Hop to it, it’s Easter time! Enjoy the long Easter break in Paris hunting down Easter Eggs. Whether Easter is a familial and religious celebration it can be fun to celebrate it in Paris. This year, the Easter Monday ( a public Holiday in France) is on April 17th, 2017.
Of course it could be a gourmet celebrations with the occasion to taste fine chocolate in the Capital of Gastronomy at Fauchon or Hediard (21 pl de la Madelaine).
But it can also be fun, many Easter egg hunt are organized by the City of Paris and the French capital arrondissements (for kids only).
For the Easter week-end in Paris, you can visit many famous chocolate factories (Ducasse, or Jasque Genin), celebrate Easter services in many Parisian church. Many Restaurants organize special events for Easter (La Bauhina, Hard Rock Café, Café Pouchkine …)
Paris’ top Chocolate shops for Easter
24-26 place de la Madeleine , Paris 75008 – Tel : +33 (0)1 70 39 38 00 (Mo Opéra)
- Lafayette Gourmet Haussmann
48, boulevard Haussmann, Paris 9e – Métro Havre-Caumartin (Mo Auber)
2 place Edmond Rostand , Paris 75006 – Tel : +33 (0) 1 43 29 31 10 (Mo Luxembourg)
101 rue du faubourg Saint-Honoré , Paris 75008 – Tel : +33 (0) 1 42 99 90 00
- Christophe Roussel
5, rue Tardieu, Paris 18e – M° : Anvers
- La maison du chocolat
225, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré, Paris 8e
- A la mère de Famille (since 1761)
35, rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, Paris 9e- Métro : Le Pelletier
Best Easter eggs hunts in Paris
For Easter , National monument Center invite children between 5 and 12 years old and their family to hunt through 8 sites :
la Conciergerie, Notre-Dame cathedral towers, Rambouillet château, la Villa Savoye at Poissy, Maisons-Laffitte chateau , le Saint-Cloud national domain, Saint-Denis basilica, Vincennes château. You can also have an excursion around Paris to hunt Eggs.
Search for clues and solving puzzles about history, architecture and great people will be rewarded for wonderful chocolate eggs.
- Eggs hunt at Musee de Montmartre (Paris 18h)
a great Eggs Hunt is organised at Montmartre museum and its wonderful Renoir Gardens on April 5th from 10am to 5pm.
- Eggs hunt of Secours Populaire at Champs de Mars (Paris 7th)
This year, the Secours Populaire organise for a charity egg hunt on Sunday, April 5th, 2015.This is at Chams de Mars near Effeil Tower where the hunting will take place this year. The program : sports, football and many animations.
- Easter eggs hunt at la Conciergerie (1st)
Hunting for Easter eggs in the Conciergerie this year will be held Sunday, April 5th, 2015. Enjoy this playful appointment that takes children and adults through a treasure hunt to discover the history of the monument for a chocolate surprise. (price fomr 7,50€ to8.50€)
- Eggs hunt at Jardin d’acclimatation
About 15000 eggs hunt will be hidden at Jardin d’acclimatation on April 5th for Easter.
Kids will be able to hunt eggs from 10am to 12.15 and from 2pm to 5pm.
Religious Services on Easter Monday in Paris
Easter Monday is a public holiday in France, but many museums, monuments and restaurants are open. Many Parisians organize their own Easter egg hunt in parks and Gardens like Monceaux park or Buttes Chaumont Park or Luxembourg Garden.
- Notre Dame de Paris Catholic service prayers, with Gregorian chants on Easter Sunday and several Easter services are given in French on Easter Monday
- ACP – The American Church in Paris (Protestant/interdenominational) (Quai d’Orsay Paris 7th Arrondissement)
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