The most beautiful neighborhoods of Paris with family

what to do ... what to visit ... where to eat ... where to taste ...

Each district of Paris has its peculiarities and singularities: popular district, medieval district, district of museums, bobo neighborhood, trendy area, upscale area ...

For all these districts of Paris to discover or for a simple walk, our advice, favorites, unusual ideas, guided tours with kids and teens.

The district of the Eiffel Tower and Champs-de-Mars

Must

  • Eiffel Tower, of course ! Remember to buy your tickets for the Eiffel Tower in advance to avoid queues at the counter
  • A cruise-walk on the Seine. The Vedettes de Paris company is right at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. The show from the Seine is magical! Take advantage of our discounted rates.

To do with children

  • The Enchanted Cruise with the company of Bateaux-Parisiens, a fun-educational walk for children from 2 to 10 years old
  • Mystery cruise with the company of Vedettes de Paris, animated by a tourist guide specializing in young people, which tells Paris to children from 6 to 12 years old. Take advantage of our discounted rates.
  • With toddlers, the Guignol of the Champs-de-Mars

An exceptional lunch or dinner

Our good pizza plan

Think of the Batobus to get around

  • There is a stop Batobus at the foot of the Eiffel Tower (Port de la Bourdonnais, Paris 7th). It's fun and so much more fun than the metro or the RER

 

la tour Eiffel, symbole de Paris

The Trocadero district

A must in the neighborhood

The main museums in the Trocadero district

Our favorite address of the district

  • The Carette tea room From salads to pastries, everything is delicious. It's quite expensive, but it's a very nice address in Paris

Think of the Batobus to get around

  • There is a stop Batobus Rive-Droite, facing the Esplanade des Invalides (Port des Champs-Elysees, Paris 8th). It's fun and so much more fun than the metro or the RER

 

la place du Trocadéro

The Champs-Elysées district

Must

  • Walk down the Champs-Elysées in the direction of the Place de la Concorde and stroll in front of the pretty shops and large teach that line the two aisles

Museums in the Champs-Elysées district

  • The Grand Palace and its temporary exhibitions
  • The Petit Palais

With toddlers

  • The shop Disney Store, 44 avenue des Champs-Elysées
  • The Guignol Theater Champs-Elysees (Roundabout Champs-Elysees)

With children and teenagers

  • The Palace of Discovery, an exciting place where temporary and permanent exhibitions are designed for young audiences and teenagers
  • Side shopping with teens, the shop Abercrombie and Addidas

Our favorite neighborhood

Good to know

 

The Louvre, the Tuileries and the Palais-Royal

A must in the neighborhood

  • The Louvre museum and the Tuileries garden
  • The gardens of Royal Palace and the columns of Buren
  • The Orangerie Museum, his Impressionist masters and Monet's Water Lilies

Also to do in the neighborhood

  • The Museum of Decorative Arts
  • In summer, the Funfair of the Tuileries, the only carnival in the heart of Paris 

With young children

  • The Museum in Grass , an adorable museum on a human scale that offers always fascinating temporary exhibitions

With teens

  • The Museum of Decorative Arts

Unusual or original guided tours in this area

Our favorites in the neighborhood

Think of the Batobus to get around

  • There is a stop Batobus at the foot of Louvre (Quai du Louvre, Paris 1st). It's fun and so much more fun than the metro or the RER

 

Le Louvre : nocturne le mercredi et le vendredi

The district of Notre-Dame and the Île de la Cité

A must in the neighborhood

  • The visit of Notre Dame de Paris
  • The visit of the Conciergerie and the Holy Chapel
  • Go eat an ice cream at Berthillon
  • Stroll on the banks of the Seine and get lost on Ile-de-la-Cité

With teens

With children

Unusual tours in the neighborhood

WE love

  • The view of Paris from the roofs of Notre-Dame de Paris
  • The walks on Ile-de-la-Cité and Ile-Saint-Louis

The Batobus to get around

  • It's'Batobus stop in the heart of Paris (Quai de Montebello, Paris 5th). It's fun and so much more fun than the metro or the RER

 

Notre-Dame de Paris, une splendeur médiévale

The district of Montmartre and Sacré-Coeur

A must in the neighborhood

  • The view of Paris since Montmartre is beautiful
  • Get off the beaten track and get lost in this neighborhood by taking the small streets behind and around the sacred heart

Unusual tours in the neighborhood

To do in this district:

  • The Montmartre museum
  • The Place du Tertre
  • The Wall of I love you"

With toddlers

  • The Montmartre train, to visit the neighborhood without getting tired

A very nice neighborhood for shopping

  • Rue des Abbesses, rue Lepic ...

Good to know :

  • Many shops are open on Sundays and the atmosphere is very nice

 

Le Sacré Coeur à Montmartre

The Opera and department stores district

Coup de coeur in this neighborhood

Friendly guided tours in the neighborhood

With teens

  • The Concept Store Citadium, loved teens

Inescapable in the neighborhood for tourists

  • Paris department stores : Galeries Lafayette, Printemps and the Citadium Concept Store

Open on Sundays

  • Galeries Lafayette and Printemps Haussmann are open on Sundays

 

The Grands Boulevards

Coup de coeur in the neighborhood

  • the visit of Rex Studios (formerly the Stars of Rex)
  • a walk in thecovered passages like the Passage des Panoramas or the passage Jouffroy

Unusual tours in the neighborhood

Museums in the Grands Boulevards district

For adults and adults

Nice with children

  • The very original guided tour on the theme of "Dilili in Paris", Michel Ocelot's new film

Mythical in the neighborhood

A must to eat

  • The Hard Rock Café restaurant, and its ideal menu with kids and teens

 

The Canal Saint-Martin and the Bassin de la Villette

Our favorites in this area

  • Renting bikes and stroll along the Canal Saint-Martin to the Bassin de la Villette
  • Walk along the canal on foot
  • Go buy bread or a pastry at the bakery "Bread and Ideas

To the basin of Villette and the park of Villette

  • Must-See: The City of Science and Children, the Geode
  • We go to the City of Music - Philharmonie de Paris for : his family concerts, its museum of music
  • Very nice, rent a small electric boat, for 1h or more
  • Take the little ones, play in one of the 10 theme gardens of the Parc de la Villette (the garden of the Dunes, the garden of the Dragon, the garden of the mirrors ...)
le canal saint martin à Paris

The Marais district

Our favorites in the neighborhood

    • The Picasso Museum in the splendid Hotel Salé traces all the work of Picasso (with family from 6/8 years)
    • Have lunch or taste in the lovely Carette tea room, Place des Vosges. It's quite expensive but everything is delicious
    • Go taste Dormouse in the teapot, one of our favorites in the neighborhood and crack for their incredible lemon pie (or for another cake, they are all good)
    • Typical neighborhood, eat a falafel or a delicious Jewish pastry of Central Europe rue des Rosiers

    A museum district

    • The Picasso Museum in the splendid Hotel Salé traces all the work of Picasso (with family from 6/8 years)
    • The hunting museum, an exciting museum (for the whole family)
    • The Museum of Art and History of Judaism (from the college)
    • The Shoah Memorial (from the middle school
    • The museum of magic (fun with young children)
    • The Carnavalet museum, on the history of Paris - Reopening at the end of 2019 (from 10 years old)

    A must in the Marais

    • The magnificent Place des Vosges, one of the most beautiful squares in Paris

    A shopping Mecca in Paris

    • All major brands and fashionable signs are in the Marais district and icing on the cake, the shops are open on Sundays.

 

THE HALLES AND MONTORGUEIL DISTRICT

Our favorites in the Les Halles district

  • The Georges Pompidou Center, a magnificent museum of 20th century art
  • The Stravinsky fountain and his sculptures of Kalder and Niky de Saint-Phale
  • The view of the rooftops of Paris from the 5th floor of the Beaubourg center
  • Book a guided hoverboard ride (with children from 8/10 years old and TOP with teens). It's fun, funny and a fun way to visit Paris

Our favorites in the Montorgueil district

  • The passage of the Big Deer, one of our favorite passages in paris
  • The very elegant Vivienne Gallery and the pretty place des Victoire
  • Go for dinner in the evening at one of the many small restaurants on Rue Montorgueil or the surrounding streets. The atmosphere is very lively and very nice

With children

  • The children's workshop at the Georges Pompidou Center : Workshops for young audiences are scheduled all year long
  • The Jean-sans-Peur Tower, a medieval tower in the heart of Paris, last vestige of the hotel dukes of Burgundy
  • Magic shows, bluffing of Double bottom, for 5/12 year olds (and their parents)

With teens

  • The studio 13/16 of Centre Pompidou, a place reserved for teens
  • Original, take them in the evening to see a magic show at the magic café, place Sainte-Catherine
  • The Forum des Halles. There are all the favorite signs of teens (Zara, Pull & Bear, Jennifer, Mango, Undiz to name just a few)

Practical shopping

  • The Forum des Halles has been completely renovated (like the whole neighborhood). Convenient to take refuge if it rains and it is open on sunday

 

The Latin Quarter and the 5th arrondissement

Our favorites in this area

  • The big gallery of Evolution in the Jardin des Plantes (from the age of 2/3 and for the whole family). This is one of our favorite places in Paris with children
  • The Natural History Museumabsolutely exciting!

A must in the neighborhood

  • The visit of Pantheon, its famous tombs, its Foucault clock, a place steeped in history (free for under 18s). The view of Paris from La Coupole is one of the most beautiful views of Paris (April to October)
  • Spend the day at Garden of plants and visit the Natural History Museum, the Menagerie, the Great Greenhouses and the Great Gallery of Evolution
  • The Institute of the Arab World and its temporary exhibitions

With teens

Original to do in the neighborhood

  • Go get a mint tea with an oriental pastry at the Great Mosque of Paris

Think of the Batobus to get around

  • There is a stop Quai Saint-Bernard (Paris 5th). It's nice and so much nicer than the metro or the RER. All info on the Batobus