Esplanade du Général de Gaulle
The Esplanade du Général de Gaulle is an emblematic place of La Défense and offers a breathtaking view of the famous towers of La Défense, such as the EDF tower, the Total tower or the Grande Arche. The Esplanade du Général de Gaulle is a meeting place for workers and visitors, who come to stroll during their lunch break or to relax after work. People stroll there, play petanque, but they also rest on the many benches or on the steps, during their lunch break or when they leave the office.
It is also the place of many cultural, sports or festive events, such as the Christmas market, the music festival or temporary exhibitions. Easily accessible by public transport from Paris, this place has become a must for tourists who wish to discover the modern architecture of La Défense. The Esplanade offers an exceptional place to stroll in the shade of 450 plane trees lined up and trimmed in a curtain. A plantation in the form of a mall that emphasizes the historical axis linking the Louvre to the Grande Arche. In short, the Esplanade du Général de Gaulle is a lively and animated place that embodies the dynamic and innovative spirit of La Défense!