Dancing salsa on the banks of the Seine during the summer, wouldn't that be the dream?
If in the cold periods latin dances lovers are looking for the best kizomba or salsa clubs in Paris for their weekly outings, the arrival of warm days rhymes with the dance in open air!
Like every year, there are plenty of places to dance salsa or tango outside, in a relaxed atmosphere, learning other dances and meeting new partners while enjoying the last rays of the day's sunshine. If you like to dance the outdoor salsa, here are the places not to miss especially during your summer 2019 in Paris!
Salsa on the banks of the Seine
Quai Saint Bernard – 75005 Paris
Between the coming and going of the fly boats, the splendid "City" island with the Cathedral of Notre-Dame and the plant garden meet latin dancers. You will find several small alcoves with for each of them a particular style of music, sometimes salsa, tango, rock or even west coast swing.
The places where you can dance salsa, bachata, tango and much more to the sound of the DJ's of the capital are the square of Tino Rossi's garden, ** the Great Esplanade**, the different alveoli and the forecourt of the MK2 cinema Francois Mitterrand.
In the center of Paris, further from the river
Paris, cosmopolitan city and kizomba capital offers you well on other places to dance outdoors while admiring the unique architecture of the City of love.
Tangueros gather in front of the square of the Opéra Garnier on the occasion of their famous "wild Milonga".
The salseros and bachateros will be able to enjoy on the "place de la République" (Subway stop République) and on the "Esplanade of the arsenal" in Bastille (Subway stop Bastille).
Outside the summer, Bastille and "Répu" as say the insiders say abound of places where to dance all along the year with for instance the "Retro dancing", the "Favela chic" or the "Café du Temple" in Republique and the Lappe St. whose reputation is no longer to make and its clubs such as the Balajo and Khao Suay in Bastille. Participating in these outdoor salsa evenings is definitely the best way to make you want to learn for the next back to school period!
Beware, once the virus of salsa or Tango caught, there is no antidote and it goes without saying that these manifestations are dependent on the weather conditions.
You know of other places to dance and practice latin dances, tango or outdoor swing dances in Paris, indicate them in the comments, it will help all the dancers of SBK, tango or swing!