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

  • With toddlers, the Punch of the Champs-de-Mars
  • With 2 - 10 year olds: The Enchanted Cruise with the company of Bateaux-Parisiensan edutainment walk...
  • For ages 6 - 12: Mystery cruise with the company of Vedettes de ParisThe event is hosted by a tourist guide specializing in young people, who tells children about Paris. Take advantage of our discounted rates.
  • From 7/8 years old: one enigmatic walk to discover the district of Beaugrenelle at the Eiffel Tower. A treasure hunt at your own pace for 3 kms.
  • From the age of 12: one electric scooter ridefrom 12 € per rental

An exceptional lunch or dinner

  • Lunch or dinner at the top of the Eiffel Tower. We are not talking about the gourmet restaurant! But the snack bar located on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower.
  • A cruise lunch or dinner on the Seine (with the Bateaux-Parisiens)

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

 

the Eiffel Tower, symbol of Paris

The Trocadero district

A must in the neighborhood

The main museums in the Trocadero district

  • The Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris
  • The Palais de Tokyo
  • The Museum of Man, nice with children and teens
  • The National Museum of Asian Arts Guimet
  • The Galliéra Museum (for its temporary exhibitions)

Our favorite address of the district

  • The Carette tea room From salads to pastries, not forgetting its famous hot chocolate, 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 Trocadero

The Champs-Elysées district

Must

  • Walk down the Champs-Elysées towards Place de la Concorde and stroll past the pretty shops and large signs lining the two alleys.

Museums in the Champs-Elysées district

  • The Grand Palace and its temporary exhibitions
  • The Petit Palais  : Musée des Beaux Arts de la Ville de Paris (permanent collection free for all)
  • The Palace of Discovery (science museum): currently closed for renovation.
  • The Orangery Museum (Place de la Concorde) which houses an extraordinary collection of impressionist paintings.

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 DiscoveryThis is an exciting place where temporary and permanent exhibitions are designed for young audiences and teenagers. Attention, this museum is temporarily closed for renovation.
  • 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

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

  • Stroll in the Tuileries garden (playgrounds, ponies ...)
  • The Museum in Grass , an adorable museum on a human scale that offers always fascinating temporary exhibitions

With children from 6 years old

    With teens

    • The Museum of Decorative Arts

    Unusual or original guided tours in this area

    Our favorites in the neighborhood

    Go get a hot chocolate in the luxurious tea Room Angelina

    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

     

    The Louvre: night time on Wednesdays and Fridays

    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, a medieval splendour

    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"

    Fun: an outdoor Escape Game in Montmartre

    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

     

    The Sacré Coeur in Montmartre

    The Opera and department stores district

    Coup de coeur in this neighborhood

    Friendly guided tours in the neighborhood

    • The visit-showA love of Opera"Animated by a former dancer of the Opera

    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

    Two outdoor Escape Games to discover the neighbourhood

    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

    The Covered Passages

    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 ...)
    the canal saint martin in 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)

      Discover the Marais differently: guided tour and Escape Game

      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)

    A playful visit to discover the neighbourhood

    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

    • An Outdoor Escape Game "Mysteries of the Latin Quarter", to discover the neighborhood while having fun (with teenagers)
    • The visit-show " The Crime of the Latin Quarter"In the evening: to apprehend the city at night and find the culprit. Guaranteed thrills!
    • The unusual tour "Paris of CrimeParis at the time of thieves, robbers and executions and major criminal cases that marked this era

    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

     

    treasure hunt, riddle game in Paris
    Treasure hunt in Paris with Balades Enigmes