It is well known that traveling for kids is not only a fun time for parents, but also plays a big role in their development.
As much as it is enjoyable, sometimes it can become a challenge : where to stay, where to eat, which places are child friendly to visit or simply where the kids can relax and have fun in the playground.
Let us help you with that a bit!
To start with, we can say that Paris is a really child-friendly city. If you plan to visit the most popular monuments, most of them are within walking distance. Most of the monuments are surrounded by parks or even playgrounds where the kids can have their own fun.
So, where to stay? It’s easy! Hotel Marignan (us :⊃ ) has more than 50 years’ experience welcoming families from all over the word. The rooms for up to 5 persons make it possible for everyone to stay in the same room, and our extra services help not only to minimize the cost but also to travel lighter! Find all information HERE .
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We are proud to participate for the third time in the “Paris Quartier du Livre” festival organized by the 5th arrondissement City Hall and dedicated this year to ecology, around the theme “The Earth is a person” (« La Terre est une personne »). This is one of the first events organized since the “deconfinement” (easing of sanitary restrictions).
What a beautiful symbol of renewal for our neighborhood, known since the Middle Ages for its publishing activity, as well as for the many authors and artists who lived and worked in the Latin Quarter.
This year, we welcome once again Damien Roudeau, who exhibited at the Hotel Marignan in 2019 plates from his album about the backstage of the Comédie Française.
Damien Roudeau, born in 1981, is a specialist in illustrated documentaries. He has already published nine books on themes as diverse as the Calais “jungle,” the workers in the port of Brest, and the Comédie Française.
This time, his album “L’Eau Vive”, written with Alain Bujak, is in the spotlight.
Damien Roudeau goes to the roots of one of the first ecological fights in France, the battle to preserve the Loire, one of the last untamed rivers in Europe, from a dam construction project that would have swallowed up traditional villages and part of the Loire gorges. This victorious battle, led by ordinary citizens in love with this corner of preserved nature, has served as a model for many other battles in France and elsewhere.Damien Roudeau immersed himself in the activities of the citizens who became activists to transmit their passion and their learning of the workings of communication and political activism. “L’eau Vive” received the Sunflower Prize of the Comics Angoulême 2021.
An exhibition will also be organized from June 2 to July 30, from 10:30 am to 9 pm every day.
Jacques Rancourt, born in Quebec (Lac-Mégantic) in 1946, is a poet, essayist, photographer and translator. After graduating from Laval University in Quebec, he arrived in Paris in 1971 to continue his studies in French literature and has lived in Paris ever since. He earned a Doctorate in French literature from the University of Paris, having written his doctoral thesis on French-language African and Caribbean poetry after the literary movement known as “Négritude”. He is the author or co- author of many works on contemporary French poetry. His international and multidisciplinary approach to poetry has led him to direct the France-Québec literary prize (from 1996 to 2005) and the French-English Poetry Festival (from 1982 to 2014). In 1983, he founded the revue “La Traductière”, an international journal of poetry and visual arts.
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The history of the Polish Bookstore in Paris begins after the Polish uprising of 1830-1831 against Tsarist Russia. It was created by Eustachy Januszkiewicz, who arrived in France with the first wave of political emigration. The Bookstore quickly became a place of cultural, intellectual and political exchanges.
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