Paris, France is a popular tourist destination filled with art, food, and culture. But with so much to see and do, planning a trip to Paris with kids can be overwhelming. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best family travel blogs on Paris with kids. Discover all the amazing things you can do with kids in this charming city by reading these blogs!
Top Ten Things to Do in Paris with Kids
This family of four spent over a year traveling across the globe. So of course, they have a lot of advice to share in one of the best family travel blogs on Paris with kids. Their two kids were 8 and 9 during this trip, and their list includes many cultural activities. From posing with Rodin statues to climbing the steps of the Eiffel Tower, there are many ideas here for an active, sight-filled vacation. Read more here!
Erin At Large
Visiting Paris With Kids in Spring
Erin’s blog is specific to springtime activities in the City of Lights. She discusses the realities of travel and sightseeing with children under 10, recommending a mix of different activities. Erin’s picture-heavy article describes exploring the banks of the Seine as well as beautiful Parisian parks including Parc de la Villette, Parc de Belleville, and Parc des Buttes Chaumont. So if you’re the outdoorsy type and plan to visit Paris during the spring months, this blog is worth checking out. Read more here!
The Family Voyage
Paris with kids: 5 tips for an amazing family trip to Paris
This post by Melissa and Ronnie of The Family Voyage offers five great tips in addition to answering big questions in one of the best family travel blogs on Paris with kids . For instance, is The Louvre good for kids? How do you get your kids excited about a trip to Paris? Should you buy advance tickets for the Eiffel Tower? If any of these questions are on your mind while planning, this blog is definitely for you! Read more here!
Littles, Life, & Laughter
10 Best Things To Do In Paris With Kids [For An Epic Family Vacation]
The mom behind Littles, Life, & Laughter gives some great advice on not only things to do in Paris, but how to prepare your child for the trip as well. She recommends books (like Madeline) and films (like Ratatouille) to get your kids excited about this cultural experience. She also gives helpful tips on sightseeing with little ones. For instance, she lets readers know that children under 4 get admission to the Eiffel Tower for free. Her gorgeous photos document her own Paris trip, with lovely images of her daughter on one of Paris’ famous carousels, and standing in front of a painting at the Louvre. We recommend this blog for traveling with kids 8 and under. Read more here!
Kids and Compass
3 days in Paris: the best things to do in Paris with small kids
This UK-based family of four lays out great ideas for a short trip to Paris with little kids. Aside from the typical recommendations (Eiffel Tower, carousels, the Seine, etc.), they offer other ideas like the Cité des Sciences (Science Museum), which has its own kid-friendly interactive exhibit. The family also recommends visiting local towns, such as the picturesque neighborhood of Montmartre. What’s great about this blog is that the family behind Kids and Compass provides a sample 3-day itinerary, lists family-friendly hotels in Paris, and lays out how to get around Paris via public transit. Read more here!
Kids will love these 10 things to do in Paris
Katja, the mom behind Globetotting, published this guest post by Laurence Vuillemin, the owner of Paris-Toujours, an agency specializing in custom itineraries. As a Paris local, he recommends some great things to do in Paris with kids – from museums (like the Palais de Tokyo, dedicated to contemporary art) to sailing boats at the Luxembourg Gardens to baking macarons at Chez Bogato. These ideas are great as they include lesser-known gems in the City of Lights. Read more here!
Paris with Kids ~ Tips for Exploring the City of Lights from a Francophile
Colleen, the mom behind the Travel Mamas website, is a self-described “Francophile.” She describes falling in love with Paris when she first visited as a teen and how she’s spreading that love of the City of Lights to her children now. She outlines the typical tourist sites, gives recommendations for guided tours, and offers tips on everything from eating in Paris with kids to getting around the city. Something Colleen also writes about is visiting Disneyland Paris, even dedicating a whole separate post to the topic of visiting the amusement park. Read more here!
5 Super Amazing Things To Do In Paris With Kids!
In this blog, Amber of Global Munchkins outlines numerous activities to do in Paris with kids. Her children range in age from 3 to 14. So this blog is perfect for parents of kids between those ages! She recommends a bike tour of the city by Fat Tire Paris, visiting Disneyland Paris, and more. For kicks, she discusses how one of her children likes to eat at McDonald’s in various countries. In France, McDonald’s has its own pastry cases including traditional treats like macarons! Read more here!
Paris With Kids | The Ultimate Guide
This family of six divides their post on Paris into five sections: before you go, how to get around, where to stay, what to do, and what to eat. This comprehensive guide is sure to be of help to families traveling to France with young kids. The “before you go” section includes great tips, like how to get discounted airfare. They also lay out different books (picture, chapter, art, etc.) and activity cards that could be used for educating little ones about Paris before the trip or on the journey. In their “what to do” section, they list the typical tourist attractions as well as some other cool places, like the Catacombs (aka “the world’s largest grave”). However, the Catacombs is a bit creepy and not recommended for very young kids. Read more here!
Salut from Paris
Top 10 activities in Paris for kids
Written by a Paris native, this blog outlines some of the most popular spots in Paris. What’s more, it includes free activities, like visiting the Berges de Seine, and hands-on activities, like taking a French cooking class. With so many local insights, this is definitely one of the best family travel blogs on Paris with kids. Read more here!
We hope these blogs have been helpful to you and your family in planning your dream vacation to the City of Lights! Paris with kids can be a truly magical experience. From the eiffel tower to delicious food and more, there is a lot to love about this European city with kids. Bon voyage!
Next, find more things to do in Paris with kids, as well as lodging, restaurants, and other recommendations on our main page on Paris.
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