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Square René Le Gall, a large public garden for the whole family in Paris 13

Square-rene-le-gall-paris-13The René Le Gall garden is an “off tourist road”, located near Place d’Italie and the entrance is on the street Corvisart.

You’ll find there an access ramp for strollers and will arrive on the large playground, where there are also swings.

In the other areas, you may stroll through the aisles surrounded by trees and discover its roses garden.

For having picnic with your family, tables are available or you may chose to lay in the grass.

In short, there’s something for all ages!

28 rue de Croulebarbe/rue Corvisart – 75013 Paris

Open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Paris public gardens opening times depends on sunshine/sunset hours)

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Parc Montsouris in Paris 14: great place for sunny days!

parc montsouris paris 17Do you desire a getaway with your family in the South of Paris? Discover the Parc Montsouris, which is made like an English garden: 15 hectares of green spaces and 1.5 km in circumference in 17th district.

There is a lack with ducks and swans over there, many ancient trees which host many birds, huge lawns for picnics or lounging. If you want to have fun with kids, you have the choice between swings and playgrounds, or you can also offer them a pony ride, a tour of rides, a puppets’ show or eat a crepe! And the best of all… There are toilets for kids! Finally, you can enjoy many free concerts from May to September.


Address: 2 rue Gazan 75014 Paris

Several access: boulevard Jourdan, avenue Reille, rue Gazan, rue de la Cité-Universitaire, rue Nansouty, rue Emile-Deutsch-de-la-Meurthe

Opening times: from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m (May, June), 24/7 from July to September, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m in September.

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In which of these parks in Paris will you picnic with your kids?

If you are you looking for a place where you can picnic with your family, and where your children can have fun while you enjoy a breathtaking view, we have what you need! Here are 3 Parisian parks which perfectly fit these criteria.

picnic with family in park bellevillePark de Belleville: This one is full of green spaces, with 1200 trees and his lawn of 1000m², and is located in the 20th district, between the Buttes-Chaumont and Pere Lachaise. But you will find a very particular thing over there: a 30-meters-high terrace, from which you will enjoy a panoramic view of Paris’ monuments.

 Address: 47 rue des Couronnes, 75020 PARIS

Opening times: 7/7, from 8:00 a.m. (9:00 a.m. on weekends) to 9:30 p.m.


park monceau in paris 8 with childrenPark Monceau: Near the Champs Elysées, this park has remained unchanged since the time of Napoleon III. Enter through by the large gates of gold and wrought iron and you’ll be surprised by the quietness: the park is completely isolated thanks to the huge trees and luxury buildings that surround it. You’ll like to sit with your kids at the foot of the statues, or also let them romp in the playground, or during a fairground ride or a pony ride.


Address: 35 boulevard Courcelles, 75008 PARIS

Opening times: 7/7, from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

picnic with family in paris bercyPark de Bercy: This park includes 3 gardens along the Seine and is well-known for its huge expanses of grass, so you will not have trouble finding a place for a picnic with your family. Besides, the park has many facilities for children: playgrounds, carousels, pony rides, fountains and snacks to take away. You can also go to the restaurant Les 400 Coups, which is very close to the park. Finally, two baby relays are at your disposal near Quai de Bercy.


Address: 128 quai de Bercy, 75012 Paris

Opening times: 7/7, from 8:00 a.m. (9:00 a.m. on weekends) to 9:30 p.m.


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[Walking with baby] Champ de Mars with baby – Paris 7e

Visiting Paris always goes by going on top on the Eiffel Tower. However, once you are in the area remember to takes time to relax in your long visits days.

From the top of the Eiffel Tower, between Parisian buildings, a green area is visible. The Champ de Mars is the ideal place for a picnic with your children, with the wonderful view of the symbol of France.

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This park contains wonderful areas for your children to enjoy Paris, away from tourists and Eiffel tower key chains sellers.

The 1913 Carrousel has seen two world wars. It is still in function and works mechanically. Take a ride with the Old Paris, next to the Eiffel Tower. It is at the corner of Avenue Charles Risley and Avenue Pierre Loti.
A traditional Middle Age game is offered on the carrousel, with a stick, children have to hit in a circle.

A more recent carrousel is also in the Champ de Mars, on the other way.

When sunny days show up in Paris, pay attention around you, poneys and donkeys are trespassing. Children are able to ride them for a small price.

Also pedal cars might appearing in the Eiffel Tower Park, another occasion for your children to try traditional games.

And of course, several snack places are always situated not too far away from these activities.
A calmer activity to enjoy with your family will be the puppet show. Look carefully on the date. It will be offered only on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and day offs. The website is http://guignolduchampdemars.centerblog.net
If none of these interest you, or are closed, playgrounds will always be in the Champs de Mars, and for free.

Away from fun, here’s a wonderful website on Paris Champ de Mars panoramas www.parisvirtualtour.com


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Map of these activities









Manège 1913
Website: http://www.manege1913paris.com
Open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (8 p.m.  in winter)
Location: corner of Charles Risler avenue and Pierre Loti avenue

Snack Le Châlet du Manège
Website: http://www.manege1913paris.com/
Open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (8 p.m. in winter)
Location: corner of Charles Risler avenue and Pierre Loti avenue

Location: Charles Risler avenue
One for +18 months
One for +6 y/o

Le Manège à Lutins
Location: On the right from the Human Right monument, when entering from Belgrade avenue

Snack La Bonbonnière de Marie
Location: Allée Adrienne Lecouvreur

Playground with swing
Location: On the right from the Human Right monument, when entering from Belgrade avenue

Poney rides
Location: 2 allée Adrienne Lecrouveur

Pedal car
Website: http://www.parisvirtualtour.com/fr/photographie-spherique-panoramique-360/hiver-au-jardin-du-champ-de-mars/voitures-pedales/
Location: Risler Avenue

Puppet Show
Website: http://guignolduchampdemars.centerblog.net/
Location: Allée du général Marguerite
Open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays

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