As we know, Paris is known as the city of love. Couples flock to the Eiffel Tower to take selfies that will remind them that they have been graced by such a majestic structure. What people don’t realize is that there are stunning parks and gardens in Paris, that are atmospherically romantic and pure; perfect for a quiet and relaxing picnic.
Here are parks and gardens in Paris you should visit
1| Parc de la Vallee-aux-Loups
The park has a collection of over 2,500 plants and known for its wooded park, Green Island and Chateaubriand House. You can enjoy the gardens and take a break in the tea room. The wooded park , is a 36 hectares area made up oak groves and chestnut groves. The Green Island has a beautiful pond and bridge while Chateaubriand House will portray the beauty and magnificent architecture. For more information Parc de la Vallee-aux-Loups visit this page.
Address: 87 Rue de Chateaubriand, 92290 Châtenay-Malabry, France
Bus Station: Ferme de Malabry
2| Jardin de Plantes
Jardin de Plantes is spread on a 24 hectare land full of botanical gardens. It was founded in 1626 when Louis XIII got sick and required herbal medicine for his treatment. There is a selection of tropical greenhouses and a winter garden that is well-known and designedly looks like the Garden of Eden. The garden is located near the Squares of Perspective. Attractions at Jardin de plantes include: Green House, Alpine Garden (the little green garden), Chevreul Michel Eugene (at the entrance there is a statue of a man standing), The Museum (there are colored little boxes on the building). For more information on Jardin des Plantes click here and here.
Address: Jardin des Plantes, Rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris
Metro Station: Gare d’Austerlitz
3| Jardins du Trocadero
Trocadero Gardens are located at the heart of Paris just meters away from the gloriously acclaimed Eiffel Tower. The gardens are at the bottom of the steps that go up to Palais de Chaillot, a building that houses three museums, two of which are marine themed. The large pond at the center of Trocadero Gardens has a beautiful fountain that gives pleasure to tourists from around the world. More information on Trocadero Gardens is found here.
Address: Jardins du Trocadéro, Place du Trocadéro, 75016 Paris
Metro station: Trocadero
4| Jardin du Luxembourg
Jardin du Luxembourg is a park in Paris that is located 5 km from the center of Paris. As you enter the park there are many statues of past prominent people of Paris, including royal family members. The pond in front of the main building presents a perfect view in summer. Visitors are allowed to sit around the pond and relax or have lunch. More information on the park is here.
Address: Jardin du Luxembourg, Rue de Médicis – Rue de Vaugirard, 75006 Paris
Metro station: Luxembourg / Odéon
5| Parc André Citroën
Parc André Citroën is another beautiful park with so much space for the kids to play around.
Address: 2 Rue Cauchy, 75015 Paris, France
Other Gardens in Paris are:
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11| Parc Monceau
12| Parc Montsouris
16| Belleville Park
18| Bois de Boulogne
19| Jardin Atlantique is a public park in Paris with a beautiful garden.
20| Parc de la Villette is a science park in Paris.
Bonus garden | Tuileries Garden
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