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Paris in June
Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on May 5, 2022 Share on

Paris in June: Weather, Things to do, What to Pack and more!

Paris in June makes for a great plan for exploring the City of Lights. The weather brings with it gloriously warm days. One can expect a mix of both sun and clouds, with little to no rain or humidity. The rose blooms only add to the already rather enticing proposition. June marks a transitional phase where tourists can still feel some of the presence of the chill carrying over from the Spring season. This makes it an even better time to visit Paris as one can experience the best of both worlds. Other than the pleasant weather there are other reasons too which make visiting Paris in June a great idea. These include plenty of exhibits, and the lineups of operas, ballet performances, and opera performances too. Of course, this goes without saying that these come as additions to the evergreen attractions like the Eiffel Tower and tours on the Seine River. We are sure all this has whetted your appetite for adventure, so here is a nifty blog that will help you out in your upcoming travels. 

 

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Weather in Paris in June

Weather in Paris in June
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Paris in the month of June is blessed with a warmer climate compared to the previous months. The average temperatures in Paris in June are around 17 degrees Celsius. The lows are marked by a fall in temperature up to 13 degrees Celsius and highs are marked by a rise up to the mid-20s. However, since it is Paris, there is always a chance of rain showers. SO, we recommend that you carry an umbrella at all times. On a whole, temperatures tend to be great and are perfect for exploring the beautiful city that is Paris. 

Also read – Paris in May: An Informative Guide for a Perfect Trip!

Range of high temperature in June62 – 99 F ( 17 – 37 C)
Range of low temperature in June38 – 68 F ( 3 – 20 C)
Average hours in terms of daylight16 hours and 5 minutes
Average hours of sunshine6.5 hours per day

Things to Do in Paris in June

1. Attend Fête de la Musique (Paris Street Music Festival):

This is a city-wide celebration of music and takes place every year. What’s more? It is free for everyone to attend. The music festival is held on Tuesday or June 21st. Coincidentally 21st of June is also celebrated as World Music Day. One can encounter live performances in even the most unexpected venues, so prepare to be surprised. We recommend you head to Canal Saint-Martin as it is among the best places to best experience this celebration. 

2. The 2021 French Open at Roland Garros:

Paris in June
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It doesn’t get any better than this for the Tennis fans out there. The French Open needs no introduction and it is one of the four grand slam events. If you do find yourself in Paris in June, then we suggest you don’t miss out on this extravaganza. Famous players like Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and many more take to the clay courts during this competition. Needless, this is one treat that should not be missed out on your trip to Paris in June.  

3. Shop in the ‘soldes’ ( or summer sales):

Paris in June
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Did you know that sales are governed by state laws in France? As a result, there are only two sales held in the country, i.e one during the summers and the other during the winter seasons. So, we recommend you head to stores and engage in some retail therapy from 22nd June to 19th July. This is a great time to grab some stellar deals on your favourite products. 

4. Attend Marche des Fiertés LGBT (or Paris Pride Parade):

The Pride Parade is an important affair that has been held for over 41 years now. It is attended by roughly one million attendees, which makes it one of the largest Pride PArades in the world. While the dates vary. June is the month when the parade is usually held.  So, do your homework and head to Place de la Concorde from 2 PM to 5 PM whenever the dates are confirmed and have a blast. This is one celebration that tourists should not miss out on their trip to Paris In June. 

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5. Enjoy a Seine River Dinner Cruise:

While a Seine River Cruise is always recommended no matter when you head to Paris. We assure you there is no better time to enjoy this sight than when the days are long and the temperatures are on the higher side. Visiting tourists can choose from several options ranging from an Early evening Dinner cruise to something more special like the hour-long Illuminations River Cruise.  

What to Pack for Paris in June

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Paris guidebook
  • A travel adapter 

What to Wear in Paris in June

  • Cardigan
  • Light Jackets
  • Scarves
  • Lightweight Jacket 
  • Trench Coat ( waterproof )
  • 1 – 2 sweaters
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Lightweight socks
  • Scarf

Also read – 10 Reasons To Fall In Love With Paris: The Destination Of Rhapsody!

Best Tips for Visiting Paris in June:

Paris in June
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  1. Perhaps the most important thing to keep in mind when visiting Paris in June is that unlike in May when tourism has just started to ramp up, June is the height of the peak season of tourism. As a result, it is important to have all of your bookings well in place in advance. 
  1. The Palace of Versailles is the place to be from June 15th to September 21st. This is so because this period marks the onset of the spectacular event known as the Fountains Night Show. Every Saturday, the venue comes to life with light shows with music and water. The evening comes to an end with a stunning firework display that is simply not to be missed. 
  1. June 21st to 23rd marks the time for the International Paris Air Show. Visitors can view various exhibits along with brand new innovations. 
 

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Where to Stay in Paris in June:

  1. For first-timers, it is recommended you either stay in the 7th Arrondissement or at le Marais. Some good options that you can look at are: 
  • Hôtel Duquesne Eiffel 
  • Hôtel Du Haut Marais 
  • Hôtel Jules and Jim
  1. If a cool neighbourhood is what you seek on your trip to Paris in June, then look no further than the 2nd Arrondissement. There are some great apartments which you can look at for accommodation options. 
  1. If you are looking to up the romance factor then we suggest you head to Montmartre, located in the 18th Arrondissement. With pretty sights, one could be forgiven for being mistaken in thinking that they are in a medieval village straight out of a fairy tale. Tourists can look into options like Hotel Des Arts, Mom’Art Hotel and Spa, and Terass. 
  1. If you are budget conscious then Canal St. Martin or the 9th Arrondissement make for good options. Tourists can look into great options like Hotel Joyce, Hotel Indigo, Le Pigale, Hôtel Adèle & Jules, and many more. 

Also read – 10 Most Romantic Hotels to Stay in Paris

Festivals in Paris in June:

Following are the best festivals that you can enjoy while on your trip to Paris in June: 

Fête de la Musique 21st June
FNAC live5th – 7th July
La Plage de Glazart 7th June – 29th September
Paris Jazz Festival30th June – 22nd July

FAQs on Paris in June:

Q- What are some good destinations to visit beyond Paris? 

A- Versailles, Normandy, Mont Saint Michel are some good options to include on your trip beyond Paris. 

Q- What are some good museums to visit in Paris? 

A- Following are some good museums worth visiting in Paris: 
1. Centre pompidou – good for modern art enthusiasts. 
2. Muśee Rodin – good for unusual exhibits
3. Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine – Museum of history of medicine
4. Chateau d’Auvers-sur-Oise – great interactive museum, excellent in terms of making one feel like an impressionist artist. 

Q- What is RATP? What is its significance? 

A- RATP is an application made for smartphones which is meant for keeping users updated about everything related to public transport. It is a one-stop platform for checking out up-to-date information about various transportation systems of the network. 

So make some amazing plans to visit Paris in June and make some unforgettable memories. Book Paris tour packages or Paris couple packages from Pickyourtrail and avail some great deals. You can also customise your France itinerary and plan a trip just as you want. Visit this popular destination with your loved ones and make some amazing memories.

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