The best unusual activities in Paris and its surroundings

Published by Laurent P. · Published on 18 September 2019 at 18h38
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:

iFLYiFLYiFLYiFLY iFLY: We tried the Indoor Skydiving in Paris
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 Paris 14èmeLaser Game Evolution Paris 14èmeLaser Game Evolution Paris 14èmeLaser Game Evolution Paris 14ème Laser Game Evolution, 2 rooms in Paris Denfert-Rochereau neighborhood
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!

Spartrack-VR au CNIT de La DéfenseSpartrack-VR au CNIT de La DéfenseSpartrack-VR au CNIT de La DéfenseSpartrack-VR au CNIT de La Défense Spartrack-VR, the immersive VR shooting game at La Défense CNIT
Espace Team Break, used to offer quality escape games, welcomes a very fascinating VR experience. Entitled Spartrack-VR, this experience invites laser game enthusiasts to challenge robot enemies of planet Firos at La Défense CNIT.

Accro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux Cerises The tree climbing sites in the Ile-de-France region
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

Visiter Paris en roller : les randonnées gratuitesVisiter Paris en roller : les randonnées gratuitesVisiter Paris en roller : les randonnées gratuitesVisiter Paris en roller : les randonnées gratuites Rollerblading tours in Paris: quirky and free tours
In Paris, there are free rollerblading tours to ride along the streets of the French capital. A good deal to rediscover Paris in a quirky way!

koeziokoeziokoeziokoezio Koezio, a New Kind of Adventure Park
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).

Xtrem Aventures Cergy : les photosXtrem Aventures Cergy : les photosXtrem Aventures Cergy : les photosXtrem Aventures Cergy : les photosXtrem 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.

Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Ouverture du plus grand Trampoline Park d'Europe !Let's Jump Paris Sud, Europe's biggest trampoline park!
Europe's biggest trampoline park opened on July 5 in Palaiseau. Let's Jump Paris Sud - Massy Palaiseau offers, covering 4500-sqm, a whole bunch of sport and fun activities, a Ninja Warrior trail and an indoor tree-climbing trail. On your marks, set, jump!

Relaxing

Le bateau électrique sans permis à ParisLe bateau électrique sans permis à ParisLe bateau électrique sans permis à ParisLe bateau électrique sans permis à Paris Unusual outing: we tried a license-free boat in Paris
Did you know? In Paris, you can rent a license-free boat by the hour to sail on the Bassin de la Villette. That’s an original idea to make the best of the French capital!

Les Cent Ciels : Se refaire une beauté façon CléopâtreLes Cent Ciels : Se refaire une beauté façon CléopâtreLes Cent Ciels : Se refaire une beauté façon CléopâtreLes Cent Ciels : Se refaire une beauté façon Cléopâtre Les Cent Ciels: freshening up Cleopatra’s way in Paris
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.

Fly Yoga : Des cours de yoga aérien à ParisFly Yoga : Des cours de yoga aérien à ParisFly Yoga : Des cours de yoga aérien à ParisFly Yoga : Des cours de yoga aérien à Paris Fly Yoga: flying yoga lessons in Paris
Fly Yoga, it’s one of the unique yoga room that you want to try. Here, you can try flying yoga with a hammock.

Singing your heart off

BAM Karaoké dévoile son nouveau spot à ParmentierBAM Karaoké dévoile son nouveau spot à ParmentierBAM Karaoké dévoile son nouveau spot à ParmentierBAM Karaoké dévoile son nouveau spot à ParmentierBAM 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!

VIK Karaoké Saint MichelVIK Karaoké Saint MichelVIK Karaoké Saint MichelVIK Karaoké Saint Michel VIK Karaoke, the karaoke box in Paris Saint-Michel neighborhood
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!

Being blown-away:

Exposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photosExposition Van Gogh à l'Atelier des Lumières, les photos Van Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée: the experience at Paris Atelier des Lumières
From February 22 to December 31, 2019 Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us to a new immersive exhibition focusing on Van Gogh’s universe. For 35 minutes, we roam around Van Gogh’s most beautiful paintings, rediscovering this poorly received genius back in the days. His story, his brushstroke and his evolution are unveiled.

Les coulisses du Printemps by CultivalLes coulisses du Printemps by CultivalLes coulisses du Printemps by CultivalLes coulisses du Printemps by Cultival A guided tour to discover Paris Printemps Haussmann secrets
In Paris, you can visit Printemps Haussmann backstage thanks to guided tours. From the undergrounds to the cupola, the department store reveals all its secrets.

Les Catacombes de ParisLes Catacombes de ParisLes Catacombes de ParisLes Catacombes de Paris The Paris Catacombs, visit Paris underground quarries
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!

MindOut, la salle d'arcade dédiée à la VRMindOut, la salle d'arcade dédiée à la VRMindOut, la salle d'arcade dédiée à la VRMindOut, la salle d'arcade dédiée à la VRMindOut, the arcade devoted to VR
Virtual reality enthusiasts can meet at MindOut, an arcade devoted to VR, a stone's throw to Les Halles. The perfect place to get introduced to virtual reality or simply wake the gamer inside you.

Illucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de ParisIllucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de ParisIllucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de ParisIllucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de Paris Illucity, the first Virtual Reality park in Paris
VR fans, here’s something for you! Let’s run to Illucity, the first virtual reality park that has just opened a stone’s from Paris Cité des Sciences in the 19th arrondissement. Escape rooms, games and other immersive experiences… Come and discover the place’s activities!

To let off steam:

Rocky Horror Picture Show au Studio Galande à Paris : une séance ciné insolite ! Rocky Horror Picture Show au Studio Galande à Paris : une séance ciné insolite ! Rocky Horror Picture Show au Studio Galande à Paris : une séance ciné insolite ! Rocky Horror Picture Show au Studio Galande à Paris : une séance ciné insolite ! Rocky Horror Picture Show at Paris Studio Galance: a unique movie screening!
In Paris, Studio Galande invites you to (re)discover the Rocky Horror Picture Show thanks to uncommon and interactive and wild screenings. Hosted by crazy companies, these screenings provide the giggles!

Fury Room ParisFury Room ParisFury Room ParisFury Room Paris Paris welcomes its first Fury Room
Who has never blown a fuse? Who has never been furious, gone berserk and took it out on the first comer? From now on, you can relive yourself and discharge you from all this rage thanks to a new concept that comes straight from Japan. If you feel you’re losing your temper, head to the Fury Room right now!

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