Is the Louvre free on Bastille Day?

Is the Louvre free on Bastille Day?

Museums & Monuments on Bastille Day Despite the fact that it’s the biggest French holiday of the year many Paris museums and monuments are open on Bastille Day. In fact, the Louvre is not only open on Bastille Day, but admission is free to all!

Are things closed on Bastille Day?

Most large museums, department stores, and shopping complexes in Paris will be open on Bastille Day. (Remember, summer sales are still underway!) The Arc de Triomphe is open only in the afternoon due to the Bastille Day Parade during the morning.

How do you spend Bastille Day in Paris?

Come and enjoy the show and experience some of the magic of Bastille Day in Paris!

  1. July 14th fireworks display.
  2. Military Parade on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées.
  3. Firemen’s balls on 13 and 14 July in fire stations in Paris – Cancelled in 2021.
  4. A cruise on the Seine to admire the fireworks for Bastille Day on July 14th.

Which museums are free on Bastille Day?

The Louvre Museum, of course, offers free entrance for all on this date, but also a plethora of other places such as the Grévin Museum, the Invalides, the Catacombs, etc.

How much does a Louvre ticket cost?

EUR0 – EUR17 ⋅ ticketlouvre.frLouvre Museum / Tickets

What do you eat on Bastille Day?

Bastille Day food and Bastille Day dishes may include delicacies like pastries, crepes, brioche, and croissants in the breakfast followed by quiche for lunch, pâté, and onion soup. One can also have a delicious meal made of rich cheese, flakey bread, savoury tarts, and red wine for an amazing dinner.

Where can I watch the Bastille day parade in Paris?

On 14 July 2021, the famous and magnificent military parade returns to the Champs Élysées avenue. The public will also be back on the iconic Parisian thoroughfare to enjoy this not-to-be-missed event in the French National Day festivities programme.

What do you watch on Bastille Day?

15 French Films to Get You in the Mood for Bastille Day (La Fête Nationale!)

  • Breathless (1960) Drama/Crime, French/English, 87 minutes, France.
  • Amélie (2001)
  • Thirst Street (2017)
  • La Belle et la Bête (1946)
  • Things to Come (2016)
  • Martyrs (2008)
  • La Vie en Rose (2007)
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)

How can I get in the Louvre for free?

Admission is free to the Musée du Louvre and the Musée Eugène-Delacroix for the following visitors (valid proof required): all visitors under the age of 18 and 18-25 year-old residents of the European Economic Area (EU, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein) holders of a valid ‘Pass Education’ card.

Where should I go for Bastille Day?

Where to celebrate Bastille Day in France

  • Paris. Soldiers from the French Foreign Legion march during the annual Bastille Day military parade.
  • Lyon. Head to the banks of Lyon’s River Saône to see pyrotechnics light up the Basilica of Notre-Dame atop Fourvière hill.
  • Marseille.
  • Bordeaux.
  • Strasbourg.