Top things to do for Easter in Paris


Top things to do for Easter in Paris

What cultural activities to do in Paris for Easter?

Show your children Paris through its culture, with a guided tour by bus or on foot from Tootbus, or go to the book festival.

 

Tootbus Kids Tour

To visit Paris in a fun and educational way, take advantage of the Kids Tour proposed by Tootbus. Discover the emblematic monuments of the Parisian capital during a guided tour on board a 100% electric bus. Our tour will allow you to admire the Palais Garnier, the Louvre Museum, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Place de la Concorde, the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe.

On Saturday 8 April, the Kids Tour will be dressed in Easter colours. Embark on a fun, educational and gourmet adventure during a playful panoramic tour.

Children will have the opportunity to discover the mysteries of Paris through folk tales, riddles and mini quizzes available in a booklet distributed at the entrance of the bus. All children will also receive a chocolate lollipop created by the Choco-Story museum's master chocolatiers.

How to get there?

Blue route: hop on at stop 1 Printemps / Galerie Lafayette

 

Book Festival

The Paris Book Festival returns on 21, 22 and 23 April 2023 at the Grand Palais Éphémère and in various prestigious Parisian venues. Did you love My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante's bestseller? Are you an unconditional fan of Corto Maltese, the famous comic book hero created by Hugo Pratt? Do you prefer the melancholic works of Dino Buzzati? As you may have guessed, Italy is in the spotlight for this second edition.

Take advantage of this event to renew your interest in Italian literature and come and meet some 800 French-speaking and international authors during interviews, debates, readings, signing sessions or workshops.

How to get there?

Blue route: hop off at stop 9 Tour Eiffel

 

Tootwalk

With Tootbus, discover Paris on foot in an unusual way. Our new free Tootwalk service allows you to discover the capital through three thematic tours that you can do independently.

Simply download the Tootbus application available on App Store and Google Play and follow the instructions. You can start the tour whenever you want.

 

Where can you find Easter chocolates in Paris?

What would Easter be without chocolate? Several activities are organised in Paris, including egg hunts and special Easter chocolate workshops.

 

Egg hunt

For the greatest pleasure of the little ones, go on the adventure of the unmissable Easter egg hunt during your trip to Paris.

From 5 to 11 April 2023, discover the 19th arrondissement of Paris and take part in the third edition of the egg hunt organised by the family concept store On the other fish and the local media Les Pépites du 19e.

Monkey Kwest offers a giant escape game egg hunt in the park of the Château de Nanterre from April 8th to 10th 2023.

At the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, a giant treasure hunt is organised on Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th and Monday 10th April 2023. This event will lead you in the footsteps of illustrious characters from the Grand Siècle, through fun, animated activities.

The Domaine de Saint-Jean de Beauregard welcomes children from 3 to 10 years old for an egg hunt on 9 and 10 April 2023, from 2 to 6 pm.

On April 8 and 9, 2023, the Ferme de Gally offers an egg and golden egg hunt as well as many activities.

The Château de Breteuil awaits you for its traditional Easter egg hunts on 9 and 10 April 2023.

 

Choco-story Paris

Discover the history of chocolate through the Choco-Story experience offered by the Musée du Chocolat in the 10th arrondissement of Paris. Dive into the fabulous world of chocolate through the ages thanks to workshops, demonstrations and interactive animations.

For Easter, we are organising a competition in collaboration with the Musée du Chocolat. Try to win 4 tickets for the special Easter chocolate workshop. To participate in the draw, subscribe to the Tootbus Paris and Choco Story pages on Facebook and Instagram.

 

Manufacture du Chocolat Alain Ducasse

Continue your journey to the land of chocolate at the Manufacture du Chocolat Alain Ducasse where craftsmen work with cocoa in the traditional way. Discover this unique know-how by visiting the shop, which offers various chocolates, ganaches and pralines...

 

What original things can you do for Easter?

The city of Paris is very lively during the Easter period. Why not take your children on rides, fly over Paris in a balloon or enjoy the Atelier des Lumières?

 

Foire du Trône

The oldest funfair returns to Paris from 31 March to 29 May 2023. Come and wander between the hundreds of attractions of the Foire du Trône installed on the Pelouse de Reuilly. Enjoy a cotton candy or a candy apple, take a ride on the different rides. The Foire du Trône is the largest and most prestigious fairground in Europe.

 

Jardin d'Acclimatation

In the Bois de Boulogne, come and enjoy the attractions of the Jardin d'Acclimatation. The park, which dates back to Napoleon III, offers some forty activities for the whole family in an exceptional setting.

 

Ballon de Paris Generali

See Paris from the air on board the world's largest balloon. The Ballon de Paris Generali takes off from André-Citroën Park and offers you the opportunity to fly over Paris for 10 minutes at an altitude of 150 metres.

 

Foire de Paris

The Foire de Paris returns from 27 April to 8 May 2023. This trade event has been a must for the curious since 1904. This historic event is home to numerous stands, workshops and activities as well as parades and concerts.

 

L’Atelier des Lumières

Come and immerse yourself in the works of artists in a playful and enchanting way at the Atelier des Lumières. Discover a contemporary creation Convergence from 17 February 2023 to 7 January 2024. Immerse yourself in the world of Chagall during the immersive exhibition Chagall, Paris - New York from 17 February 2023 to 7 January 2024.

 

Which garden to visit for Easter in Paris?

For an Easter holiday closer to nature, head to the Jardin des Plantes, the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle or the Parc Zoologique de Paris to discover the vast biodiversity.

 

Jardin des Plantes

The Jardin des Plantes is open all year round free of charge. The large greenhouses of the Jardin des Plantes form a group of five greenhouses built between 1836 and 2010. See the tropical and exotic plants in the rainforest greenhouse.

The Menagerie is a place that is sure to appeal to a young audience. The zoo of the Jardin des Plantes is the playground of many animals that you can see in the middle of a wooded area of several hectares.

How to get there?

Blue route: hop off at stop 4 Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin

 

National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History in Paris is a collection of museums, gardens, galleries and zoos dedicated to the treasures of nature. Come and discover more than 450 emblematic species of life, both present and fossilized, in the Grande Galerie de l'évolution. Don't miss the exhibition Felines from 22 March 2023 to 7 January 2024.

How to get there?

Blue route: hop off at stop 4 Notre-Dame - Quartier Latin

 

Parc zoologique de Paris

Come and discover the fascinating world of predators from 25 March to 5 November 2023 at the Parc Zoologique de Paris with the Saison Prédateurs event. Choose the most fearsome predator from a selection of twenty species. Discover their strengths and weaknesses thanks to dedicated season panels, part of which is illustrated by Miss Prickly.

 

To enjoy the Parisian capital at dusk, 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!