Kids in Paris: The City of Light With Your Grandchild

Bienvenue! Experience the best of Paris with your grandchild as you weave your way through the awesome neighborhoods, discover iconic landmarks and even learn to speak a little French!
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Program No. 21308RJ
9 days
Starts at
3,299 / ADULT
2,799 / CHILD
Flights start at

At a Glance

Spark your love of adventure in the City of Light with your grandchild! Get swept up in the magic of the glittering Eiffel Tower and explore one of the most iconic cities in the world together. Be the first group to find the Mona Lisa on a fun scavenger hunt through the Louvre and hear the story behind the hunchback of Notre Dame at the cathedral where it all took place. Learn to “parle un peu français” (speak a little French) and practice your culinary skills while creating your own chocolate at the chocolate museum. Alongside your grandchild, experience the magic Paris before waving “au revoir” to France at the tip top of the Arc de Triomphe.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to 3 miles daily over varied terrain. Extensive use of Paris Metro.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • With an experienced teacher, learn the basics of the French language, then practice over dinner with a Parisian family.
  • From the highest point in Paris, La Tour Montparnasse, see the iconic Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and more.
  • After visiting the Musée d’Orsay, have a portrait of you and your grandchild painted by an artist in Montmartre.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-13. Triple rooms are not available. This program is also offered for grandchildren ages 14–17, "Teenagers in Paris: The City of Light With Your Grandchild" (#17424). Current Events in Paris: Due to the fire at Notre Dame, the cathedral is closed to visitors. Road Scholar programs that visit île de la Cité will be able to see the outside of the cathedral, but we will not be able to go inside. Also, because of the ongoing protests in Paris, we may need to make last-minute changes to the itinerary to avoid visiting areas blocked by protesters.
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Emmanuel Sarnin
Emmanuel Sarnin was born in the historical district of Le Marais, Paris and graduated with a degree in art and communication. He has lived in the U.S., the UK and Spain where he curated art exhibits. He returned to Paris in 2000 and since then has been working as a group leader and professional photographer, combining his passions for art, architecture, travel and meeting new people. He loves sharing anecdotes, discussing unique life experiences with visitors from diverse backgrounds and giving travel photography advice.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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