Image by Frédéric Moussaïan

Go to parks at night – A new possibility in Paris

This summer, for the second year, the city council of Paris decided to leave open a significant number of green spaces at night (from the biggest ”parcs” to the smallest ”squares”), which is usually not the case since Parisian parks usually close at night (and in winter even in late afternoon), after the guards blow their whistle.

So, once again, after last year’s success, 16 parks are open day and night until September 3rd (and maybe a few weeks after).

Some of these green spaces are very small and located in residential areas, but others are big and/or located in central areas, so don’t miss the occasion to enjoy them on a night stroll or for a late summer picnic. It is notably the case of:

– Square Louis XIII, the small but elegant park located in the centre of prestigious Place des Vosges (in the Marais)

– Jardin des Grands Explorateurs (between Luxembourg and the Observatory), in the central area of the Left Bank, along the axis of Paris’s meridian

– Jardin Villemin, a public garden located next to the Canal Saint-Martin (at its ‘elbow’), also very popular at night

– Parc des Buttes Chaumont (see picture), a beautiful park which celebrates its 150 years in 2017

Parc Montsouris, its younger brother of the South, inspired by the same ‘Second Empire’ style

Parc André Citroën, a contemporary park full of surprises and references to other typologies of Parisian parks

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Address

Rue Botzaris 1, Paris

Opening Times

Jul - Sep 24 hours daily

Price

Free
Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)