Summer 2021's outings in Paris and its surroundings with the kids

Published by Julie M. · Published on 16 June 2021 at 14h18 · Updated on 16 June 2021 at 14h22
In Paris, summer is the perfect time to get out and go on a walk with the kids. Sortiraparis has some interesting ideas and recommendations for parents who want to get some fresh air with their little ones. Go discover the gardens, castles, zoos and other aquariums in the region where children can experience new things and have fun!

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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Unmissable outings:

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Good deals:

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Discovering animals:

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As well as:

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Paris Jardin d’Acclimatation reopens to families this June 9, 2021 - according to our infos. This family-friendly theme parks provides 40 rides for toddlers starting from 1, a petting zoo, and restaurants by the Bois de Boulogne at the gates of Paris. The ticketing service opens very soon.

Enjoy these lovely family strolls and happy discoveries!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 21 June 2021 to 20 September 2021

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