Parisians love the Luxembourg Gardens, the romantic gardens of lovers, students, children, tennis and chess players. Flowers, statues, fountains, outdoor cafes, the Luxembourg Museum make up a Paris must do. Famous Paris gardens.
The Luxembourg Gardens are a 25 hectares oasis in the heart of Paris. They have many attractions for children: ponys, merry-go-round, puppet shows (web site). The Luxembourg Museum on the edge of the gardens stages very interesting art exhibitions (web site). The Luxembourg Palace, which houses the French Senate, cannot be visited.
Spread with statues, fountains and flowers, the Luxembourg Gardens are the most romantic gardens in Paris. Parisians love them and they are crowded on sunny days. Luxembourg Gardens are called Jardin du Luxembourg in French.
The left bank district around the gardens is quiet and lovely (left bank Paris map). Discover the area a left bank Paris walking tour. Staying in one of the many boutique left bank hotels near Luxembourg Gardens is a great idea for a stay.