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How Paris Builds a Beach in the City [Video]

It’s summer in Paris, and that means it’s time once again for the Paris Plages!
Every year the city of Paris turns a portion of the road alongside the Seine River into a beach and pedestrian-only boardwalk so that people who can’t get out of the city during the hottest summer months can still experience a little bit of a beach-y getaway. But how do they actually do it? This fun video shows the beach being “built” and then enjoyed by Parisians young and old.

Paris Plages from Alta Media Productions on Vimeo.

If you’ll be in Paris this summer, be sure to check out Paris Plages!