La Promenade Plantée

Type: Free Attractions, Local Picks, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Parks, Public Spaces, Uniquely Here

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Get a kick out of walking along an old viaduct and train line that is elevated to the level of the building rooftops you pass. Only pedestrians and bicycles are allowed on this ancient pathway that...  Read More


  • Outdoor Activities: "At one part of the pathway near the Bastille, you are walking above the Viaduc des Arts, a series of crafts-oriented Made In France workshops that showcases artisanal items. These items are all for sale and can make thoughtful souvenirs and gifts."
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Walking along a rose-filled, tree planted elevated greenway as you gaze at the traffic below and Haussmanian building rooftops at eye level is unparalleled.

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