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The Parks of Paris

Family Guide
Families soaking up the sun, Jardin du Luxembourg
The parks of Paris are one of the many reasons the city is a perfect place to visit with children. There is much more to do in them than simply feed the ducks, too. Kids can sail wooden boats, ride on carousels or ponies, take in a puppet show, even come face-to-face with a woolly sheep. A bonus is that many of the top tourist sights are near some of the city’s best parks – handy for letting off steam after a session of sightseeing.

Jardin des Tuileries

The Jardin des Tuileries lies at the heart of the city, right beside the Louvre. In summer it has ...

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