Paris, the wonderful capital city of France, can be a great place for the whole family to enjoy together. Often thought of as being mainly for adults, there are plenty of places to visit in Paris with kids. There are theme parks, cultural attractions, museums, parks, zoos … almost everything you need to keep children amused and entertained!
Check out these eight places when visiting Paris with kids:
Attracting families from far and wide, the magical Disneyland offers fun for everyone. There are various themed hotels, a golf course, Disney Village, and the two main parks of Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park. There are over 50 terrific attractions and rides, as well as fantastic shows and parades. Children can meet all their favourite Disney stars. Fun and laughter is guaranteed for all!
The theme park of Parc Asterix is home to a wide selection of rides and themed attractions for people of all ages. There are roller coasters, cultural attractions, water rides, a spooky ghost train, and more!
Cite des Enfants
The museum of Cite des Enfants was created especially for children. It is a great place to spend a few interesting hours. It is home to an array of fascinating exhibits and wonderful hands on activities for children of all ages. Even the adults cannot help but be interested!
Jardin du Luxembourg
One corner of the Jardin du Luxembourg is aimed solely at children. The lovely Renaissance garden contains enormous play areas with swings, slides, roundabouts, and more. There is a delightful and quaint carousel, and a 100 year old puppet show!
The Jardin d’Acclimation is a 19th century children’s park. It has great rides and play equipment to keep children amused and entertained for hours on end. With modern facilities, it still manages to evoke whispers of the Paris of old. Favourites are the small railway, the zoo, and the jungle boat ride. There are games aplenty as well as places to eat and drink.
The Eiffel Tower
The iconic symbol of Paris and France, the Eiffel Tower impresses both adults and children. The soaring tower inspires awe, as do the sweeping views from the viewing deck.
Parc de la Villette
Parc de la Villette is a futuristic playground and park with many whimsical attractions and activities sure to inspire creativity and a sense of wonderment. It is also lots of fun! Let your kids unleash their vivid imaginations as they have fun in the park.
Natural History Museum
Within the grounds and buildings of Paris’ Natural History Museum you will find an excellent zoo, a collection of stuffed animals, lots of information and educational exhibits, play areas, lovely gardens, and a park.
With so many great things to do in Paris with kids, what are you waiting for?! Consider Paris for your next family weekend getaway … or perhaps stay even longer in the country’s enticing capital city.