Parc de la Villete

February 5, 2018 | Activities, Baby & Toddler, France, Paris

Parc de la Villette is located at the outer edge of the 19th arrondissement, bordering the Boulevard Périphérique, which is a ring road around Paris, and the suburban department of Seine-Saint-Denis. At 55 hectares these grounds constitute the largest fully-landscaped park in the city of Paris. The park houses public facilities devoted to science and music, playgrounds for children, and thirty-five architectural follies. The park is the home to the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie and La Géode, an Omnimax domed theatre. The Park also features a the Dragon Garden with an 80m dragon whose tongue doubles as a slide. There are numerous workshops, activities and events for children (some for toddlers as young as 18 months) throughout the year.

Recommended by:

Sarah Jane Lindsay

Contact Details:

211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris /

1 response to “Parc de la Villete”

  1. MumAbroad says:

    Lots of great activities for kids along with a family-friendly cafe. (Sarah Jane Lindsay)

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