The Salon des Musiciens is an annual music festival held in Paris, France. 2012 will mark the fourth time that the event is held. The musical event embraces all forms of music from classical to jazz and pop. In addition to being able to listen to amazing live music, visitors are also invited to take part with a series of workshops on the usage of instruments ranging from guitars to drums.
The Salon des Musiciens will take place between the twenty eight of September and the first of October, although those planning on attending should keep an eye on the official festival website for any changes. The festival will take place at the Grande Halle de la Villette which is located along 211 avenue Jean Jaures. The venue is readily accessible by metro. All tourists in Paris who love music should make it a point to attend the Salon des Musiciens.
Paris is the cosmopolitan capital of France. The city is also considered the capital of fashion and art. The French capital receives well over forty million visitors annually making it the most popular tourist destination in the world. The bustling city offers tourists a wealth of attractions including the iconic Eiffel Tower, the poignant Arc de Triomphe, the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral and the exquisite Sainte Chapelle.
Tourists may also enjoy visiting the Catacombs where the bones exhumed from the crowded Paris cemetery are stored. Only two hundred visitors are allowed at a time and late arrivals may have a long wait before them. The city also contains a large number of galleries and museums. They range from the world renowned Louvre, home to many famous pieces of art, to the lesser known Les Invalides, which contains weapons and pieces of armour.
The ‘City of Lights’ has excellent infrastructure and boasts a good public transport system and an array of top notch restaurants and cafes. When it comes to accommodation there are plenty of luxury hotels Paris. Tourists looking for a good place to rest their head can try Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris. It is one of the best Palace hotels Paris and is sure to make guests feel at home.