Book an Apartment
And this photo pretty much says it all! Instead of cramming into to tiny hotel room, or spending your entire travel budget on one of the (many) luxury hotels around the city, consider booking one of these lovely, highly curated apartments throughout the city.
These are not just simple Airbnb properties. The apartments are carefully vetted, and come with a concierge who meets you at the apartment upon check in, is available 24/7 for you to use as you would a hotel concierge, and we even stock the kitchen for you with some breakfast and snacking essentials! Amazing value for money, and you also get to experience Paris from the perspective of a local!
Begin with a Behind the Scenes Tour of the Eiffel Tower
While a visit to the Eiffel Tower is of course a must, my clients have the benefit of a private tour complete with behind the scenes access and amazing, kid-friendly guides. Start your time in Paris with this tour, as it’s also a really great way to get a lay of the land and understand Paris and the city’s neighborhoods from a unique vantage point.
Take a Cooking Class
Cooking classes are one of the best ways to learn about a new culture alongside a local, while also having a ton of fun. My clients learn how to cook paella in Spain, a proper pizza in Italy, and in Paris it’s all about making chocolate and the perfect French croissant. Fun and delicious!
Kid-friendly Private Tours are the Only Way
If you’re planning on doing the Versailles, Louvre, or any of the larger museums in Paris, be sure to include a private tour. Not only do these tours get you “skip the line” access so you can breeze right on in, guides are specialized in working with families and kids. Often times the kids will experience the tour as a game, or scavenger hunt. My guides take you through the museums in a fun and engaging way, with the objective of solving a riddle – and upon completing the kids discover a real prize hidden for them in the museum! Very fun.
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