Summer activities for kids in Paris

Visit a theme park for summer activities for kids in Paris - you'll find plenty to do

If you’re looking for summer activities for kids in Paris, here’s a list of great things to keep them busy during your holidays!

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Playgrounds / Parks


Giant indoor kid’s playground near St Germain-en Laye and Versailles. Organization of birthday parties during the day and private kid’s parties in the evening. Wide variety of food (including the house speciality Baked Potatoes) Open 10:00 to 18:00. Outskirts of Paris – Villeprieux 78450.

La Mer de Sable (The Sea of Sand)

A themepark to the north of Paris. This themepark features a huge natural sandune where a show is performed in addition to a number of rides and attractions all on a wild west theme. Location: Foret d’Ermenonville (60)
Tel: 03 44 54 00 96 Fax: 03 44 54 01 75

Visit a theme park for summer activities for kids in Paris - you'll find plenty to do

Jardins du Luxembourg

The gardens offer a number of activities including pony rides, adventure playground and model sailing boats.Opening times: Daily Summer: 09:00 – 18:00 Winter: 09:00 – 17:00 (Arr 6) RER: Port Royal Metro: Censier Daubenton

Parc de la Vilette

La Villette is a vast space in north eastern Paris housing a number of museums and attractions. The main attraction is the Science museum but there are also plenty of other attractions. (Arr 19) Metro: Porte de la Villette; Porte de Pantin

Tel: 01 40 03 75 75

Parc Floral

Verdant park, one of the city’s best play areas for all ages. Nature resource centre, butterfly garden and a large adventure playground. Picnic areas. Mini-golf. Concerts throughout the year. Located at route de Champ de Manoeuvre (Arr 12) Metro: Chat
Tel: 01 49 57 24 84 Fax: 04 43 65 43 99

Parcs des Buttes-Chaumont

Grottos and waterfalls for the kids to play amongst, with a playground, puppet shows and donkey rides. Open daily. At (Arr 19) Metro: Buttes Chaumont or Botzaris

Tel: 01 42 02 91 21

Take your children to the puppet shows - there are a few around Paris

I hope you enjoy your time in Paris with your kids!

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