Up until May 30, 2010, do not forget to take a turn at the Foire du Trône, eat cotton candy and have fun on the rides. It never harms us to feel like children again!
The fairs’ origin is lost in the mists of time … The Foire du Trône exists since the year 957, it was also called “The Fair of the Gingerbread”, because of the gingerbread which was sold there. Now located at the Pelouse de Reuilly, at the Bois de Vincennes, it annually attracts more than five million visitors!
La Foire du Trône is open daily from noon to midnight, and even a little later on Saturday until 1AM. You can choose from more than 300 attractions, and each year brings new surprises.
Admission is free but the rides are not. There is a pass to get discounts on attractions and drinks. You can purchase these discounted tickets in FNAC and ticket booths of some supermarkets.
To get there:
The Foire du Trône can be accessed by subway stations : Porte Dorée, Liberté and Porte de Charenton.