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PR1 an island in the middle of a river

PR1 an island in the middle of a river

The splendid Saint-Denis basilica is the starting point for your walking itinerary heading towards the Seine and Ile-Saint-Denis. This island, this town, is doted with a magnificent park bordered by the two arms of the Seine. The itinerary also includes the redeveloped banks of the town Epinay-sur-Seine and will allow you to discover the different aspects of the river loop, its landscape, and a neverending source of inspiration for the impressionists. Enjoy also its architectural features and havens of nature.

11 km
3 h
max. 41 m
min. 24 m
48 m
-48 m

Altimetric profile


Styles : HikingDiscoveryIn town
Public : Occasional hikers
Theme : Patrimony

Starting point

1 Rue de la République
93200 Saint-Denis
Lat : 48.9359Lng : 2.35767
261 d
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Basilica Saint-Denis

The Basilica of Saint Denis (French: Basilique royale de Saint-Denis,...Read more

Lat : 48.935399Lng : 2.359829
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stage 1

From place Victor Hugo in front of the Basilica in Saint-Denis, turn left towards rue du Cygne. RV possible at the Tourist Office. Continue on towards rue des Boucheries. Turn right onto rue de la Boulangerie.

21 Rue de l'Europe 93800 Saint-denis
Lat : 48.9359Lng : 2.35767
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Stage 2

2) Take rue Gabriel Péri slightly to your left, pass in front of the Musée d'art et d'histoire (n°22bis) and continue on until Porte de Paris. Turn right towards boulevard Anatole France Careful, boulevard crossing. Take the second street on the right called Bobby Sands until rue du 4 Septembre. Cross place Parmentier. Continue slightly to the left towards rue Raspail. Turn left to reach Quai du Square.

11 Rue Gabriel Péri 93200 Saint-denis
Lat : 48.9315Lng : 2.35603
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Stage 3

Go straight along Quai du Square and Quai du Port.

1 Quai du Square 93200 Saint-denis
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Stage 4

Turn left towards the foootbridge via the steps. From place de la Gare keep to the left heading towards rue du Port and cross over the Seine using the Pont de l’Île Saint-Denis (bridge). Go straight on via rue Méchin.

61 Boulevard Marcel Sembat 93200 Saint-denis
Lat : 48.9354Lng : 2.34732
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Stage 5

Turn right onto rue de Verdun. Cross Place de la Libération. Turn left heading towards rue Armand and Paul Fumouze. Keep to the right and follow Quai du Saule Fleuri. Go straight on to Promenade des Impressionnistes.

3 Rue Mechin 93450 L'ile-saint-denis
Lat : 48.9357Lng : 2.33908
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Stage 6

Take promenade des Impressionnistes, go in to the Parc Départemental de l'Ile Saint Denis. Cross through it to exit onto Quai de la Marine, exit n°2.

59 Quai de la Marine 93450 L'ile-saint-denis
Lat : 48.9448Lng : 2.33053
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Stage 7

Turn right heading towards Avenue du Pont d'Epinay and continue on Avenue du 18 Juin 1940 until rue de l’Église. Access RER Epinay station via rue Gabriel Péri on the left.

80 Avenue du Pont d'Epinay 93450 L'ile-saint-denis
Lat : 48.95Lng : 2.30784
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Stage 8

Turn right onto rue de l’Église and right again onto rue du Mont. Take rue Mulot on the left and left again onto rue Monribot. Go straight on towards rue de Paris and right again onto rue du Maréchal Maison. Take the road opposite on the left called rue de l'Abreuvoir to reach rue Claire via your left. Turn left onto rue de la Terrasse and then right onto rue Quetigny.

104 Rue de l'Église 93800 Epinay-sur-seine
Lat : 48.9539Lng : 2.30772
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Stage 9

Go in to Parc des Beatus and cross it via the right to exit at Chemin de halage. Continue straight along the banks of the Seine until the lock.

9 Rue Guynemer 93800 Epinay-sur-seine
Lat : 48.9514Lng : 2.31626
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Stage 10

Follow the new cycling and pedestrian track until the bridge, the tramway crossings, lines T 1 and T 8, and RER station. Take rue Auguste Delaune on the left, cross Boulevard Jules Guesde, careful here, take rue de la République on the right to reach Place Victor Hugo and the Tourist Office.

18 Quai de Seine 93200 Saint-denis
Lat : 48.9407Lng : 2.34141
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1 informations complémentaires

Reach the itinerary

Metro line 13 or tramway T1. Station Basilique Saint Denis.