centers: the Bourget exhibition center and the Villepinte exhibition center, where major trade shows are held. La Villette also hosts major trade fairs in the Grande Halle and the Paris Event CenterList of trade shows at Paris Nord Villepinte and Le Bourget (93).

Food professionals marketplace SIAL Paris

From 19th to 23rd October 2024

Architect@work Paris 2024

November 2024

Maison objet trade show in Villepinte

 5th September 2024 to 9th September 2024

JEC World at Paris - 2025

Milipol Paris, worldwide exhibition of internal state security

From18th November 2025 to 21st November 2025

Things to do in Paris during French vacations 

Are you staying in Paris during French vacations? Find things to do during school holidays concerts, theater plays, museums... there are plenty of things to do! Paris' weather can be moody but don't let it stop you! There are a lot of indoor activities to do in Paris when it rains and things to do to keep cool during heatwaves in Paris. Looking to make a day to day Paris program? Check our daily pages to find things to do in the capital including free outings

Unusual sights in Paris and its region

Paris and its region are full of history and culture but don't just stop at the sight pleasing monuments that everyone knows, go off the beaten track and find out more about Paris' heritage.

 

André citroen museumCitroen museum 

The Citroën museum is located in Aulnay-sous-Bois, near Paris. Enjoy a guided visit to learn more about this mythical French car brand! 

Greeters in the north-east of Paris

Who knows Paris and its hidden gems better than locals? If you are keen to see the parts of Paris that Parisian know and love and that are usually unknown to tourist get in touch with our greeters. Greeters are locals who want to share their love and knowledge about their neighborhoods, they'll tell you all you need to know about their beloved city. With the help of our greeters you'll see Paris in a new light and will learn to love it the way locals do.

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