Experience France: Learn How To Play Pétanque In Paris

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  • Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
  • Departure Details :
    Pont Neuf, central Paris
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Play a leisurely game of French boules (balls), known as Ptanque, just as the French do -- with a glass of wine in your hand! This popular game is played all over Europe but its roots are firmly set in France, where locals play it in just about every village. In Paris tranquil Dauphine Gardens, enjoy a 1.5-hour match and learn all the tactics and lingo to become a master at this much-loved sport.


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Free snacks included
  • Free drinks included
  • Ideal choice for families

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Your introduction to the game of boules starts in the elegant Dauphine Gardens, near Pont Neuf, one of Paris most iconic bridges. Meet your host here and learn the rules of the game before joining your teammates so the match can begin!
The game played is called Ptanque, a form of boules where metal balls are thrown from a standing circle toward a wooden ball called a cochonnet. The aim of the game is to knock your opponents ball out of the way. The most talented move is faire un carreau -- copying your leading opponent to take his or her place next to the cochonnet.
Similar to British lawn bowling, the popular game is played in towns and villages throughout France and is a sport dear to all French hearts its enjoyed by all no matter how young or old.
In between throws, chat with your teammates and enjoy the game just as the French do with a glass or two of wine (or a soft drink) and some nibbles. The game lasts roughly 1.5 hours, and you can chat with your host about the history and rules of the game if you wish!


  • Boules game
  • 2 glasses of wine
  • Soft drinks
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

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