Explore the natural environment near la Porte Dorée

Find out more about the flora and fauna in the 12eme

During your visit, take the opportunity to explore the Bois de Vincennes and the Petite Centure; there are a multitude of plants and animals to discover and enjoy.

Bois de Vincennes

Check out recent floral and faunal observations in the area of the Bois de Vincennes at iNaturalist.org

Take a walk or run along one of several trail routes through the forest suggested by AllTrails.com

Or bike one of the routes suggested by Komoot.com

Click here for a map of the forest.

Also, check out Pixiflore at their website or on FaceBook for the occational guided tour of the forest and other parks in the Paris area.

La Petite Ceinture - La Coulée Verte

The Petite Ceinture is an old double-track railway line that once circled Paris. Its rails are now covered by an impressive biodiversity, with more than 170 plant species and more than 70 animal species.

La Coulée Verte passes within a block of the hotel and extends from Bastille to Vincennes. Click here for a description of this walkway and a map.

Click here for an interactive map of the entire Petite Ceinture.