Summer Fun for Kids With The Paris Pass

Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 ET from Paris Pass

PARIS, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

If you are planning a summer family vacation in Europe, you face the classic challenge of keeping the kids entertained and engaged.

The popular Paris Pass sightseeing card is the perfect answer in the French capital city, featuring a number of exciting attractions which are ideal for younger visitors.

Newly-included on the Paris Pass for summer 2016 is the hugely popular Paris Aquarium. One of France's top family attractions, this site combines both an aquarium and a dual-screen cinema, and boasts more than 500 species from all over the world living in 3,500 square metres of water.  

With cartoons, fish feeding and an array of different displays, Paris Aquarium offers plenty of highlights for children, among them a walk through a tunnel surrounded by 35 sharks and the chance to make friends with sociable sturgeon at the petting pool!Normally €20.50 for adults and €13 for kids, entry is included with the Paris Pass.

If your children prefer mixing with celebrities, head to the Grevin Wax Museum . Here they can get up close and personal with more than 300 different famous names - from musical legends Madonna and Michael Jackson to actors George Clooney and Brad Pitt. They can even 'meet' Queen Elizabeth II and President Obama!Normally €23.50 for adults and €16.50 for children, entry to Grevin Wax Museum is included with the Paris Pass.

A real piece of lunar rock and a spectacular scale model of the solar system are among the attractions at the Palais de la Découverte , a fascinating science museum located within the stunning Grand Palais. Kids will love the scale models of the Spirit Martian rover and the Saturn V rocket, used to send men to the moon in the early 1970s. Coming back down to Earth, there is also a chance to walk through the geological changes to our own planet during its history - covering five million years with every step.Normally priced at €9 for adults, entry is included with the Paris Pass.

Paris' tastiest attraction, the Gourmet Chocolate Museum , is sure to tempt adults and children alike. The museum follows 4,000 years of the history of chocolate in words, images and most importantly, flavours! The demonstration kitchen gives visitors a chance to learn how chocolate tablets are made, followed by an all-important tasting. And on entry, kids aged between six and 12 are given a sheet of chocolate-themed stickers to complete in the correct order - with a delectable reward when they leave. Admission is normally €11 per adult and €8 per child, but is included with the Paris Pass at no further cost.

The Paris Pass is a sightseeing card designed to help visitors save money and time on their sightseeing in France's capital city. It includes more than 60 of the city's top attractions, such as the Towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Musée du Louvre and the Arc de Triomphe. A Paris Pass includes a Metro pass, giving visitors unlimited travel on the Metro, buses and RER express trains within central Paris, discounts on meals and shopping and priority access at the busiest sites to avoid queues - plus a free guidebook.

A two-day Paris Pass is priced at €129 for adults, €79 for teens (between 12 and 17 years) and €44 for a child (between four and 11 years).  

The Paris Pass is available at The Pass can be shipped to customers prior to travel or collected on arrival in the city.

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