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Vabaun Park, Lille, France

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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
danpop's pictureby danpop Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 30th of June, 2009
Just on the Vabaun Street, there is a big park, called ... the Vabaun. The gardens spread over three hectares and what surprised me is that it tries to be as natural as possible, and it succeeds. It's really a oasis of relaxation and, maybe some freesbee (I saw a lot of people playing this there)

6, Rue Desmazières
59800 Lille, France

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