Early on Saturday evening, you start to get that feeling - phones begin to ring, meetings are arranged.
Drink an aperitif (start gently, you've got to last all night) as you listen to a band playing in the bar.
You're here thanks to the local grape vine, a local newspaper or quite by chance. and the band is
A bite to eat in a cheap-and-cheerful bistro or a restaurant in a trendy part of town
(Bastille, Oberkampf or Pigalle in Paris, and the centre in other cities). Savour a tasty lamb stew before
the real meat of the evening: it's time for a nightclub. There's something in the air, and the doorman
takes his work to heart. He lets you in.
Another good choice: one of the DJs of the moment is whipping
up the dancefloor and the night gets going in earnest - and keeps on going! Other nightlife options
include a midnight dip (preferably in the sea, and above all in summer), with sausages grilled over camp
fires on the beach - this is the life! Or a mix of the two - a rave deep in the countryside.
at last, and Sunday is already well under way !
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