What to do for Easter in Paris with your family and kids, a time known as “Pâques” in France, on the first weekend of April, 2015?
Egg hunting is a global tradition and your kids will love the chocolate treats at the end of their hunt! A perfect day out if the weather is clement. Where should you take them?
Center Paris: Egg Hunt in the Jardin du Palais Royal
Find eggs and fish ducks for an afternoon in this beautiful garden near the Louvre, organized by concept store Colette.
When? April 1, 2015. From 3pm to 6pm (free)
Where? Jardin du Palais-Royal. Metro station: Palais du Louvre-Louvre Rivoli (Lines 1 & 7)
West Paris: Egg Hunt at the Jardin d’Acclimatation
15000 hidden eggs in this magnificent park. Chocolate eggs by famous Belgium chocolate maker Galler. A surprise? At 11:30am and then 3:30pm, a giant egg will be smashed, unleashing hundreds of tiny eggs!
When? Sunday April 5, 2015, from 10am to 12h15pm, and from 2pm to 5pm. Book here at firstname.lastname@example.org (mandatory / free)
Where? Jardin D’acclimatation, Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris. Metro station: Les Sablons (Line 1)
North Paris: Egg Hunt at the Musée Montmartre
The Museum of Montmartre Renoir Gardens egg hut is a North Paris tradition on the hill. If your kids are in between 2 and 12 years old, they’ll have to find 6 eggs of different colors hidden in this beautiful flower garden overlooking Montmartre’s vineyards.
When? Sunday 5 and Monday 6, 2015 from 2pm to 5:30pm. Book here (mandatory / free for kids under 10 years old)
Where? Musée de Montmartre, 12 rue Cortot, 75018 Paris. Metro station: Abbesses (Line 12)
East Paris: Egg Hunt on a barge with “Free Market Paname”
(Paname means Paris in French slang) A very bobo Parisian egg hunt in East Paris. On a barge (usually dedicated to bargain hunt) located on the canal in the Parc de la Villette (a park your kids will love), all day egg hunt, food, activities, concerts and a final huge balloons drop!
When? Sunday April 5, 2015, from 10am to 10pm (free for the kids)
Where? 59 boulevard Macdonald, 75019 Paris. Metro station: Porte de la Villette (Line 7)
Left Bank: Egg Hunt on the Champs de Mars
With a view on the Eiffel tower, your kids will have to find one of the 35 000 hidden eggs in order to exchange them for a chocolate treat. Also planned, activities like dance, make-up, magic and other fairground games!
When? Sunday April 5, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
Where? Champ-de-Mars 75007 Paris. Metro station: Ecole Militaire (Line 8)