If you think your kids have seen it all, you are wrong. France offers a dazzling parade of attractions and treats for children: roaller coasters, museums, adventure trails and ice-skating on mountain. Here are some getaways family must explore before the children grow up.
Uncover the Tignes & Val d’Isère summer areas
Heading out skiing is an obvious family choice. For your little ones, there are plenty of challenging ski areas accessible to all styles and levels from Tignes to Val d’Isère. There's also snowshoeing and fun activities for children. When conditions allow, Tignes & Val d'Isere will give you access to various hiking, mountain biking trails, and summer skiing on the glacier. Moreover, Val d'Isère offers the perfect rugged terrain to test your mountain-biking skills as it is one of the finest ski areas in the world. Of course, if you are looking for accommodation, there are plenty to choose from. For instance, Tsanteleina 4 stars’ hotel is the ideal choice if you are looking for quick access to the slopes and yet want to be located in the heart of Val D'isère.
Have a go at Disneyland Paris
Taking a family vacation to the world's most popular theme park is a no-brainer. Discover the Pirates of the Caribbean, a boat-ride back in time. In addition, Big Thunder Mountain is a must, where you can take a thrilling ride on a roller coaster. It will burn off lots of energy. You will also be able to enjoy entertaining live shows at Disneyland Paris. But for a brilliant twist on the conventional Haunted Mansion, the Phantom Manor is an absolute must-see. The Crush's Coaster®, the Cars Quatre Roues Rallye, the Alice's Curious Labyrinth, the Adventure Isle and the Autopia® are among the Disneyland's other attractions not to be missed. Try to avoid weekends, when the crowds descend.
Visit Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel
It is one of the most impressive ancient sites in France and considered one of the first UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Abbey offers a fabulous panorama of the medieval architecture from the 11th to 16th. Enjoy the views and walk around the abbey at leisure. Presently, it still draws large crowds, particularly during summer. On top of that, it welcomes nearly two and a half million people every year. Not only is this attraction fun and educational, it is especially magical through the eyes of a child. What more needs to be said?
Explore Notre Dame du Raincy
Lies in the city of Le Raincy in France, Notre Dame du Raincy serves as one of France’s most beautiful churches. It has the peculiar particularity of being the first place of worship constructed in the first quarter of the present century. Older kids will get a kick out of the church. A tour awards visitors with views of stained-glass windows. Last but not the least, admire beautiful sculptures and a collection of relics. One could easily spend a relaxed day roaming the church.
Keep your little ones entertained at the Musée de la Poupée
This private museum will appeal to everyone, but school-age children will be most thrilled by the hands-on exhibits. With its collection of some 500 dolls, it is a hit with kids. Craving an even more intense experience? Young boys will love the few teddies and the quacking ducks found there. Until then, there's still plenty to keep little fingers and minds busy in the museum like the doll pets and accessories.