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| Quai de la Seine, 75019 Paris, France
La Villette
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to go on weekends or after work to wind down! In summer, part of the "Paris Plages" ("Paris Beach") experience, but really nice to visit all year round ! There's even à boat tour between this spot and the Seine. I recommend...More

Thank pimpampoumparis
Reviewed 14 July 2018

When you want to escape the rush of the city centre, come to this area. It's a nice place to take a rest. You can walk along the water to parc de la Vilette. The restaurant Grand Marche de Stalingrad offers you a good food.

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Villette is an creative space offering some cinema places but also its very used to people drinking at their parks and river side at warm days actually, here some young people attracted by the coolness of thebSeine. Also have an pool at summertime though very...More

Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We stayed for 6 nights at the nearby Holiday Inn Express Canal de La Villette and had a room overlooking the beautiful Canal de La Villette . The Canal is well lit and even in the early morning or late afternoon we could see locals...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area to walk by. Crossing by the bridges with the water beneath. Restaurant and bars around

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

In the summer this is like a beach with river swimming mixed with a kids' outdoor camp that includes adults. With activities like boat hire, water bikes, water zorbing, flying fox across the wide canal, table games and sand - it was like a nature's...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Friends of mine live on both sides of this place, near where the Bassin opens out, which has become a focal point for thousands during the summer months. Towards the Stalingrad end, they create part of Paris Plages, which serves as the beach for those...More

Thank Dr Benjamin P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We arrived at our apartment for the long, Ascension Day weekend and decided to take a stroll up to the Bassin de la Villette to find somewhere to drink and have our evening meal. Actually we more or less stumbled on this larger stretch of...More

Thank Eyekaytoo
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is one of the areas where all the factories were back in the day. Much of the land has been reclaimed and nice residences are being built. The canal is interesting.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I saw it on a winter afternoon, it was very nice. I guess in the summertime it must be perfect, expecially at night

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La Villette
This futuristic landscape has come to define the
northeast of Paris. The Saint-Denis canal is framed
with luscious lawns and metallic buildings over a
wide-open space. Home to Europe's largest science
museum, this area rewards daytime and nighttime
explorations; there are three concert spaces, plus
cinemas and bars, and even open-air cinema in the
summer. The surrounding homes are a sharp contrast to
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23 April 2016|
Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the trip is pretty easy whether going on foot or by boat as we will next week. If travelling on foot use the Metro it's 1.80 euros each way, there's a Metro station at the end of Bassin de la Villette called Stalingrad... More