Want to enjoy school holidays to stay in the French capital with your family? You have decided to spend a weekend in Paris but you have a limited budget to visit the city of light? Rest assured, it is possible to find family activities not too expensive in Paris. The Cadet Residence gives you here 15 ideas of activities at low prices …
DISCOVER THE PARISIAN HERITAGE WITHOUT RUINING IT’S POSSIBLE
Among the family activities in Paris, there is necessarily the discovery of many monuments and art museums of the capital. Know then many Parisian museums are free. Yes yes, you read well, free activities in Paris.
Eager to present their collection or their history to the greatest number, many museums also offer particularly attractive rates for families and for young audiences. In addition, many of them offer free access every 1st Saturday and Sunday of every month. The Louvre even offers free nocturnes on the first Saturday of the month ! Good news for our wallets…
Discover in Beaubourg a magnificent collection of modern and contemporary art. Visit the Musée d’Orsay to admire the masterpieces of Impressionist painting in an exceptional setting. Go to the Picasso Museum to explore all the work of the famous Spanish painter. All of them have in common to offer free entry to those under 18, or under 26 if they are nationals of the European Union.
Those who prefer beautiful monuments will not be left out since the Conciergerie, the Dome des Invalides or the Paris Opera and its sumptuous ceilings signed Chagall are free for children as well.
FUNCULAR VISITS TO THE PROGRAM OF YOUR FAMILY STAY
Art and architecture is a good start. Note however that many family activities in Paris, more fun, remain accessible.
For example, if you have traveled to Paris with young children, the Menagerie du Jardin des Plantes visit is worth a visit. Accessible free for children under 3 years, it offers you the opportunity to discover more than 200 animal species in the city center. Next door is the Grand Gallery of Evolution. Free for children under 18, it houses 7000 specimens, a must for a family stay in Paris.
The City of Science and Industry offers exciting experiences that will delight young and old alike. Discover the Museum of Magic and Automata, an unknown universe that will certainly seduce the whole family.
FLANK AND DISCOVER THE CITY OTHERWISE
Paris is also a city that lives and whose atmosphere we must discover. To do this, inexpensive family activities await the public.
For example, guided tours are offered in the capital and discounted rates exist for families. Also, why not stroll through Paris admiring the street art works that many walls display? Or walk around and be told incredible stories about the Paris of crime.
While walking the streets and along the banks of the Seine, you may enjoy free music concerts. Indeed, many are organized as soon as the sun is back.
Finally, note that there are other ways to discover the capital than walking. A rental of electric scooters or Segway will give you more freedom for your trips while a boat ride can allow you to discover the city from the Seine. Discounted rates are also available for families.
If you want to fully enjoy the cheap family activities that we present in this article, be aware that it is relevant to book accommodation close to these places of interest. Located in the 9th district of Paris, and close to metro lines 7, 8, 9 and 12, the large apartments of the Cadet Residence seem perfect to stay in Paris, and discover it with your family.