Our TOP 10 Parisian monuments to visit with your family

What is the most visited monument in Paris ? the Eiffel Tower, of course with its 300m height! But, Paris has thousands of monuments : cathedral, churches, museums, castles or symbolic places that have marked the history of Paris and the history of France. These Parisian monuments constitute an exceptional heritage. The Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris (and its 380 steps to climb to the top), the Basilica of Sacred Heart (admission is free) are also some of the most visited monuments in Paris. Many Parisian monuments are free  for young people (18 to 25 years old). Good plan,  some monuments are open at night. The view of Paris by night is magical.

1.  Eiffel Tower (Paris 7th)
2.   Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral (Paris 4ème) (closed)
3.  The pantheon (Paris 5ème)
4.  The Sainte-Chapelle (Paris 1st)
5.   Concierge (Paris 1st)
6.  the Paris Opera (Paris 9th)
7.  The Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Paris 18th)
8.  The Catacombs of Paris (Paris 14th)
9.  Saint-Denis Basilica (in Saint-Denis)
10.  The'Arc de Triomphe (Paris 8th) For the view
Did you know ?
Paris has 2,185 monuments! An impressive figure that makes it one of the most visited cities in the world!
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Saint-Denis Basilica

  • The final resting place of the kings and queens of France
  • In Saint-Denis (93)
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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The Eiffel Tower, a must in Paris

  • The symbol of Paris - The view is magical!
  • Nocturnal until 11pm or midnight depending on the season
  • Booking is recommended


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La Sainte-Chapelle (and the Conciergerie)

  • A marvel of Gothic art
  • Nocturnal Wednesdays until 8pm
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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The Arc de Triomphe, an exceptional view of Paris

  • Panoramic view of all Paris from its terrace
  • Nocturnal until 11pm in summer
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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The Pantheon in family

  • A history lesson and an exceptional view of Paris
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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Palais Garnier (Paris Opera) - Free or Guided Tour

  • A place that makes you dream!
  • Free or themed visits with the family
  • Free open house for children under 12 years old


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The Catacombs of Paris

  • The largest Parisian ossuary, thrills guaranteed!
  • Recommended for children over 10 years of age
  • Reservation is highly recommended


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The Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame


  • The urban evolution of the Île de la Cité and Paris since antiquity
  • Next to Notre-Dame
  • Ideal from 8/10 years