Top-notch combination between festival and culture: Rock en Seine 2018

Once a year the French capital Paris recieves a festival make-over. The festival is one of the biggest of it’s kind. The location is surrounded by by national state monuments, which provides an unique cultural experience. 

Three days, four stages and countless artists. At Rock en Seine you encouter the biggest names from multiple genres like pop, rock, techno and reggae. Not only the well know get to perform at this magical location, but new talent can make a run for it as well. Last year the festival took in over 100.000 visitors from all over Europe. The exact date for Rock en Seine 2018 will be announced soon!

See you abroad!

Rock en Seine

  • Where? Paris, France
  • When? 24 - 26 August 2018
  • Genre Electro, Pop, Reggae, Rock, World Music
  • Location Outdoor
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Spotify Playlist

Line-up 2017

  • Amber Run
  • At The Drive-In
  • Band of Horses
  • Barbagallo
  • Beach Fossils
  • Black Lips
  • Caballero & JeanJass
  • Car Seat Headrest
  • Columbine
  • Cypress Hill
  • Deluxe
  • Denzel Curry
  • Fakear
  • FKJ
  • Flume
  • Frank Carter &
  • The Rattlesnakes
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • George Ezra
  • Girls In Hawaii
  • Gracy Hopkins
  • Grouplove
  • Her
  • Hercules & Love Affair
  • Ibibio Sound Machine
  • Inüit
  • JAIN
  • Lee Fields & The
  • Expressions
  • Little Dragon
  • Lysistrata
  • Mac DeMarco
  • Panda Dub
  • PJ Harvey
  • Rejjie Snow
  • Rendez-Vous
  • Romeo Elvis x Le Motel
  • Rone
  • Sleaford Mods
  • Slowdive
  • The Pretty Reckless
  • The Jesus & Mary Chain
  • The Kills
  • The Lemon Twigs
  • The Shins
  • The xx
  • Therapie TAXI
  • Timber Timbre
  • Ty Segall
  • Ulrika Spacek
  • Vince Staples
  • More acts will follow…

The location

Parc de Saint-Cloud (Paris), France

Rock en Seine takes place in the Park de Saint-Cloud, just a few kilometers south of Paris. The tempered climate results in tons of sunny summer days. Of course Paris itself has its charms, which is worth the visit already. Parc de Saint-Cloud is filled with an enormous amount of beautiful gardens and hystoric monuments. So besides the performences it’s most certainly recommended to take a look at the breathtaking surroundings of the festival.




Together with Thalys, Festival.Travel offers tickets to travel from Amsterdam Central Station to Paris Gare du Nord. This way you’re guarenteed a convenient and comfy journey.

Travel dates

Departure from Amsterdam Central Station, The Netherlands: –
Arrival in Paris Gare du Nord, France: –

Departure from Paris Gare du Nord, France: –
Arrival in Amsterdam Central Station, The Netherlands: –

Tickets are available at the ticketshop below.


Together with InterRail, Festival.Travel offers tickets to travel through whole Europe. With an interrail ticket, you have unlimited train access for a certain period within 30 European countries. This excludes the travellers’ mother resident country. Make your festival holiday more adventurous and a bigger experience!

What do you I have to know?

The fastest way to travel to Paris is by plane. In cooperation with Cheapflights we help you find the cheapest flights. The website compares every flight and will select the most favorable offer you can get.

Be aware of the limited luggage space, especially when you have to take tents e.g. with you. Advice: Festival.Travel also offers cheap hostels and lockers as an option.

What do I have to know?

Travelling by car to a festival gives you freedom when and where to do pit stops and perhaps include some sightseeing while on the road. If you have some free seats left or looking for a ride, there are several website you can check out. Sharing a ride is a great opportunity to connect with people and share your journey costs.

Keep in mind that during the ride you will pass several toll roads. At most of these check points you can pay by credit card, but we would still advice you to bring cash with you.

Distance to Paris:
– Berlin: 1050 km
– Milan: 900 km





When is Rock en Seine 2018?
The dates for Rock en Seine 2018 haven’t been announced yet.

What is the minimum approved age of a Rock en Seine?
Children under 11 years of age (including) have a free entrance. Children must be accompanied by their parent or a legal guardian and it is advisable to bring an ID to verify their age (e.g. an insurance card).

What is the exact location of the festival site?
Parc de Saint-Cloud, 92210 Saint-Cloud, France

How do I pay at Rock en Seine?
At Rock en Seine it’s possible to pay with cash and by card. There is also the possibility to pay with the Cashless Pay Wristband. More information about this can be found on the Rock en Seine website.


How can I pay?
You can choose one the following transaction methods by our professional ticket partner (Paylogic):

– iDeal
– Bancontact/Mr.Cash
– Mastercard / VISA
– Bank Transfer
– Pay Pal
– Maestro
– ING Home ‘Pay / Belfius Direct Net / Direct Debit / Giropay / Sofortuberweisung / VISA electron

All tickets carry my name since I’m the one who made the order. Is this going to a problem for my friends?
On the tickets you can find the name of the person who purchased the tickets, not to whom the ticket belongs. As the tickets are scanned at the entrance of the festival, the barcodes will get checked to verify the tickets’ validity. Subsequently they can check the system to check the name of the ticket holder. Does a ticket change its’ owner? Please let the ticket provider (Paylogic) know by mail

Can I refund my ticket?
No, Festival.Travel is not permitted to accept or change returned tickets, but it is possible to sell your ticket to someone else. Would you like to have more information on reselling your ticket, or planning to do so? Please contact


What is the currency in France?
The official currency in France is the Euro.

To which time zone does France belong?
CET – Central European Time / European Central Time (Standard Time).

What are the phone numbers of emergency services in France?
Ambulance: 15
Police: 17

Do I have to bring a passport or identity card?
In France it is sufficient if you have an identity card with you.

What kind of plugs do they use in France?
In France they use European plugs, so you don’t have to bring universal plugs.

Can I drink tap water?
You can drink water from the tap, as long it is not indicated you can’t.

Another question?

Ask your question via the contact form. We’re happy to help you with your choice!