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| Quai de la Seine, 75019 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old industrial canal is being recycled and someday will probably be a lovely place for long walks. But we are not quite there yet. Still too stark and featureless.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed August 29, 2018 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

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Reviewed July 14, 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 July 1, 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 November 21, 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 November 18, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed October 24, 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 September 13, 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 May 29, 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 April 2, 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
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explorations; there are three concert spaces, plus
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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
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