What to do in Paris (and in Ile-de-France) on May 1st?

Find activities open on May 1st in Paris, it's possible! Contrary to popular belief, not everything is closed on May 1st.  Some castles, all amusement parks are open on May 1st. However, May 1st is traditionally one of the most popular holidays of the year with December 25 and the January 1st. If it is true that most of the museums and stores are closed, we have found fun activities to keep the family busy on May 1st. To avoid the "open or closed" question, here is the list of places open this holiday. Discover all our suggestions for outings, there is plenty to do! On the program, unusual visits, exhibitions, castles, animals ...
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20% on electric scooter rental at Rent&Go

  • 3 routes proposed in Paris
  • For all, from 12 years old
  • Departure in the 6th


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Paris by Night in a panoramic bus

  • Admire Paris by night in a panoramic bus
  • For everyone, including children
  • Departure from the Opera district
  • Free for children under 4 years old


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France Miniature

  • The largest miniature park in Europe to discover the French heritage
  • In Elancourt (78)
  • Free for children under 4


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Walk in Paris in Hoverboard

  • Initiation + stroll on the quays of the Seine
  • As a couple, with family (from 8 years old), with friends
  • Departure and return in the 1st


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Guided ride on an electric Quad

  • An original and fun walk in Paris
  • As a couple, with teenagers, with family
  • Departure and return in the 15th


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Guided electric scooter ride

  • A tour of the most beautiful monuments and districts of Paris
  • For adults and children (from 12 years old)
  • Departure from the Halles district
  • Every day at 2pm


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Paris in 2h with TooTbus (panoramic bus)

  • The most beautiful monuments and districts of Paris
  • For everyone, including children
  • Departure from the Opera district
  • Free for children under 4 years old


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Kids Tour by panoramic bus with TOOTbus

  • A bus tour designed for children
  • For 7 to 12 year olds
  • Departure from the Opera district


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Flyview, 4 virtual reality tours (Opera district)

  • The spectacular visit of Paris in virtual reality
  • From 1m20
  • Reduced rates all year round


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The Aquarium of Paris Cinéaqua

  • More than 13,000 specimens, in 70 tanks
  • For all, ideal also with toddlers
  • In the Trocadero district