Buses and little trains
Sit back on the upper deck of an open-top double decker bus, and enjoy the sights of Paris as you listen to the informative and entertaining commentary, either recorded or live.
City Vision’s Open Tour and Big Bus Paris are two of the most popular options for a sightseeing day out with the family in Paris. Foxity prides itself on its affordable tours and facilities for people with reduced mobility.
Toy trains are an unusual and pleasant way to sightsee and besides, kids love them. Another Paris offers commentated train tours of central Paris districts. Or you could get on Promotrain Le Petit Train de Montmartre, which carries passengers from the foot of Montmartre Hill up to the Sacré Coeur – a charming ride with an authentic feel.
Strolling along the quays and drifting along the Seine in a boat are leisurely, pleasurable ways to admire the city’s sights, and entirely suitable for children.
The Batobus shuttle boats transport passengers along the river, between the Pont Austerlitz and the Port de La Bourdonnais, chugging past iconic Paris sights such as the Louvre and Notre-Dame Cathedral and allowing you to hop on and off to sightsee at the stops.
La Croisière enchantée is pleasant and instructive, with storytellers recounting the history of Paris through songs. Finally, Paris Canal and Canauxrama operate charming, educational cruises along the canals of Paris.
Paris in the air
The PanoraMagique tethered balloon at Disney® Village is the world’s biggest tethered balloon. This noiseless, eco-friendly balloon uses as little energy as a lift.
A helicopter flight over Paris is an exciting experience for daring kids. Helipass flies over western Paris, hovering in mid-air over the Bois de Boulogne, the Parc de Saint-Cloud and the Longchamp racecourse.
Finally take to the sky with Flyview Paris which enables you to fly over the roofs and the monuments of the capital thanks to virtual reality.