Tuileries Gardens
Tuileries Gardens, Paris

The beautiful Tuileries gardens are the most central gardens in Paris. They are a natural stop after a visit of the Louvre or Orsay Museums at walking distance. The walk from the Louvre to the Champs Elysees across the gardens is a must do.

Visit the Tuileries Gardens

The beautiful Tuileries Gardens stretch their French style alleys and lawns along the Seine river in Paris, on the right bank in between the Louvre and Place de la Concorde.

They are called Jardin des Tuileries in french.

We warmly recommend you the Paris triomphal way walk through the gardens and up to Arc de Triomphe.

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History of Les Tuileries Gardens

Designed in 1664 by Le Notre (picture), the designer of Versailles Gardens, Les Tuileries Gardens are spread with beautiful basins (picture) and statues (picture).

Les Tuileries Gardens are part of a spectacular Paris perspective that connects the Louvre Palace to Arc de Triomphe on a 5 kilometer straight line that goes through Place de la Concorde and Champs Elysees.

Les Tuileries Gardens in Paris
The gardens are spread with statues

Tuileries Gardens attractions

Loulou is a high end restaurant with a garden terrace. Web site. There are also a few refreshment kiosks and cafes.

The Gardens feature two interesting museums: the Orangerie, famous for its Monet's water lilies and Jeu de Paume. It is a good idea to book a hotel near Louvre Museum and Tuileries gardens, a central city district.

Locate Les Tuileries Gardens on Paris map.
Paris metro: Metro station Les Tuileries on line 1.

See Monet's water lilies in Orangerie, Les Tuileries Gardens
The waterlilies by Claude Monet are in Orangerie

The Tuileries Funfair

From 28 June to 24 August, a funfair animates the Tuileries Gardens. Once inside the great Fete des Jardins du Tuileries, everyone streams towards the stands.

The many attractions (the little train, the big wheel, bumper cars, etc.) continue year after year, bringing laughs, fears and excitement for children, with surprises and thrills for adults too. The funfair is located along Rue de Rivoli.

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