An exhibition on Madagascar in Paris

An exhibition on Madagascar in Paris

The museum of the Quai Branly dedicates a whole exhibit to the island of Madagascar. More than 360 objects and works are featured to present the Madagascan way of life, history, culture, and most of all its art. It is a major event as the last exhibit on the subject dates back to 1946. We could not be any prouder of our country!

We strongly recommend a family visit during your trip in Paris to this exhibit!

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TRADITIONAL FRENCH BREAD - POILÂNE

TRADITIONAL FRENCH BREAD - POILÂNE

Located in the heart of Saint Germain, in a long and narrow quiet road home to unique small designer shops, quaint boutiques and typically Parisian cafés, bistrots and restaurants, Poilâne is famous for its legendary bread.


Created in 1932 and now worldwide famous, the bakery has kept its original tiny wooden flagship boutique. Enter inside and you will have the impression of travelling back in time to ancestral bakeries.

Made with traditional techniques, the round sourdough loaf with its thick crust looks as if freshly baked from the farm oven. The rye raisin bread is another great classic, much appreciated with blue cheese. Close your eyes and imagine a picnic lunch in the French countryside with a slice of bread and cheese accompanied by a glass of wine.


And be sure to try the punitions biscuits : small butter cookies are little Parisians’ favorite snack to nibble after school on the way to the park.



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THE ART OF FRENCH LIVING - BEAUPASSAGE

THE ART OF FRENCH LIVING - BEAUPASSAGE

The French art of living


To experience the French art of living at its best, we highly recommend the newly opened Beaupassage gallery. Combining gastronomy, art, nature and well-being, this splendid 10,000m2 open sky gallery is a real gem in the very heart of Paris. Removed from the busy hustle and past faced city life, it is a place out of time.

While you discover the gallery’s wonders, your little ones will be able to play and run around freely among the luxurious plants and statues.



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DANCE INTO A WORLD OF GRACE AND ELEGANCE : REPETTO

DANCE INTO A WORLD OF GRACE AND ELEGANCE : REPETTO

Dance into a world of grace and elegance

If your little girl dreams of becoming a ballerina, Repetto is the shop to visit for  a mother and daughter outing.

The mere view of its stunning window decors will leave you breathless. Displaying mesmerizing tutus and ballet costumes, your little one will be able to imagine herself twirling upon stage.


Considered as the ultimate French reference for high quality ballet shoes, Repetto boutiques are a hymn to beauty and grace. Famous for its traditional handmade ballet slippers but also for its Cinderella shoes worn by Brigitte Bardot, each and every pair is handmade in France with the finest leathers.


Of all colours, its rainbow of shoes is a pleasure to the toe and eye! Emblem of Parisian elegance, the brand offers not only women shoes but also men and children collection.


To pursue this ballet dream we suggest a visit to the prestigious Palais de Garnier to discover the opera’s magical decor and secrets. Architectural gem, the palace was created by Charles Garnier in 1875 and hosts the most dazzling ballets, operas and concerts each season.



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BEHIND THE COINS - MUSÉE DE LA MONNAIE

BEHIND THE COINS - MUSÉE DE LA MONNAIE

" All that shines is not gold"....

To discover the magic of coins with fresh new eyes, we recommend a family visit to the museum of la Monnaie de Paris, the eldest entreprise in the world!

Created in 864 and still standing, the Parisian establishment has held the precious knowledge and craftsmanship of manufacturing coins for hundreds of years  and still strikes euros to this day.

Through an interactive and recreational visit with playful sensory experiences and behind the scenes views, you and your little ones will learn all about the fascinating secrets of metalworking arts and crafts. The highly modern setting will guide you the manufacturing process of coins, the impressive heritage collection of metal objects and treasures and allow you to view engraving demonstrations.


Extremely kid friendly the museum offers numerous family workshops such as the medal activity during which you be able to design, stamp and engrave your own coins.


Located on the Right bank, along the Seine, we suggest a stroll along the river quays after your visit.



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THE LUXEMBOURG GARDEN

THE LUXEMBOURG GARDEN

When travelling in Paris with kids, our very first piece of advice would be to spend an afternoon at the Luxembourg Garden. 

Located in the heart of Paris, in the 6th arrondissement, in between the Latin area and Saint Germain des Près, this 25 hectare garden is a haven of peace. Created by the French queen Marie de Medicis in 1612 it made of two gardens: a French one and an English one separated by a wide pond.


Two minutes away from our boutique, we never cease to marvel at its beauty. Whether in winter or in summer with its French and English garden beautiful flower beds, strolling in the park is always a pleasant experience. 

Considered as little Parisians’ favorite playground, the park has numerous fun activities to offer

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DEYROLLES: A SAFARI IN AN AUTHENTIC CABINET OF CURIOSITY

DEYROLLES: A SAFARI IN AN AUTHENTIC CABINET OF CURIOSITY

Between boutique, museum and wonder room, the Maison Deyrolles is hard to define. Absolutely unique, it will amaze and surprise your little ones.

Specialized in taxidermy and entomology, it holds the most exquisite collection of stuffed animals. Wandering around the beautiful wooden boutique, your children will discover the most fascinating animals : giraffes, bears, rabbits flamingoes, zebra, foxes, toucan and even lions. For little explorers, there are almost numerous shells, fossils and ancient tools to look at.

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PARISIAN "GOURMANDISE" AT GÉRARD MULOT

PARISIAN "GOURMANDISE" AT GÉRARD MULOT

Great favorite among Parisians of the Rive Gauche, Gérard Mulot is a delicious bakery and pastry shop. It is part and parcel of the 6th arrondissement Parisians’ daily habits. Strolling in the neighborhood, whether at breakfast, lunch or tea time you can be sure to bump into one of its clients holding its easily recognizable pink packaging. 

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A TREAT AT LADURÉE

A TREAT AT LADURÉE

Worldwide famous, Ladurée is one of the most iconic luxury baker in Paris. 

If its delicious macarons are sold all over the world, taking time to visit the Ladurée tea room of Saint Germain des Près is a unique experience. 

Ladurée was one of the very first to open a “ salon de thé” combining the style and services of Parisian cafés and pastry shops.

Nestled on the corner of Rue Bonaparte and Rue Jacob, in the heart of timeless St. Germain-des-Prés, this sumptuous tea room will leave you breathless.

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