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Top 10 Team Building Activities in Paris

Published by Josh Hirsch.

When you’re looking for team building activities in Paris, it’s easy to fall into the same routine. Paris, or ‘The City of Light’ is the most visited capital city in the world, with their famous structures, delicious Parisian food, museums, and gorgeous scenery, organizing a team-building activity in Paris should be a joy for you and your employees. Check out our list below for the top 10 team building activities in Paris for big or small groups as you plan an exciting adventure. 

Paris is the perfect team building destination

Paris is the perfect city for team building

  1. Sidewalk Food Tours of Paris

They have been deemed the best walking food tour in Paris. Experience delicious food, gain some insight into the city and create memories to last a lifetime. Local tour guides know the ins and outs of Paris and are ready to take your group on a thrilling adventure through the streets, indulging in the best cuisine the city has to offer. Your team will bond over a love of food while enjoying a stroll through the neighborhoods of Paris.

Sidewalk Food Tours caters to all of their client’s specific needs, whether it be for a regularly scheduled walking tour, help with booking an exclusive private tour experience, or organizing your team building activity; their customer service beats the competition and can handle groups of any size. You can rely on their expertise as you check out their list of the top 12 restaurants in Paris to find some breakfast, lunch, and dinner inspiration as well. 

Your team will enjoy group cycling

Get out and get your team active

     2. Bike About Tours

Bike tours allow visitors and residents to see the city in a whole new way while experiencing the ins and outs you may miss by taking a car. Bike About Tours offer a 3-hour excursion around Paris and they have different packages to accommodate school, business, and leisure groups. 

The max number of guests a tour can handle is 100, and wine tastings, a picnic, extra stops, and games are just a few extras that can be added on one of their trips. Reach out to book a tour or find out more info on the perfect outing with your team

Build your team's cooking skills with private lessons

Get your team out of the office and into a high-end French kitchen

  1. Cook’n With Class

This culinary studio opened their doors in 2007 to offer lessons in French cuisine to people from all over the world. Learn the art of French cooking in one afternoon with a class from these expert chefs. Their hands-on French cooking classes teach participants how to make classic French delicacies. All their courses are conducted in a calm, relaxed manner, so don’t worry about having an angry chef in the kitchen; this place is all about having fun and learning a new skill. 

Their one-day cooking classes welcome groups between 8 and 20 people and are geared to accommodate guests will all levels of skill in the kitchen from beginner to advanced. Take the skills learned in the French kitchen and implement them in everyday life, and learn how to cook a fresh delicious meal in no time. 

 

  1. Memories France – Versailles Tour

If you require a smaller group activity, Memories France, offers a one of a kind tour of the Palace of Versailles. While you may have to take a drive out of the capital city, this unique tour deserved a spot on the list. This VIP tour gives guests access to the private apartments of the Kings Tour, which are behind closed doors to the public. 

Tour the State Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, and then have one of their tour guides take you to the private rooms, which were used by the kings of the past and only their closest friends would be granted entry. Pay a visit to the majestic Opera and the Royal Chapel, both usually closed off to the general public, and end the day with a tour of the magnificent gardens. 

 

  1. Promenade des Sens

Experience Paris from every angle with a gourmet tour, treasure hunt, themed guided tour, and so much more. Promenade des Sens is here to give you and your team an unforgettable and unique experience in Paris. Go off the beaten path with workshops such as perfume making classes, bartending lessons, or taste some of the venue’s fine wines and assortments of chocolate. They will take your group on tours of little-known museums or the famous ones we all know and love. 

Their wide range of activities can accommodate from 1 to 300 participants, and since 2006, they have solely developed their tours and programs to help visitors explore the city of Paris.

Cheese and wine tasting in Paris is a must for any great team building experience

If you’re in Paris, you’ll want to dine on delectable cheese and wine

  1. Cheese and Wine Tasting

This hour and a half long wine and cheese tasting in a Paris cheese cellar will leave your belly full and your taste buds wanting more. Beneath the streets of Paris is the home to this secluded cheese cellar offering seven French and Swiss cheeses, accompanied by a wine chosen to compliment the aged flavors of the cheese along with bite-size pieces of homemade baguette and fresh fruit. Your team members will not want to leave. A professional cheesemonger will give a bit of insight on the long process to make these delicate cheeses and the reasoning behind why wine and cheese go together in perfect harmony.

The wine and cheese tastings can hold up to 10 guests, ensuring a more intimate and personalized experience. Plus, if you’re going to go on a wine and cheese tour anywhere, it might as well be in France, right?

  1. Escape Room

This team building activity is guaranteed to be out of the ordinary. In the last decade, escape rooms have been growing in popularity, and more companies are using them to help employees build stronger relationships in the workforce. Teamwork and cooperation with the entire group are critical elements to solving these stimulated ‘real life’ situations. 

They offer packages for up to 60 people and will divide into 3-5 groups. Choose from an hour in the famous office of James Murdock, the Zen Room, the Immersive Submarine, or their new story, The Secret of the Pirate for the perfect team building outing in Paris.

  1. BAM Karaoke Box

Karaoke is one of the best ways to wind down after a long day at the office, let loose, sing your heart out, and have some good old-fashioned fun. BAM offers a welcoming atmosphere, great cocktails, and plenty of your favorite songs to choose from when it’s your turn to hit the stage. They have private rooms with high tech screens and Bose sound system to impress any rock star. Choose from over 10,000 French and English songs, and let the good times roll. 

At BAM they offer group packages for up to 30 people, so make this a night out your team members won’t forget. Time to warm up your vocals and create a bonding experience with your team that will surely be remembered. 

Get out and explore the city of Paris with your team

Your team will love exploring the city together

  1. The Go Game

The Go Game offers a fun alternative to the average team building outings in Paris, customized for any event or occasion. They take scavenger hunts to a whole new level. Imagine finding clues and working together to make it to the finish line, all in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Paris. 

They are not limited to the Eiffel Tower either. With Paris being full of amazing places, they created games that spread from the Louvre Museum and the Pyramid, La Notre Damme to The Pantheon, and that’s not all. Since Paris is home to so many majestic landmarks, they wanted to create a game where participants can have a totally new way of touring the city. 

Bring your team together over a shared meal complete with wine pairings

As the saying goes, when in Paris…

 

  1. Dinner and Wine Pairing

This is the perfect evening activity to either cap a successful trip, celebrate good news, or simply get together with co-workers. Enjoy a gourmet three-course dinner paired with French Wine. One of Paris’s newest chefs will create a decadent meal, and each course will be paired with a glass of wine or champagne to complement the dish. The meal will finish off with a digestif to complete the perfect dining experience. Whether your team lives in Paris or is on a business trip or even a leisure trip, a fine French meal is a must. 

Thanks for checking out our top 10 list of places to go in Paris for the ultimate team building experience. While working as a team is not always easy, participating in fun outings, especially in a city like Paris, can help build bonds with co-workers, provide opportunities to make new friends, and learn and grow as a team. Paris is a city full of life, color, adventure, history, and culture. It’s no wonder locals and visitors alike enjoy partaking in the wonder this city has to offer.