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Paris Half Marathon

05 March 2017

At the beginning of spring, runners will gather in the Bois de Vincennes to take part in a challenge: the Paris Half Marathon. The 21.1km race will take participants on a course around the East of Paris. Start of the race: Château de Vincennes. The finish line takes place in the Parc Floral.

Every year, more than 40,000 runners from Ile-de-France, but also from further afield and from abroad, come to take part in this prestigious challenge in the French capital.

For the spectators, this is a great day out, as the route is lined with bands playing live music. At the shopping village, open on Friday and Saturday, the public can mingle with professionals in the world of running, as well as exhibitors and commercial partners of the race.

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Grand Musée du Parfum

Discovering the world of fragrance.

73 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré - 75008 Paris

This elegant new venue is situated in a townhouse in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, offering an original and captivating approach to perfumery, an art for which France is renowned the world over.

Open to visitors of all ages, neophytes and experts alike, the Grand Musée du Parfum addresses all aspects of the fascinating world of fragrances, scents and smells, from a scientific, playful and interactive angle.

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International Agricultural Show

from 25 February 2017 to 05 March 2017

The Parc des Expositions in Paris welcomes the International Agricultural Show. For over 50 years, the show has been a major event. As well as presenting livestock, it is a showcase for terroir products and regional and international gastronomy.

The show brings together some 1,000 exhibitors from different countries. Visitors to the show can admire livestock in the first pavilion (cattle, calves, pigs, goats, dogs, cats, farmyard animals, etc.). Do some shopping here and there at the gourmet food pavilions.Find out the latest trends in the garden in the crops and plants section.

Finally, in the last section, discover the jobs associated with farming and agriculture, and meet a wide range of people in the industry. Competitions (animals, products, young professionals), and special activities and workshops will be taking place throughout the show.

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