Bois de Boulogne

Visit Bois de Boulogne in Paris

With its lakes, pedestrian, bicycle trails, attractions and restaurants, Bois de Boulogne is a welcome 865 hectare oasis on the affluent west side of Paris.

Go to Bois de Boulogne by metro, car or Velib bicycle. Locate Bois de Boulogne on Paris map.

Paris metro: Porte Dauphine on line 2, Porte d'Auteuil on line 10 and Porte Maillot on line 1.

Bois de Boulogne in Paris
Bois de Boulogne in Paris
Jardin d'acclimatation in Bois de Boulogne
Jardin d'acclimatation in Bois de Boulogne

Bois de Boulogne top attractions

Jardin d'acclimatation: amusement park for children
Roland Garros: famous tennis courts
Fondation Louis Vuitton: a Frank Gehry architecture
Longchamp: famous horse racecourse
Parc des Princes: PSG soccer team stadium
Bagatelle: lovely gardens
Pre Catelan: famous restaurant
Grande Cascade: famous restaurant
Bois de Boulogne lakes: lovely lakes, canoes
Chalet des Iles: lovely restaurant on an island.

Bois de Boulogne history

Bois de Boulogne was commissioned by French Emperor Napoleon III, the nephew of the great Napoleon, in the second part of the 19th century.

The designer of Bois de Boulogne, Baron Haussman, admired the beautiful London parks, such as Hyde Park and Regent Park. He created Bois de Boulogne and Bois de Vincennes in Paris on the same model.

Roland Garros in Bois de Boulogne
Roland Garros in Bois de Boulogne
Bagatelle in Bois de Boulogne, Paris
Bagatelle in Bois de Boulogne, Paris

Fondation Louis Vuitton

Created and financed by the LVMH Group (Louis Vuitton, Dior, Guerlain, Moet & Chandon, Hennessy), the Fondation Louis Vuitton encourages and promotes artistic creation both in France and internationally.

In 2006, the Fondation Louis Vuitton commissioned a spectacular monument designed by Architect Franck Gehry and located in Bois de Boulogne. The Fondation Louis Vuitton will be open to the public on Monday, 27 October 2014. Fondation Louis Vuitton web site.

Fondation Louis Vuitton
Fondation Louis Vuitton

Prix Arc de Triomphe in Bois de Boulogne
Roland Garros  Stadium in Bois de Boulogne
Roland Garros Stadium in Bois de Boulogne

Map of Bois de Boulogne in Paris

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