Paris for well-mannered kids

amusement parks
Paris for well-mannered kids

On the edge of the Bois de Boulogne, the Jardin d'Acclimatation has entertained little Parisians since 1932. On the other side of the capital, Disneyland Paris continually renews its charm.

The Jardin d'Acclimatation is the reward of choice for children who have dutifully visited the Louis Vuitton Foundation. LVMH has managed the park for 20 years and so they offer both attractions on one ticket.

In this iconic park (which you have to pay to enter), inaugurated by Napoleon III in 1860, children can meet over 400 semi-captive animals in shared enclosures. Once you have said hello to the alpacas, miniature goats and lorikeets, young and old will revel in the forty attractions, which include flying boats, the enchanted river and the rollercoaster.

If you love the magic of fairy tales, head for a world-famous amusement park of a completely different kind. Only 35 minutes from the centre of the capital on the RER line A, you can join Mickey and friends at Europe's number one tourist destination, Disneyland Paris. Opened in 1992 as Euro Disney, it continues to refresh and enrich the myth, with six Disney Hotels, two Disney Nature Resorts, and the Disney Village entertainment centre. There are so many rides and attractions that you have the choice of two different theme parks: Disneyland Park, where Sleeping Beauty's castle, magical displays and fabulous parades await, and Walt Disney Studios Park, which celebrates the breathtaking world of Disney and Pixar productions.

Jardin d'Acclimatation
Bois de Boulogne
75116 Paris
+33 (0)1 40 67 90 85

Disneyland Paris
77777 Marne-la-Vallée
+33 (0)8 25 30 05 00