Summer in Paris involves streets decorated with attractive lights and illuminated terraces that catch the eyes. It is an ideal time to experience the nights of Paris city. Besides, this is also the time when several open-air light and sound shows start in the city. These events cover the monuments of the city in their most beautiful shades. Below is a discussion on some of the best light and sound shows in summers that you can visit after your Rodin Museum audio tour.
Versailles in the Moonlight
To commemorate the glory of the Louis XIV era, the Gardens of Versailles lights up in spectacular glory between June and September. The evenings mark illumination of numerous fountains and groves. Besides, there is a Musical Fountains Night Show which includes a water ballet that dances to the rhythm of Lully and Rameau. The evenings are finished with a delightful display of fireworks. In the year 2019, the pyrotechnics would focus on Marie-Antoinette; there would be a display of dedicated light show to bring the queen to life.
Château De Vaux-Le-Vicomte
Every summer, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte becomes very beautiful during the Evenings with several attractive parties held to remember the numerous parties that were held by the finance minister of the Louis XIV reign, Nicolas Fouquet. Grab macaroons and Champagne as you sit relaxed in one of the several chairs of the Songe de Vaux bar. Make sure to enjoy the flickering lights from thousands of candles of the garden alleyway. Make sure you stay for the splendid fireworks.
The period between June and September is great for music lovers visiting Paris. The Opéra en Plein Air festival brings in one of the prestigious directors to conduct an opera. They are provided carte blanche on one of the most compelling sites of the city— starting from Domaine de Sceaux to the Château de Vincennes. The lyrical journey carries on with the participation of Giacomo Puccini and his masterpiece.
Every summer, the façade of the Invalides comes alive as the Nuit aux Invalides festival lights up the place. There are numerous musical performances, light shows, and projections. Besides, the show displays the grand past of the historic monument. Started by Louis XIV, it became a center of attention during the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte.
If you want to experience a lively face of Paris during the night, visit the above places during the summer months for a memorable experience.