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Experience France: Learn How to Play Pétanque in Paris
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Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your on Ille de la Cite you might as well visit but do not go out of your way to check this square out. Not much to see but there are some nice benches for sitting and some restaurants/bars

Thank William B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Small menu which means perfect, overlooking a quiet square, great for kids, friendly service! FYI kitchen closes at 2pm

Thank ChristinaClucas
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had wandered from the Ile de Cite, over the Pont Neuf. We were west of the Concergerie and Palais du Justice. This open square was filled with people playing Boule. Children running around, beautiful trees and architecture. The area is filled with lovely, albeit...More

Thank DougsWalkingGal
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This charming triangular shaped open space tucked behind gorgeous Parisian houses and apartments is not to be missed. The gravelled park is dotted with bench seats and chestnut trees which bloom in spring. Apartments, houses, shops and cafes face onto the park. We chose Le...More

1  Thank Karen H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A harmonious triangle of town homes from another era with a delightful park in the middle. This is one of Paris' treasures and should not be missed. Simore Signorier and Yve Montand lived here, for good reason. Stop by at night when it sparkles.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We just returned from 23 days in our beloved Paris. We have been going over there since 1994, at least 10 times.We rent an apartment in the very heart of Paris in Dauphine Place. We have been all over Europe, but Paris is a dream....More

4  Thank ricmar55
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lots of restaurants and cafes on the Place, (we like La Rose de France) but the reason to come is that on Friday/Saturday nights it is hopping with young people playing pétanque. There will be serval games going and people with food and coolers milling...More

1  Thank huntejk
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My Fiance got down on one knee and proposed to me in this little leafy square. It looked like he stumbled upon it purely accidentally, which is great, as I don't think he could have picked a better spot! Given we didn't know much about...More

1  Thank BoobzMcGee
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stayed in an apartment overlooking Place Dauphine. After a few days we clearly understood that this was THE PLACE for Petanque (a French game similar to Bocci with silver balls). Every evening there seemed to be 4-5 groups playing the game. Pick up an...More

Thank ToddinFlemington
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Paris offers thousands of attractions, beautiful places and lovely corners, but I think that exactly in the middle of the town there is this magic square that is an "island" in the "île de la cité". Eating a Ocean salad and drinking a glass of...More

Thank AndreaDaMerate
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,
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