Parks and Gardens in Paris

If you climb the Eiffel Tower, you will appreciate the large amount of green spaces housed in the French capital. Find out which ones are worth visiting.

Main parks and gardens

Jardin du Luxembourg

Designed in 1612 by Marie de’ Medici, the Luxembourg Garden is the most centric, popular and beautiful park in Paris.

Jardin des Tuileries

Located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde, the Tuileries Garden was the first garden in Paris opened to the public.

Jardin des Plantes

Created in 1635 as a medicinal garden for Louis XIII, the Garden of plants has been used throughout the centuries by botanists, doctors and pharmacists.

Champs de Mars

Champs de Mars is a peaceful green space located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. On the opposite side is the impressive building of the École Militaire.

A little further away

Bois de Boulogne

The Bois de Boulogne is a large park to the west of Paris, a true paradise for those who want to enjoy a bit of nature.