The Most Beautiful Gardens in Paris

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Beautiful Paris Gardens

Did you know that Paris had a host of beautiful gardens amidst its urban landscape? It is true and you can easily explore them on your private tours Paris. These locations would certainly be a huge contrast from the city and its other attractions. Get your senses to taste the fragrances and greet your eyes with the greenery as you stroll through these gardens. Below is a discussion on some of the most beautiful gardens in Paris.

Jardin Du Luxembourg

Out of all the parks and gardens of Paris, the Luxembourg Garden is among the most popular. It is frequented by tourists, students, and Parisians alike. It offers great relief to those who have had enough in urban life, and people come here to relax and find peace in the greenery it has to offer. Further, it has other attractions like the Guignol puppet shows, playgrounds, and a number of famous statues.

Parc Monceau

Parc Monceau is located in the 8th arrondissement and is the 18th-century construction. It contains several models like Egyptian pyramids and Corinthian pillars. The park was restored during the second empire by using English style which is reflected in the curved walkways and the several statues. People visit this place to let their kids use the space to play around freely.

Jardin Des Tuileries

The highly formal Garden of the Tuileries was created in 1640 by André Le Nôtre. It is positioned along the Historical Axis that he had begun to trace back then. Starting at the Place du Carrousel, the Garden of the Tuileries provides a great vista of the Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, and Grande Arche. It is the oldest and largest public garden in the French capital today.

Jardin Des Plantes

Jardin des Plantes is considered as the main botanical garden of the entire country. It is located on the 5th arrondissement to the left bank. The garden was constructed in 1626 with a name Jardin du Roi which translates as Garden of the King. Its special attractions include a maze(le labyrinthe), a small zoo, a beautiful rose garden, and historic glasshouses.

Lac Inférieur, Bois De Boulogne

This is a huge public park located in Bois de Boulogne towards the western edge of Paris. It was constructed by Napoleon III between 1852 and 1858. Similar to its eastern counterpart, Bois de Vincennes, this woodland also houses an English landscape garden. The largest artificial lake in the park is the Lac Inférieur. This has an island which stands in the middle of the lake and can be accessed only by boat. This stays on a small kiosk called the Kiosk of the Emperor. The place has several dreamy elements including swans, ducks, small boats, and beautiful trees. It is a great spot for photographing the scenery around.


The beautiful green landscape of Champ de Mars starts from the façade of the École Militaire and ends only near the iconic Eiffel Tower. The place is named after the Roman god of war, Campus Martius. It has hosted the international event of World exhibitions in 1867, 1878, 1889, 1900, and 1937. The park is especially famous for the views of Eiffel tower it offers from any point of the park.

Parc Des Buttes Chaumont

Buttes-Chaumont park is a public park that was created on a limestone and gypsum quarry by Baron Haussmann from 1864 to 1867. It was created to help the needs of the people from 19th and 20th arrondissements. It is an English style park which features a waterfall, a grotto, and a romantic Roman temple over a promontory called Temple de la Sibylle. This is also the smaller version of the Temple of Vesta of Tivoli in Italy. You can visit this place for a respite from city life.

Jardin Des Champs-Élysées

Starting from the Place de la Concorde till the Rond Point des Champs-Élysées, the bottom section of avenue des Champs-Élysées is flanked on either side by English gardens. These were designed by architect Hittorff (1838). The place consists of beautiful conker trees, lawns, and shrubberies. All these offer a soothing sight to the visitors.

Cimetière Du Père Lachaise

Père Lachaise Cemetery is located in the east of Paris is one of the popular places of Parisians when it comes to green spots. This is also the largest cemetery of the French capital and a garden cemetery unlike many of the other famous cemeteries like Montparnasse and Montmartre. Walking through the promenade, you can find the resting places of several important personalities including Honoré de Balzac, Guillaume Apollinaire, Sarah Bernhardt, Frédéric Chopin, Molière, Honoré de Balzac, Édith Piaf, Jean de la Fontaine, Oscar Wilde, Marcel Proust, Maria Callas, and Jim Morrison.

Above are some of the top gardens you can visit on your private tours Paris.