8ème Arrondissement

In the late 18th century, Parc Monceau was created on the Monceau plain for the Duke of Chartres. It was filled with water features, statues and architectural elements from many other cultures, including a recreated pagoda and Roman temple....  Read More

15ème Arrondissement
Parc Georges Brassens

Established in 1984, Parc Georges Brassens is alive with color and the whispers of running water. Formerly the site of slaughterhouses, the park has been reinvented with lush gardens, playgrounds, and a bandstand. One section was even designed...  Read More

19ème Arrondissement

This park, established in the mid-19th century, boasts a manmade lake, complete with its own island. A classical temple sits within the park, offering great views of the surrounding area. A suspension bridge and a grotto also add charm to the...  Read More

16ème Arrondissement

The Bois de Boulogne offers more than 2100 acres of beautiful terrain, including woods, lakes, waterfalls and gardens. Originally fenced in as royal hunting grounds, the park was opened to the public in the early 19th century by Napoleon III,...  Read More

12ème Arrondissement

The Bois de Vincennes, Paris's largest park, was originally fenced off as royal hunting grounds. Today, scattered among its trees and lawns are peaceful lakes, bird reserves, a farm and even a castle completed in 1370 under the reign of Charles...  Read More

6ème Arrondissement

One of Paris's most famous parks, Luxembourg was originally established in the 1600s surrounding the Palais du Luxembourg (now the French Senate). Not until the 19th century, however, were its grounds opened to the public. The park is known for...  Read More