Best Parks in Paris



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Tired after along day strolling through some of Europe's most quaint shopping districts? Fed up with luxurious halls full of the world's greatest artistic masterpieces? Had enough of eating in fine restaurants or drinking the finest wines in any one of Paris' fashionable wine bars? If so, cop a squat an any of the over 400 public parks and green spaces in Paris that you will find tucked into every nook and cranny of the city or more often taking center stage. From the rugged cascading mount and grottes of Park Buttes-Chaumont in Paris' 'quartier populaire' of the 20th arrondissement near diverse and vibrant Belleville to Marie Medicis commissioned Jardin des Tuileries nestled in the very merry and haut bougeoise neighborhood known as the Tuileries and bookended on one end by Place de la Concorde and on the other by the Museum de Louvre -- there is a park that caters to every taste. Tourists and locals alike can be found all year round pulling up a bench, a chair or a patch of green to escape from the hustle and bustle of modern day Parisian life. The parks and gardens are one of the cities many features that make it one of the most livable large cities in the world. Admission is, of course, free. In the summer, there is nothing more stylish or glam then a picnic with friends in any one of these ten beautiful parks. Make sure to check out the cultural events and programming of the city of Paris as many free film screenings and other arts events are held in parks and green spaces regularly.

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Jardins du Palais-Royal

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Location:

place du Palais-Royal
75001 Paris, France


Jardins des Champs-Elysees (Les)

Location:

avenue des Champs-Élysées
75008 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 (0)8 3668 3112 (Tourist Information)
fax: +33 (0)1 4952 5300 (Tourist Information)


Jardins du Trocadéro (Les)

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Location:

avenue des Nations-Unies
75016 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 1 4742 9056 (Ministry of Tourism)
fax: +33 1 4007 0043 (Ministry of Tourism)


Château de Vincennes (Le)

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Location:

Avenue de Paris
Vincennes
94300 Vincennes, France

Contact:

tel: +33 (0)1 4808 3120
fax: +33 1 5864 2395


Parc de Bercy (Le)

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Location:

rue Paul-Belmondo
75012 Paris, France


Parc de la Villette (Le)

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Location:

Avenue Jean-Jaur�s
75019 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 1 4003 7575
fax: +33 1 4003 7418


Parc Monceau (Le)

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Location:

58 boulevard de Courcelles
75008 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 8 3668 3112
fax: +33 1 4952 5300


Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

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Location:

rue Botzaris
75019 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 1 4071 7560


Parc André-Citroën (Le)

Location:

Quai André Citroën
75015 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 1 4742 9056 (Ministry of Tourism)
fax: +33 1 4007 0043 (Ministry of Tourism)


Jardin des Tuileries

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Location:

Jardin des Tuileries
Rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris, France

Contact:

tel: +33 (0)1 4020 9043


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