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Parks & nature in Paris

Monument / Landmark
“If you go to the Eiffel Tower you should avoid the elevators (where will have to wait at least one hour) and take the stairs. It is far easier that it seems until the second floor (the third being quite high). Morevoer climbing inside the tower make feel being in the heart of the structure and let you take time to see”
1002 locals recommend
Park
“An unexpected treasure in the city! Gorgeous views in a tranquil setting. Perfect for lounging in the grass with a good book. It's not a flat park so be prepared to walk up and down hills. There are cute surprises like a waterfall too.”
1118 locals recommend
Garden
“Majestic park overlooking the Luxembourg Palace. A visit here is most enjoyable at any time of the year. So much to see: the ducks swimming in front of the enormous Medici Fountain, children sending an armada of small boats across the pond, the parade of sculptures of the queens of France, the manicured Palace gardens. Take a seat and enjoy the people-watching! You can also just relax, enjoy a sandwich or read a book (plenty of chairs and benches). To do some jogging this is also a great place! Free entrance.”
875 locals recommend
Garden
“ A short break in this magnificent garden populated by 18th century statues and decorated with pretty basins ”
483 locals recommend
Park
“Big and majestic park. A good place to run and bycicle. There are lots of acitivities for children.”
487 locals recommend
Park
“Take a short (10 min) stroll along the canal d'Ourcq and you will arrive to La Villete park. A great area for picnic. It also contains the science museum and a 3D cinema La Geode.”
603 locals recommend
Park
“Take your picnic to this beautiful park, hang out in the grass or on benches, and visit the home of Victor Hugo afterwards!”
462 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“The botanic gardens, complete with small zoo. The Natural History Museum is housed within these garden.”
431 locals recommend
Forest
“You can enjoy a walk or go by cycling. The biggest park in Paris with few lakes and its famous racecourse.”
445 locals recommend
Forest
“Take a little rowboat. Watch the swans and mix with the locals in the lovely 16th arrondissement ”
294 locals recommend
Park
“Take rue de Bellevilleto clime up to this viewpoint over Paris. Busy streetlife, people from all over the world, trendy bars, chinese shops, no tourist around…”
548 locals recommend
Park
“Pretty, hilly park overlooking a lake (15 minute walk away). There are plenty of play areas for kids. Note Parkruns (free, time runs) take take place here every Saturday morning at 9am. ”
201 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“I never get rid of passing nearby, of looking at it, evrey hour it shines at night, 8,9, 10, 11, 12, at one in the morning it shines in black, magic too !!!”
71 locals recommend
Historic Site
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“A big terrace where everyone gathers for drinks. There are some food trucks as well. ”
281 locals recommend
Garden
“Get one of the best views of the Eiffel tower from this field, about a 10-15mn walk away!”
167 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful parc only 15 minutes walking distance. It a great place to relax, go jogging or just enjoy a nice walk. A lot of people picnic during sunny days, it is an oasis in the middle of the neighborhood. ”
148 locals recommend