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Grande Roue - Ferris Wheel, Paris, July 2015

A view from above from the Ferris Wheel in the Jardin des Tuileries

Every year within a section of the Jardin des Tuileries, the garden turns into a lively fête foraine (summer fairground), and this year sees its 30th anniversary. With over 80 different attractions to explore and experience, the Fête des Tuileries is great for all the family. Recently I headed up la Grand Roue, aka the Ferris wheel, to see some amazing views of Paris above. I decided to ascend in the evening, with the hope of seeing the incredible sunset from overhead. Even though I didn’t, the views of the city did not fail to impress as always. Here are a few photos that I took. If you would like to head up the Grand Roue, the Fête des Tuileries is open until 23rd August 2015.

Fête de la Musique 2015, Paris

Fête de la Musique 2015, Paris

Every year, Paris celebrates the summer solstice with the annual Fête de la Musique – showcasing a wide variety of free music concerts throughout the city. With music on show from all different types of genres, there is something for everyone to hear and experience during the Fête de la Musique. With so many different performances, it was really difficult to decide where to go and who to see. So thanks to the handy A Nous Paris guide, I was able to make the most of the day. First off I headed to the Jardin des Tuileries, where there were a number of live jazz ensembles. With people enjoying the music and sun under those famous Manet trees, it was easy to see why so many love Fête de la Musique. From there, I headed over to meet some friends at Place de la Republique and also by the Canal Saint-Martin. This was one of the main areas for those attending Fête de la Musique. With a massive stage, and an even bigger crowd, it was an awesome place and atmosphere …