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5 picnic spot ideas in Paris

The good weather is on its way and picnic weather is just around the corner! The thing is, there are so many different places to bask in the sun in Paris that it’s complicated to choose the right spot. This is why we’ve carefully selected our 5 favorite spots to enjoy a good picnic in Paris!


The colorful Parc Floral de Paris

For people who love flowers and green space, this is the ideal spot for a colorful picnic! This botanical garden in the Bois de Vincennes is located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. Water fountains, peacocks, flowers and beautiful lakes… what more could you ask for?
Hours: According to the seasons (9.30 am to 8.30pm)
Location: Route de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris
Website: Parc Floral of Paris

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The majestic Champs-de-Mars

This iconic space is a favorite spot for both Parisians and tourists who want to share a magical moment next to the Eiffel Tower. Having a picnic at the Champs-de-Mars is not only an experience that everybody should have once, it’s a Parisian must-do!
Hours: 24/7
Location: 2 allée Adrienne-Lecouvreur 75007 Paris
Website: Champs-de-Mars


The holy Catherine Labouré Garden

Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, this garden was once the property of the “Filles de Charité”, a group of nuns. It was named after Catherine Labouré (one of the nuns), who said that she saw the Virgin Mary appearing on several occasions. Open to the public since 1977, this garden is now an intimate and welcoming spot where people enjoy picnicing in the heart of Paris, but away from the bustle of the city.
Hours: Depending on the season (from 8am to 9.30pm)
Location: 29 rue de Babylone, 75007
Website: Garden of Catherine Labouré


The Bubbly Parc André Citroën

Large lawns surrounded by water, trees, water jets, a hot air balloon and a lot of entertainment, the André Citroën park is for those who love vibrant spots. It is the favorite meeting spot for young Parisians! A lot of people go there to enjoy outdoor activities (Tai-chi, gym, dance, badminton, juggling), it’s the perfect spot to socialize and spend a relaxing afternoon with a nice picnic under the sun. And for those who would like to see Paris from the sky, try a trip in the Hot Air Balloon!
Hours: Depending on the season (from 9am to 9.30pm)
Location: 2 rue Cauchy 75015
Website: Parc André Citroën

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The Original Allée des Cygnes

For those who like original spots where time seems to stop, the Allée des Cygnes will certainly meet your expectations! This beautiful spot is both in the heart of Paris and totally isolated from it, you just need to visit it once to fall in love with it. For those who would like to workout after their picnic, they just need to go back towards to “Pont de Grenelle” and, next to the Statue of Liberty there is an area equipped with exercise machines. As for those who like romantic strolls, they just need to keep walking straight to the Eiffel Tower and enjoy the scenery.
Hours: 24/7
Location: Pont Bir-Hakeim 75015 Parisiens
Website: Allée des Cygnes

Did our post make you want to enjoy a nice picnic with your loved ones? And what about exploring original spots in Paris? For further information, don’t hesitate to read our post about the 5 Parisian walks to enjoy!