A tourist circuit for 7 / 12 years ... and their parents!
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What to see, what to do during five days in Paris with 7-12 year olds? Our itinerary proposes a sweet mix between activities for children and tours or walks for the parents to enjoy Paris with your family. In the program, the unavoidable of course, but also suggestions forexhibitions, from museumsactivities, fun activities, and unusual walks, so that the whole family is happy.
Remember to book your tickets in advance if possible to avoid the queue, especially in museums and monuments.

For those who have already been there and are looking for more ideasTake a look at our "Paris with 7/12 years old "

 

The Eiffel Tower: a must!

  • Tickets for the 2nd floor or for the top (accessible by elevator). Remember to book as soon as possible
  • Playful In summer, a merry-go-round and small games are installed on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower
  • Free : for children under 4 years old
  • Follow Gus" game book the course dedicated to 6/10 years old (to be picked up on the 1st floor)
  • Champ de MarsGames, carousel and snack break
  • Trocadero : after the visit of the Eiffel Tower, go for a walk on the esplanade of the Trocadero (The view of the Champs-de-Mars is splendid)

 

The Aquarium Ciné Aqua

  • The aquarium of Paris Cineaqua is the most beautiful aquarium of Paris 43 tanks, a giant aquarium full of sharks, a shark tunnel, 3 "nursery" aquariums, a medusarium (fascinating) and a tank to pet carp and goldfish
  • Practical: located near the Trocadero (between the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysées)
  • Good plan : Reduced rates all year round and up to 32% discount on the VACATION PASS
  • Free : for children under 3 years old
  • Good to know there is a restaurant for those who want to have lunch there
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A cruise on the Seine

There are several ways to admire Paris from the Seine:

  • The 1 hour classic cruise on the Seine from the Eiffel Tower or the Alma Bridge, to discover the most beautiful monuments of Paris from the boat (take advantage of our reduced rates with the Bateaux-Mouches)
  • The formula Cruise + Pizza of the Vedettes de Paris company, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower (left bank). One hour cruise and a pizza meal to enjoy before or after the boat ride. Ideal to eat along the Seine, for a reasonable budget in a rather expensive area (take advantage of our reduced rates)
  • Sunday brunch with the first pizzeria on the Seine: excellent value for money
  • The enchanted cruise, the interactive cruise special kid  (ideal for 5 - 10 year olds) for  discover Paris, its history, its famous monuments,  in a fun and entertaining way.
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The Champs-Elysées

  • Walk down the Champs-Elysées from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde
  • To make shopping Luxury stores, big brands such as Zara, Disney Store, Abercrombie, Nike, Addidas... And for the little and big soccer fans, the PSG Official Store !
  • Exciting for childrens: the Palais de la Découverte, an extraordinary science museum
  • Tourist and very nice : the view from the Arc de Triomphe (free for children under 18)
  • greed : the Ladurée tea roomto have lunch, have a snack or buy a macaroon
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A NICE IDEA WITH 7 / 12 YEARS OLD ...

The Ramses II guided tour in Paris to discover the traces of ancient Egypt from the Place de la Concorde to the Tuileries Gardens. A 1h30 playful stroll in the company of a professional guide. Ideal from 10 years old.

 

Want to go to a museum?

  • The Orangery Museum (small museum with a superb collection of impressionists and Monet's Water Lilies),
  • The Orsay Museumour favorite museum in Paris (right bank side)
  • Guided tour of the Musée d'Orsay especially for children visit : privatizable, 1h30 duration. Ideal from 7 years old. Ask for an estimate or information: contact us

 

 

 

 

An evening in Montmartre

  • It's a very nice and lively neighborhood
  • Tip: take the Montmartrobus where the funiculare to go up to the Sacred Heart
  • The view on Paris is amazing
  • Nice: to get a portrait Place du Tertre
  • There are a lot of small restaurants and terraces when the weather is nice
  • Sweet break : we recommend "Small mitrons"for its sweet pies to fall and Scaramouche for its artisanal ice creams with original fragrances

 

5-day stay in Paris

NICE IDEAS WITH 7 / 12 YEARS OLD ...

1- A small tour with The Little Train of Montmartre.

2- The visit of Montmartre with comedians: The Eternal Spirit of Montmartre (from 6 years old)

3- A family escape game in Montmartre : the escape game for 6-9 year olds and the escape game for children from 10 years old

4- Montmartre street art tour: When Street Art tells the story of Montmartre . 1h30 walk, ideal from 8 years old

 

A day at Versailles: the castle and its grounds

  • During a stay of several days in Paris, the visit of the Palace of Versailles is a must
  • It is the opportunity to discover the splendor of the Sun King. Grandiose!
  • The ideal is to go to Versailles on a day with good weather
  • On the program: stroll in the park, visit of the castle, picnic on the lawns, boat trip, visit of Marie Antoinette's domain, Trianon's castles?
  • Plan a minimum of half a day
  • The park and gardens are free for everyone, all year round
  • Nice visit with childrenon Sundays at 3 pm from April to October: the visit with a comedian in the gardens on the occasion of the Grandes Eaux Musicales.
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Free for children under 18

 

The Latin Quarter and the Pantheon

  • ride : in the district of Saint-Michel, in the Latin Quarter
  • Stroll : in the oldest streets of Paris,
  • Culture If you have time, make a detour to the PantheonA place full of history, a superb view of all Paris from the dome (depending on the season).
  • Nice idea to discover the area with your family: Unusual guided tour at the end of the day on Saturdays, "the crime of the Latin Quarter". Ideal for families with children aged 10-12 years.
  • Dinner A lot of small restaurants in the Contrescarpe area or near Saint Michel
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Sainte Chapelle and Ile-Saint-Louis

    • Before the fire of Notre-Dame, we told you not to miss the visit of Notre-Dame ...
    • Before you can go back, we suggest you start your walk on the Ile de la Cité by the visit of the Holy Chapel. If you are lucky enough to be there on a sunny day, it is simply beautiful!
    • Stroll on the banks of the Seine and get lost on the Ile-de-la-Cité and on the Saint Louis Island
    • Gluttony: crack for an ice cream at Bertillona mythical address in Paris
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itinerary for 5 days in Paris

NICE IDEAS WITH 7 / 12 YEARS OLD ...

1- A guided and costumed tour of medieval Paris: Paris at the time of the knights.  1h30 of visit, ideal with 6 - 10 years old

2- A guided tour of mysterious and fantastic Paris: Paris in the time of the alchemists and the Templars. 1h30 of visit, ideal from 8 years old

3- A guided tour of the center of Paris on the theme of video games: The guided tour of the Paris of video games .1h30 of visit, ideal from 10 years old

 

The Centre Pompidou

  • The Centre Pompidou opens at 11am.
  • It has a beautiful collection of 20th and 21st century art.
  • The bookstore for children it's great
  • There is a breathtaking view of the rooftops of Paris from the 5th floor. Don't miss it
  • Guided tour of the Centre Pompidou especially for children visit : private tour, lasting 1h30. Ideal from 8 years old. Ask for an estimate or information: contact us
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Fun ideas near the Pompidou Center for 7-12 year olds

5 days with 7 - 12 year olds in Paris

1- Stroll on the quays of the Seine in Hoverboard (from 8 years old, very playful)

2- The Street Art tour of the Marais (1h30 of visit, ideal from 8 years old)

3- The show visit of the Marais with comedians (1h30 of visit, ideal from 8 years old)

4- The escape game "the secrets of the Marais (duration 1h15, ideal from 10 years old)

 

Garden plants

 

  • You can easily spend a whole afternoon there. It is a very nice place with children
  • The Great Gallery of Evolutionone of our favorite places, a magical place
  • The menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes : a zoo on a human scale that will delight the youngest
  • The large tropical greenhouses (for the parents)
  • At tea time : guaranteed change of scenery, just next to the Jardin des Plantes, in the café of the Great Mosque of Paris to drink mint tea and eat oriental pastries

 

 

A tour of Paris by night bus: children will take the opportunity to rest!

  • Find out more, on board a panoramic bus, Paris at night and its illuminations.
  • Admire the magic of Paris at night : its illuminated monuments, its illuminated bridges...
  • The course : the Place de l'Opéra, the department stores, the Champs-Elysées, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre museum, the Notre-Dame cathedral, Saint-Germain des-Prés...
  • Tour duration : 1h 30
  • Ideal in winter with children The bus leaves at 6:15 pm.
  • Departure at 21h in April, September and October 
  • Departure at 10pm from May to August
  • A very pleasant and relaxing time to discover Paris
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The Louvre and the Tuileries Garden

  • The ideal is to go to the Louvre in the morning, when everyone is in shape!
  • 1h15 max visit to the Louvre (a little short for adults but very sufficient for children)
  • Do not miss the Department of Egyptology, kids love it!
  • Then take a look at Tuileries garden (fair in summer)
  • Lawns, playground ...
  • Push the stroll to the garden of the Royal Palace (and his Buren columns)
  • Take a hot chocolate at Angelina's place

LE LOUVRE : + d'INFOS

THE WINNER: E-Note thread cutter*.

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NICE IDEAS WITH 7 / 12 YEARS OLD ...

1- guided tours of the Louvre especially for children : 8 privatizable visits. 1h30 duration, on the themes of Greek antiquities, Egyptian antiquities, or around the masterpieces of the Louvre

2- visit investigation or treasure hunt if the weather is good: the survey visit The wonderful legend of the Tuileries (from 6 years old) or the treasure hunt visit Mythology in the Tuileries (from 6 years old)

3- survey visit if it rains: The Royal Palace survey visit from 9 years old

 

At the Villette, the Cité des Sciences, the Parc

  • There is plenty to do at the Villette: science in all its forms within the reach of children. A fascinating universe adapted to the youngest...
  • The Children's City at the Cité des sciences with thespace dedicated to 5-12 years old games, activities and exciting discoveries in 6 areas: The Body, Communicating, The TV Studio, Water Games, The Garden and The Factory. Reservation recommended
  • The Geode, (closed for the moment for renovation) an Imax cinema, or 3D Relief, which offers fascinating films on Space, the marine world, natural phenomena, the Arctic...
  • The park of Villette : 26 follies (playful constructions that dotted the parks and royal gardens) contemporary
  • Exhibitions specially designed for young people at the Cité des Sciences .

 

An end of day around the canal saint-Martin

    • This district became very trendy
    • Very lively in the evening to see a drink or eat a piece
    • The ride along the canal is full of charm
    • It's a neighborhood that we love

 

A day at Disneyland

  • It is the amusement park for young and old
  • Difficult to spend 5 days in Paris with children without going to Disneyland
  • It is open every day of the year without exception
  • This day will bring smiles and excitement to the whole family!
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Tips and tricks before and during your stay in Paris...

  • When to come to Paris? Which season to choose to come and spend 2 days in Paris
  • Find an accommodation in the area of your choice
  • How to get around Paris?

 

A photo shoot to immortalize your stay in Paris.

  • A great idea for a family
  • Private tour in Paris with a professional photographer
  • A suggested itinerary: the Louvre, Palais Royal, Pont des Arts, the Tuileries garden? (all on foot)
  • Approximately 150 souvenir pictures taken throughout the session (sent within 48 hours by Wetransfer)
a family photo shoot

 

Ideas for unusual visits to discover Paris differently

  • What if you offered your children an unusual outing or activity
  • We have selected a few ideal ideas to do with the family that are a little off the beaten track
  • From a themed guided tour to an outdoor escape game or a scooter ride... you will surprise your children and make them happy.
unusual visit with your children

 

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