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10 Crazy
In Paris

What adventures await you in Paris?  Well, obviously there’s iconic adventures like visiting the Eiffel Tower and seeing the Louvre but there’s some unique adventures to be found as well.

Here are 10 crazy adventures you may not have thought of…


Ready to get scared?  The Manoir de Paris is the ultimate haunted house.  Filled with zombies, ghosts, and even murderous clowns, the house will take you into the terrifying legends of Paris.

So, buckle up and get ready to be terrified!

Parc Asterix

90 minutes north of Paris is where your favorite childhood comic book Tin Tin comes alive at this themed amusement park.

Want the ultimate roller coaster ride?  At Parc Astérix, the Goudurix rollercoaster has 7 loops, while the inverted rollercoaster Oziris takes you 130 feet off the ground at speeds of 90 km/h.

Saint Michel

Take a day trip going on a pilgrimage of sorts by heading 4 hours east to the Normandy region to visit Mont Saint Michel.

Connected to land by a 3000 ft causeway, this tiny island is adorned by a Gothic style Benedictine abbey and the village that grew up in the shadow of its great walls.

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Euro Trip Kit

Ready for an adventure?  Start by getting a Euro Trip Kit!  It’s a fantastic way to begin planning and dreaming about your euro trip.

Inside you’ll find travel tips, a trip journal, adventure passport, language flashcards, inspiration and a whole lot more.

It’s perfect for everyone from first time travelers to those who are already out there living the backpack dream.

Waterskiing on the Seine

Take watersports to a new level by going waterskiing on the iconic Seine river going through downtown Paris.

Many of the sailing clubs in Paris offer a package to go waterskiing on the Seine followed by lunch afterwards.  There’s also options to go mono skiing, wakeboarding, or tubing.

Up in the air

Located at the André Citroen Park on the outskirts of downtown Paris is the Generali air balloon.

While the balloon’s primary function is to monitor the air quality of Paris, it also welcomes visitors aboard.  Rise 150m up into the Parisian skies to take in a unique and breathtaking view of Paris.

The Catacombs

Located under the bustling city streets of Paris is the city’s ossuary known as the Catacombs.  At the end of the 18th century, several Parisian cemeteries transferred their bones here and it’s now the final resting place of many including different figures of the French Revolution.

As you enter, you pass under a sign that translates to “Stop! Here is the home of the dead” which leads you along narrow pathways through millions of skulls and bones.

The underbelly of Paris

Inspired by the sewer scenes in Les Miserables?  Want to see and learn about the largest and most modern sewer system in the world?

Well, luckily there is “Musée des Egouts de Paris”.  Not only can you learn all about the sewers including their history and how they work, but you’re also able to go down into the sewers themselves (don’t worry, it doesn’t smell like you think it would).

The great escape

There are now more than 50 escape rooms located in Paris.  Once you’re inside, it’s up to you and your friends to decipher clues to figure your way out of the room.

With unique themes like Parisian history to common escape rooms themes like burglary, sleuthing and science fiction, there’s something for everybody to enjoy.

In the dark

Take your dining experience to a whole new level by dining at the original Dans le Noir restaurant here in Paris.

Founded in 2004, and now with a handful of locations throughout the world, Dans le Noir is a dining experience in the dark.  While your vision will be impaired, your other senses will become heightened as you enjoy your dining experience.

Chef in training?

Since France is well known for its’ cuisine, why not take this opportunity to learn some new dishes and techniques?

Find a cooking class in downtown Paris that will teach you all about French cuisine including how to make some classic French dishes.  The best part?  You get to eat your homework!

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