A walk of about 2 kms from the Arc de Triomphe to the Concorde
On the Champs-Elysées, we do not miss :
1- The view from the Arc de Triomphe :
- View since the Arc de Triomphe is truly extraordinary
- Since its panoramic terraceYou can see the Eiffel Tower, the Champs-Elysées, the Concorde, Montmartre, the Defense? in short, admire all of Paris!
- The Arc de Triomphe is open every night, until 22:30 or 23:00 depending on the season
- It is free for children under 18 (under 26 years old if EU national)
2- Shopping :
- We find all major brands on the Champs-Elysées
- Luxury boutiques and more affordable brands such as H&M or Zarra,...
- From Zara to Vuitton, via the Disney Store for the little ones, or Abbercombie or Apple for the teens, you'll have plenty of choices!
- The shops are all open on sunday
3- A gourmet break :
- A gourmet break at Ladurée and its famous macaroons and pastries
- It is a choice of a tea room, a restaurant or a pastry shop with take-away cakes
4- A cultural moment with its art or science museums:
The Grand Palais and the Petit Palais are located at the Champs-Elysées Clemenceau metro station. The Palais de la Découverte is located at the traffic circle of the Champs-Elysées. The Orangery, is lower at the entrance of the Tuileries at the level of the Place de la Concorde.
- The Petit-Palais We especially like the 1900 building and the café with its interior garden. The permanent collection is free for all
- The Grand PalaceCreated for the 1900 World's Fair, this magnificent building now hosts large temporary exhibitions
- The Palace of Discovery It is a science museum. It houses temporary and permanent exhibitions. Experiments are programmed very regularly. It is currently closed for renovation
- the Orangery Museum : po admire Monet's Water Lilies, but also Renoir, Matisse, Sisley, Cézanne, Picasso, Modigliani, Derain, Soutine, Gauguin, van Dongen? We love this small museum which exhibits an extraordinary collection of impressionist paintings.
5- Walk to the Place de la Concorde:
- The Place de la Concorde ends the Avenue des Champs-Elysées and leads to the Tuileries Gardens
- This majestic place, deserves to stop there to admire its fountains and its famous obelisk
6- The pedestrian Champs-Elysées :
- the Champs-Elysées are reserved for pedestrians and 2-wheelers one Sunday a month
- It is every 1st Sunday of the month
- From 11am to 5pm or 6pm depending on the season
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Top with children and teenagers on the Champs-Elysées ???
1- A Punch and Judy show for toddlers:
- The Guignol theater des Champs-Elysées is located in the gardens of the Champs-Elysées, on the level du Rond-Point des Champs-Elysées (8th)
- It is a small open air theater. Its Napoleon III style makes it one of the most beautiful puppet theaters in Paris.
2- A visit to the Palais de la Découverte :
- To understand all about science and see the exhibitions of the moment
- Please note that the Palais de la Découverte is currently closed for renovation
3- Shopping with the children :
Among shops that will appeal to children and teenagers, we recommend:
- for the little ones : Disney Store (at n°44)
- for teens: Abercrombie (at #23), Zara (at #44 and #92), H&M (at #88)
- for sportsmen : Addidas (at #22)
- for the soccer fans : PSG store (at n° 27 )
4- Fun or thematic guided tours ideal for families:
- For all, children from 6 years old and teenagers : "The Marvelous Legend of the Tuileries". It is an unusual visit of the Tuileries garden with an actor. Take advantage of our offer at -20%, ticket from 11,20 ?
- For children from 6 to 14 years old : ?Mythology in the Tuileries? The cultural and playful visit in the Tuileries garden to get to know the great mythological heroes who hide many secrets. Take advantage of our offer at -10%, ticket at 11,70 ?
- For ages 10 and up: "In the footsteps of Ramses II. The guided and educational tour on the traces of ancient Egypt. Take advantage of our offer at -10%ticket from 6,70?
5- a Tuk-Tuk ride from the Place de la Concorde:
- It's fun, it's original! Up to 6 people on board the Tuk-tuk
- The tuktuk (pronounced touktouk) is the modern version of the bicycle rickshaw
- You can choose between 45 minutes and 3 hours tours. We recommend the 1h30 tour. Ideal to discover Paris with family or friends. It's great fun and the tour is guided by pros!
- All info on Tuk-tuk tours here
Finally, a little practical information: don't hesitate to take the 73 bus which goes up or down all the Champs-Elysées
To see around the Champs-Elysées
1- A 1 hour cruise on the Seine:
- Close to the Grand-Palais is the start of the Bateaux Mouches.
- They propose a 1 hour cruise on the Seine.
- It is ideal to admire Paris while resting after a good walk.
- Take advantage of our reduced rates, up to -25%
2- The Tuileries garden and the Louvre museum:
- At the level of the Place de la Concorde, begins the garden from the Tuileries. It's a large public gardenwhere the little ones can do things like pony rides
- At the end of the Tuileries garden you will reach the Louvre Museum.
3- The Plaine Monceau district with its public garden and museums:
- This area is not directly next to the Champs-Elysées, but it is not very far either. The Monceau park can be a pleasant break after the visit of the Champs Elysées
- Monceau Park is a very nice public garden with games for children and lawns for picnics ...
- Around Monceau Park, there are 2 small museums that can be visited quite quickly and that we like very much. The Nissim de Camondo Museum (a private mansion that will certainly interest children) and the Cernuschi museum dedicated to Asian arts
- Finally, between the Parc Monceau and the Champs Elysées, the Jacquemart André museum contains a very fine collection of 18th and 19th century paintings and is the opportunity to visit a very beautiful Parisian mansion typical of the late 19th century