Parks and Gardens

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  1. Jardin du Luxembourg

    Parisians love this centrally located park, set around the Palais du Luxembourg. The sweeping terrace is a great place for people-watching, while locals sunbathe around the Octagonal Lake or sail toy boats in the water. Statues are dotted throughout the grounds, and there is a café (see Jardin du Luxembourg).

    Jardin du Luxembourg
  2. Jardin des Tuileries

    Now officially part of the Louvre, these gardens were laid out in the 17th century as part of the old Palais ...

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