Canadian Women's Group in Paris (AFCP)

Canadian Women's Group in Paris (AFCP)

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5 Rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris, France
5 Rue de Constantine Paris Île-de-France 75007 FR

Metro: Invalides (lines 8 and 13)

Founded nearly forty years ago, in 1978, the Canadian Women’s Group in Paris aims to enhance your enjoyment of Paris through valuable friendships and new experiences with fellow Canadian women residing in France. They organize a wide range of activities such as guided visits of Paris’ many beautiful sites and museums, outings to the theater, concerts and operas, as well as book and bridge clubs. To keep their members informed, a monthly newsletter is published and monthly meetings keep members active throughout the year.

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15 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris, France 1.08 km
+33 (0)6 58 54 13 48+33 (0)6 58 54 13 48

Metro: Alma Marceau (line 9), Franklin D. Roosevelt (lines 1 & 9)

American Childrens Theatre is a theater company for children ages 3-16 with classes during the school year, camps (stages) during school holidays, and occasional specialized workshops. With a little acting, a little singing, a little dancing, a little silliness, your child will have a LOT of fun! They only use material that has positive values and messages. A highlight of the Fall and Spring sessions is performing in a professional theater here in Paris! The children get to experience the thrill of a real stage performance with lights, sound, effects, and a full audience. ACT can also bring their program into schools, birthday parties, and other events!

226 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France 1.09 km
+33 (0)1 42 60 82 00+33 (0)1 42 60 82 00

Metro: Concorde or Tuileries (line 1)

For over a century, Angelina’s has built a reputation as a place of sophistication and indulgence. Its renowned African hot chocolate is so thick that you almost feel like you’re digging into a bowl of soup. It’s made from three types of African chocolate from Nigeria, Ghana and the Ivory Coast and is made especially for Angelina’s.  It is a beautiful place where the likes of Proust and Coco Chanel frequented. While you’re there, be sure to try the Mont Blanc, Angelina’s trademark pastry since 1903!

Read The Hot Chocolate Challenge for other great spots to satisfy your chocolate craving.

Other Angelina locations on website.

 

5 Rue d'Aguesseau, 75008 Paris, France 1.1 km

The Canadian Bilingual School of Paris is the first school to offer a Canadian curriculum in France. Its goal is to provide students from kindergarten through 12th grade (ages 3 to 16) a truly bilingual and bi-cultural experience that will develop the language skills students need as 21st-century learners. In adopting British Columbia’s Education Plan, the ECB-CBS provides students with a personalized approach to learning.

34 Av. des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France 0 km

Eurécole was founded in 1989 and offers a pre-school through secondary level of tri-lingual education. Following the French national educational curriculum, the experience is strengthened through additional activities such as sports, music, history of art and others. They offer language tuition every day from pre-school in French, English and Spanish or German.

10 Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris, France 1.19 km

With more than 15 shops across 4 continents, Maison de Famille furniture and decor are a fusion of classic, ethnic and modern styles. This blending of new and old, local and exotic immediately wins over a clientele of all ages and styles.

Other locations in Morocco, Italy, USA, Russia, and Japan.

10 Rue du Général Camou, 75007 Paris, France 1.19 km

Metro: Alma-Marceau (line 9)

The largest English-language lending library on the European continent, the ALP is more than just a library. It hosts popular evenings with authors and singers, organizes reading groups for toddlers, children and adults as well as offers writing workshops for teenagers. The super friendly staff serves more than 2,500 members from more than 60 different countries.

40 Avenue des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France 1.4 km
2 Boulevard de la Madeleine, 75009 Paris, France 1.2 km
+33 (0)805 98 0034+33 (0)805 98 0034

You know Zara Women’s and Men’s affordable clothing stores so visit the chain’s home furnishings boutiques throughout Paris. Discover attractive collections of small furniture, decorative objects for the bathroom and kitchen and a textile selection (bed linen, tablecloths, towels, throw covers).

21 Boulevard de la Madeleine, 75001 Paris, France 1.24 km

Metro: Madeleine (lines 8, 12 and 14)

Christopher Mesnooh is an American attorney from New York who has lived in Paris since 1989. Specializing in American investments in France, he was educated at Columbia (BA) and Yale (JD). He has dual qualifications to practice law in both France and the United States. Christopher is frequently called upon by both the French and international media to decrypt legal, economic and political issues involving France, and has appeared on all French television stations as well as the BBC, SkyNews, NBC, Bloomberg, Reuters and the New York Times.

19 Rue Oudinot, 75007 Paris, France 1.25 km
+33 (0)1 46 41 26 57+33 (0)1 46 41 26 57

Metro: Duroc (lines 10 and 13)

English-speaking Dr. Guglielmina specializes in gynecology and gynecologic surgery, with a calm and very professional demeanor and gentle bedside manner, which can be hard to find in this country. Practices at the American Hospital of Paris and at this address on Wednesday mornings.

112 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris, France 1.25 km

Metro: Miromesnil (lines 9 and 13)

“A place of peace and expertise where everything is for you.” Includes swimming pools, 8 treatment rooms, a Russian Banïya and a private couples suite. Leave the kids in the Kids Club while you have your treatment!

17 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris, France 1.26 km

Baby Prestige can help you find a regular or occasional experienced, English-speaking nanny, tutor or babysitter in Paris and its suburbs, other cities in France, Geneva (Switzerland) and Los Angeles (USA). In addition to regular babysitting, they can help you find a qualified maternity nurse, professional care for special needs kids, someone to organize events like a girly PJ party or a bar mitzvah or even to accompany your child on a trip between France and Geneva or Los Angeles.

38 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France 1.29 km
+33 1 44 39 81 00+33 1 44 39 81 00
Metro: Sevres Babylone (lines 10 & 12)
Boasting 3000 m2 of space and over 30,000 products, this is a gourmet international food shopping experience. Part of the illustrious Bon Marché department store, it features fresh produce, a wide selection of globally sourced groceries, wine, a section of fresh prepared foods to take away if you don’t have time to cook, a bakery, and catering (traiteur) service for parties of all sizes. Valet parking and underground parking available at the Bon Marché.
(Note: For those who live on the Rive Droite, you’ll be happy to know that a new Grande Epicerie is scheduled to open in Fall 2017 on rue de Passy in the 16th arrondissement.)

 

62 Rue Pierre Charron, 75008 Paris, France 1.29 km

Metro: George V (line 1), Franklin D. Roosevelt (lines 1 and 9)

This beautiful spa in the heart of Paris’ golden triangle features 1,400 m2 of tranquillity, sophistication, beauty and comfort, hidden in the lower level of a Haussmannian building. Book a relaxing massage or facial and you can use their divine indoor swimming pool. Want to get fit? Get a membership at their fitness center, which offers aqua fitness classes as well as pilates, yoga, zumba and boxing. After working out, grab a drink at their juice bar and chillout on a comfy lounge chair around the pool.

 

24 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris 0 km
+33 (0) 1 42 82 12 80+33 (0) 1 42 82 12 80

Homesick Brits love this popular, English style bakery-cafe with four establishments around Paris serving a wide variety of homemade cakes, scones, quiches and fresh bread. A favorite treat is the carrot cake with icing made from organic quality ingredients. They also serve organic salads and soups and brunch on weekends. The original Rose Bakery is located on the rue des Martyrs in the 9th arrondissement, a street made popular by its numerous resident artisans and specialty shops.

For more brunch recommendations, read our article:  “15 Best Weekend Brunches in and Around Paris”

38 Rue de Ponthieu, 75008 Paris, France 1.31 km
+33(0)1 42 56 50 86+33(0)1 42 56 50 86

Metro: Franklin Roosevelt (lines 1 and 9)

Fiery-hot Northern Chinese food, smack in central Paris. Serves mainly Pekingese and Sichuanese regional specialities including soups, dumplings, seafood (marmite of spicy prawns) and poultry (try the crispy spicy chicken and their scrumptious Peking duck), meat dishes like Shanghainese lion’s head, water-cooked beef, and braised pork with vermicelli noodles. Casual atmosphere. Conveniently located near the Champs Elysées.

23 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris, France 1.31 km
+33 (0)1 45 55 13 27+33 (0)1 45 55 13 27

Established over 40 years ago as an independent and not-for-profit organization, all of their teachers hold AMI (Assoication Montessori Internationale) diplomas. The school offers a unique bilingual Montessori education, at 3 locations in the heart of Paris, for children from 2-9 years old.

62 Avenue des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France 1.34 km

Metro: George V or Franklin D. Roosevelt (line 1), Saint-Philippe-du-Roule (line 9)

One of the most famous pharmacies in Paris, it was established in 1890 by an Englishman. Ideally located in the heart of the most beautiful avenue in the world and offering exclusive prestige brands.

A wide range of products are available both online and in the store, which amazingly for Paris, is open 24 hours/7 days per week!

12 Rue des Capucines, 75002 Paris, France 1.42 km
+33 (0)1 40 07 36 36+33 (0)1 40 07 36 36

Metro: Opéra (lines 3, 7 & 8)

Just a few meters away from the beautiful Opéra Garnier, the Grand Hotel serves a delicious hot chocolate in its adjoining restaurant and bar, Café de la Paix. You can ask for the chocolate to be fort en goût (very strong) or touché delicate (delicate touch) depending on your preference. Hot chocolate is served all day and even late into the evening, so it’s perfect for that late night craving. It’s another pricey venue but the place itself is stunning and the hot chocolate is wonderful.

Read The Hot Chocolate Challenge for other great spots to satisfy your chocolate craving.

35 Rue Saint-Roch, 75001 Paris, France 1.42 km

Metro: Pyramides, Opéra, Tuileries

Singaporean actress and mother Charlotte Chiew founded Little Tykes Theatre in 2007 as an answer to a need for quality and fun workshops and parent-child classes for the under 3-year-olds in Paris. She and her team lead holiday camps (for 2 to 8-year olds) and weekly workshops (for little ones 3 months to 3 years) which use games to present simplified forms of professional mime and actor training to children.

GET THE SCOOP on more kids’ activities in our Ultimate Guide to After-School and Weekend Activities!

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