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Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center

17 Boulevard Saint Jacques · Paris, 75014 France

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Family-Friendly Activities

Family fun is legendary in Paris, and our hotel brings the most enticing attractions within easy reach. With an ideal location near the Latin Quarter and Montparnasse Train Station, adventure is only moments away. With new discoveries around every turn, you and your kids will find captivating experiences for memories that last a lifetime.

Le Jardin du Luxembourg

Rue de Médicis - Rue de Vaugirard
Paris, 75006

Discover one of Paris's most popular destinations for relaxation when visiting Luxembourg Garden, the largest park on the Left Bank. Located near our hotel, this scenic attraction provides 60 acres of fun and beauty. Luxembourg Garden is part of Luxembourg Palace which is currently home to the French Senate. It is one of our family's favorite places to visit. There are so many activities for children and adults in this park. Plan a day around the Luxembourg Garden. Thrill the kids at the Grand Basin, where -  for a minimal fee - you can rent a toy sailboat. You can also keep the kids entertained at the site's huge children's playground which charges a small fee. Just outside the playground, there is an old fashioned carousel. Luxembourg gardens also has pony rides, bocce ball, volley ball, jogging and basketball courts.

Hours: 8:00 a.m. until one hour before the sunset

Getting there: About 14 minutes

Metro: Line 4, 10 - Odéon station
RER: Line B - Luxembourg station
 

Le Jardin d'Acclimatation

Bois de Boulogne
Paris, 75116

Always popular among hotel guests seeking family-friendly entertainment in Paris, the Jardin d'Acclimatation (zoological park) was created in 1860 and made famous due to its luxuriant flora, exotic animals and Indian tribes. After the 1870 war, the garden became a play area and its zoological role and exotic species diminished little by little. Today, it is renewing its links with its botanical and cultural past, while retaining the attractions that have delighted generations of children. In addition to horticultural stock for the gardens, it provides workshops for kids. Here adults will find botanical stories unveiling the secrets of tea or perfume and inspired by the "garden of experiences" of Empress Eugenie. It also features a merry-go-round, puppet show for children, animals - bears, lions, monkeys - and a little train which takes visitors from the edge of Porte Maillot to the main entrance of the park.

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.

Rate: 3€ (without attractions tickets)

Getting there: About 35 minutes
Metro: Line 1, Les Sablons
 

Disneyland Paris

Marne la Vallée

Explore the magic of Disneyland Paris with easy access from the Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel to the park by city train, RER A.

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Getting there: About 55 minutes
RER: Marne la Vallée - Chessy, RER A
 

Jardin des Plantes

57 Rue Cuvier
Paris, 75116

Another impressive, kid-friendly attraction near our south Paris hotel, the Jardin des Plantes has been a place to discover nature for four centuries. Here, you can walk around the Roseraie (rose garden) and the Jardin Alpin (the alpine garden). A wide range of living, naturalized or fossilized species are displayed in the Ménagerie (zoo), the Grande Galerie de l'Evolution and the Galerie de Paléontologie, in an environment that is constantly changing.

Hours: Open every day
7:30am to 8:00pm in the summer
8:00am to 5:30pm in the winter

Rate: Access to the park is free.
Museum: 7€

Getting there: About 11 minutes
Metro: Line 10 - Cardinal Lemoine station
RER: Line C - Gare d'Austerlitz station

Cabarets

 

Paradis Latin

28 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine
Paris, 75005

Built by Gustave Eiffel and listed as a historical heritage site, the oldest big cabaret in the world is situated a short walk from Notre Dame and the Panthéon at the heart of the Left Bank. The quality of attractions and the spirit of the Master of Ceremonies recreate the typical enthusiasm, atmosphere and scent of the City of Light.

Hours: Open every day
Dinner at 8:00 p.m.  | Show at 9:30 p.m.

Rate: Dinner and show from 130€
Show and Champagne: 90€

Getting there: About 5 minutes
Metro: Line 10 - Cardinal Lemoine station
 

Department Stores, Haute Couture

Particularly synonymous with Paris, Haute Couture is a symbol of luxury and popular attraction for our hotel guests. Discover a high fashion from renowned designer labels such as Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent, Dior, Lanvin, Givenchy and Hermès, all showcased in elegant store windows in avenue des Champs-Elysées, avenue Montaigne, rue Saint-Honoré, and in department stores on boulevard Haussmann, in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district.
 

La Rue Daguerre
Paris, 75014

Daguerre Street is very animated; you can hear merchant's patters offering various products to sell, smell seasonal products wafting through the air and see live crustaceans displayed on the stands. A pedestrian street, Rue Daguerre is located next to Denfert-Rochereau metro station, where are brought into line numerous greengrocers, fishmongers, butchers, wine vendors, dairy shops, coffee stands and restaurants.

Cheesemonger: Vacroux
Wine vendors: Le Repaire de Bacchus
Bakery: Thevenin

Hours: Open every day except Monday

Getting there: About 5 minutes
Metro: Line 4 and 6 - Denfert-Rochereau station
RER: Line B - Denfert-Rochereau station
 

Jardin d'acclimatation

Bois de Boulogne
Paris, 75116

Always popular among hotel guests seeking family-friendly entertainment in Paris, the Jardin d'Acclimatation (zoological park) was entirely renovated in 2018. With its 40 attractions-including four fabulous roller coasters-this unique attraction offers activities for children and adults, along with 18 hectares of walks and 400 animals that live in the park.

Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Rate: 5€ (without attractions tickets)

Getting there: 35 minutes

Metro Line 1 - Les Sablons

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