Parks, woods, gardens and cemeteries


More than 400 gardens in Paris including real ecological, historical and aesthetic gems : enjoy the Jardin d'Acclimatation, the magnificent Luxembourg (Senate's garden) or Tuileries, Paris’ largest and oldest garden...  

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Jardin Nelson Mandela

Capetian Louis le Gros (1108-1137) decided to build the Halles de Paris, a covered market, in 1135. Philippe Auguste (1180-1223) took over where he left off, building the Halles Centrales, the first indoor market, in 1183.

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Jardin d’Acclimatation

If you want to take a journey back in time, to your childhood and beyond, the Jardin d'Acclimatation is the place to go. It was inaugurated in 1860 and features a magical river, road train, farm animals and countless other attractions.

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Jardin des Plantes

The gardens, greenhouses, menagerie, play area, refreshment areas and exhibits are a few of the attractions that you will find in this 17th-century royal garden – where even the trees have a story to tell.

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This magnificent formal garden is also an open-air sculpture museum – and you can learn all about arboriculture and apiculture here too.

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This unique plant-flanked promenade spans the 4.5 km from Place de la Bastille to Bois de Vincennes, on a viaduct and over footbridges.

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Palais Royal

This peaceful, nostalgic garden is nestled in magnificent 17th-century architecture, and home to contemporary sculptures by Buren and Bury.

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Les hauteurs du Sacré Coeur

From the Eiffel Tower to the heights of Buttes Chaumont Park, contemplate Paris from a different angle. It is an original way of discovering the capital. This is our selection of unmissable heights!

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Pique nique

Our selection of picnic spots in parks or on the banks of the Seine. And a map so you can find all the addresses.

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Paris’ largest and oldest garden – and a masterpiece of classical gardening. A few of the elms and other trees have been standing since the Second Empire (circa mid 19th century).

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