Wood of Vincennes in Paris: tour of the Lake Daumesnil

This hike described the tour of the Lake Daumesnil located in the bois de Vincennes in Paris.

Napoleon III, influenced by the London parks, decided to create some new parks in Paris. The first park was the bois de Boulogne, the second the bois de Vincennes. Recommended access is by metro station (line 8) "Porte Dorée" located 5 minutes from the wood.

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Duration: 1 h.

Departure of the walk

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Departure of the walk
It is possible to rent boats or bikes. Children can also ride a pony (€3).

Passage near the island of Bercy

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Passage near the island of Bercy
The lake has 2 islands.

View of the course

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View of the course
Nice view on the opposite bank. The park is very beautiful.

The fauna of the wood

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The fauna of the wood

End of the Lake

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End of the Lake

View of the Rotunda

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View of the Rotunda
'The island of Reuilly is a cave with a waterfall above a ''Greek'' temple.'

Bridge to go to the islands

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Bridge to go to the islands

The cave of the island

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The cave of the island

Fauna of the wood

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Fauna of the wood
You can see many swans on the lake.

End of the Bercy island

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End of the Bercy island

Passage near the islands

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Passage near the islands

Back to start

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Back to start
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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