The best unusual activities in Paris and its surroundings

Looking for an unusual activity in Paris? Feeling like discovering the French capital from its most original angle? Well, come with us to discover the most unusual activities in Paris!

You want to devote yourself to new activities? You seek unusual outings? Well, you will shortly discover that Paris can meet all your needs, especially when it comes to extravagance. So, what unusual activity was made for you? Find the answer in this guide!

For sport fans:

iFLY Vill’up is the world’s most beautiful indoor Skydiving. 14-m high, this tunnel is entirely glazed and enables you (from 5 years old) to discover how skydiving feels like. No need to worry about the weather anymore, whether you’re an expert or a novice, come and safely feel the sensations provided by a skydive. Open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Laser Game Evolution
Are you ready to fight against your friends? In the heart of the Denfert-Rochereau neighborhood, Laser Game Evolution awaits you with its two evil rooms!

Laser Game Evolution Paris 14ème

The Ile-de-France is full of dense forests with numerous tree climbing adventures' facilities. Just like a true adventurer, you can go prove just how smooth and agile you are (worthy of a true monkey, I bet). Here is a list of the best tree-climbing adventures' facilities (aka "accrobranche") in the Ile-de-France region. Whether you have children or you be a true athlete, you are in for some fun!

Le Sherwood Parc propose des nocturnes accrobranche !

Koezio is a huge adventure park that's unlike any other. Visitors can play games that help build self-confidence, team spirit, and cooperation in a high-tech setting inside the shopping mall Carré Sénart (77).

Koezio, Sas

Xtrem Adventures
Leisure parks are the perfect solution to spend a day full of fun activities in a green and very pleasant setting. Here’s Xtrem Aventures, located in the heart of Cergy Pontoise leisure park, about thirty kilometers from Paris.

Xtrem Aventures Cergy : les photos

Fit Ballet
In Paris 10th arrondissement, Octavie Escure has decided to open the Fit Ballet Paris Studio. This small and friendly place revisits ballet principles to make the discipline more fun but as effective!

Cours de Fit Ballet aux Galeries Lafayette Haussmann


Les Cent Ciels
The SPA Les Cent Ciels is an essential spa in Paris and for good reason: in this place that takes you to the Arabian Nights, you have the occasion to try Cleopatra’s beauty secret: a donkey milk bath.

Les Cent Ciels : Se refaire une beauté façon Cléopâtre

Studio des Parfums
Studio des Parfums is the address you don’t want to forget about if you think you are your best advocates. How come? Here, you can create your very own perfume. Crazy, isn’t it?

Le Studio des Parfums : Créez votre propre fragrance

Molinard Perfumes
Molinard is the latest spot for those looking for a unique perfume. The first store of this perfumer in Paris opens the doors of its universe in the 6th arrondissement.

Molinard, la parfumerie de luxe à la Française

Fly Yoga
Fly Yoga, it’s one of the unique yoga room that you want to try. Here, you can try flying yoga with a hammock.

Fly Yoga : Des cours de yoga aérien à Paris

Singing your heart off

BAM Karaoke
BAM Karaoke Box, the karaoke box concept for friends, opens a second address in Paris, in the 2nd arrondissement. A lovely design cocktail bar with 5 private karaoke rooms, everything to spend a lovely evening!

BAM Karaoké dévoile son nouveau spot à Parmentier

Vik Karaoke
Do you like to sing along with your friends? If so, do not waste time and go to VIK Karaoke, the new Karaoke Box in Paris that has opened in Saint-Michel. Featuring a bar and three rooms for 8 to 15 persons, this is the new and perfect karaoke for all your singing evenings!

VIK Karaoké Saint Michel

Being blown-away:

The Atelier des Lumières
A new place to be discovered, the Atelier des Lumières is about to rock Paris 11th arrondissement with a Digital art center set in a former smelting plant from the 19th century. For its opening, Atelier des Lumières will offer a 30-minute immersion into Gustave Klimt’s work thanks to over 120 video-projectors! Meet on April 13, 2018…

L’Atelier des Lumières avec Klimt et les artistes Viennois

Drive-through Safari at the Zoo de Thoiry
Zoo de Thoiry as you’ve never seen it before! From July 15, 2017, Zoo de Thoiry offers guided tours within the pens thanks to a safari shuttle. For 90 minutes, we learn a lot about the 500 residents of the zoo. Bears, lions, wildebeests and hippos are closer than you can ever imagine.

Camion Safari : une visite guidée dans les coulisses de Thoiry

The Paris Catacombs
Have you ever ventured to the Paris Catacombs? No, we neither, before a rather pleasant guided tour! This place known by everyone is, let’s just say it, quite freaky, we all picture skulls, looking at us, aligned and making us fear for our lives. After a visit, we can tell you that the Paris Catacombs are not this scary, and we even rediscovered a forgotten part of Paris History, fascinating!

Les Catacombes de Paris

Buckle up! From March 31, 2018, FlyView offers you a unique virtual reality experience within walking distance from the Opéra Garnier. An enchanting moment allowing you to discover Paris from above.

FlyView, l'attraction en réalité virtuelle au cœur de Paris

Rizhlaine F.
Last updated on 27 June 2018

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