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What to do in Paris this weekend? (April 7-10)

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You've worked hard all week, but come the weekend, you're out of inspiration to find original activities to do. Look no further, because Paris Select has covered the latest Parisian news to offer you the best of unusual and entertaining activities. Here is an enticing program to spend a memorable Easter weekend.

Go to the Louvre night 

As of April 7, Louvre Museum opens its doors for a free night. Every first Friday of the month 18H to 21H45. The perfect opportunity to visit the largest museum in Paris in a completely different aspect. During this night, mini-discovery visits, Free and without reservation, are offered to visitors. During 20 minutes, a mediator posted in one of the highlights of the museum can guide you and answer all your questions. Every Friday, a theme to discover will be offered to art fans. Find for example The beginnings of the Louvre, Stopover in ancient Egypt, Travel to Islamic lands, Treasures of the Louvre or even The Great Italian Masters.

Louvre Museum – 75001 Paris

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Enjoy the Warhol – Basquiat nocturne

Du April 5 until August 28, 2023, la Louis Vuitton Foundation welcomes exceptional works byAndy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. The two leading artists of 80s indeed collaborated. They made more than one hundred paintings with four hands. The first night around the exhibition which will take place on Friday April 7. Live a typical evening 1980s downtown New York ! In the Auditorium, let yourself be carried away by the energy of rappers Lazuli and Le Juiice at two concerts. For the opening of the new room Open Space #11 de Ndaye Kouagou, attend the performance of the artist Harilay Rabenjamina and the dancer Soa Ratsifandrihana.

The Louis Vuitton Foundation – evening of April 7, 19 p.m. / 23 p.m. with concert – 8 Av. du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris

I want to see the concert and the exhibition!

See the exhibition Money in Art at the Monnaie de Paris

Du March 30 and until September 24, Money of Paris hosts the exhibition Money in Art. The exhibition covers over 20 centuries of art history on the theme of the complex relationships between Art and Money, from Antiquity and its myths until today. one hundred and fifty pieces from various backgrounds in the history of art, Simon Vouet and Louis le Nain to Arman and Warhol, via Degas or Renoir, will be presented to the public within historical salons of the Hôtel de la Monnaie.

March 30 – September 24, 2023 – La Monnaie de Paris – 11 Quai de Conti, 75006 Paris

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Do an original activity with the Ducks of Paris

Want to make a extraordinary activity in the middle of Paris? Embark on board Marcel the Duck, very first French amphibious bus ! Start your journey by bus and discover all the emblematic monuments from the west of Paris. You can admire the disabled, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, the Alexandre III Bridge. In the middle of a walk, the bus will literally turn into a boat and will dive in the Seine ! You will then sail for a twenty minutes on the Seine before returning to solid ground. Guaranteed atmosphere ! Attention, remember to book!

The Ducks of Paris – Departure Place Jacques Rueff 75007 Paris

Live a great experience at Thoiry Zoo

From this Saturday April 8, you will now be able to sleep in dens du Zoo of Thoiry. If you are animal fans, you can spend a night among bears and wolves in a veritable 3×3 meter den. A unique experience that offers you Thoiry Zoo in order to take advantage of a return to the exceptional nature. You will be able admire the animals in their natural habitat and you will be accompanied by a healer During your stay. 

Thoiry Zoo – Rue du Pavillon de Montreuil, 78770 Thoiry

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Discover miniature France

Miniature France come back for a whole new exhibition Elancourt Park in the Yvelines. Take your children to discover all the monuments of Paris and France in miniature version. You can then stroll in the middle of Fort Boyard, the Arena of Arles, the Mont Saint Michel, the Palace of Versailles or the Eiffel Tower, all in miniature version. 

France Miniature – Boulevard André Malraux, 78990 Elancourt

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Go to the Salon du Fantastique at the Parc Floral

April 8 and 9, Floral Park turns into Fantastic living room. This cultural event aims to do justice to the imaginary and playful cultures, too often described as marginal cultures. On the spot, you will be able to meet hundreds of authors, illustrators, publishers (novels or games), creators, artisans or artists go to Salon Fantastique and at the Japan Party who will be there for meet the public of fans.

The Floral Park – Rte de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris

Easter Special Selection

Take part in the egg hunt

of the Waldorf Astoria Versailles – Trianon Palace

Meet at Trianon Palace, in Versailles, for theessential egg hunt. It's in the sublime hotel gardens that you can go to search for chocolates after having brunch under the sun. It is in a bucolic setting that you will be able to share this family experience. The hotel also offers workshops to make your own treats.

Waldorf Astoria Versailles – Trianon Palace – 1 Boulevard de la Reine, 78000 Versailles

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Have fun hunting for eggs at the Jardin d'acclimatation 

Sundays April 2 and 9, le Jardin d'Acclimatation welcomes you for not one but two exceptional egg hunts. In collaboration with Kinder, all the hidden chocolates will be delicious brand shaped confectionery eggs and rabbits. It is on a space of 18 hectares what exactly will be hidden 56 chocolates. It's your turn !

The Jardin d'Acclimatation – Bois de Boulogne, Rte de la Prte Dauphine to the Prte des Sablons, 75116 Paris

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Visit the capital with the Vedettes de Paris egg hunt 

Live a egg hunt original thanks to Stars of Paris. From 9:45 a.m., baskets will be given to the children to collect their sweets. A 10:00 a.m. sharp, Easter egg hunt at can start at Vert Galant square. At the end of 45 minutes of research of chocolate you can embark on the island of the city and enjoy a one hour cruise. An original, magical and exceptional family moment! You make yourself comfortable warm on the boat, indoors or Terrace for the more adventurous. 

Stars of Paris – Start of the egg hunt – 1 Square du Vert Galant, 75001 Paris

Take advantage of the distribution of chocolate eggs at ParisLongchamp

Le Sunday, April 9, ParisLongchamp Racecourse will offer a day of shopping under the sign of gluttony. Next to 7 chocolate eggs will distributed free of charge to children. An addition of sweet treats to this horse racing day. In addition to this distribution of chocolates, lots of free entertainment will offered to children for this day dedicated to The Family Hippodrome. This is the perfect opportunity for families to enjoy an outdoor outing in the company of horses. It's the perfect place to spend a great family time !

Paris Longchamp Racecourse – 2 Rte des Tribunes, 75016 Paris

Celebrate Easter at the Terrass » Hotel

The Terrace'' Hotel celebrates Easter by offering a gastronomic and creative experience for the whole family. On the program, a Sunday brunch atwith spring dishes and treats chocolate concocted by the pastry chef Vincent Larigaudie. Easter Monday, tradition is honored with a lunch highlighting the lamb, prepared by the Chief Santiago Guerrero. Children can participate in a DIY workshop led by SEIZE Paris, where they can express their creativity by decorating wooden eggs. Surprises are also reserved for the youngest throughout the Easter weekend. The Edmond restaurant offers a panoramic view of Paris, thus offering a idyllically for user-friendly experience and delicious with the family.

Le Terrass » Hotel – 12-14 Rue Joseph de Maistre 75018, Paris -

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Escape with the Sources de Cheverny egg hunt

The Easter weekend promises to be joyful and delicious Springs of Cheverny ! The bells ring, colored eggs emerge and the children can no longer sit still. The hotel establishment offers an unusual egg hunt followed by a picnic delicious, accessible to all on reservation.

The day will be busy with an egg hunt open to all. The most lively and agile will be able to taste the chocolates from the pastry chef of Sources de Cheverny. It is ideal for enjoying a friendly and warm moment with your family. out of the Parisian atmosphere.

The Sources of Cheverny – 23, route de Fougères – 41700 Cheverny

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Relax at La Borde in Sologne Château & Spa

La Borde in Sologne offers Easter special offer. On the program, a weekend for two people from 367 €. Enjoy a beautiful room, a brunch for two on Easter Monday and a gift offered in the room upon arrival. THE Easter Monday Brunch is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a friendly moment for two, around a tasty meal. Enough to regain strength before returning to work the next day. This offer is ideal for to please yourself without breaking the bank and enjoying a relaxing in a relationship.

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La Borde in Sologne Castle & Spa – Castle of Laborde, 41230 Vernou-en-Sologne

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