Parc de la Villette, Paris

3.9
Science Museum · Park
With its collection of museums, theaters, architectural follies, themed gardens, and open spaces, Parc de la Villette appeals to adults and children. On 55 hectares (135 acres), this is the capital's largest urban park. Stroll along the canal de l'Ourcq and encounter green spaces, ponds, and fountains. This ecologically responsible park supports art and cultural initiatives with shows, performances, and exhibits throughout the year. For Parc de la Villette and beyond, use our Paris travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Paris vacation.
Create an itinerary including Parc de la Villette
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Parc de la Villette reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
565 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • Really a wonderful place for families - and everybody else as well. Huge parc with the Canal d`Ourcq running through it, lots of different play areas and gardens. The enormous old Grande Halle holds.....  more »
  • There are a lot of attractions here: A science museum, a music museum, movie theaters, some big fountains and lots of park space. This is where the old slaughter houses were, and now it's a huge...  more »
Google
  • Great spot for a walk, expositions or family hang out. Super crowded in summer, worth a visit if you don’t know. Best spot in the north east of Paris, take your camera !
  • Easy to get on the metro. The whole place had s good atmosphere. Very good, reasonably priced restaurant
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Paris

See all ›
©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
©
Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
©
Park
Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Paris

©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles Versailles
4.0
Duration: 5h 30 min
©
Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Paris Marne-la-Vallee
2.8
Duration: 4h 30 min
©
Garden
Fondation Claude Monet Giverny
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
©
Park
Parc de Versailles Versailles
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Paris

See all ›
©
Specialty Museum
Musee Rodin
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
©
Specialty Museum
Musee de l'Orangerie
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Art Museum
Musee Bourdelle
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Paris

See all ›
©
Shopping
Champs-Elysees
3.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Shakespeare and Company Bookstore
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
©
Gift & Specialty Shop
La Grande Epicerie de Paris Rive Gauche
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
©
Flea Market
Mouffetard Market
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Paris

©
Cemetery
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
©
Neighborhood
Île de la Cité
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Landmark
Place de la Concorde
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
©
Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
5.0
Duration: 3h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Paris

©
Architectural Building
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
©
Architectural Building
Arc de Triomphe
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
©
Park
Luxembourg Gardens
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
©
Neighborhood
Le Marais
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
©
Nightlife
Ride'n'Smile
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
©
Food Tour
Visit the Hidden Paris
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
©
Running Tour
Paris Running Tours
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
©
Performance
Peniche Antipode
4.7
Duration: 2 hours