In the 8th district
Swings, merry-go-round, ponies, puppets, playground?

ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES AT PARC MONCEAU

WITH ALL-SMALL

  • a playground (free) and a sandbox (in a secluded area) for younger children
  • a merry-go-round and swings traditional (paying) open every afternoon,
  • pony rides Wednesdays, weekends, school vacations and some public holidays
  • a clown in the open air (except in case of rain), Wednesdays and weekends at 5pm. Break from November to April, then resumption

WITH CHILDREN

  • skating and skating area (open at the same time as the Parc Monceau)
  • bicycles are allowed in the Parc Monceau, but only on a dedicated area (adults and children). It is forbidden to cross the park by bike

PICNIC AND SNACK AT THE PARC MONCEAU

  • a kiosk for small catering and for children's snacks: ice cream, waffles, drinks?
  • large lawns for a picnic or simply ask

AND WITH MEDOR !

  • The park Monceau in addition to being KidFriendly is Dogfriendly
  • You can walk your dog (in theory on a leash), authorized on the Ferdousi lane and on the Comtesse de Ségur lane

TO EAT IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OR TO TAKE AWAY (FOR PICNICS)

  • A very good Lebanese restaurant (on the spot or to take away): Rimal (94 bd Malesherbes)
  • A good hamburger (on the spot or to take away): Big Fernand (12 avenue de Villiers)
  • For their salads (on the spot or to take away): Jour (3 rue de Phalsbourg)
  • In the Monceau park (next to the merry-go-round): pancakes, waffles, drinks
  • Picnic authorized on all the lawns of the Parc Monceau

TO DO IN THE DISTRICT

A LITTLE HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY

  • It straddles the 8th and 17th arrondissements, with an area of 8.25 ha
  • A first park was built at the end of the 18th century. A second one was born (on the same site) under the Second Empire in 1860 (Haussmannian era)
  • It is a very poetic and bucolic park, with the Rotunda, statues, colonnades and arcades
  • Monet immortalized it He also inspired Georges Braque, Georges d'Espagnat and Gustave Caillebotte. It seems that Marcel Proust liked to walk there.

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