Summer flows along peacefully at Hotel Marais Bastille, where we’re enjoying the warm sunny days and mild evenings. As the sun sets, what could be nicer than a walk in the park or an evening watching a film in the open air? Cinema under the stars is a terrific way to enjoy the balmy summer nights and you can see an excellent programme of films at Parc de la Villette until August 24th.
For fabulous French pastries with a Russian twist, try Café Pouchkine. Following the success of the magnificent branch in the upmarket Printemps department store a second branch of Café Pouchkine is now open at Place des Vosges, and its the perfect place for a special treat on your next stay in Paris.
Marin d’Eau Douce is an exciting new way for you to discover Paris by boat, and you don’t need a licence! Enjoy a thrilling journey on some of the 40km of waterways that make up Canal Saint Martin, canal de l’Ourq and the Bassin de la Villette. The 15 boats at Marin d’Eau Douce are very easy to operate and after a few simple instructions you’ll be ready to explore the city as never before.
A leading name in ready to wear, Japanese brand Uniqlo make cool, stylish clothing that is fresh, fun and colourful. Visit the new Uniqlo boutique in the Marais to browse the label’s current collections, and perhaps pick up a bargain as the summer sales continue until 29th July.