Your photography-themed break in Paris this winter
Category Fairs and Trade Shows
Photo enthusiasts will converge on Paris this winter because the city hosts two events not to be missed under any circumstances. Paris Photo takes place from November 8th to 11th, while the Salon de la Photo overlaps it, running from November 9th to 13th, making it easier for you to attend both shows. By the way, do you know that Paris is full of inimitable photo locations and opportunities that are particularly exciting in winter? Warm up your winter with a dream break dedicated to your passion for photography!
Paris Photo at the Grand Palais; all the talents together
Europe’s biggest photography fair, Paris Photo, will again be held this year under the beautiful glass roof of the Grand Palais in Paris. In this exceptional exhibition space, you can discover the talents of tomorrow, as well as see the work of the medium’s more famous practitioners. Some 200 exhibitors will be present, including representatives of the leading French and international galleries, and there will be various educational workshops, displays and interviews.
The technical side of photography at the Porte de Versailles
The Salon de la Photo, which is held at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre, brings together the biggest brands in the world of images and gives you the opportunity to enrich your technical palette with advanced equipment. A hundred exhibitors will invite you to learn more about photography, whether you are interested in capturing images, process work, or professional training in the field of photography.
The best photo locations in Paris
As you know, Paris is very photogenic; a dream model, in fact! During your break in the capital, you’ll want to wander the streets and boulevards, looking for the perfect image. Naturally, you’ll wish to focus on the city’s world-famous places such as the Eiffel Tower, as well as the hill of Montmartre, the Place du Trocadero and the Pont Bir Hakeim. But don’t miss the often-overlooked gems such as the picturesque Rue Crémieux, the geometric art installation commonly known as the Colonnes de Buren, and Au Vieux Paris d'Arcole, a restaurant that evokes the experience of stepping back in time.
Your getaway at the Hotel les Tournelles, Paris Marais
Located in the heart of the elegant, trendy and historic Marais district, the Hotel les Tournelles will be your accommodation of choice in Paris. It’s an establishment appreciated by aesthetes due to its vintage and colourful decor, but it’s also soothing, cosy and full of personality. The Tournelles team is at your service 24/7 to help make sure that your stay is an exceptional one. Every morning you can enjoy a delicious, hearty and gourmet breakfast consisting of artisanal pastries, fresh produce, organic juices and tasty hot drinks.
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Hotel Les Tournelles, a 3-star hotel at the heart of Marais