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What to do in Paris in May?

  • 30/04/2024
  • In Paris, Le Littré Gazette

Dear readers, are you looking for unique activities to do in Paris during the month of May? The team at Hotel Le Littré is delighted to assist you through La Gazette Le Littré. On the agenda: exhibitions, museums, events, restaurants… This gazette compiles all the things to do. We wish you happy reading!

Andia’s Latin flavours

Andia, located in the heart of the 16th arrondissement, appears as a breath of exoticism and distant horizons. Just as in its ambiance and gastronomy, this establishment offers a journey through a Latin menu embracing the peaks of the Andes, the Amazon jungle, and the coasts of Mexico. Don’t forget to make a stop at this ceviche temple: an appetizer made of raw fish that will make you want to taste everything else on the menu!

  • 19 Chaussée. de la Muette, 75016 Paris
  • Metro 6, get off at Trocadéro, then Metro 9, stop at La Muette
  • Approx. 52€ per person
  • Open every day

La Petite Régalade

Bruno Doucet, chef of La Petite Régalade, embodies the cuisine of all regions with generosity and conviviality. The teams at La Petite Régalade are committed to upholding the heritage and values of Yves Camdeborde. This restaurant is a canteen, a modern family place steeped in history where you can enjoy an excellent chicken supreme or a grilled cod for fish lovers.

  • 14 Rue Daunou, 75002 Paris
  • Bus 68, get off at Opéra – 4 Septembre
  • Approx. €40 per person
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

Colvert Restaurant

Welcome to Le Colvert, a neighborhood address for lovers of fine food and good wine. In the kitchen, you’ll find a large family of passionate restaurateurs whose motivation: gourmet pleasure. Chef Arnaud Baptiste loves hospitality, supported by a team with an infectious smile. We look forward to welcoming you …

  • 54 Rue Saint-André des Arts, 75006 Paris
  • Metro 4, stop at Odéon
  • Approx. €50 per person
  • Open every day

Café Cassette

Nestled along the famous Rue de Rennes, next to the hotel, this brasserie offers a cozy and flowery atmosphere, bathed in a bright yellow ambiance. On the menu, you’ll find trendy cuisine distinguished by its gourmet and comforting character, highlighting fresh and seasonal products.

  • 73 Rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris
  • 5min walk from the hotel
  • Approx. €25 per person
  • Open every day

La naissance des grands magasins

The Museum of Decorative Arts invites you to immerse yourself in the heart of the exhibition “La naissance des grands magasins”, which will be presented until March 2025. This exhibition offers you the opportunity to explore the captivating history of iconic fashion empires such as Galeries Lafayette, La Samaritaine, Printemps Haussmann, and Le Bon Marché, from their beginnings to the present day.

  • 107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
  • Bus 68, stop at Pyramides – Saint-Honoré
  • Entry €15, reduced rate €10, under-26s free.

Soieries impériales pour Versailles

Until June 23, 2024, the Grand Trianon hosts an exhibition dedicated to the exceptional commission of Napoleon I to the silk manufacturers of Lyon, intended to refurnish the Palace of Versailles. Through a collection of 120 silk pieces, the exhibition highlights the monarchy of the grand era of the Second Empire.

  • Château de Versailles, 78000 Versailles
  • Bus 92, get off at Bosquet – Rapp and RER C, stop at Versailles Château Rive Gauche
  • Entry €12 per person, €8 reduced rate

A colorful show!

HOLI, the traditional Indian festival of colors, makes its grand return on May 26, 2024, at the heart of the 18 hectares of the Jardin d’Acclimatation. The program includes Indian dance and singing performances throughout the day, workshops, a craft market, a gastronomic village, and above all, a massive release of colors using 200 kg of warm-toned Holi powder: a symbol of vitality and optimism.

  • Jardin d’Acclimatation, Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris
  • Metro 12, get off at Concorde and Metro 1, stop at Les Sablons
  • Entry €7 per person

James Cameron’s Art

Who doesn’t know the iconic films Titanic, Avatar, or Terminator? Nobody, that’s right! James Cameron, who brought all these famous universes to life, now considered classics, is regarded as one of the greatest directors and screenwriters of his time. The Cinémathèque française pays a beautiful tribute to his entire body of work in an exhibition coming to the capital from April 4, 2024, to January 5, 2025!

  • 51 Rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris
  • Metro 6, stop at Bercy

Did you know?

The oldest house in Paris dates back to 1407! It is located at 51 rue de Montmorency, in the 3rd arrondissement, and belonged to the famous alchemist Nicolas Flamel. Today, this place is a charming restaurant, its walls laden with over 6 centuries of history.