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Lac des Minimes, Paris
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Relax during a leisurely stroll at Lac des Minimes, an artificial lake in Bois de Vincennes. The crescent-shaped body of water covers 6 hectares (15 acres) and features three scenic islands. Set in a large green park with many old trees, the area offers scenic views and shelters families of ducks, squirrels, and even herons. Built upon the former 12th-century convent area of the Roman Catholic Order of Minims, the area was filled by water from Marne River in 1866. Get out on the lake with a paddleboat rental. With our online itinerary creator, Paris attractions like Lac des Minimes can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I often take the walk of this Lake. It is nice, as well as on the water in a boat. Too bad all these people with their dogs not leashed!...
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  • This is a quiet place that allows me to 10 mns walk from the office, quietly lunch (sandwich or pancakes) the Lake.
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  • Very nice Lake and super nice. Right now and more there are flowering in front of the large red and yellow building facilities, on the theme (I think) of Alice in the Wonderland. Very nice and surprising, I recommend!
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