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"Picnic in the Park" Dining & Drinking Tip by fishandchips

Dining & Drinking, Paris: 93 reviews and 101 photos

  Place Des Vosges
by fishandchips

The French, it seems, are great for having a few morsels to eat and drink in their local park and taking their time over such delights. I stayed in the Latin Quarter which didn't appear to have many such places but I was surprised at the number of people taking up space in the many small parks. When I did a walking tour of the Marais I found a much larger spot for these activities at Place Des Vosges which had quite a few people sitting on the grass and enjoying some food while chatting.

With the large number of bakeries and easy supply of wine, beer (if you prefer) and food at almost any dairy (7/11 or whatever you call it in your home town) it's easy to take part in this cultural icon.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 11, 2006
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