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A small park on the Île de la Cité.
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1 Square du Vert Galant, 75001 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 16 August 2019

If you want to get the feeling for "love" in the air, this is the spot in Paris. First, grab a blanket, a bottle of wine and picknik dinner from your local bakery then head to this park at around 7pm. We were there Saturday...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Darwin W
Reviewed 17 July 2019

Walking over the Pont Neuf from the left bank of the River Seine, we passed behind the equestrian statue of Henry IV and climbed down the steps to the square du Vert Galent below to book a night river tour of the city. This pretty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

This small island is the perfect spot to sit and just enjoy being in Paris. Weather permitting of course. The weather during my visit in July was brilliant. Warm evenings with spectacular sunsets and hot dry days. There are some cool, shaded areas at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Pictures from the tip of the park. Chilled place, huge tree with cool shade, the tip is good for picnic at the right timings. Not crowded but to get the tip spot you have to awkwardly wait for the occupants you find there to finish...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

This little park is at the end of the Ile de la Cite and offers some splendid views. Come and bring your picnic lunch. Very romantic. When the river is high, it gets flooded.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

It’s tiny speck of grass on the western tip of Ile de la Cité. There is a huge tree, under which one can sit comfortably and watch the city go about its business.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The location is perfect for a rendez-vous, small and intimate, but it needs LOTS of attention. Open garbage cans allowing wasps flying everywhere, " flower beds " bare and full of discarded cigarettes tips, no grass even. The city of Paris needs to attend to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simone W
Reviewed 26 June 2018

There is nothing better than getting a snack, taking it to Square du Vert-Galant and sitting next to the water to soak in the view. A tiny piece of land adjacent to Pont Neuf, it is a very romantic place!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This tiny tip of Pont Neuf may be the perfect spot to sit with some wine and cheese and watch the life on the Seine from both banks, all while sitting under the fairy-like branches of a weeping willow. A great place to rest for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank SitiSarah
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Small area on the tip of the Ile de la Cite on the River Seine in Paris. The square is a small area that overlooks the River and the Pont Neuf and can be an area of calmness.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
...More
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