Easter 2022 in Paris
A quick guide to Easter 2022 in Paris. Traditions, what to do, where to eat the best chocolate eggs.
Easter traditions in Paris
At Easter, Paris gets invaded by chocolate eggs, a symbol of life. Easter 2022 is one of the best times to visit Paris. Nature blooms all around because of Spring, the sun warms the street and the daylight lasts more.
As in many other countries, one of the traditions for Easter in Paris is eating chocolate eggs. In Paris, you can taste some of the best chocolate in the world since in the city there are many chocolatiers, artisans, and cocoa experts.
If you would like to taste the best chocolate eggs of Paris, go to one of the following spots:
- The Manufacture de Chocolat Alain Ducasse, at 40 rue de la Roquette
- Jean Paul Hevin, 231 rue Saint-Honoré – côté cour
- Patrick Roger, 108 Boulevard Saint-Germain
- Cyril Lignac, 24 Rue Paul Bert
- Maison Angelina, 24 Rue Paul Bert
- La Durée, 16-18 Rue Royale
Go to the Fauchon patisserie and food boutique if you are looking for the most delicious Easter eggs! Also, close to the Fauchon patisserie, there is the Notre Dame de Paris, where you can listen to the evocative Gregorian chants scheduled for the Easter Sunday mass.
What do Parisians do on Easter 2022? Parisians usually spend this day with their family. It is one more chance to have lunch altogether. They traditionally serve meat (roast lamb). Chocolate eggs must be part of the meal, especially if there are children!
What to do on Easter Sunday in Paris?
Unlike many people say, museums and monuments of Paris are open on Easter. During this period of the year, Paris is preparing to welcome thousands of travelers. All the main museums such as the Louvre, Orsay, Versailles, or the Center Pompidou are open as on every other Sunday of the year.
Galeries Lafayette is also open on both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday and many shopping centers such as the BHV Marais. On the other hand, common shops are closed, both on Sundays and Mondays.