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10 Things To Do In Levallois Perret

Posted on 01 Mar, 2024 at 12:37 pm - by

A wonderful combination of culture, leisure, and culinary experience awaits you in Levallois Perret, a beautiful suburb just located in the north of Paris. There are lots of fun things to do in Levallois Perret that you may enjoy and must be looking forward to while planning your trip to Paris Levallois as it has lots of historical charms and vintage gems to offer that may increase your interest in history. The amazing historical landmarks are a symbol of bravery and fascinate tourists to know more about local lives here in Paris. Here are a few suggestions for you to plan the best things to do in Levallois Perret:

 

Parc de La Planchette:

Parc de La Planchette is a serene place, situated right in the heart of Levallois Perret, offering a peaceful escape from the bustling city. There are beautiful benches walking paths and green spaces where you can relax and enjoy the serene landscapes. It is an ideal spot to stroll through, soak in the serenity, or plan a picnic to enjoy the natural environment with your family.

They regularly conduct outdoor events in summer, so it is suggested to look for scheduled shows and events before you plan your visit here.

 

Maison de la Peche et de la Nature:

There's a museum representing the aquatic life of the Seine at the upper end of Ille de la Jatte. You might see many freshwater fish such as catfish, pikes, and sculpins in the tanks. Moreover, get a chance to witness a beautifully curated nursery that has panels to showcase amazing microfauna presence in the river.

 

Ille de la Jatte:

It is a residential area that warmly welcomes you to visit this serene island in the Seine. It was hyped by some of the famous artists who were impressed by the serenity of this area and they, by the river set their easels up in the 19th century, artists likewise Van Gogh, Monet, and Sisley made impressive paintings and filled the canvas with the serenity of this area, that too with a hint of their artsy skills, which makes their paintings worthwhile.

 

Pigalle:

One of the best things to do in Levallois Perret is to enjoy the lively vibes of Pigalle, where you may find a bunch of cool nightclubs, bars, cafes, and live music areas. It is sort of an entertainment hub for the tourists and locals, which gives a pump to the Paris nightlife. Paris turned out to be a perfect destination for fun nightlife since the 1990s, which is now a great escape from boring life.

Additionally, the Rue de Douai, which is lined with stores offers stunning musical instruments, gear, and accessories and has become a great place to shop and hang out if you're part of a band.

 

Jardin d'Acclimatation:

Taking up about 20 hectares at the northern border of the Bois de Boulogne, this theme park is a fantastic family-friendly space. Open since 1860, the  Jardin d'Acclimatation being one of the Levallois Perret attractions, has maintained a vintage charm with puppet shows and pony rides, roller coasters, carousels and a model train reminiscing the funfair.

This park is situated beneath the Foundation Louis Vuitton, a recently constructed museum of modern artworks, designed by a famous artist Gehry. Established in the 1850s during the era of Napoleon III's rule, this Bois de Boulogne became the 2nd largest part of Paris Levallois featuring endless beautiful lawns and forests. Don't forget to take a boat in summer and stroll around the serene gardens of Chateau de Bagatelle.

 

Petit Palais:

One of the Levallois Perret attractions is this Petit Palais, built for the Universal Exposition in contemporary Beaux Art style. It is situated on Winston Churchill Avenue, just across the Grand Palais. It offers a top-class art museum in Paris that hooks up the tourists to the historical charms of Paris.

Furthermore, the collection comprises the artworks from classical ancient era to date, making it about 1300 pieces that are masterpieces on their own, incredibly designed sculptures, icons, and paintings that'll leave you in awe.

 

Parc Monceau:

Since 1770, Paris Levallois has had this wonderfully designed English Garden which still retains some of its originality and dignified elements. There's an amazing icehouse modeled after an Egyptian pyramid and a classical colonnade alongside the pond. The great inventor of all times André-Jacques Garnerin accomplished several global firsts in the park towards the end of the 18th century. In 1797, he made the first-ever descent using a silk parachute. Whereas in 1798, Napoleon also gave a warm reception to Citoyenne Henri, where a young lady who became the first female hot air balloon rider ever, went on a flight in the park.

Moreover, Monuments honoring cultural figures like Frederic Chopin and Guy de Maupassant are erected here. Also, this park was painted 5 times between the years of 1876-1878.

 

Grand Palais:

In 1900, it was built for the Universal Exposition, where the structure of the Grand Palais represents spectacular Beaux-Art, situated between the right bank of the Seine and Champs-Elysees. Sitting on a stone base, it is composed of a steel and iron framework supporting a vault glass canopy.

The building underwent extensive renovations until 2007 and at some point, it reopened as a location for hosting temporary exhibitions and events. Grand Palais also hosts channel runway shows during Paris Fashion Week, every year twice. Additionally, the works of Rodin and Pissarro as well as renowned Indian Mughals and Maharajas jewelry were also featured in the exhibition hosted in 2017.

 

Arc de Triomphe:

Arc de Triomphe is included in distinctive landmarks of Paris along with Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. It's near Levallois Perret, just a walk away but if you have a short time then it is recommended to opt for public transport.

It commemorates the Napoleonic wars and revolution, marking the western end to the Champ Elysees and getting to witness the heroic depictions and visit the tomb of unknown soldier martyrs during battles.

 

Montmartre:

It is nestled on the Bhutte, known as the highest hills of Paris, offering an ambiance of a village featuring cobblestones, architecture as well as local amenities. The area was upgraded by famous artists Pissarro, Van Gogh, Renoir, and Monet in the 19th century and gives stunning views of the city.

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