Paris with Kids
Paris Sightseeing with Kids
Photos and tips about visiting the City of Light with kids. Notre Dame Cathedral; The Louvre (home of the Mona Lisa, famous even among kids); strolling, and strollering, along the Seine; The Eiffel Tower...
Notre Dame Cathedral: Photos and Visitor's Tips
Notre Dame Cathedral should be an any sightseeing itinerary. See tips for visiting with kids.
The Louvre Museum: Tips for Visiting
Tips for visiting this famous and vast museum-- home of the Mona Lisa, and thousands of other works of art -- with kids along.
Paris Sightseeing: The Seine
The Seine river flows through the heart of Paris between two stone embankments that are great for strolling and strollering.
Paris Sightseeing Idea: Rodin Sculpture Garden
Here's a lesser-known sightseeing idea that's very kid-friendly: kids can run around in a lovely garden, while parents admire The Thinker and other bronzes by famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. (Free or modest admission.)
The Sewers of Paris
A great sightseeing outing with kids, believe it or not, and a novel way to learn some Paris history.
Paris: General Tips
About.com has a website dedicated to Paris Travel, with plenty of advice for visiting including how to ride the Paris Metro.
Paris: Interactive Map
Confused about all those "arrondissements?" See this map from About.com's Guide for Europe for Visitors: click on a district, and see what the main attractions are.
Visitors from North America can easily find familiar brand hotels, but Paris is a great place to try smaller and less expensive places. Some may have a few quirks (for example, elevators may seem odd-looking) but many visits love the charm and excellent locations of smaller Paris hotels.
Parc Asterix Theme Park
This theme park is terrific fun and beloved by the French, who are devoted fans of the Asterix comic-book characters. A truly French theme park, Parc Asterix has rides, live shows, and pleasingly wacky ambiance; also (and no surprise) some delicious food is available.
Even knowing a few phrases will be a plus during a trip to Paris. About.com's French Language site is a wonderful resource. Start learning online (for free!)
Paris - Mother-Daughter Getaways
This famous city is a wonderful destination for some mother-daughter bonding on an unforgettable trip. And much of the fun is free.
Free (Or Nearly Free) Things to Do in Paris
These suggestions best suit kids of teen or tween age.