Il terreno sui cui sono stati costruiti il Jardin du Luxembourg e il Palais du Luxembourg erano originariamente il sito archeologico di un accampamento romano. Nel 1257 l'ordine religioso degli Chartreux comprò il terreno e costruì un monastero e in seguito la principessa reggente Maria de Medici fece costruire nel 1615 il palazzo. Si tratta di uno dei giardini più amati a Paragi. Disegnato e organizzato con gran gusto, è popolarissimo tra gli studenti e coloro che vivono del Quartiere Latino di Parigi. I bambini possono cavalcare i pony, giocare sulle altalene e far salpare le loro barchette giocattolo nello stagno ottagonale. Un luogo amatissimo e spesso scelto per gli incontri. L'entrata è gratuita.
Parc de la Villette is spread over three kilometers (one-and-a-half miles), is first and foremost a park where both children and parents can play and relax. With its wooded glens, a canal winding through the lawns, staircases climbing up the hillsides to lovely views, and flat lots for roller blading, this place is very popular on sunny Sundays. Children of all ages are invited to unleash their imaginations here: dragon gardens, astounding acrobatics, gentle dunes, and rolling fog set the stage. Linger for awhile in the Bamboo Garden to hear the wind blowing through these enormous grasses and imagine you are surrounded by jungle!
Secondary to Disneyland Paris park, Walt Disney Studios opened in 2002 and gives visitors a "behind-the-scenes" look at the magic of filmmaking. Organized into 4 different lots, as in movie lots, the park offers families a variety of attractions for all ages. For the little ones, there is Toy Story Playland with rides and attractions from the beloved film. For the older kids, there is an Aerosmith-theme rollercoaster, the deathly Tower of Terror and the thrilling Moteurs Action! live action stunt show. Everyone will enjoy taking a trip back in time and strolling through Hollywood Boulevard during the golden age of film.
Opened in 1867, this park was built by Jean-Charles Alphand who designed a number of parks during the reign of Napoleon III. Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is spread over 24.7 hectares (61.03 acres) and features an artificial lake, a rocky island, exotic trees, bridges, waterfalls and a grotto. The most significant part of the park is the Temple de la Sibylle which is a scaled-down replica of the iconic Roman Temple of Vesta. The public park also has restaurants, puppet theaters and other facilities making it very popular among locals and tourists alike. A stroll through the historic Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is definitely worthwhile.
The Jardin des Tuileries was commissioned by Queen Catherine de Médicis and created in 1564 as the gardens adorning the Tuileries Palace. After the French Revolution, the park was opened to the public and has been a favorite spot for romantic walks and family outings ever since. The beautiful garden spreads out from the Louvre to Place de la Concorde. A sculpture garden called Le Grand Couvert houses some very famous sculptures nestled between the park's mature trees. With its beautiful flowerbeds and a gorgeous terrace that overlooks the Seine, the garden is an ideal place to take a stroll with your sweetheart or enjoy a picnic with friends.
Le linee geometriche del giardino del carrés de la perspective dà il benvenuto ai visitatori prima dell'entrata al Jardin des Plantes con dei meravigliosi effetti di prospettiva creati grazie alla programmazione diligente e all'attento mantenimento. Addentrandosi lungo i 105mila metri quadrati di giardino botanico, impreziosito dai letti di fiori, i turisti vengono trasportato in un giardino alpino, una serra si staglia tra un "giardino d'inverno" tropicale e un ecosistema che ripropone il deserto messicano e un giardino creato con scopi educativi o un giardino di rose e uno di iris dall'altra parte della "quadrati della prospettiva". Piante rare e alberi crescono per tutto il giardino e nella serra, e si può anche dare un'occhiata al piccolo zoo e esplorare uno dei musei che consistono dei "Grande Galerie de l'Evolution" e la "Galerie de Paléontologie". Il giardino venne creato nel 1635 dal fisico Guy de la Brosse che lavorava alla corte di Luigi XIII per mostrare le proprietà mediche delle piante agli studenti di medicina, e venne aperto al pubblico nel 1640. A tutt'oggi questi giardini continuano a educare e deliziare tutti coloro che vi mettono piede. Gli orari di apertura variano leggermente a seconda delle diverse attrazioni. L'entrata ai giardini è gratuita ma per lo zoo il biglietto costa EUR7 per gli adulti.
Hop aboard one of Batostar's electric vessels for a tour of the Seine and its islands. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Paris as you cruise through the city and take in the centuries of architecture and culture. The on-board bar and lounge offers light refreshments and delicious drinks. You can even book a vessel for a private event. Visit the website to find out times and pricing information.
Charlemagne et ses Leudes situated in the popular square Parvis Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II by the Seine River is a statue of Charlemagne, the mighty Frank emperor. This bronze statue was designed by Charles Rochet and Louis Rochet and was erected in 1878. This statue portrays Charlemagne riding a horse, on either side of the horse holding the leash are Charlemagne's trustworthy friends Roland and Olivier. This equestrian statue is a popular historical landmark in the neighborhood.
Le Jardin des Halles is a contemporary garden divided into several parts, created in 1988, and located behind the forum des Halles. It is a nice place to relax after a shopping trip, or to walk and discover alleys lined with lime trees and trellis and arbors covered by climbing plants. There are also eleven fountains, sculptures and pools. You will also see beds of gorgeous plants and a flower garden in terrace around the tropical greenhouse. A government sanctioned project of renovating the garden that began in 2011 created a single, unified green space where the fragmented garden used to be. Its architect David Mangin described the new garden as something "between Wizard of Oz and Warner Bros" incorporating many innovative play areas that are accessible to everyone.
Square du Vert Galant is a little, green haven stuck out in the middle of the Seine. Tree-lined and set below the level of Pont Neuf, it has the feel of a hidden garden, a place to come to sit and read, to find some repose amongst the pigeons and sparrows. You can quite escape the fact that you are smack bang in the middle of the city, especially with the pleasure boats trundling up and down. Certainly worth taking the time to find a shady spot and take stock.
Built in 1925, Square Henri Galli is a beautiful park which is perfect for all. The park has a playground for children, benches and plenty of green landscape, making this place ideal for families. This park is named after Henri Galli who was a French journalist and a politician and is located just across the Seine river and the Place de la Bastille. Visitors can find many exotic and rare plants here which are just beautiful to look at while they are taking a leisure stroll around the park.
The Square Du Temple is an exotic garden which was has seen a lot of historical events. These gardens were previously occupied by the Knights of the round table in the 13th century and now, the gardens have been maintained well and are opened to the public. There are plenty of rare and exotic trees and flowers here which are surrounded by a lush green landscape and there is also a small pond which adds charm to the place. Visitors can take a leisure stroll around the park and kids can play on the slides and swings in the playground while the adults can indulge in a game of chess while sitting in the park. There is also a memorial statue of Elie Wiesel who was a Jewish writer and Nobel Prize laureate. A perfect place for fun family outings and picnics.