The sound and light show of the summer

The sound and light show of the summer

For more than ten years, Parisian summer nights have thrilled to a magnificent sound and light show: the Nuit aux Invalides (Night at the Invalides). A sumptuous setting, technological prowess, and an exciting story are the ingredients of the huge success of this immersive spectacle. You can be sure that the show will live up to expectations again this year. Book your tickets ready for your stay at the Hotel Albe Saint-Michel.


At the Invalides

Built on the orders of Louis XIV to house the aged and disabled veterans of various conflicts, the Hôtel des Invalides offers a splendid example of classical architecture and perfect symmetry. Its huge main courtyard, which hosts the show, is dominated by the impressive golden dome of Saint-Louis Cathedral, where the tomb of Napoleon I is situated. This creates the perfect setting for the sound and light story of the Night at the Invalides. The projections, the play of lights on architectural elements, the narration by famous voices, and the sound effects immerse you in the exciting and fascinating history of France.


Your Night at the Invalides

The Invalides is just fifteen minutes by public transport from the Hotel Albe Saint-Michel, so it’s quick and easy to get there. The Night at the Invalides is held every evening in July and August, after dark. Spaces are reserved for people with reduced mobility. You can also to combine the show with a visit, guided or not, of Napoleon's mausoleum and the dome. Remember to book your tickets as soon as possible to ensure the availability of your preferred date.


Parisian summer nights are rich in charm. From romantic strolls on the banks of the Seine to the conviviality of café terraces, from the many festivals to the bewitching Night at the Invalides, you are sure to find something to enchant your evenings during your stay at the Hotel Albe Saint-Michel!


Night at the Invalides​

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Hotel Albe Saint Michel, a 3-star hotel in the heart of Saint-Michel district

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