Walks in Paris (districts, hiking, unusual, websites, Assos, ...)


Neighborhoods and nice walks in Paris

To see the major sites, walk along the Seine, the Arc de Triomphe in the Ile Saint Louis. This walk takes about 1-2 hours. Spend Place de la Concorde, in front of the Petit Palais and the Grand Palais, the Tuileries Garden, in front of the Louvre and the Louvre pyramid on the Pont Neuf and in the Latin Quarter, in front of Notre Dame on the island of . City
for a little more off the beaten track walks, follow the guide is here
the most picturesque districts of the capital.

Right Bank:

-Canal St. Martin.
Not far from the lively Oberkampf district, do not miss to stroll along the Canal Saint Martin. Discover its many facets, romantic near republic, bohemian and cultural near the Jaures metro station with two MK2 movie that face the channel then offers a different atmosphere on reaching the outskirts of the Villette, more popular, more modern, and always surprising, with colorful and original installations of Villette marking out the banks.
-Belleville and Ménilmontant.
for their popular atmosphere, cosmopolitan and artistic. Straddling the 19th and 20th these two districts are discovered lounging, enjoy the Buttes Chaumont park, down the street from Belle-city, take a look at the Doyenez street, completely graffée, go back to Belle Park city ​​...
Towards Menilmontant obligatory passage to Père Lachaise and quoted Aubry, a little carefully hidden treasure, attached to the wall of the cemetery, a tiny Parisian neighborhood or rub artisan workshops and small houses with garden.
place de la Bastille is the regular venue for various events, it is also popular for its many cafes, restaurants, cinemas and boxes nights, mainly located rue de Lappe. The main things to see around Bastille are: The July Column, Bastille Opera, the port of the Arsenal and the Rue Saint Antoine for its many shops
Is it still necessary to present this neighborhood?
A highly touristic place, but still remains one of the most legendary and friendly throughout the capital. To see: The Sacre Coeur, Abbesses, Barbes, Place du Tertre ...
-The Marais.
The Marais is one of the oldest district of Paris, and also one of the most trendy and gay-friendly, with a host of restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, add this several museums.
See: The Picasso Museum, Place des Vosges, the Carnavalet Museum, the market red children ...
-The Village of Charonne.
In the 20th district discover the Village of Charonne, a small neighborhood that has retained all the charm of a village, with its bell tower, cobblestones and low houses. This village was annexed to Paris in 1860.
-The Promenade planted.
planted promenade is a walk that takes the route of an old railway line crossing the entire 12th district .
landscaped promenade starts behind the Bastille opera follows the Daumesnil to the Jardin de Reuilly, then continues to the Golden Gate and the Bois de Vincennes.

Rive Gauche:

-The Chinatown 13th district.
A ride that takes you with a little imagination to distant Asian cities. Start discovering this neighborhood since the Place d'Italie and be guided by your curiosity, and your palais..l'offre Asian eateries is bloated, the reputation of some restaurants have long crossed the line 13th district, as the restaurant 'Knitting', for example, a real Chinese restaurant serving authentic cuisine and delicious.
-The Latin Quarter.
legendary district of Paris, the setting is exceptional around the Sorbonne, along the street of the schools and in the friendly and lively Rue Mouffetard.
see also: Pantheon, the Botanical Gardens, the Arenes de Lutece ...
-Saint-Germain Odeon.
Located in the heart of Paris between the Place Saint-André des Arts, Odeon and Luxembourg Gardens, Saint Germain offers a chic and trendy face.
See: The Jardin du Luxembourg, Luxembourg Palace, the Senate, the Odeon Theater, Pont Neuf, Gateway Arts, Café de Flore and Café des Deux Magots
.... - La Butte aux Cailles.
the Butte aux Cailles is a picturesque neighborhood in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, near the Place d'Italie. It is built on a high hill of 62m, which once dominated the river Bièvre before it will be made underground in the early twentieth century.
At the Butte aux Cailles you will not find large buildings, this is explained by the presence of limestone quarry in the hill, preventing the construction of heavy buildings.
-The Little Belt around Paris.
All around Paris, inside the boulevards of the Marshals, are partly disused railway line, long 32 km: Little Belt. Although access is prohibited for almost its entire length, there is still a section open to the public, between the Gare d'Auteuil and the Muette station.
Many projects are being studied, some want to make a long walk on the model of the green corridor, other bicycle path or even a riding course.

rollerblading and bike ride to Paris

The Mayor of Paris offers free gym classes and sports activities, free hiking, rollerblading or bike are also organized regularly.
hikes, the Panamées are themed walks organized by Free the departmental Committee of hiking Paris.
-In regards rides in roller skating, find with the Rollers & Coquillages association organizes hikes skates for over 10 years every Sunday after- midday. See also the side of the association Pari Roller for night hiking.

-Paris Rando bike, free bike rides every Friday night and the third Sunday morning of each month.

Assos and websites

If you are looking for web offering cool and unusual ballads websites, here are some web addresses to guide you through Paris:
- Parisbalades.com
- OuSeBalader.com
- Parislenezenlair.fr
- Paris.fr
- Parisinfo.com
- Guideduparisien.fr
There are also associations offering themed walks and group.
as the association 'It is visited' that organizes urban walking and hiking rallies (or scooter) to discover Paris and its suburbs . Let you count Paris by enlightened companions or by residents of neighborhoods visited.
it will visit! ATES is a member of: Association for Fair and Responsible Tourism.
Or else the association 'Parisien d'un Jour' which offers to help you discover Paris in volunteer company for a family trip, alone or with friends, in your language depending on availability of volunteers . The walks are free.