Paris best amusement parks
Even if the most famous amusement park in Paris is Disneyland Paris, there are many other amusement parks in the city that are definitely worth a visit. Like every other attraction in Paris, even amusement parks are so varied-themed that there is a perfect one for every single person!
Whether your in Paris with your children and kids or with your friends or partner, the best amusements park in Paris is the destination for those who want to have fun!
Disneyland Paris amusement park
Everybody knows about Disneyland Paris, the city-family park inspired by the Disney world. Even if there are many other amusement parks in Paris, Disneyland is the most crowded and visited. You can go there for a day or you can choose to plan your entire stay there.
The Disneyland Paris ticket price varies on how long you are staying, and on what you want to do. Disneyland Paris always offers lots of events to go to! If you are going to stay in Disneyland but you would like to see Paris, you can still join many tours design to explore Paris in a few hours.
I would lie saying that this is all you need to know about Disneyland! But since there is a lot to say about this world-famous amusement park in Paris, I propose a Disneyland Quick Guide.
Parc de la Villette
Parc de la Villette a mix between a science museum and an amusement park in Paris. The activities and plays are for all ages, so you can go there with both kids and children. If you go there, you can also go to an actual submarine that made the world Tour about 10 times!
The Parc de la Villette ticket price varies on the attractions you want to visit and on the age. It can be 8 or 30 euros. Pay attention to what you are paying for.
If you go to this park you have the chance to take a walk along the Ourcq canal. You can go to this area by metro, getting off at Porte de Pantin or Porte de la Villette station.
Jardin d’Acclimatation amusement park
Jardin d’Acclimatation amusement park is in Bois de Boulogne. Here you will find the most classic attractions such as roller coasters and you can attend puppets shows. Plus, the park itself is an amazing beauty to explore.
It is historical because it was strongly wanted by Napoleon the third in 1860. It was a zoological garden but now the animals you can see are mostly the pony that your kids can ride.
The Jardin d’Acclimatation ticket price varies on the age and on the attractions you want to see. Basic tickets cost 5 € for adults and 2.5 € for children and kids. Also, there are tickets for 30 €. Babies until 3 years enter for free.
To go there, you have to take the metro line 1 and get off at Les Sablons station. After that, you have to follow Orleans street (rue d’Orleans). You can also take the train du Jardin d’Acclimatation. The departure is from Porte Maillot.
Parc des Buttes Chaumont
If you go to Buttes Chaumont amusement park you will spend a day in the higher one in Paris. It is the perfect place to picnic. After that, you can walk through suspension bridges or ride donkeys. In Parc des Buttes Chaumont you can attend puppet shows too!
As the Jardin d’Acclimatation, also this park is historical. Napoleon 3 wanted Haussmann to design it and that is why it is so beautiful. If you want to explore charming attractions for every member of the family, go to the Sybil temple, where many hunters found happiness.
At Buttes Chaumont, entry is free!
You can reach this park going in arrondissement 19, taking the metro line 5 or 7 bis and getting off at Laumière, Buttes Chaumont or Botzaris.
Parc Monceau is one of the most loved amusement parks in Paris. There are lots of attractions among swings, carousels, and rétro manège. The most famous surely are the balançoires, the french version of swings.
The balançoires in Parc Monceau also are the subject of a documentary. You can actually watch a movie shot in 1896 where visitors of an amusement park rides 3 attractions of the amusement park.
Parc Monceau is a huge park in arrondissement 8. The address is 35 boulevard Courcelles. To go there by metro or RER, get off at Monceau station. The access is free but you need to buy a ticket to get on the attractions.
The opening hours of Parc Monceau are from 7 am to 8 pm, every day.