Where in France to Visit for a Family Holiday

Whether it’s your first visit or not, you will definitely fall in love with the amazing country of France. There’s the architecture, the culture, the inexplicably elegant fashion sense, not to mention the fine dining. It’s the nothing short of a perfect honeymoon getaway.

It may not be obvious to tourists, but France’s hotspots not only cater to adults, but also to children. If you’re wondering where to take your next family holiday, take a look at these top places in France where your kids can have as much fun as you can.

1. Paris

Sure, it is common knowledge that Paris is the City of Love and it’s visited by lovers of all ages, but that doesn’t mean that this is no place for a child. In fact, there is a multitude of places in Paris that you should definitely add in your itinerary. Your top pick has to be Disneyland Paris, because who doesn’t love Mickey Mouse.

Let your kids experience the happiest place on Earth as they ride Space Mountain and gush over Disney princesses they only get to see on TV. After the thrill and excitement of Disneyland, feel the serene atmosphere of the Paris’ many luscious gardens such as Luxembourg Gardens and the Tuileries Gardens to name just two.

Another fun, cuisine-filled trip in the city is the Paris By Mouth Food Tours. This will positively keep your kids’ tummies happy. And oh, don’t forget to take a peek at the ever-famous Eiffel Tower while you’re at it!

2. Normandy

Vacations at Normandy will surely be filled with rich history that school-age kids will relate to. Omaha, Sword, Utah, Juno, and Gold beaches are highly recommended as they were notable places during World War II. Also, you might want to visit their war museums, like the famous Caen Memorial Museum that is not only educational but also highly interactive and fun.

3. Dordogne

Right in the heart of the country lies a little region that is perfect for little kids who love to play princesses and knights. Classic medieval castles are dotted about the town’s perimeter and it will be fun for children of all ages to get to see them in person.

The 115th-century Château De Bridoire offers a fantastic setting for pretend games, and also for lots of medieval activities such as cross-bows, archery, catapults, giant chess, croquet, and even jousting. They also offer you a quill and ink for some old-school letter writing just to complete the experience.

4. Nice

A nice relaxing day at Nice, located at the ever-captivating Côte d’Azur or French Riviera, will give your bustling little ones some rest for the whole France trip. Although this area is small, there are tons of things to do and sights to see. Go to the beach, walk through the park, and get some of the well-known gelatos at Fenocchio’s, which, by the way, has no less than 70 flavors on their menu.