Paris attracts a large number of visitors from all across the world with its stunning beauty and magnificent landscapes. Paris has a large number of monuments, museums, and other attractions. This place is also known for its numerous natural attractions that offer a wonderful experience for the visitors. Paris is rich in natural gardens, parks, waterfalls, rivers, hills, lakes, and more. They form some of the stunning landmarks that you should definitely include in your Paris tours.
There are a large number of beautiful lakes in and around Paris that will fill you with awe. Through this article, we list some important lakes that you can visit during your Paris private tours. They will make your Paris tour more memorable and enjoyable. If you are a nature lover, then the following lakes will give you a wonderful experience.
Bassin de la Villette
This is one of the most popular lakes in Paris. It is the largest artificial lake that links Canal Saint-Martin and Canal de l’Ourcq together. It hosts many exciting activities all-round the year. It is also one of the few lakes in this city situated near the Eiffel Tower. There is only a 10-kilometer distance between Eiffel Tower and Bassin de la Villette. A large number of Parisians visit this lake every day and you can also be a part of this community by taking part in swimming and participating in shows and concerts, etc. This is an ideal location for you to go on picnicking along with your friends or family during your Paris tour.
Lac de Minimes
This stunning lake is situated in Bois de Vincennes. Take a stroll along the paths or hop on a boat to enjoy the beauty of this lake to the fullest. There is also a café near this lake where you can grab a bite when you feel hungry. If you love bird-watching don’t forget to take a pair of binoculars as you might be able to see grey herons and kingfishers here.
It is also situated in Bois de Vincennes, which is the largest park in the city. This is a lovely place where you can relax and enjoy an evening away from the hustle-bustle of the city. Exploring the waters on a boat will be a wonderful experience you can get here, or relax under a tree with your favorite book for making your mind calm and relaxed after your city exploration. You can see the beautiful Temple of Love here, which is a stunning attraction of this place.