France is famous for its golf courses and Paris has no shortage of great locations to enjoy a game of golf. There are several excellent golf courses present in and around Paris. Golf enthusiasts can explore these regions while on a trip to the city. Below is a discussion on a few golf courses present in and around the French capital that you can visit after your Private Louvre Museum Tour.
Golf du Bois de Boulogne
Golf du Bois de Boulogne is located in the heart of Hippodrome d’Auteuil in the 16th arrondissement. This may not be a fully equipped golf course, but it offers the facility for golfers to practice their swing. Interestingly, there is a ‘crazy golf’ region here, which comprises of green areas and bunkers. Note that this facility is public and is available to non-members. You can also get a membership which would reduce your entrance fee.
Paris International Golf Club
This is a famous golf course located near the historic Chateau of Versailles. The Albatros course situated at Le Golf National is designed by Robert Von Hagge and Hubert Chesneau. It is a blend of a links course and a target course. It is clay-based and extends over a length of 7,000 yards. It is a par 72 course and is one of the most recognized courses in Europe. The place has hosted the French open before. There are three courses on offer, but the majority of people pick the bee-line during championship Albatros, as it is a challenging course.
Paris Golf & Country Club
This is a nine-hole par 35 course set inside the Hippodrome de Saint-Cloud racecourse. It is located 2 kilometers towards the west of Bois de Boulogne. The course consists of water hazards and bunkers. Further, there is a huge 200 berth driving range included in the region. There are also a separate pitch and putt region, a couple of putting greens, and zones to practice. You can access the golf course from 08:00 to 21:00 during summer and 08:30 to 18:30 during winters. There are more facilities for sports like football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, and swimming.
Located to the western part of Paris, Vaucouleurs has two options for golf lovers— La Rivière with a par 73 course and 6,138 meters long and Les Vallons which is a links course with a par 70 and 5,638 meters long. It is a perfect laidback course which offers a good challenge to golfers of all ranges.
Consider visiting the above places if you are looking for a golf course in the French capital.