Parisian Parks

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27/06/2018

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Parisian Parks

PARISIAN PARKS

Paris is known as the city of love, but the city also has some great parks and gardens. The urban area contains 2,300 hectares of greenery. From small public gardens to big modern parks and the woods of Paris, let the capital marvel you!

There are no less than 500 parks and gardens. Each park has its own style and history. In this article, discover the best parks of Paris.

Paris has special areas which are flocked by both locals and tourists to appreciate its green landscapes. The city has various beautiful gardens and recreational parks you can visit when you are in Paris. The French capital the home of some of the most beautiful parks in Europe.

Parc Monceau

Monceau Park

Built in 1779, the parc Monceau could be considered as Paris’ most diverse garden: it has an Egyptian pyramid, Corinthian pillars, a Venetian bridge and a Chinese pagoda among other features. The park has an English style

A picnic in one of the most beautiful parks in Paris is not a bad idea.

Parc Montsouris

Montsouris Park

Located in the 14th arrondissement, nestled in a quiet corner of south Paris. The park is one of the four parks created during the Second Empire, at the four cardinal points of the city.
The Parc Montsouris includes a lake, beautiful statues, remarkable trees and the Restaurant Pavillon Montsouris.

This park is a great place to chill out a whole afternoon!

Parc de Bercy

Bercy Park

The Bercy Park is located on a former vineyard and wine warehouses. The park has a modern layout divided into three sections: the Grande Prairie (big meadow), the Parterre and the romantic garden.. Biodiversity is an important part of the Parc de Bercy, with the Maison du Lac and the Orangerie.

The Parc de Bercy is a lovely place for a walk anytime of the year.

Parc de Belleville

Belleville Park

Built in 1988 on top of the Belleville hill, the Belleville Park (45,000 m²) offers an unrestricted panoramic view of the capital. A wooded village destined for children offers tower staircases and toboggans in all sizes.

Parc des Buttes Chaumont

Buttes Chaumont Park

Situated in the 19th arrondissement, in the north-east of Paris. It was created by the famous city baron Haussmann.
Waterfalls, cliffs and temples are just a few of the beautiful things you can stumble upon while walking through this park. The park’s main feature is the towering rock coming out of its central lake, you can get there via a suspension bridge.

Grab a spot on the grassy hill overlooking Paris and enjoy the views!

Parc de la Villette

Vilettes Park

Situated in the 19th arrondissement, with its 55 hectares this park is one of the capital's biggest parks.

As well as its pleasant green spaces, La Villette Park also contains many cultural establishments, making it the biggest urban cultural park in Paris!

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