What to see in Paris with children
When planning a trip to Paris with children, try to make a rough itinerary of your family trip through the French capital. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Palace of Versailles is better to visit with teenagers, and little fidgety these attractions will remember the big lines, crowds of tourists, and most likely, they will just be bored there. Paris has a large selection of interesting places for children – parks, theaters, museums and gardens.
This article will tell about what to see in Paris with children, which parks to visit, where to walk and relax in the city center, which theaters and museums are suitable for little travelers.
Where to go with a child in Paris
The first thing to please your child and yourself including a trip to the theme park Disneyland. In a land of adventure, magic, fun and laughter, you lose track of time, so set aside a full day in advance to visit Disneyland Paris. And don’t forget to check out Walt Disney Studios Park, where each entertainment pavilion is presented as a movie set, movie sets, or cartoon rides. The park is open year-round.
An alternative to Disneyland is Asterix Park, located near Charles de Gaulle airport. In this amusement park your children can ride the rides, meet the animals in the Gallic village or fish in the pond. If you have very young children, choose Disneyland, as Asterix is designed for an older audience.
In the south of Paris, in the suburb of Fresne, there is a large shopping center “La Cerisaie” with an entertainment complex for children 3-12 years old. In the “Playmobil Funpark” children will plunge into the world of cartoons, can see their favorite characters, visit a fairy tale castle and much more. There are plenty of entertainment at the 12 interactive sites. In kompleks animators also work with children.
Waterpark, which is considered the largest in Europe, is located in Paris. “Aquaboulevard” is great for recreation for the whole family. For each age has its own zone of recreation and entertainment. Above one of the pools there is a large whale. Children can learn how the whale is organized by examining the figure from the inside.
Laser tag centers are popular all over the world. In the center of Paris, there is a large game maze “Laser World Paris”. Have fun as a family. Grab your blasters and make your way through the game, gaining superpowers and bonuses. You can combine Lasertag with a visit to the Eiffel Tower, as the attraction is only a couple of blocks away.
Another park for kids 6-9 years old is Puy du Fou, which will introduce them to the historical past, knights, gladiators, and musketeers. The theme park is located in the comune Les Epes. If your child is interested in history, it is worth a trip. From Paris to get to the park about 2 hours by car or public transport.
From April to June in Paris, there is a “Throne Fair” with an amusement park. Lots of lights, rides, fun music and delicious food at your service. Be sure to give your child a taste of the gingerbread pig.
In winter, the streets and parks of Paris open skating rinks and Christmas fairs. You can go skating in the Tuileries gardens, the Champ de Mars, the Arches la Défense observation deck, the Aclimatacion park and the Grand Palais des Expositions.
Show your child Paris from above by taking a ride on the Ferris wheel next to the Louvre. If you have some free time, take the whole family to the Paris Winter Circus.
Professional guides in Paris will always help you choose the most interesting things for children, so they will long remember this trip. If you’re having trouble putting together an itinerary for Paris, check out a selection of children’s excursions on Tourister.ru.