Parc de la Villette, Paris

3.9
#4 of 10 in Childrens Museums in Paris
With its collection of museums, theaters, architectural follies, themed gardens, and open spaces, Parc de la Villette appeals to adults and children. On 55 hectares (135 acres), this is the capital's largest urban park. Stroll along the canal de l'Ourcq and encounter green spaces, ponds, and fountains. This ecologically responsible park supports art and cultural initiatives with shows, performances, and exhibits throughout the year. For Parc de la Villette and beyond, use our Paris travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Paris vacation.
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  • .... with many opportunities to walk - in the park there is also the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, the Grand Halles (where there are always exhibitions) and the Philharmonie de Paris. The park (on the former slaughterhouse grounds) is a mixture of built-up space and green areas - unfortunately not always very harmoniously designed.
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  • The Parc Villette sits in the northeastern corner of Paris, an area most tourists don’t come across by chance. But it holds an impressive array of buildings and activities that make a visit most worth...  more »
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  • Great spot for a walk, expositions or family hang out. Super crowded in summer, worth a visit if you don’t know. Best spot in the north east of Paris, take your camera !
  • Easy to get on the metro. The whole place had s good atmosphere. Very good, reasonably priced restaurant
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