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Getting out and about in parks and gardens of the Paris Region

Lockdown may have returned, but the sunny weather is back too, and it’s time to enjoy a breath of fresh air in the parks and gardens near you!
  1. Getting out and about in parks and gardens of the Paris Region

The parks and gardens around Paris are open, offering welcome green spaces for an outdoor excursion with the children within the 10km permitted radius around your home*. Take a stroll, do a spot of exercise, or enjoy a day out with the kids in over 120,000 hectares of parks and gardens dotted across the Paris Region. But remember to apply the safety rules in place: wear a mask and respect social distancing.

*Online tool for calculating a 10km radius around your home.

Check out our guide to parks and gardens in the Paris Region for our suggestions!

Bâtiments du parc de la Poudrerie Parc départemental de la Poudrerie
Parc forestier de la Poudrerie de Sevran
Nature & outdoor
With towering trees, a canal, green expanses of grass and games areas, take some time out to stop and breathe in Sevran Country Park.
Parc de la Villette, la Folie escalier, Paris 2011
La Villette Park
Strolls Leisures
One of the city’s largest green spaces, the Parc de la Villette is an oasis populated by many cultural spaces. A paradise for outdoor activities, in the heart of Paris.
Jardins des Plantes Paris 2012
Garden of Plants
Nature & outdoor
Installed on the Left Bank of the Seine, the Jardin des Plantes and its botanical treasures encourage meandering and discovery.
Demeure de Madame Elisabeth depuis le Parc
Park of Madame Elisabeth's estate
Nature & outdoor Strolls
A place dedicated to nature, the arts and culture in the heart of the royal town of Versailles – and a walk that will awaken all your senses!
Parc culturel de Rentilly Michel Chartier - Le château
Parc culturel de Rentilly – Michel Chartier
Art & culture Nature & outdoor
In the midst of a majestic park in an eastern Paris suburb, you’ll find some truly remarkable contemporary art exhibitions.
Domaine de Chamarande
Nature & outdoor
Thirty-five kilometres south of Paris, easily accessible by RER train, the Domaine de Chamarande is a unique space that combines a vast landscaped park with an arts centre set within a 17th-century chateau.
Parc du Peuple de l'Herbe - Vue générale
Parc du peuple de l’herbe
Nature & outdoor Strolls
This park is the largest natural park in Les Yvelines, covering more than 100 hectares along the Seine. It is a great place to explore, to learn and to play.
Domaine national de Saint-Cloud, la Grande Cascade en eau
Domaine national de Saint-Cloud
Art & culture Nature & outdoor
Just outside of Paris and easily reachable on the metro , come and explore a space which will delight walking and nature lovers and French history buffs alike: step into the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud.

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