Jardin du Luxembourg

Type: Family Friendly, Gardens, Parks

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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...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas lived in this neighborhood, long before it was a fashionable neighborhood to live in. Since reading is one of the things to do here, why not start on Gertrude Stein's Paris, France memoir that you didn't quite get to in college ?"
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The closest sprawling, welcoming gardens near St.-Germain-des-Prés, the Luxembourg Gardens are an easy place to wile away a warm afternoon.

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