Have you been looking for something special to do with the kids on a nice summer day? Well, look no further! We’ve done some digging and put together our favorite ideas for families who want to get out of their house or hotel and discover the region.
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The best theme parks in Paris and its surroundings, 2019
New year, new features ! Check out what the theme parks and fairgrounds of Paris and its surroundings have in store for you in 2019. All parks and rides expect you for loveable moments with your family or friends while having many surprises in store.
The Fête des Loges 2019
For four centuries, the Fête des Loges has been pleasing many children and adults throughout summer! This festive encounter is back from Friday June 28 to Sunday August 18, 2019 (included) to make you enjoy over 200 attractions scattered across the wonderful setting of the Saint-Germain-en-Laye forest.
L'été du Canal, l'Ourcq en Fête
The annual summer event l'Eté du Canal will take place all along the banks of the Canal de l’Ourcq from July 7 to August 26, 2018. This canal links Paris to Seine-Saint-Denis, and for the event it will be hosting a whole range of festive activities like water magic, boats, dancing, shows, beaches, biking and walks! So if cooling off by the water is the type of activity you’re looking for, l'Eté du Canal is for you!
Jardin Plage (Beach Garden) at the Jardin d'Acclimatation (2018)
In the 16th arrondissement of Paris, the Jardin d’Acclimatation is opening a new beach space this summer called “Jardin-Plage!” Deck chairs, wading pools, water games, water misting and canons create the ultimate space for relaxation and cooling off. So grab the kids, and head to the Jardin d’Acclimatation and its carousels, petting zoos and park games this summer!
Summer Garden at the Musée du Quai Branly
The superb Musée du Quai Branly has a great summer program planned this year, offering many different kinds of festive events and activities in the gardens throughout the summer. Take it easy while you enjoy readings, stories, workshops, shows, treasure hunts, classes, and even special DJ sets!
Paris new Generali balloon
Parc André Citroën Paris Generali balloon underwent a makeover and is back this Wednesday March 21, 2018. After a complete day of swelling and some trials, you can admire the capital from aboard and discover its novelties.
The most beautiful gardens in Paris
Paris is filled with wonderful gardens and parks, green setting that rub shoulders with the capital’s beauty. So, for a country stroll, here are the most beautiful green areas.
R'de jeux 2019, the games library at the Place de la République
R' de jeux is back to the famous Place de la République, Mairie de Paris and association A l'Adresse du Jeu set up a games library in the open air and free of charge on an over 1000sqm area in the heart of the French capital.
Jardins Passagers at La Villette
Jardins Passages are now bigger and invite children and adults to discover the new extensions. Come and discover or rediscover this new and green area. The perfect family outing to make sure kids can roam around the garden teaching them about plants and their secrets.
Free museums and monuments in Paris and Ile de France
Looking for a free museum in Paris? Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée d’Art Moderne, Musée de l’Aviation, Musée des Arts Asiatiques, over 20 museums are free of charge, all year round, so, discover them!
Zoos and menageries in Paris and its surroundings
How about escaping for a day and meet animals in their environment? Let's meet in the different zoos and menageris in Paris ans its surroundings and if you don't know where to go, don't panic! We have gathered a super guide to help you figure it out. Vincennes, Thoiry, Jardin des Plantes... As many occasions to know more about nature.
Late-night-visits at the Parc Zoologique de Paris this summer 2019
The Parc Zoologique de Paris makes the best of summer to make you live out new experiences! Attend the feeding of sea-lions, or the guided bedtime of animals from the African plain. It will happen on Thursdays from June 6 to August 15, 2019 late at night.
Riding poneys in Paris and its surroundings
If you're staying with a kid fond of horseriding, know that in Paris and its close surroundings, you have several places where you can ride poneys. Discover poney rides in the most beautiful gardens and woods in the French capital. An outing children will love.
Wild Immersion at the Jardin d'Acclimatation: new VR entertainment
The Jardin d'Acclimatation presents its new entertainment: Wild Immersion. Children and adults are invited to 360° dive into a natural reserve thanks to a 100% VR experience.
The Queen’s House renovated at the Palace of Versailles
The Queen’s House and the adjoining Réchauffoir (or warming room), entirely renovated and refurbished, open their doors again from May 12, 2018. For the first time in 2 centuries, Marie-Antoinette’s house – set in the Petit Trianon park in the Palace of Versailles estate – is unveiled. Refinement and spruce colors mix with the bucolic and nature aspect of the outdoor, a pastoral and historic visit you don’t want to miss.
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France miniature 2019: France in small
Set about 20 minutes from the Porte d'Auteuil, 10 minutes from Versailles and covering a 5-acre area, come and discover and make your children discover scale models of the most beautiful monuments and landscapes. You want to travel around France just in one day ? Then France Miniature is made for you ! France Miniature opens from Saturday April 6 to Sunday November 3, 2019, and this year, France Miniature gets all things-circus!
Festival of the Lion King and the Jungle at Disneyland Paris
From July to September 2019, Disneyland Paris offers a brand-new season focusing on the Lion King and the Jungle Book. An invitation to a festive journey to discover with your family or friends.
Legend of the Knights: the medieval show in Provins
From March 30 to November 3, 2019 Provins Legend of The Knights where equestrian art mixes with the magic of the historical ramparts. A show to make children and adults dream!
Night Fountains Shows of Versailles 2019
Night Fountains Shows are back from Saturday June 15 to September 21, 2019 in Versailles. At nightfall, musicians and technicians tune to make you relive Louis XIV’s parties thanks to pyrotechnic effects and lit water jets… A show you should experience at least once in a lifetime!
Inside Opera, the immersive Escape Game at Paris Opera: extra time
Paris Opera welcomes a very curious and unique experience, that looks like an escape game and is thought up by escape game leader, Team Break. Entitled Inside Opéra, this experience offers visitors to walk in the footsteps of the Phantom of the Opera. Extra time to August 2019.
Harvest Festival of Provins 2019
On August 25, 2019 Provins, a medieval city holds the 49th Harvest Festival, the oldest annual folk celebration in Ile de France and this year's theme is Que tourne la roue!. This celebration is unique in France since it takes place in the old city streets, just as it did in the past."|image="gauche"]
Enjoy these lovely family strolls and happy discoveries!
From 6 July 2019 to 1 September 2019