The most beautiful parks in Paris
Published on 15 May 2019, dans Visit Paris
Paris is much more than the Champs-Elysées and the Eiffel Tower! Green spaces abound in the heart of the capital, inviting you to relax on the grass for a picnic or a reading session. Let's go together to discover the 5 must-see parks in Paris.
The Jardin des Tuileries; the splendour of a French formal-style garden
Facing the majestic Louvre, this is the oldest public park in Paris and is instantly recognisable by its symmetrical layout, superb statuary, wide and majestic main walkway and huge octagonal pond.
The Jardin du Luxembourg; a place of leisure
The Jardin du Luxembourg, adjoining the Senate, has both French-style and English-style gardens separated by a huge pond and a geometric stand of trees. It offers a wealth of facilities and activities, including rides, puppet shows, and a children’s playground ...
The Jardin des Plantes and its zoo; a haven of beauty unique in France
In a setting as verdant as it is idyllic, the Jardin des Plantes boasts a tremendous diversity of plants. The oldest botanical garden in France has an alpine garden, a rose garden and greenhouses filled with impressive collections of exotic flora. Don’t miss the opportunity to take a walk around the ménagerie, one of the oldest zoos in the world.
The Jardin du Trocadero and its views of the Eiffel Tower and the Champs de Mars
Spreading out its 90,000 m2 of lush lawns at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, the Trocadero is an inviting green space dotted with beautiful sculptures. Its centrepiece is the famous Warsaw fountains and their twenty water cannons provide a remarkable aquatic spectacle.
The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
Perched atop a hill in the northeast of Paris, the Parc des Buttes Chaumont commands superb views of the capital and is noted for its lake, grottoes, exotic trees, waterfalls and the wide variety of birds that take refuge there. An interesting, unusual and family-friendly park.
Hotel Passy Eiffel, a 3-star hotel in the heart of the 16th arrondissement