Culture-related activities

In some Greater Paris green spaces, you can combine a nature walk with a cultural outing

Musée Rodin, détail d'une sculpture dans le jardin, Paris © Alexis Berg

A walk through a Greater Paris garden can also be turned into cultural outing. Many green spaces display artworks, and sometimes there is even the home of a famous writer on the property. There are sculptures to admire in the gardens of the Musée Rodin (7th), the ‘Buren Columns’ in the Domaine du Palais-Royal (1st), the Fontaine Médicis in the Jardin du Luxembourg (6th), the TourauxFigures sculpture by Jean Dubuffet in the Parc départemental de l'île Saint-Germain in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Chateaubriand’s home inside the Domaine départemental de la Vallée-aux-Loups, the monumentalfresco by the Sismikazot graffiti artists and the luminoussculpture Noonight in the Parc départemental des Cormailles … Cultural walks are also organized in some parks, like the Impressionists’ trail in the Parc départemental de L'Île-Saint-Denis.


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Musée Rodin Paris Member

Museum
77 rue de Varenne, Paris, 75007

Close to the Invalides and the Eiffel Tower, the musée Rodin is one of the most enchanting place in Paris. It is composed of a......

Parc de La Villette - Plein Air Member

Exhibition and Trade Show venue
211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris, 75019

Built on the site of former abattoirs and designed by the architect Bernard Tschumi, the Parc de la Villette is the largest urban......

Jardin des Tuileries

Park, garden, promenade
Place de la Concorde, Paris, 75001

The Tuileries Gardens take their name from the tile factories which previously stood on the site where Queen Catherine de Medici......

Domaine national du Palais Royal

Park, garden, promenade
8 rue Montpensier, Paris, 75001

Created by the Cardinal Richelieu in 1633, the Palais Royal and its gardens, just a short walk from the Louvre, housed royal......

Jardin du Luxembourg

Park, garden, promenade
Rue de Médicis - Rue de Vaugirard, Paris, 75006

Situated on the border between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens, inspired by the Boboli......

Domaine national de Saint-Cloud

Chateau
Domaine national de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud, 92210

Overlooking the Seine and Paris, the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud offers fans of garden art, a 460 hectare park designed by Le......

Domaine départemental de la Vallée-aux-Loups

Museum
87 rue de Chateaubriand, Châtenay-Malabry, 92290

The Maison de Chateaubriand, where the author lived from 1807-1817, continues the memory of its illustrious owner. Chateaubriand......