What to Do in Paris: Places to Take Children


The "What to Do in Paris" series shares expertise and advice from 12 Parisian partner hotels. From favorite restaurants to the best time of year to see Paris, these esteemed properties reveal what makes the City of Light so inimitable.

Best Places to Take Kids

Jardin du Luxembourg
Jardin des Plantes

“The Cirque d’Hiver (winter circus), a beautiful circus close to Bastille that was built in 1852 following the order from Napoleon III. It is a magnificent venue and the shows are amazing—kids love them.”

Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal

The Jardin du Luxembourg.”

Hôtel San Régis

“We created a special Paris passport for kids where they can follow recommendations made by our concierge team, like the Air and Space museum, the French tennis federation museum, the Tuileries Garden, the Berges de la Seine and the City of Science and Industry in La Villette.”

Le Meurice

“The Jardin des Plantes, including the Grande Galerie de l’Évolution and the zoo, and the Cité des Sciences.”

The Peninsula Paris

Le Jardin d’Acclimatation in the Bois de Boulogne. The Fondation Louis Vuitton, designed by Frank Gehry, has just opened right next to it.”

Saint James Paris

This piece originally appear in the April/May/June 2015 Traveler magazine. Click here to access the full issue.

By Hideaway Report Staff