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Where to go on Bastille Day (July 14th)?

The French National Day of 14th July is just around the corner and are you wondering where, when and how to celebrate it? Lodgis has some advice and tips to fully enjoy this 14th July 2017 with your friends and relatives. Find all the information to plan your Bastille Day celebrations in Paris in the best way possible with this post!

A classic: the Eiffel Tower fireworks

The 14th of July in Paris is, for many people, the day to be in the “Place Trocadéro” near the Eiffel tower to watch the concert and above all the firework display at 11PM.
This year, the city of light has taken things up a gear: the fireworks will be launched directly from the Eiffel Tower and not from the Trocadéro gardens.
If you are planning to visit Paris during this period, Lodgis offers many furnished rentals in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, where the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-de-Mars are located.

Celebrating the 14th of July with a stunning view of Paris

For the romantics who want to celebrate the 14th of July away from the crowd, you will be glad to learn that there are numerous restaurants and bars which offer a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower and Paris!
There are some exceptional place that aren’t to be missed which will treat your taste buds and enchant your eyes:
– Restaurant “Le Ciel de Paris” (56éme étage) : Tour Maine Montparnasse, 33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris
– Bar “La Vue” (34éme étage) : Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile, 3 place du Général Kœnig, 75017 Paris
– Restaurant “Les Ombres”: Musée du Quai Branly, 27 quai Branly, 75007 Paris
As for those who like to combine comfort and low prices, we recommend that you go to the parks and monuments of Paris. After all, what could be better than a picnic while watching the fireworks on top of the Sacré Coeur, the Montparnasse Tower or even the Belleville park?
For those who would like to enjoy the Bastille Day fireworks in the beauty and intimacy of a Parisian apartment with a stunning view of Paris, don’t hesitate to check out our range of furnished rentals with a magnificent view of Paris.


Furnished apartment rental with a view of Paris

The other fireworks

The fireworks at the Eiffel Tower are not the only display available to you. There are other firework displays, as many of the towns in the Paris region have their own firework displays (generally organized in the city stadium).
If you want to avoid the crowds or if you are really far from the Eiffel Tower, there’s no need to worry: you’ll find other fireworks near your apartment.
Some cities organize fireworks on the 13th of July, others on the 14th of July. Some start the fireworks at 11PM, others at midnight… To sum up, each city has its own system, so do some research before you go anywhere to make sure you know what’s happening.
See the list of fireworks in the Paris region.

Clubbing on the night of the 14th of July

There are many Fireman’s balls in Paris, so don’t hesitate to check if there is one near your place! If you’ve already been to one of these balls, it doesn’t sound like your cup of tea or have seen the fireworks several times before, why not consider clubbing? Paris’ clubs are putting on some big parties for this special day!
Why not go out dancing in the evening to celebrate Bastille Day in Paris?

We hope you have an amazing 14th of July 2017 in Paris! And for those who would like to rent an apartment to celebrate the holiday, don’t hesitate to read our 5 tips for a short-term apartment rental in Paris!