Les Tuileries Gardens

Visit Les Tuileries Gardens in Paris

The beautiful Tuileries Gardens stretch their French style alleys and lawns along the Seine river right bank in between the Louvre and Orsay Museums.

We warmly recommend you to walk through Les Tuileries from Louvre Museum to Place de la Concorde

In any case, take a rest and have a drink in Les Tuileries Gardens after your visit to Louvre Museum.

Les Tuileries Gardens and Louvre in Paris
Les Tuileries Gardens and Louvre in Paris
Les Tuileries Gardens in Paris
Les Tuileries Gardens in Paris

History of Les Tuileries Gardens

Designed in 1664 by Le Notre, the gardener of Versailles Park, Les Tuileries Gardens are spread with beautiful basins and statues.

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

A five century long effort by the Kings of France to embellish their Louvre Palace and the city of Paris.

Information on Les Tuileries Gardens

There is one good open air restaurant in Les Tuileries Gardens: Saut du Loup. There are in addition a few kiosks (Paul) and Cafes. Besides the Louvre Museum, Les Tuileries Gardens feature two smaller museums: the Orangerie, famous for its Monet's water lilies and Jeu de Paume. The Tuileries Gardens are also a central hotel district, a good starting point to visit Paris.

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
See Monet's water lilies in Orangerie, Les Tuileries Gardens

The Tuileries Funfair

From 28 June to 24 August, a funfair opens in the Tuileries Gardens for two months. 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 Tuileries Funfair is located along Rue de Rivoli.

Tuileries Funfair is open in July and August
Tuileries Funfair is open in July and August
Best Paris sight Ferris Wheel
Best Paris sight from 60 meter high Ferris Wheel
Maillol statue in Tuileries Gardens
Maillol statue in Les Tuileries Gardens
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