Car photography and the French Open; spring in Paris!
Published on Thursday, 6 April 2017 in the category Events
A Parisian spring is full of delights! Take the month of April, for example, when photography in general is celebrated and there’s a special emphasis on car photos. Then, at the end of May and the start of June, tennis fans thrill to the action provided in abundance by the French Open!
Delight your inner aesthete during the Month of the Photo
The Month of the Photo is an exceptional annual event that places great emphasis on boldness and creativity. The entire capital goes crazy for photography, with superb exhibitions held in various prestigious places. One such is Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art. This superb art museum is offering Autophoto from April 20th to September 24th, 2017. Housed in a bold, daring and impressive building created by Jean Nouvel, the Cartier Foundation invites you to explore the connection that exists between photography and the world of the automobile. Rarely featuring prominently in the field of contemporary art, the car is nevertheless an essential element of our daily life, and one that has extended our horizons. This fascinating exhibition looks at how automobiles gave photographers a whole new range of subject matter. Perfect for a solo afternoon, or with friends or family, Autophoto will be of interest to all ages and combines rear view mirror reflections, geometric road designs and road movie atmospherics. The Cartier Foundation invites you to embark upon an aesthetic journey that is both poetic and futuristic!
The French Open, the world famous tennis tournament
From May 22nd to June 11th, the famous clay courts will resume service and welcome the biggest stars of world tennis as they demonstrate their remarkable skills and athleticism. This tournament brings the clay court season to a riveting close, and is also the second of the year’s Grand Slam events. It’s a unique opportunity to experience the thrills that only tennis can provide, amidst the dynamic yet friendly atmosphere of the Stade Roland Garros. So come and satisfy your passion for tennis by being a spectator at one of the world's most popular sporting events, where the slow playing surface heightens the tension and makes the ball bounce higher! Between matches you might want to wander around the sports complex and check out the Tenniseum. This Museum of the French Tennis Federation chronicles the history of the game, with a major focus on the French Open.
The Hotel Paris France, your chic and comfortable accommodation in the capital
The Hotel Paris France is located a few minutes’ walk from the Louvre Museum, the Opéra de Paris and the famous, historical and trendy Marais district. Housed in a building dating back to the Belle Époque, the Hotel Paris France has installed spacious, luxurious and comfortable rooms. When you stay at our hotel, you’ll have free internet access throughout the property, air conditioning, a safe and a flat-screen TV. Book a room in our friendly and discreet hotel, and enjoy an exceptional Parisian stay in its historic heart.