As temperatures rise in the French capital, why not take advantage of the sunshine to explore the huge amount of activities and cultural events taking place in the city this summer? Parisians and visitors alike can make the most of the warmer weather this July with an exciting line-up of cultural events and open-air festivities. The outdoor cinema in the Parc de la Villette returns this month with a new schedule of top films and is the perfect way to spend a summer night in Paris. The famous Parisian beaches also make a welcome return, turning the banks of the river Seine into a hub of entertainment that’s ideal for the whole family. Those looking for top cultural events should note the arrival of the David Hockney exhibition at the Centre Georges Pompidou, as well as the Paris Jazz Festival. Whether you are looking to make the most of the great outdoors in Paris or want to find some indoor activities and stay out of the sun, we have found the top things to do in Paris this July.