Le Parc de Sceaux – Sceaux, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcb94
N 48° 46.488 E 002° 18.161
31U E 448767 N 5402656
Quick Description: [FR] Le Parc de Sceaux est un parc de détente et de promenade à 8 km de Paris. [EN] The "Parc de Sceaux" is a park of relaxation and walk in 8 km from Paris.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 11/21/2011 6:34:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMD5BQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Le domaine de Sceaux dépend aujourd'hui du département des Hauts-de-Seine. La superficie du parc est de 181 hectares.
C'est un parc très boisé avec de belles et grandes pelouses où les enfants peuvent jouer au ballon.
Il y a de nombreux chemins pour la randonnée ou la course d'orientation. Les séniors peuvent se retrouver autour de nombreux bancs installés dans les allées et au bord du Grand Canal.
Trois kiosques offrent crêpes, glaces et boissons.
Le parc accueille régulièrement des manifestations départementales: des concerts dans l'Orangerie ; des expositions dans les anciennes écuries.
Quelques éléments remarquables : Statues, Pavillons, Jets d'eau, Grand Canal. Le Château de Sceaux abrite le musée de l'Ile de France (visite payante).
Historique du Parc de Sceaux: voir le site WEB.
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The "Parc de Sceaux" depends on the department of the Hauts-de-Seine today. The surface of the park is 181 hectares.
It is a very wooded park with beautiful and big lawns where the children can play with a ball.
There is numerous roads for the hike or the orienteering race. Séniors can meet around numerous benches installed in paths and at the edge of the Grand Canal.
Three kiosks offer pancakes, ice creams and drinks.
The park welcomes regularly departmental demonstrations: concerts in the Orangery ; exhibitions in the former stables.
Some remarkable elements: statues, Detached houses, Water jets, the Grand Canal. The Castle of Seals shelters the museum of the Ile-de-France (paying visit).
History of the "Parc de Sceaux": see the Web site.
Wikipedia Url: [Web Link]

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