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Sunday afternoon walk, 13k (3.5 hours) around Parc de Sceaux

On sunday April 14th, how about a relaxing walk around a couple of nice parks outside Paris ?

The highlights : 1. Walking through the blossoming cherry trees,

2. all around the Parc de Sceaux - off the beaten paths ;

as well as 3. visiting an Arboretum (a kind of ''real trees'' museum)  and walking through another lovely park.


Altogether an ''easy but pretty'' walk around 3 different parks.

Level : easy, but not suitable to kids.


We will stop & share a relaxing tea time break at about 4.30 pm, sitting somewhere on the grass. You may bring something to share with the other hikers.

Finishing time : at approx 5.30pm near stations "Parc de Sceaux" RER B  or Croix de Berny RER B  -  or ROBINSON, depending on our speed.

 

Meeting time : at 1.30pm this sunday, at the RER B station Bourg-La Reine , near the main exit & main ticket counter.

RER infos : take only the RER B line heading south of Paris.

Trains every 5 mins,

& the latest one is  leaving from Chatelet les Halles  at 1.10pm sharp,

or from Denfert rochereau at 1.19pm.

--> Arriving at 1.28 pm in station Bourg la Reine RER B.

The hike will then start immediately and we cannot wait any longer.


Train direction is : Robinson or St Rémy or any other... Pls just make sure your train stops in "Bourg la Reine"station.

Costs : Event fee : 2.00 € / person

+ RER B tickets :

- single ticket for going there : 2.60 € (available from any Paris' métro station)  - Zone 3, or 8.80€ (mobilis Pass , for unlimited travel that day within 3 zones).

Tickets available from any Paris' METRO station, at your doorstep.  But pls bring enough small change.

- Return : we will NOT come back from the same station, so pls don't buy any return ticket in advance.

Free transport : if with a monthly Navigo Pass only.

Finishing time : at about 5 to 5.30 pm in Croix de Berny  or  Antony  or even  Bourg la Reine RER B  (zone 3).

 

Please take part in this outing ONLY if you agree with the following important Disclaimer :

"I acknowledge that hiking is an activity with, like most sports and outdoor activities, a possibility of personal injury.

My decision to voluntarily participate in these activities is an informed decision and I am aware of and shall accept such risk.  I agree to be responsible for my own actions and involvement in these activities,

and will not held the guide or the Meetup organisation responsible for any injury or problem I may encounter during this trip".

 

If you are not a regular hiker, pls read a couple of useful informations :

- Bring something to drink all along the trail - and sthg to eat at about 5pm, incl. - if you wish to - something to share (soft drink or food, home-made or not ... )

- Try to bring an empty cup - just in case sbdy has brought tea, coffee or any drink to share...

- Make sure you wear suitable shoes for sports & outdoor activities : running or hiking  shoes.

+ hat, sunglasses (& sunscreen for the most optimistic ones), an umbrella-if rain is expected, a light backpack (with everything in it wrapped inside plastic bags : in case of rain).

- You may also take with you something large enough & waterproof to sit on for the breaks.

 

See you then,

Chris

Space is limited to a maximum of about 25 hikers only,

then pls update your RSVP - & in advance  if you cannot make it.

Not Open to those still on waiting list by noon on sunday 14th.

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  • rhonda s.

    Lovely, well organised stroll through some lovely parks of Paris. I discovered a new one. Thumbs up to Chris, super organised and super good cookies on offer !

    April 14, 2013

  • Pamela B.

    Very leisurely walk, a beautiful, warm day in a very crowded park.

    April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was great, as always :) Thank you, Chris!

    April 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello, same thing here.. Too bad. Have a good hike!

    April 14, 2013

  • Yuki

    Hi, Chris, I just saw that I was "upgraded" this morning from the waiting list to the participant list, but it is 12:58 and I won't make it :( Too bad. Have a great time to you all!

    April 14, 2013

  • Helen H.

    The first time to MEEET UP. Does any one can tell me that how can I know if I be accepted by group? How can I join this event please?

    April 8, 2013

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