This is an OK park with a magnificent mirror-dome. Unfortunately, it is located too far away from the center of town.
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The parc de la villette is ok. The museum visit is a timed entry, with visits for 4-7 and 5-12 years. The timed entry means one enters with 200+ families with their kids to see 10 interactive visits. It was not managed, and chaotic. We...More
This is a great park, although too far from the main attractions it's still worth a visit. I went there on foot for the Imagine Van Gogh exhibition and the walk was perfect - you can reach it walking down the Saint Martin channel through...More
We had about 2 hours to spare one afternoon while visiting Paris. The large green area on the map led me to believe, well, there would be a large green park, but instead there is only one area that is grassy. For kids who want...More
Visited Easter sun day. There is a museum, childs slide/play area, cafe, shops, rides, amusements, football being played, joggers, river walkway. Very peaceful, relaxing and good for people watching. There is obviously lots of entertainment through the summer months, but we walked along the river,...More
This was the most relaxing park in Paris and only noise was birds, Chinese music for some old ladies. And there is interesting playground with very long slide for kids free of charge.
We learned the hard way, be sure you know beforehand which line and which Metro station are most suitable to your destination. As it was, we had a harried time trying to locate The Philharmonie. Walked the entire length, very poorly marked with signs, asking...More
Parc de la Vilette is the perfect spot to capture the first signs of springtime in Paris. On an early, chilly spring day, these beautiful magnolias in bloom are proof that that warmer days are just ahead.