Parc de l’Orangerie
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Parc de l’Orangerie information
Across from the Council of Europe's Palais de l’Europe, 2km northeast of Grande Île, this flowery park, designed in the 17th century by Le Nôtre of Versailles fame, is a family magnet with its playgrounds and swan-dotted lake. In summer you can rent row boats on Lac de l’Orangerie. Kids can get up close to storks and goats at the park’s mini zoo .