Are you looking for something different to do with your family at the end of the year in Paris? If so, we recommend a visit to the Musée des Arts Forains (Museum of Fairground Arts), where you can enjoy the Festival du Merveilleux (Festival of Marvels)! There’s fabulous entertainment, a foray into the fairgrounds of yesteryear, and many other surprises.


The unusual Museum of Fairground Arts

Incredible, intriguing and utterly charming, the Museum of Fairground Arts in Paris is the work of a passionate enthusiast of the funfairs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Meticulously preserved and restored rides, games and other attractions both strange and beautiful await you in this extraordinary museum for an outing that will certainly delight young and old.


Musée des Arts Forains


Festival of Marvels; amazing entertainment

From December 26th, 2018 to January 6th, 2019, don’t miss the Festival of Marvels at the Museum of Fairground Arts in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. For ten days, this fascinating place hosts a wealth of traditional performers from the world of the fairground and circus. See jugglers, acrobats, magicians, puppeteers, funambulists, musicians and others that defy classification!


Your stay at the Hotel Les Deux Girafes

The beautiful Hotel Les Deux Girafes welcomes you in its beautiful setting in a small romantic passage tucked away in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. With its 4 stars guaranteeing an exceptional stay, this newly opened establishment combines architectural beauty with very elegant vintage decor, and soft, sublime and sumptuously relaxing rooms. From the reception to the patio and terrace, the hotel is full of intimate corners where you can relax and enjoy an upscale Parisian getaway. You will also be delighted by our restaurant Le Beslay, which offers a superb gastronomic experience!



For more information:

- Museum of Fairground Arts
- Festival of Marvels

Photo credit : © Sébastien Siraudeau

Hotel Les Deux Girafes, a 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of Bastille-République district