Discover the Parks and Gardens of Paris in Summer

Discover the Parks and Gardens of Paris in Summer

Paris, the city of light and history, is also a green metropolis that comes alive especially in summer. The parks and gardens of Paris offer havens of peace and perfect places to relax and enjoy the sun. Here is a guide to discovering the most beautiful parks and gardens in Paris to visit during the beautiful season, ideally from the Hôtel Albe Bastille.

The Jardin des Plantes: An Eden in the Heart of Paris

The Jardin des Plantes, located in the 5th arrondissement, is a true botanical treasure. Founded in 1626, this historic garden houses an impressive collection of rare and exotic plants. In summer, its flower beds and shaded paths invite you to stroll and explore. The garden also features tropical greenhouses, an alpine garden, and even a small zoo, perfect for a family outing. Don't miss the rose garden, where blooming roses exude an enchanting fragrance. Staying at the Hôtel Albe Bastille allows you easy access to this botanical gem.

Parc des Buttes-Chaumont and Jardin du Luxembourg: Two Parisian Jewels

Located in the 19th arrondissement, the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is known for its hilly landscape and panoramic views of the city. This 25-hectare park, inaugurated in 1867, offers waterfalls, caves, and a picturesque lake with a central island topped by a Temple of the Sibyl. Buttes-Chaumont is perfect for a picnic day or a romantic walk. The Hôtel Albe Bastille, thanks to its central location, is an excellent starting point to visit this unique park.

The Jardin du Luxembourg, located in the 6th arrondissement, is another must-see. Created in 1612 at the request of Marie de Médicis, this 23-hectare French garden is renowned for its flowerbeds, sculptures, and large basin where children sail their miniature boats. In summer, the garden comes alive with open-air concerts and art exhibitions, offering a unique cultural atmosphere. From the Hôtel Albe Bastille, you can easily reach this haven of peace and enjoy its many attractions.
In summer, the parks and gardens of Paris transform into true urban oases, offering green getaways in the heart of the city. Whether you are a botany enthusiast, a relaxation lover, or simply in search of natural beauty, the Jardin des Plantes, the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, and the Jardin du Luxembourg will enchant you. By staying at the Hôtel Albe Bastille, you benefit from an ideal location to explore these natural wonders and enrich your Parisian stay with a touch of greenery and serenity. Enjoy the summer season to discover Paris at its best.


More informations : The Jardin des Plantes, Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, Jardin du Luxembourg

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