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Activities for Mother's Day in Paris


This year, Mother's Day is on Sunday 29 May. Discover the capital of Paris in good company and have a great time with your family. Take advantage of this special occasion to visit Paris in one day by panoramic bus or do unforgettable activities.

Mother's Day crafts

Perfume creation workshop

Go on a two-hour olfactory journey by creating a unique perfume in your image. Candora invites you to use your sense of smell in a fun way. After testing your knowledge, the House of Perfumes invites you to assemble two to three eaux de toilettes. Once you have assembled them, your custom-made perfume is ready. You can leave with it and even record the formula to reorder it. A personal and original day gift idea for this workshop available in French and English.

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #4 Notre-Dame / Quartier Latin.

Creative ceramic painting workshop

Take advantage of the mild weather in May to take part in a pottery and ceramic painting workshop at Atelier Geneviève, the first ceramics café in Paris. On a sunny terrace, you will be introduced to painting, modelling and throwing. What a way to create a work of art that suits you!

Natural cosmetics workshop

Are you a fan of natural cosmetics that respect your skin and the environment? With the JE workshops, create your own products: lip sticks, face routine, cream or hair care. Something to treat yourself to on this special day.

Gourmet Mother's

Day Tasting at Ô Château

Enjoy a beautiful moment of sharing and complicity this Mother's Day 2022 at Ô Château. This elegant old-style wine bar offers world food, platters, food and wine pairings and tastings led by sommeliers in French and English. There are three tasting options to choose from:

  • Quatrehomme cheese (Parisian cheese factory) and wine tasting
  • Beef and wine tasting
  • Terroir Tasting

Between great wines and exceptional products, food and wine pairing, spend a quality time and a privileged moment in a warm and friendly atmosphere around the discovery (in French or in English).

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #3 Musée du Louvre.

Visit the Caves du Louvre

In the heart of Paris, discover the Caves du Louvre. No less than 800m2 of vaulted cellars have been dedicated to wine. The wines of the former royal wine cellar of the 18th century will no longer hold any secrets for you. Allow one to two hours for a guided tour (in French or English), a tasting with or without cheese or the creation of your own wine.

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #3 Musée du Louvre.

Brunch with Latin American flavours

On 29 May 2022, head for Latin America for your taste buds without leaving Paris. At Isana, escape for a homemade buffet brunch with Colombian, Mexican or even Peruvian specialities. Sheltered from the heat in an air-conditioned room or under the Parisian sun on the terrace, one thing is sure, the cuisine will give you a change of scene.

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #2 Opéra Garnier.

Cultural Mother's Day

Tootbus Sunset Escape

Mother's Day is also an opportunity to discover Paris in a different way! Enjoy an night out combining a tour of the city at dusk in a panoramic bus, followed by a champagne cruise on the Seine. On this occasion, Tootbus honours mothers and gives you the chance to win a "Sunset Escape" tour for 2 people. To participate, it's very easy, you just have to follow the Tootbus Paris Instagram account and participate to the contest.

Visit Balzac's house

One of the homes of the writer Honoré de Balzac, where he lived from 1840 to 1847, opens its doors to you for a timeless moment. On three floors, discover this former private mansion of the famous writer, now a house-museum. Don't miss the garden with its breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower, which you can enjoy at The Rose Bakery, a small English café. If you are in the mood for literature, Victor Hugo's house also welcomes you between living rooms and temporary exhibitions.

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #8 Trocadero.

A short tour of the Jardin des plantes

Jardin des plantes

Accessible all year round, the Jardin des plantes is full of activities. Stroll through the alleys of the Jardin des plantes, wander through the large greenhouses where tropical and exotic plants are mixed together, visit the animals of the Menagerie, the zoo of several hectares, and discover the great gallery of evolution where the exhibition "Odyssée sensorielle" is on display, a journey to the heart of natural environments and species, until the beginning of July.

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #4 Notre-Dame / Quartier Latin.

Mother's Day relaxation

Valmont Spa - Le Meurice

Treat your mother to a special afternoon in the Valmont Spa at the Meurice Hotel in the first district of Paris. Perfect for cutting yourself off from the world for a few moments, it will offer you a moment of relaxation in a palatial setting. Between mother and daughter, enjoy personalized advice, treatments and a relaxing hand massage with Valmont products. You will even leave with a precious souvenir immortalized by a photographer.

How to get there?

Blue route: Get off at stop #3 Musée du Louvre or at stop #6 Concorde.

Private Spa at the 4* Mademoiselle Hotel

Near Montmartre, in a quiet street, discover the Hotel Mademoiselle. Both intimate and elegant, the place offers a very Parisian "couture" decoration. You can privatise its 300m2 spa for a massage, but not only! Sauna, hammam and lounge-bar are available to celebrate the occasion with a spa day.

To end your day activities, enjoy the Parisian capital at dusk and discover our top 5 best spots to admire the sunset in Paris. Finally, contemplate the City of Light illuminated on board our Paris by night tour which will fill your eyes!