In just over ten years, the Nuit aux Invalides (Night at the Invalides) show has won over an ever-growing audience of Parisians and visitors to the city. Take advantage of your stay at the Hotel du Danube to discover this extraordinary spectacle.
What is a Night at the Invalides?
This sound and light show takes place in the main courtyard of the Hôtel des Invalides, a sumptuous complex that includes the Army Museum and the Saint-Louis Cathedral, a military necropolis housing the tomb of Napoleon I. Its sober and regular architecture as well as the immense golden dome which watches over it lend themselves magnificently to projections. It’s the perfect setting for the illustrious story of the history of France and Paris. The narration is a key aspect of the success of the show. Carried by the voices of famous actors and underlined by the effects of sound and light, the show immerses you captivatingly in major events of the past.
Make the most of your Night at the Invalides
As it’s about twenty minutes on foot from the Hotel du Danube, it will be easy for you to reach the venue. And as the show takes place every evening in July and August at dusk, it will also be easy for you to find a date that suits. You can even combine your admission to the show with a visit to the tomb of Napoleon I and the dome. You could also continue the evening with a walk at the foot of the nearby Eiffel Tower or along the banks of the Seine.
The theme of the Night at the Invalides 2023 has not yet been revealed. However, the Hotel du Danube team recommends the show without any hesitation whatsoever. Indeed, the sumptuous setting, technological prowess, narrative emotion, and fascination of the story guarantee an exceptional experience.
Hotel du Danube, a 3 star hotel in the heart of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district