Where to find the last level crossing in Paris

Who would expect to see a level crossing in Paris? Well, funnily enough, there is one – and only one – that can be seen in the 20th arrondissement. ... lire plus !

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Passage Boudin: a surprising alleyway in Paris

This little lane will surprise you if you are walking in the neighbourhood of Charonne. Passage Boudin in the east of Paris is lined with colourful houses. It ... lire plus !

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Rue des Cascades: a provincial atmosphere in Paris

The quiet and rural-looking rue des Cascades is a residential street in the 20th arrondissement lined with low and tall houses. This neighbourhood in the Belleville area will ... lire plus !

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And Paris’ highest street is…

A few days ago, one of our students in French asked us a tricky question: “where is Paris’ highest street?” After a little research we found the correct ... lire plus !

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Explore the unusual streets of La Campagne à Paris

Situated in the 20th arrondissement not far from the busy boulevard Périphérique, the curious neighbourhood of La Campagne à Paris is a pleasant yet surprising housing development in ... lire plus !

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Discover the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris

The Pere Lachaise Cemetery in the 20th arrondissement of Paris is the largest operating cemetery in the French capital. The landscaped funeral park is like an open-air museum, as ... lire plus !

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Twentieth arrondissement of Paris

The 20th arrondissement is a cosmopolitan district of Paris located on the right bank and includes the world’s most visited cemetery, the cimetière du Père Lachaise. A few words about the 20th ... lire plus !

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