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Paris Plages

Sun, carefree idleness and warm sand, welcome to Paris Plages

Dozing in the summer sun by the water, taking part in an exciting beach volleyball match, getting a tan together whilst the kids build a sandcastle … In summertime in Paris, this is all possible with the Paris Plages event! From 20 July to 20 August, the Georges-Pompidou expressway (4th) and the La Villette canal basin (19th) will be transformed into an oasis of deckchairs and fine sand, inviting Parisians to unwind and take advantage of the many different activities on offer. A look at the detailed programme of events for Paris Plages 2010 and some great ideas for relaxing in the capital and getting ready for a wonderful summer .

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