From Monday to Friday, from 17.00 or 18.00
If you thought the typical French pastime of boules, or pétanque, was restricted to the summer months and found only in the south of France, you would be wrong. As soon as the weather permits, Parisians take to the parks and squares to compete in long drawn-out contests of this very Parisian pastime. You will often spot contestants profiting from breaks in play to sip on a pastis or Ricard – the quintessential French aperitif.
Discover the hidden Parisian gem of the Palais Royal with its 17th century architecture and historical secrets by taking a relaxed evening stroll with a history buff. Your evening will end with a French touch: a lesson on the art of boules in the beautiful gardens of the Palais Royal, a hidden 17th century square far removed from the crowds. Added to this will be a little bit of gossip, mixed with plenty of anecdotes, all while you sample a cool glass of pastis just like a local!
- A guide who won’t wear you out with the boring details
- A walking tour of the Palais Royal & surroundings
- Learn the art of boules