Are you ready to let loose?

Why throw axes in Paris?

To have fun

Share a unique activity for couples, friends, or team building.

Testing one's accuracy

Our experts' advice will turn you into an axe-throwing expert.

To let off steam

A tough week?

Come unwind and lower your stress with every throw.

Who can participate?

With friends

Discover this skill game with your friends.

Team building

Privatize Les Cognées to organize a team building event.

Bachelor(ette) Party

An original idea for a bachelor party or bachelorette party

For a birthday

Les Cognées, the ideal activity for organizing a unique birthday celebration.

As a couple or for an evening

Experience an unusual outing with your (future) loved one.

With family

Challenge your loved ones to an axe-throwing tournament

Who are we?

Les Cognées is the first axe-throwing center in France.

With the guidance of our instructors, you'll quickly become an expert at axe throwing. Come demonstrate your skill and challenge your colleagues and friends!

The 10 targets at Les Cognées can accommodate up to 30 people per one-hour session.

An axe-throwing session at Les Cognées is the perfect activity for a gathering with friends, family, a birthday celebration, a bachelor/bachelorette party, or a team building event.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The game sessions last for 60 minutes. Our instructors are responsible for teaching you the safety rules and the best axe-throwing techniques.

For a reservation at 2:00 PM, here is the typical schedule :

13:55 : Welcome
14:00 : Safety briefing and training on axe throwing
14:05 : Practice
14h20 : Games
14:45 : Testing other axe models
14:55 : Team photos
15h00 : End

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Do you provide the equipment ? Is it possible to bring your own axe ?

We provide all the equipment for axe throwing, including the axes. For insurance reasons, it's not possible to bring your own axe.

Do you need to be able to lift logs to do axe throwing ?

No, not at all. It's really a skill game, so it requires relaxation and concentration.

The price of an axe-throwing session with Les Cognées is 66€ for 3 people. Visit our Booking page for more information.


What is the minimum and maximum number of participants ?
There is no minimum number of participants. The maximum number of players per target is 3.


Opening hours
The Paris center is open Tuesday to Friday from 4 PM to 10 PM (last session at 9 PM), Saturday from 11 AM to 10 PM, and Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM.

For corporate events or other special occasions, we are always open.


How do I pay ?
You can pay by credit card directly on the website.


When should I make a reservation ?
We recommend booking at least one week in advance. All bookings are made online on the website.


Is it possible to cancel ?


Can the place be privatized ?
Yes, it's possible. For more information, visit our page Team Building. Or contact us by email at or by phone at +33 1 71 20 14 45


Is it possible to purchase or consume alcohol on the premises ?
Yes, we have a license that allows us to sell beer accompanied by food.


Can we bring our own food and drinks ?
No, but don't worry, we offer various products on site such as sodas, Red Bull, Basque pâté, duck chichon, and sausage (fuet) in Paris.

Is it dangerous to throw axes ?
Axe throwing is not inherently dangerous. The blades are blunt. Our instructors are particularly attentive to safety rules.


Age limit
We allow children to participate provided they can safely throw the axe and are accompanied by a guardian or parent.


What clothes should I wear ?
We're big fans of flip-flops and sandals, but we care even more about your toes. Only closed-toe shoes are allowed. The champion's advice: flat shoes are even better for a stable and balanced throw.
Avoid clothing that could restrict your shoulder movements.

I am pregnant, can I participate ?
This decision is up to you, based on your physical condition. We do not have any restrictions regarding this.

Do you want to partner with our axe throwing center ?
Send us an email, and we'll be happy to respond !

Axe throwing in Paris

Come have fun throwing axes at targets, keep score, unwind after a tough day at work, or simply enjoy the thrill of axe throwing. It's great for parties or corporate events like bachelor or bachelorette parties, or company seminars !


Les Cognées is the #1 axe throwing venue in Paris. Throw axes at wooden targets in the heart of Paris. Throw axes like a Viking warrior, surrounded by friends, family, or colleagues. This activity is suitable for almost any occasion. Planning a corporate event? Bachelor or bachelorette party? It's the perfect activity to unwind after a long day at work !


Privatize the venue for your axe throwing parties.

Our center is ideal for your private events or for a fun group activity with friends. You can book multiple targets for axe throwing fun. You'll be surrounded by professionals who will teach you to safely use our equipment while helping you understand technique and strategy.


Les Cognées offers a unique experience for groups and businesses, with a wide range of activities for team building, corporate seminars, or even for family and friends. Come join us !

What are the different types of throwing axes ?

Les Cognées offers 10 targets for practicing axe throwing. After being trained by our instructors and with their guidance, you can quickly excel in throwing 4 different types of axes, as well as shurikens for even more fun !


Come demonstrate skill, competitiveness, and strategy to challenge your colleagues and friends !

So, what are you waiting for to give it a try ?