A tourist circuit adapted to the 0/6 years old

A weekend in Paris to visit Paris for 2 days with young children, it is possible!
This itinerary proposes to answer the question "what to do in Paris in a weekend with children under 7 years old". It is necessary to finding the right balance to satisfy parents and children The Louvre for you, followed by a stroll in the Jardin des Tuileries (playgrounds). A stroll (and shopping) on the Champs-Elysées and a visit to the Disney-Store or the Guignol on the Champs-Elysées to please them.
For those who have already been to Paris and are looking for other ideas, take a look at our " Paris with 0/6 years  "or pick up other ideas on the circuit 3 days with 0/6 years or the "Circuit for 5 days and more with 0/6 years. Enjoy your stay in Paris!

  • Day 1 Eiffel Tower, Aquarium, Champs-Elysées, Louvre, Montmartre
  • Day 2 : Ile de la Cité, Pompidou center, Jardin des Plantes
  • Practical information for your weekend in Paris
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DAY 1: Eiffel Tower - Aquarium - Champs-Elysées - Louvre - Montmartre

Day 1Eiffel Tower > Aquarium > Champs-Elysées > Louvre > Montmartre

The Eiffel Tower: a must!

  • Go up to the 2nd floor or at the top (accessible by elevator): reserve 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
  • Champ de Mars Games, carousel, horn and snack break
  • Trocadero After visiting the Eiffel Tower, go for a walk on the esplanade of the Trocadero (the view on the Champs-de-Mars is splendid)

Day 1 : Eiffel Tower > Aquarium > Champs-Elysées > Louvre > Montmartre

The Aquarium Ciné Aqua

aquarium of paris
  • It 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
  • Free : for children under 3 years old
  • Good to know there is a restaurant for those who want to have lunch there

Day 1 : Eiffel Tower > Aquarium Champs-Elysées > Louvre > Montmartre

Stroll on the Champs-Elysées

  • Stroll : to go down quietly the Champs-Elysées from the Arc de Triomphe to the Concorde
  • Shopping Luxury stores, big brands and also Disney Store for the little ones, Abercrombie, Nike, Addidas?
  • Touristic : the view from the Arc de Triomphe (free for children under 18) : it's really spectacular
  • greed : the Ladurée tea room
  • Guignol : guignol theater in the small garden of the Champs-Elysées roundabout
  • Take a 1h30 Tuk-tuk tour (departure place de la Concorde): children (and you too!) will love it
  • Lunch: buy a sandwich and have a picnic in the Tuileries garden if the weather allows it

Day 1 Eiffel Tower > Aquarium > Champs-Elysées > Louvre > Montmartre

The Louvre and the Tuileries Gardens

  • 1h max of visit to the Louvre (a little short for adults but very sufficient for children)
  • Then take a look at Tuileries garden (funfair in summer) - rides, ponies, food in the garden ...
  • Push the stroll to the garden of the Royal Palace (and his Buren columns)
  • Gourmet break : a hot chocolate at Angelina
  • Ideal to discover the Louvre-Tuileries district with 4-7 years old : Milirue, the playful and intelligent exploration notebooks

If you are not tempted by the Louvre?

  • The museum in the making?the first museum dedicated to art for children (from 3 years old)
  • The Orangery Museum (small museum ? really ideal with children) : a superb collection of impressionists and also 2 rooms dedicated to Monet?s Water Lilies
  • The Orsay Museumour favorite museum in Paris (right bank side)

Day 1 Eiffel Tower > Aquarium > Champs-Elysées > Louvre > Montmartre

An evening in Montmartre

  • It is a very nice and lively area
  • 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

Very nice with toddlers:

The Sacré Coeur in Montmartre
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DAY 2: Ile de la Cité - Centre Pompidou - Jardin des Plantes

Day 2Island of the City > Centre Pompidou > Jardin des Plantes

Sainte Chapelle and Ile-Saint-Louis

paris at the end of the day or in the evening
  • Before the fire of Notre-Dame, we told you not to miss the visit of Notre-Dame?
  • Before you can return, we suggest you start your walk on the island Saint-Louis 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
  • Ideal to discover the Ile de la Cité with 4-7 years old : Milirue, the playful and intelligent exploration notebooks

Day 2 : Ile de la Cité > Centre Pompidou > Jardin des Plantes

The Centre Pompidou

see the Centre Pompidou with your family
  • The Centre Pompidou opens at 11am.
  • There is a very nice collection of modern and contemporary 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

Day 2 : Ile de la Cité > Centre Pompidou Garden of plants

Garden plants 

  • One can easily spend a whole afternoon at the Garden of plants. It is a place very nice 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)
  • 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

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Tips and tricks before and during your stay in Paris?

  • Find an accommodation in the area of your choice
  • Book your activities as soon as possible

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)

Ideas for lunch, dinner, snack, brunch?

  • There is a restaurant at the Aquarium de Paris for those who want to have their lunch break there
  • The restaurants of the World in the Carrousel du Louvre (on the mezzanine). are a convenient solution for eating on the go. It is affordable and there is something for everyone.
  • For a taste, the luxurious Angelina's tea room (under the arcades of the rue de Rivoli), a mythical address in Paris. Its hot chocolate is to die for and the setting is magnificent!

Visit Paris while resting, on board a boat, a bus or a Tuktuk :

And of course :

tourism in paris

Our suggested itineraries for 2, 3 or 5 days in Paris:

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