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37 Avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris, France

Metro: Charles de Gaulle – Étoile (lines 1,2,6 and RER A)

Step into a haven of tranquility and escape the hustle of the city at the first Spa My Blend spa by Clarins, which boasts 1,500 sq m of space to offer a full range of exclusive beauty treatments, as well as a fitness room, hammam, laconium room, sauna and a 23-meter infinity pool — all housed inside the luxurious Hotel Royal Monceau. Free access to the Spa for all appointments of over 2 hours. Club membership packages also available if you want regular access to their fitness and spa facilities.

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It’s party time! This is one of our favorite sites when we need to find special touches to make a celebration fabulous. Whether you need materials to make fabulous fondant decorated cakes, or balloons and themed tableware to mark a special occasion, you’ll find it all here on this one-stop online shop. You can order everything from personalized candies and cake toppers to themed party decorations and loads of ideas for adult and children’s celebrations, from baptisms to weddings. They have fast and reliable delivery service too!

5.00 (1 review)
CC Thiais Village, 3 Rue de la Résistance 94320 Thiais
ZI Des Ebisoires, 12 Rue Paul Langevin 78370 Plaisir

Here’s a place where you can let your kids run wild, jump and climb to their hearts’ content without attracting nasty glares from people around you. Acrochats runs two indoor adventure playgrounds just outside of Paris (Thiais and Plaisir), with climbing frames, ball pits and obstacles for kids up to 12 years old. You can also privatize their themed cabins for a birthday party and sit back and relax with a book in their café complete with wifi.

Acrochats Thiais Village
Tel: + 33 (0)1 56 70 60 10

Acrochats Plaisir
Tel: +33 (0)1 34 89 98 73

 

5.00 (1 review)
10 Rue Tiphaine, 75015 Paris, France

Metro: La Motte Picquet Grenelle (lines 6, 8, 10)

One of Paris’ oldest Anglophone associations bringing together expats, new and old, through year round cultural, educational and social activities and events. WICE keeps the mind sharp, the body active and the spirit alive. Join the internationally known writer’s workshop, book club, learn a language or participate in an art class, walking tour or wine tasting.

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5.00 (1 review)
66 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris, France

Métro: Rennes (line 12), Sèvres Babylone (lines 10/12)

Free PersephoneStep into this oasis of eternal spring and you’ll feel all your tensions melt away. As the first fragrance day spa in Paris, every treatment Free Persephone offers – from manis and pedis to facial treatments and full body massages – is around fragrant themes: aromatic, citrus, or floral, depending on your mood.

Bring a friend, get treated like goddesses, then linger in their salon du thé. You can even privatize the space for a bachelorette party, birthday or other private event.

Prices: 18€ for a 10-min mini-massage; 34€ and up for manis/pedis; 96€ and up for facial and body treatments.

Read our review of Free Persephone HERE!

4.00 (1 review)
10 Boulevard de Courcelles, 75017 Paris, France
6 Rue Dupont des Loges, 75007 Paris, France
4 Rue Papillon, 75009 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 42 12 03 60+33 (0)1 42 12 03 60
+33 (0)6 60 37 25 68+33 (0)6 60 37 25 68

Specialist children’s hairdressers with TVs at each seat, a playroom for waiting, and a small toy when finished. They’ve been a fixture in the 17th near Parc Monceau for 15 years and are now in the 7th and 9th arrondissements .  Also, the owner recently designed her own children’s clothing line which is available for purchase in the salons.

4-6 Rue Louis Armand, 75015 Paris, France
+ 33 (0) 1 40 60 10 00+ 33 (0) 1 40 60 10 00

Metro: Balard (line 8)

Grab your bathing suits and head to the largest aquatic park in Europe — equipped with indoor and outdoor pools, jacuzzis, numerous large water slides and a wave pool. It’s an all-year-round fun attraction for everyone, and a great place to plan a kids’ birthday party! The complex also includes restaurants, a fitness center, Decathlon sporting goods store and movie theaters.

Also mentioned in our ultimate guide to kid’s activities!

211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 40 03 75 75+33 (0)1 40 03 75 75

Metro: Porte de Pantin (line 5)

This is the 3rd largest park and represents one of the largest concentrations of cultural venues in Paris. It houses Europe’s largest science museum (Cité des Sciences et l’Industrie), 3 major concert venues, and a 360 degree cinema.

6 Avenue Van Dyck, 75008 Paris, France
16 Rue Margueritte, 75017 Paris, France
9 Rue Villaret de Joyeuse, 75017 Paris, France
123 Rue de la Pompe, 75116 Paris, France
23 Rue de Cronstadt, 75015 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 45 63 62 22+33 (0)1 45 63 62 22

Ecole Internationale Bilingue (EIB) Paris is a network of bilingual schools which welcomes international students of more than 70 nationalities in its co-ed and secular campuses around Paris. EIB offers a bilingual education to students from preschool (maternelle) through high school, according to the British, American and IB qualifications.

EIB’s four campuses in the 8th, 16th and 17th arrondissements follow the official program of the French Ministry of Education (hence it is sous-contrat with the government e and tuition is partially subsidized), with daily lessons in English at various levels.

EIB Victor Hugo follows an English-language, international curriculum, with daily French lessons, from pre-school through high school. Students can earn an internationally-recognized High School Diploma or IB Diploma.

Contact individual schools for further information.

5 Cité du Wauxhall, 75010 Paris, France

Metro: République (lines 3, 5, 8, 9 and 11)

Missing those tea and crumpets from back home? Located on the east side of Paris, this specialty grocery store offers more than 800 products not only from the British isles, but also some well-liked yearned for American specialities. The boutique was established in 1993 and now offers online shopping, too.

For easy sightseeing and movement on the French Riviera, contact Friend-in-France car service through British-born Mira Maclean in Nice. Terrific hourly prices for you and your family to visit French Riviera hotspots such as Nice, Cannes, Cap d’Antibes and Monaco.

55 Avenue Marceau, 75116 Paris, France

Metro: George V (line 1)

A specialist handling forms of Autistic spectrum disorder and other developmental disorders. ASD is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behavior. It includes Asperger syndrome and childhood autism.

Member of SPRINT France, a non-profit group of English-speaking and bilingual professionals who work with children of all ages with special needs.

19 Rue Oudinot, 75007 Paris, France
+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.

156 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
66 Rue de Rennes, 75006 Paris, France
19 Rue Linois, 75015 Paris, France

Madura creates collections with the aim to give pleasure and to make interior design easy, enjoyable and approachable. Together with their vast range of textiles, they also offer a wide selection of lamps, blinds and other accessories.

Numerous locations in Paris, around France, Europe and New York City.

97 Boulevard Malesherbes, 75008 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 42 25 15 16+33 (0)1 42 25 15 16
Metro: Monceau (line 2), Villiers (lines 2 and 3)

 “More than simply a Law Firm”, P3B AVOCATS is comprised of 5 partners with differing practice experience to create a unique, high-quality, full-service firm. Their structure leverages each partner’s acknowledged practice area of expertise, enabling them to provide legal advice to the highest level.

Most of the partners are bilingual English and French speakers. Helpful for start-ups in small business and the media and tech industry.

France
+33 (0)1 44 54 39 10+33 (0)1 44 54 39 10

This modern cooking school has 16 locations around France, including 5 in Paris, which offer cooking courses for adults and children, and a professional training center in Rueil Malmaison. You can drop of your kids for a 1-1/2 hour Graines de Chefs workshop or share the fun with a parents and kids session on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year.

For more after-school and weekend activity ideas check out our ultimate guide to kid’s activities!

22 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 75009 Paris, France
+33 (0) 1 48 24 75 82+33 (0) 1 48 24 75 82

Metro: Grands Boulevards (lines 8 and 9), Le Peletier (line 7)

Wondering whether you really have space in your closet for another Halloween party costume? No need to worry. Just rent it for the night! Au Fou Rire has two floors packed with costumes and accessories to get you dressed to impress for almost any theme. Or, if you want to add another costume to your collection to whip out for the next fancy dress party, you can shop online and have everything delivered to your home. Rental for adults, sales for kids and adult costumes.

 

4 Cours du Commerce Saint-André, 75006 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 56 81 18 18+33 (0)1 56 81 18 18

Metro: Odéon (lines 4 & 10)

Located in the same gorgeous passageway as La Jacobine, Un Dimanche à Paris (A Sunday in Paris) is well-known for its luxury hot chocolate. Chocoholics will love its concept store dedicated entirely to chocolate! The concept includes; a boutique, a chocolate bar, a restaurant, a chocolate salon, a chocolate lounge AND cooking and baking classes.

You can pop in anytime between 3pm and 6pm to grab a hot chocolate and warm up in their cosy and delightful tearoom. Their luxury hot chocolate includes a dash of cream and is flavored with vanilla and cinnamon. It’s a little on the pricey side but it’s definitely worth it. 

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

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