Top Five Walks in Paris in Spring

Dear Readers,

I am out of Paris for a couple of days and will be back at the end of April… with news posts about my latest discoveries in Paris to share with you!

Meantime I suggest for those of you who are currently in Paris to rediscover my Top Five Walks as Spring is the ideal season to stroll in the Parisian streets and parks: not too warm, not too busy, and offering beautiful lights. Try them if you have not yet… I am sure that you will love them!

The most unusual: La Promenade Plantée
Promenade Plantee - Paris - Flowers and pool
Promenade Plantée – Paris – Flowers and pool
The most classical: On the Ile Saint Louis
Ile saint louis Paris-quai Orleans
Ile saint louis Paris – Le quai d’Orléans
The most parisian: The Marais off the beaten track
jewish area Marais -Goldenberg rue des Rosiers
jewish area Marais -Goldenberg rue des Rosiers
The Most Arty: The Butte aux Cailles
Butte aux cailles Paris - Rue Alphand
Butte aux cailles Paris – Rue Alphand
The most family: The Jardin des Plantes
jardin des plantes Paris-japanese cherry tree
Another Japanese cherry tree in the Jardin des Plantes

I wish you very nice walks exploring our beautiful city and I’ll be back within two weeks. See you soon!

Christine Bokobza – Good Morning Paris B&B –





Up and Down the Montagne Sainte Geneviève in Paris

On a beautiful fall day nothing is more pleasant than strolling along the streets and gardens in Paris so as to enjoy the beautiful lights and the fall colours at their best. At this time of year I love the colours of trees in the parks and gardens and the displays of autumn flavours on the Parisian food markets. That is the reason why I am taking you for a walk in my area of Paris, the fifth arrondissement around the so cute Place de la Contrescarpe: from one garden to another, up and down the Montagne Sainte Geneviève, and through the Parisian food market of the Place Monge and the permanent food market of the famous rue Mouffetard. I hope that you will enjoy this 2-hour walk!

Paris-Rue Mouffetard
Paris-Rue Mouffetard

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A must-visit in Early Spring: the Jardin des Plantes in Paris

The garden for plants and trees in Paris

If you are currently in Paris it is time to go for a walk in the Jardin des Plantes. This garden is one of the world’s foremost botanical gardens and it offers the widest variety of flowers, plants and trees which can be admired in Paris. And this week…  the Japanese cherry trees are in bloom! Once it has started the cherry blossom only last a couple of days. So do not miss it if you can: It is so beautiful! And if one petal falls on you, you will be lucky within the next year!

Jardin des plantes Paris-Cherry blossom
Cherry blossom in the Jardin des Plantes

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