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Visiting Paris in June: A handy guide

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June transforms Paris into a vibrant fiesta! Everywhere you turn, the parks and streets bustle with life as people revel in the early summer sunshine, laying out their picnic spreads and soaking up the atmosphere of outdoor music festivals. With the extended daylight hours, attractions linger open into the evening, granting you plenty of time to uncover the treasures of Paris, both cultural and natural. Whether you're drawn to sporting events or live entertainment, Paris in June offers a plethora of activities to enjoy. Just be prepared for the occasional shower, and let the city unveil its wonders to you! Below is your comprehensive guide to experiencing the best of Paris in June.

What makes Paris in June a must-visit?

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  • Fantastic weather: June signals the onset of summer in Paris, bringing with it delightful sunshine that uplifts spirits. The majority of days are filled with bright, sunny skies, offering respite from the intense heat of peak summer. Of course, occasional rain showers and thunderstorms are inevitable, but such is the charm of Parisian weather!
  • Start of summer festivities: The arrival of summer transforms Paris into a festive hub as locals revel in the glorious weather. June sees a flurry of concerts, music festivals, and parties, ensuring there's always something exciting happening around every corner.
  • Outdoor activities and day trips: While spring beckons with its allure, summer truly shines when it comes to outdoor escapades. The countryside surrounding Paris bursts into life, presenting a picturesque panorama that soothes the soul. It's the perfect time for day trips to enchanting destinations like Mont St. Michel, Giverny, Versailles, and beyond.

Paris in June: Weather

Paris in June transitions into summer with an average temperature hovering around 17 degrees Celsius (62.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Highs typically reach around 22 degrees Celsius (71.6 degrees Fahrenheit), while lows dip to approximately 13 degrees Celsius (55.4 degrees Fahrenheit). Overall, the climate is enjoyable, although there may be around 7-8 days of overcast skies and occasional thunderstorms.

Paris in June: Things to do


The Eiffel Tower

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A trip to Paris means that a visit to the Eiffel Tower is definitely on the books. But you can experience this a bit differently! Climb up the stairs for a sunset view, enjoy a lunch or romantic dinner atop the tower, or skip the line to get past the crowds and admire the picturesque panorama.

June Timings
9am - 12am (midnight)


Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France,
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Palace of Versailles

paris in June - palace of versailles

Summer is when the true splendor of the Palace of Versailles can be captured! The sun shines bright as it floods the halls of this palace with its natural light. You can also witness the gardens come to life after a long winter slumber. Take a guided skip-the-line tour and soak in the charm of this beautiful palace!

June Timings
9am - 6:30pm (The Palace)
8am - 8:30pm (The Gardens)
Closed on Mondays


Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles,
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Louvre Museum

paris in june - louvre museum

Home of the Mona Lisa, the Louvre Museum is the most visited museum in Paris. It has an exhaustive collection of 415,000 art objects, paintings, drawings and archaeological finds! A guided tour is the best way to ensure you cover all the important works of art and beat the crowd.

June Timings
9am - 6pm (Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun)
9am - 9:45pm (Fri)
Closed on Tuesday


Musée du Louvre, 75001 Paris,
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Paris Cabaret

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A perfect end to the long summer evenings of June is to visit a Parisian Cabaret. For decades, Parisian cabaret houses – Lido, Moulin Rouge, Crazy Horse, Paradis Latin- have entertained visitors with exciting Can Can routines and live entertainment with comedy. You won’t be forgetting the glitz and glamour any time soon!


Moulin Rouge, Paris
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Seine Dinner Cruise

paris in June - Seine River Cruise

The fabulous weather of June makes traveling down the Seine a breeze! Take a cruise to travel across the Seine, lined with iconic landmarks. Amp up the experience by going for a dinner cruise or an after dark cruise to truly experience the ‘City of Lights’.


Port Solferino, 23 Quai Anatole france
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paris in June - Catacombs

Get the thrills and chills on a tour of the Catacombs in Paris. These underground tunnels are home to the remains of over six million people. You can view their skeletal remains in an array of sculptures throughout the tunnels. A mix of macabre and history, the catacombs are one of the darkest attractions in Paris.

June Timings
9.45am - 8:30pm
Closed on Mondays


1 Av. du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, 75014 Paris,
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Day Trips from Paris

paris in June - Catacombs

June is the beginning of great weather and the perfect time to enjoy the lush countryside. Take a day trip to the castle of Loire Valley, Monet’s garden in Giverny, beaches of Normandy or the abbey at Mont Saint Michel. A group tour with luxury coach transportation is the best way to go on a day trip.

Paris in June: Events to look out for

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Paris Pride Parade

June 23, 2024
The Marche des Fiertés LGBT or the Pride Parade has been a Parisian tradition for more than 40 years now. It has evolved into one of the biggest pride parades in the world.

paris in june events

Nicki Minaj

June 9-10, 2024
It's time to witness Nicki Minaj tear up the stage in Paris this June! The queen of rap is bringing her chart-topping songs to electrify the city. From "Super Bass" to "Anaconda," it's going to be a night of non-stop hits and high energy.

paris in june events

Doja Cat

June 21 - 22, 2024
The hype is real because the talented singer-rapper is hitting Paris this June. With her unique blend of R&B, hip-hop, and pop, she's sure to bring the house down. From "Say So" to "Kiss Me More," get ready to groove to the beats under the Parisian sky. It's going to be a vibe you won't forget!

paris in june events

Green day

June 28, 2024
Are you ready to rock out with Green Day in Paris this June? The legendary punk rock band is coming to town, and they're bringing their iconic anthems with them. It's time to sing your heart out to classics like "American Idiot" and "Basket Case."

Paris in June: 5-day itinerary

Paris essentials




Time zoneGMT+2


Country Code+33


Socket Type C & E


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Paris Weather in June

Paris in June brings lengthening days and rising temperatures. With an average high of 75°F (24°C) and an average low of 55°F (13°C), it's a month characterized by warmth. On the pinnacle of summer, June 21st, you'll revel in a remarkable 16 hours and 11 minutes of daylight.

Where to Stay in Paris

Paris is an large city spread across twenty arrondissements and each one is ideal for certain types of travelers. The 1st Arrondissement is great as a base for sightseeing, if nightlife is your agenda then Marais is where you should stay, amongst the romantic areas is Montmartre, while Saint German is great for families with kids. Here is our choice of hotels to stay during your trip –

What to Pack for Visiting Paris in June

Prepare for any weather in Paris in June! Expect sunny and hot days, so bring sunglasses, hats, and lightweight summer attire. However, be prepared for occasional thundershowers by packing a waterproof jacket or umbrella. Since exploring Paris involves lots of walking, make sure to bring comfortable shoes. If you plan on experiencing cabarets or dining at upscale restaurants, don't forget to pack something elegant.

Getting Around Paris in June

Public Transportation is great in Paris and you are never far away from a bus stop, tram stop or a metro station. An ideal way to move around the city is to buy a Paris Pass, which will allow free public transport plus free access to monuments and attractions. Here is a look at the different modes of transportation in the city –

  • Metro – The widest network with 16 lines and over 300 stations.
  • Bus – Ideal for short distance connectivity, it includes a network of 353 regular bus lines and 47 Noctiliens or night-bus lines covering over 13,000 stops.
  • RER – Perfect for those staying in the suburbs, the Regional Rail has five lines going out of Paris.

Paris in June - Must Try Delicacies

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Seafood lovers will appreciate this fish stew made of different kinds of fish made alongside summer vegetables like leeks, celery, tomatoes, potatoes and onions. Served with a side of creamy mayonnaise sauce called rouille, the bouillabaisse is a perfect lunch dish in June.
Where to order: Chez Janou

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No dish celebrates the bounty of fruits like the French dessert clafouti! This pie-like dessert is baked and topped with fruits like cherries, plums, prunes, apples, pears, or cranberries. Served lukewarm with a topping of cream, this will give your meal a happy ending!
Where to order: Gerard Mulot

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The perfect side-dish to go along with a glass of wine is the gougère. It is a savory choux pastry which is airy and light and stuffed with cheese or even vegetables like mushrooms. These little snackable pastries can be eaten as appetizers or for a quick snack to keep you going while sightseeing.
Where to order: L'Avant Comptoir

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Oyster fans will love this land version – the Escargot or better known as snails! The snails soak up the flavour of whatever sauces they are cooked in and the best version is had with bourguignonne sauce. Pair the escargot with a great wine and you have yourself a traditional French meal.
Where to order: L’Escargot Montorgueil

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You cannot leave Paris without making a meal out of a crepe! These flat pancakes are loved all over the world and summer is a great time to indulge in savory versions of crepes filled with fresh vegetables and delicious cheese. Breakfast or dinner, you can dig into a crepe at any time of the day.
Where to order: Breizh Café

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Is June a good time to visit Paris?

From June onward, the weather in Paris is perfect! Average highs are in the high 70s and there are long days of sunshine.

What are the best things to do in Paris in June?

Some of the most famous attractions in Paris in June include Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Orsay Museum, and Disneyland Paris.

What is the best way to get around in Paris?

The best way to get around Paris is by Paris Metro, RER Train, and the Paris City Buses.

What can I do in Paris on a budget?

If you want to explore Paris on a budget, pick a hop on hop off tour. These are well worth the money as they let you see the entire city at your own pace. You can also visit free attractions like Jardin du Luxembourg, Basilique du Sacré-Coeur, and Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

Paris in June