Summer 2022 family activities in Paris Region
Between culture, nature, leisure and family events, summer 2022 promises to be fun and active in the Paris Region. Enjoy a colourful summer season together, full of discoveries, new experiences and outdoor excursions, whatever the age of the kids in tow!
Embark on a bush truck safari, drive an electric boat, eat the best ice cream, start paddleboarding, visit a castle or forest, head to Disneyland, take in a first play or concert, learn street art, ride a donkey, set up a tent under the stars, catch a film at an open-air cinema… There’s no need to look far for adventure, and stock up on ideas for enjoying summer with kids and adults in Paris Region.
Current family news
Festivals, exhibits, outdoor activities, must-see events… here’s the latest summer news that will make you want to get out and about with kids.
Our outdoor family favourites
Head out with the kids! It’s summer – the perfect time to take the whole pack on outdoor trips. With its many natural parks, forests and leisure islands, Paris Region invites you to enjoy fun and sporty activities (tree climbing, cycling), walks and hikes adapted to all ages, and, why not, relax over a good picnic. And when it’s so scorching hot out, what could be better than taking a dip in the outdoor pools and beaches open this summer for swimmers big and small?
Did you know that the Paris Region is home to over 120,000 hectares of green spaces open to the public? Come and discover them this summer through a selection of hikes to do with the family, forests to get lost in, green escapades in Fontainebleau or along the Seine. Want to get out and about? Try out the skate parks and climbing walls in Paris Region, before taking advantage of the good weather to plan a nice picnic with the kids.
Our fun family favourites
Summer is all about relaxation, sun and time off from school! So take advantage of the good weather for some family fun! Between the laughs, thrills and amazing rides, the Paris Region is full of amusement parks where you can have fun with your children. The zoos and animal parks offer you the chance to get up close and personal with wildlife from all over the world – like a fascinating journey right outside Paris!
And because summer is synonymous with ice cream, discover our list of best ice cream spots in Paris Region. Are you more chocolate or vanilla? Why not spend a family weekend with Mickey and friends? Find out how to make the most of it in our guide on what to do in and around Disneyland® Paris.
Our family favourites for festivals and shows
Put stars in your kids’ eyes! From medieval shows to water sports in the park at Château de Versailles, from concerts in Parisian gardens to fireworks and sound and light shows, these activities will make you want to get off the couch!
Take your kids on a truly timeless experience. In the city of Provins, enjoy a medieval weekend, while the castles and monuments of Paris Region are lit up to offer unforgettable memories for the kids!
Our cultural family favourites
Forget about the kids dragging their feet through yet another museum. Opt for a fun exhibition specially designed for them, a fascinating guided tour, not to mention the tour apps. Summer 2022 offers lots of culture in the Paris Region. Want to bet they’ll ask for more?
Looking for other ideas for family cultural outings in the Paris Region? Read our tips for fascinating guided tours, or open-air strolls involving street art. Or are you museum buffs? Our summer exhibition guide provides you with the latest news on the subject. And for history buffs, (re)discover the secrets of the most stunning castles in the Paris Region.
Even more family ideas to enjoy summer 2022 in Paris Region
Looking for other ideas for fun cultural family outings in the Paris Region?
Find our selection of ready-to-go itineraries to help you plan your family holiday in the Paris Region. A selection of exhibitions, fascinating guided tours, open-air walks… there’s no shortage of other ideas to suit your taste.
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