Paris with children
Recommended activities for families in Paris
Ideas for family activities in Paris
If you are coming to Paris with children, we have put together the most popular places and activities to do in and around Paris.
Don’t forget they can visit the Parisian home of Mickey: Disneyland Paris.
What to do in Paris with kids
Popular things to do in Paris as a family
In the Tuileries Gardens, next to the Louvre, you can rent small boats to sail on the Grand Bassin Rond (during school vacations). There is a carousel, a Ferris wheel and a playground. It is a perfect place in the heart of Paris to let the kids run around.
Nelson Mandela Garden / Les Halles
In the Jardin Des Halles or Nelson Mandela Garden (so it appears on the map) there are green areas with sculptures and a children’s playground and a shopping center with stores and entertainment. Right in the center, near the Louvre.
A true oasis in the city is the Des Buttes-Chaumont park, with waterfalls, a grotto to explore, suspension bridge, duck ponds, and even two theaters: Le Guignol de Paris and Théâtre Guignol Anatole. A fairytale park.
A few minutes from Paris. Park with twelve different play areas with the entire collection of the iconic Playmobil toys from its founding in 1974 until today.
Inside the beautiful Grand Palais in Paris is a science museum for children, the Palais de la Découverte.