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Tuileries Gardens, Paris

Paris is a dense city. She is too a green city thanks to her many 19th century tree lined boulevards, famous gardens and large parks. Luxembourg Gardens and Tuileries Gardens are must do. To get out of the beaten track, try 19th century Parc Montsouris, Buttes Chaumont or 18th century Parc Monceau. Lovely. Very parisian. Few tourists. Paris gardens map.

Luxembourg Gardens
Luxembourg
Gardens
Tuileries
Tuileries
Gardens
Parc de la Villette
Parc de la
Villette
Place des Vosges
Place des
Vosges
Bois de Boulogne
Bois de
Boulogne
Versailles Park
Versailles
Gardens

Romantic Paris gardens

Parisians love the romantic Luxembourg Gardens. The classical Tuileries Gardens are part of the famous triumphal way from the Louvre Museum to the Arc de Triomphe.

Place des Vosges, Parc de Bercy, Parc des Buttes Chaumont (Paris map), Parc Monceau (Paris map) and Parc Montsouris (Paris map) are great Paris gardens too. The Giverny Gardens near Paris may be the most famous of all through their link with impressionist painter Claude Monet.

The Tuileries Gardens
Les Tuileries Gardens are very close to Louvre Museum

Paris parks and forests

The Bois de Boulogne and Bois de Vincennes are large and pleasant parks in Paris with many first class attractions ncluding the Fondation Louis Vuitton and Paris Zoo.

The magnificent royal Versailles Gardens are the perfect example of 17th century French parks around Paris.

We love the large Compiegne and Fontainebleau forests. These royal forests attract Parisians for a day or a weekend.


Versailles Gardens are a great complement to Versailles

Parc de la Villette

On the eastern side of Paris, Parc de la Villette is a beautiful and large park, one of the bests in Paris.

Its planted 55 hectares are crossed by romantic canals and feature key attractions: the Paris Science Museum, La Geode, a spectacular movie theater, the Zenith concert hall, the Paris Museum of Music and the new Philharmonie de Paris concert hall. Altogether, La Villette deserves a whole day of your time.

Famous gardens in Paris: Parc de La Villette
Famous gardens in Paris: Parc de La Villette

Giverny Gardens near Paris

In early 20th century, the famous impressionist painter Claude Monet worked hard to turn his colorful Giverny Gardens near Paris into a source of inspiration.

Maintained in their original design, Giverny Gardens will remind you of famous paintings by Monet such as the Japanese bridge (picture) and the waterlilies (picture).

A simple way to visit Giverny Gardens is on a guided tour (not available in winter). You can combine the visit of Giverny with a visit to Versailles, a one day tour. Giverny.

Giverny Gardens near Paris
Giverny Gardens near Paris

Gardens in Paris on the map

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