Springtime in Paris
is rarely dull. The impression tends to be one of a genuine rebirth-- from bursts of color in the city's stately parks and gardens, to leafy green trees again lining the grands boulevards
, to unusually laid-back, happy expressions on the faces of the locals. Get a touch of spring inspiration ahead of your next trip by clicking through this gallery, a visual guide to spring in the city of light.
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