The Tuileries Gardens are an iconic location in the heart of Paris, brimming with beautiful landscaping and history. Bonus – there are also tons of fun things for kids! These gardens are right outside the Louvre museum, and the perfect way to get some fresh air and reward kids post museum visit. Our friend, @the.petit.guide, shared with us four (fun) steps when visiting the Tuileries Gardens!
Start at the northeast of the corner of the park, closest to the Place de la Concorde.
1. Hit the trampolines! Who would have guessed there would be trampolines hidden in the ex-royal gardens? This is a guaranteed hit with kids.
2. What is a day in Paris without a carousel ride? This vintage one is particularly beautiful. Bonus activity – have kids purchase their own tickets en français – “Un / Deux / Trois tickets, s’il vous plait.” The seller will be charmed, for sure!
3. The Tuileries Gardens playground is a must. It is enclosed, so parents can relax in the iconic green metal chairs in the shade while kids have a ball on the unique equipment. Plus, parents, you’ll love lounging in the iconic green metal chairs in the shade.
4. No trip to Paris with kids is complete without renting a tiny wooden sailboat to push around a fountain. This adorable activity has captivated Parisian kids since the 1850s, and continues to be a thrill today! Walk to the fountain closest to the Louvre to rent a tiny wooden boat and stick to push it around the fountain.
We had a ball, and the kids were comfy and stylish in their Tea Collection outfits. The current collection features France with plenty of cute prints and designs like the Tour de France and French bulldogs. Tea Collection is all about inspiring a thirst for world discovery in kids, and also gives 10% of proceeds to helping kids all over the world.