A day in Paris off the beaten track !

Why Paris off the beaten track ? Let’s say that you are in Paris for a few day, and you really want to have ONE day of original activities in the City of Light. Well, this article was made for you !

Paris off the beaten track, visiting Covered Passages

There are heaps of covered “secret” passages in Paris that you definitely have to see. They all have their own style. Here is a list of some of the passages that we love the most:

Galerie Vivienne – 4 rue des Petits-Champs, Paris, 75002

Passage du Grand-Cerf – 145 rue Saint-Denis, Paris, 75002

Passage Verdeau – 6 rue de la Grange-Batelière, Paris, 75003

Passage Jouffroy – 10-12 boulevard Montmartre, Paris, 75009

Galerie Véro-Dodat – 19 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Paris, 75001

Paris off the beaten track - Galerie Colbert

Galerie Vivienne

Paris off the beaten track, dancing at the Quai Saint-Bernard

We dance on the shores of Port Saint-Bernard. Every evening, from the beginning of June to the end of August, hundreds of dancers meet spontaneously in the arena of the Tino Rossi Garden, at the foot of the Institute of the Arab World.

Salsa, tango, traditional Breton dance, rock … there is something for everyone. That’s Paris off the beaten track !

Paris off the beaten track - dancing

Paris off the beaten track along the Promenade plantée

The René-Dumont Greenway, formerly known as Promenade Plantée, is a linear park in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, France. It follows the route of an old railway and connects the surroundings of Bastille to the Porte de Vincennes. It’s an exceptional course, little known to Parisians, over 4.5 km with flowers, trees and plants. which offers walkers remarkable and diversified points of view on the recent and very typical districts of the 12th arrondissement.

You can get more information about the René-Dumont Greenway in another article : here !

Original walk in Paris – @elsa_n4n0

Original walk in Paris – @elsa_n4n0

Original walk in Paris – @elsa_n4n0

Paris off the beaten track, shopping at Aligre Flea Market

Every Sunday, on the Place d’Aligre in the heart of Paris, the Parisian flea market exhibitors offer a selection of objects of all kinds: various gadgets, dishes, old books, furniture from another era and more. You will find illustrations, drawings and photos in a very respectable price range. Know also that it is possible to haggle.

Since you are in the corner, go up Rue d’Aligre and head towards the covered market of food and flowers. It is renowned for its diversity, ambience and low prices.

Paris off the beaten track - aligre market

Paris off the beaten track - aligre

Paris off the beaten track,  along the banks of Canal Saint-Martin

From the moment when night falls, until the early morning, the district of the bastille becomes a landmark of young people in a popular and trendy atmosphere. Here, we know every corner of the streets around …

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