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The Five Most Beautiful Parks in Paris

When you're visiting Paris, there’s nothing like wandering through the lush green gardens and parks to soak up some sunlight. Check out the five best parks in Paris you don't want to miss on your trip to the City of Light!

Luxembourg Gardens
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Luxembourg Gardens

What could be better than resting your feet in the gorgeous Luxembourg Gardens in the heart of the city? Nothing, that’s what.
Created in 1612 at the request of Queen Marie de Médicis, this magnificent 56-acre park is split into French and English gardens. Enjoy the green lawns, colorful flowers, and the 106 statues scattered around. If you want the ultimate French experience, bring a good bottle of wine and play chess or bridge. After that, you can take a 10-minute walk toward the Panthéon and explore the tombs of famous French personalities!

Place des Vosges
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Place des Vosges

This park is the little marvel of Le Marais, a great neighborhood that’s no lightweight in terms of attractions! The Place des Vosges is one the oldest squares in Paris and one of the loveliest in the city of lovers.
It's not one of the most famous parks in Paris, but a picnic here, surrounded by beautiful old red brick buildings is quite fantastic! Don’t miss the chance to visit the nearby Centre Pompidou or the Musée National Picasso-Paris – both are only a few minutes away on foot.

Trocadéro Garden
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Trocadéro Garden

You'll love this park when you realize you can see the stunning Eiffel Tower up close from here!
Created for the Paris Exposition of 1937, the 10,000 m2 park features sculptures and the famous Warsaw fountains, which jets water out of its 20 water cannons. Don’t forget your camera to show your friends that you went to one of the most famous parks in Paris! The Arc de Triomphe is nearby if you want to keep soaking up the incredible views!

Tuileries Garden
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Tuileries Garden

If you're looking for an opulent royal garden, this one is for you! Designed by the same architect who created the gardens at Versailles, you'll love the perfectly manicured lawns, trees, and graveled paths.
Don't miss the artwork either – Maillol masterpieces stand alongside Rodin and Giacometti statues. When you’re done, don’t miss the superb art collections at the Louvre Museum or the Orangerie Museum nearby.

Bois de Vincennes
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Bois de Vincennes

If you need a break from the hustle of Paris' streets, visit the Bois de Vincennes. Less tame and landscaped than many parks, half of its 995 hectares are wooded areas.
You can rent a boat, canoe, or bike along one of the four lakes at the park, or even take a pony ride! Located on the eastern outskirts of Paris, you'll get here easily by metro. Feeling adventurous? You can also take a trip to the nearby Château de Vincennes, the former French royal castle,

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