Les Berges de Seine: from motorway to chill boulevard

Once again Paris has managed to diddle motorists out of their driving zones. For more than a year the left bank motorway of the Seine has been transformed into a domain for hikers and bikers: a 2.3 kilometer long promenade, called Les Berges Continue reading

Categories 7th arrondissement, parks and gardens | Tags , , | 2 Comments

Walking at 8 meters height over old track: the Promenade Plantée

You go up for about 50 steps and you reach the former railway behind Opéra Bastille. Until 1969, the train Continue reading

Categories 12th arrondissement, parks and gardens | Tags , | Leave a comment