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"Kiosque Jeunes" ...

For the under 29s… Every day, the "Kiosques jeunes” offers invitations and cut-price tickets for numerous events: concerts, plays, shows and sports events...

Kiosque jeunes Le Marais
Monday to Friday / 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
14 rue François Miron - Paris 4th arrondissement
Métro: Hôtel de Ville/Saint Paul
Tel. +33 (0)1 42 71 38 76

Kiosque jeunes Champs de Mars
Monday to Friday / 10.00 a.m. to 6 p.m. [closed on Thursday morning]
101 quai Branly - Paris 15th arrondissement
Métro: Bir Hakeim
Tel. +33 (0)1 43 06 15 38

Kiosque théâtre ...

The Kiosque Théâtre offers half-price first category tickets for most current shows, which are sold at the venue on the same day.  Seats are available for all private and subsidized theatres in Paris and the surrounding area, as well as for many café-théâtres and prestigious cabarets, thus catering for the varied tastes of French and foreign theatre-goers.

Kiosque Montparnasse
On the esplanade between the Montparnasse Tower and train station
Tuesday to Saturday / 12.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (including public holidays)
Sunday / 12.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Paris CROUS ticket office ...

Benefit from the reductions and invitations offered by the entertainment ticket office of the Paris CROUS student welfare centre. These tariffs are reserved for students under 30 years of age.

Information:
Tel. +33 (0)1 40 51 37 11 or 12
The ticket office is open from Tuesday to Friday between 10.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

Address:
Billetterie spectacles du Crous de Paris
39 avenue Georges Bernanos (rez-de-chaussée) 75005 Paris
RER B Port-Royal

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Museums...

Louvre ...

Entrance: via the Pyramid, Paris 1st arrondissement.
Métro: Palais royal Musée du Louvre.
Buses: 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95.
Prices: from €6 to €11 depending on the type of visit, subscriptions for the under-25s (€15/year).
Free on the first Sunday of every month.

Collections: Jewellery, Archaeology, Sculpture, Paintings, Decorative Arts, Furniture, Antiquities, Islamic Arts, Graphic Arts, etc.

Periods: Antiquity, 16th century, 17th century, 19th century.

Musée d'Orsay ...

Entrance: 1 rue de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris 7th arrondissement.
Métro: Solferino
RER: Musée d'Orsay
Buses: 24, 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94.
Prices: from €7 to €9.50 .
Collections: Paintings, Sculpture, Furniture, Decorative Arts
Periods: from 1848 to 1914.

Centre Georges Pompidou ...

Entrance: place Georges Pompidou, Paris 4th arrondissement.
Métro: Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville, Châtelet.
Buses: 21, 29, 38, 47, 58, 69, 70, 72, 74, 96.
Prices: from €8 to €12.
Collections: Paintings, Sculpture, Video
Periods: 20th century.

Theatres...

Municipal theatres...

Plays priced at €6 at Théâtre 13  (+33 (0)1 45 88 62 22) and Théâtre 14 (+33 (0)1 45 45 49 37).

Private Parisian theatres ...

On the same day as the performance and for people under 26 years old, first-category seats are offered at €10 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

La Comédie Française ...

65 seats with reduced visibility are offered for sale at €5 one hour before the start of performances. 2 rue de Richelieu, Paris 1st arrondissement.

Théâtre de la Cité Internationale Universitaire  (cité U)...

17, boulevard Jourdan, Paris 14th arrondissement.
RER: Line B and Tramway - Cité Universitaire station
Buses: 21 - 67 - 88 - PC
Prices: €10 for the under 30s and €13 for residents of the 13th arrondissement.

Out and about…

Bars and clubs...

From techno night clubs to modern music and jazz venues, catch the spirit of the times by visiting the bars and clubs of the French Capital.

For further information:

Festivals and cultural events...

Wanting to discover Paris from every angle? In the French Capital, move to the rhythms of the Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night) , the Mois de la photo (Photo Month) , the Fête de la musique music festival, Paris Plage urban beach, the Salon du livre book festival, Gay Pride and the Paris Jazz Festival.

With their sights, sounds and magical encounters, these festivals form an important part of the Parisian calendar and are definitely not to be missed.

For further information:
Ville de Paris (Agenda culturel de Paris - Paris Cultural Diary) 

Useful addresses and telephone numbers

Sports...

Both indoors and outdoors, there are more than 360 municipal sports facilities  are at your disposal in Paris. Sports enthusiasts are spoilt for choice with bowling pitches, gymnasia, swimming pools, skate parks, water sports centers, indoor sports centers, etc.

On water…

With its 34 municipal swimming pools, Paris is a paradise for water lovers... Take your pick: from swimming and diving lessons to aquagym sessions!
And why not make the most of the rowing, canoeing and sailing lessons organized by water sports clubs on the Seine and its tributaries?

... and on dry land…

From top-level tennis, cycling, soccer and karate to rollerblading , there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy yourself.
The bravest and fittest specimens can test their endurance in the Paris Marathon , whose 42.195 km course along the most prestigious Parisian thoroughfares attracts nearly 30,000 runners every year.

...  not forgetting in mid-air!

Six climbing walls installed in sports centres around Paris are ideal for beginners to the sport of rock climbing or for climbers wanting to hone their skills on indoor and outdoor walls.

Transports

SNCF (French railways)

36 35 or www.voyages-sncf.com  or www.idtgv.com 

RATP (Paris and region transit authority)

08 92 68 77 14 or www.ratp.fr 

  • CDG Airport  : +33(0)1 48 62 12 12 (flights : +33(0)1 48 62 22 80).
  • Orly Airport  : +33(0)1 49 75 52 52 (flights : +33(0)1 49 75 15 15).
    - Orlybus : 5 mins' walk, rue Reille (station Glacière/Tolbiac).

Taxis...

Joint number for taxi companies : +33(0)1 45 30 30 30

Bike and car rental