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Paris in Christmas with Children

Places in Paris to visit with Children this Christmas Season:

  • Free Carousel Rides in various parts of Paris get details
  • Winter Circus Bourglione get details
  • Free Skating rink in Hotel de Ville 75004 get details
  • Free Skating Rink in Montparnasse 75015 get details
  • Free Skating Rink at Bibliothèque National François Mitterand get details
  • Christmas  Market & Ferrero Rocher Christmas tree at La Défense get details
  • Christmas Market in Boulogne till Dec 31st Santa Claus & animations among other attractions get details
  • Circus Binet in Feb get details
  • Children's Film Show at 'Le Nouveau Latina' on Wednesdays, 10:00 AM for 5€ get details
  • Visit the magical land of Disneyland Paris this winter. More info
  • Visit the churches of Notre Dame and Madeleine for recreated scenes of baby Jesus. get details
  • Brothers Grimm's tales at Theatre Odeon. get details

Champs-Elysées gets a sister avenue

The most beautiful avenue in the world, as per the French claims, is getting itself a sister avenue in nowhere other than the Chinese metropole Shanghai !


As per an accord that is to be signed on April 16th between French and Chinese officials, Avenue Nanjing lu, one of the busiest commercial street of Shanghai will become sister avenue of the Champs Elysées, as per a report in Le Parisien.

Read more: Champs-Elysées gets a sister avenue


Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione

Enjoy acts by trapeze artists, cavalry, acrobats, clowns, international artists, tigers, cats, aerial roller blade number etc.

From Mid December- March 1st, 2009

Three shows per day. Open Sunday

Tickets 10€- 45€

Cirque d'hiver Bouglione

Get details


Dia hard discount stores in Paris

After their roll-out on March 4th, 2 new stores of hard discount stores 'Dia' have been rolled out in Paris on April 13th, 2010 taking the total number in Paris to 4 and in France to more than 75.


These new stores have replaced the existing 'Ed' discount stores. It may be remembered that Ed and Dia both belong to the Carrefour group. As per Carrefour, the revamping is aimed at offering hard discount in city centres with a modern design with a more pleasurable shopping experience and an added emphasis on fresh produce.

Read more: Dia hard discount stores in Paris


Circus Festival

Circus Binet is dedicated to the Circus and street arts. With various acts of music, circus, fanfare, ball room, clowns etc., it is sure to be a place to enjoy an evening with the whole family. 

Cirucs Binet

62 rue René Binet, 75018 

From Dec 19th- Jan 4th on Saturday and Sunday.

Jan 2nd, 3rd and 4th: Show at 08:30 PM

Get details



New bill relating to Paris & online poker

The French National Assembly adopted the project to bring out a new rule to reduce the monopoly and regulate the sector of online poker.


The proposed law aims to regulate the online poker sector which at present is mostly illegal. It is also supposed to put an end to the monopoly held currently by PMU (Pari Mutuel Urbain), FDJ (la Française des jeux), Casinos on Paris hippodromes and poker.

Read more: New bill relating to Paris & online poker


Bi-annual Sales Starting Jan 7th

The much awaited Winter Sale at the end of the festive season will start in and around Paris on Wednesday, 7th Jan, 2009. You can look for the sign 'Soldes', which in French means 'Sale', on the show windows.

Read more: Bi-annual Sales Starting Jan 7th


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