Ten Free Activities in Paris: Summer 2014 Edition

Paris can be a notoriously pricey city to visit, but a visit doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some ideas of completely gratuit (free) events and activities available to enjoy this summer. Profitez! 

1. Enjoy a view from the terrace of the Institut du Monde Arabe. 

I asked on Monday for guesses on where a free terrace in Paris could be that offers a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower and a view of Notre Dame. The answer? At the Institut du Monde Arabe in the 5th. 

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The Official Start to Summer Approaches with a Fête!

Bon lundi!

The official start to summer is approaching on June 21st and if you happen to be in Paris, the whole city will be celebrating with La Fête de la Musique. This is the first of many free events and activities one can enjoy this summer. Such as the view from this terrace below, which offers a great view of the back of Notre Dame as well as a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower (see below). 

Any guesses where this free terrace view can be found? More to come this week on ways to enjoy Paris in the coming months without paying a single centime.

You can find more on La Fête de la Musique and other upcoming events on the What's on in Paris page!