Long stretches of the River Seine embankment are converted to sandy beaches for the Paris Plage holiday season until 19 August. As in previous editions there are beaches along the three kilometres between the Louvre and the Pont de Sully and at the Josephine Baker floating swimming pool at Port de la Gare. This year a third site has been added: the Bassin de la Villette between Rotonde de Ledoux (m