Paris for children
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child takes in the Champ-de-Mars and the Eiffel Tower.
Children in Paris
Read these illustrated suggestions from ParisDigest.com.
For nearly 40 years, Astérix and "his merry band of loud and shaggy Gauls" have
entertained French children through comic books. Parc Astérix brings the comic theme to
life with rides and other amusements. (This site will open in a new browser
Pick your language from the row of icons. (This site will open in a new browser
window.) Also see the independent
Disneyland Paris Guide.
A castle, a safari park, gardens with a giant spider web, animal shows, and a gastronomy
museum for grown-ups make this 16th Century château worthy of a day trip. Thoiry is 43 km
(27 miles) west of Paris, and you'll need a car to fully explore the wildlife
Note: Also see our Paris Parks
page, which includes links to Web sites that have information on Parisian parks,
forests, and zoos.
This indoor aquatic park on the edge of Paris has
water slides, a wave pool, exotic plants, etc. It was open daily from 7 a.m. to
1 a.m. the last time we checked, and the prices are high enough that you'll want
to make the most of your visit. (Children must be at least 3 years old to visit
Photo: Copyright © Michael Warnock.