Fun activities for kids in Paris

If you’re looking for fun activities for kids in Paris, I’ve found a bunch of great things to keep them busy! Whether they like puppet shows, go-karts, butterfly farms, rollerblading and rollerskating, swimming, or many other fun things to do, this list will help you keep the kids busy while you’re all in Paris.

Major tourist attractions

Eiffel Tower

Rides on the fabulous Carousel of the Eiffel Tower, lots of souvenirs to buy. Aquarium of the Jardin du Trocadéro is across the river – take the train to Métro: Trocadéro.


If your kids like scary stuff, let them see the underground burial place in the Catacombs Paris.

Arc de Triomphe

The majestic Arc de Triomphe (Arch of Triumph) is a symbol of Paris as easily recognisable as the Eiffel Tower.

Notre Dame

Notre Dame Basilica (which means Our Lady) is the most well known church in Paris, sitting atop the hill at Montmartre. Let the kids climb the towers to see theview

Saint Chapelle

Saint Chapelle is a beautiful church, with amazing windows.

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Tips about French Websites

When visiting French websites, there are a couple of words you will need to translate. Here are a few to help you out:

TARIFS = Prices



SPECTACLE = The main show

HORAIRES = Opening hours

Tip! ‘Tarif” means ‘Price’

There are so many things to keep the kids occupied in Paris – it’s hard to know where to start! From circuses to puppet shows, wild west to aligators, piranhas to swimming pools, you’ll never run out of things to do.

You can find something for children of all ages.

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