Parks / Gardens / Woods

With their trees and colourful plants, the woods and parks are places to relax and explore

Jardin des Tuileries © OTCP - David Lefranc

With their many different and exotic varieties of trees, flowerbeds and colourful plants, the woods (Bois de Vincennes, Bois de Boulogne) and Parisian parks and gardens (Jardin des Tuileries, Parc des Buttes Chaumont, Jardin d’acclimatation, etc.), all accessible by metro or bus, are great places to relax, explore, and enjoy moments of tranquillity.

Coulée verte René-Dumont

Park, garden, promenade
Avenue Daumesnil, Paris, 75012

Created in 1988 by Philippe Mathieux and Jacques Vergely on the former railway line, which linked Place de la Bastille to......

Roseraie du Val-de-Marne

Park, garden, promenade
Rue Albert Watel, L'Haÿ-les-Roses, 94240

This garden, the idea of Jules Gravereaux, was designed by landscape gardener Édouard André in 1899 and comprises 3,177 varieties......

Parc des Lilas

Park, garden, promenade
Rue Paul Armangot - Avenue Lemerle Vetter - Rue Julian Grimau, Vitry-sur-Seine, 94400

This area has been saved from urbanisation and is a green space of around 100 hectares. To the south, there are plans to create a......

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......

Square Trousseau

Park, garden, promenade
2 rue Antoine Vollon, Paris, 75012

Trousseau Square was built near the Bastille, on the ruins of the hospice des Enfants-Trouvés. A music kiosk adorns the square,......

Square des Batignolles

Park, garden, promenade
144 bis rue Cardinet, Paris, 75017

A few steps away from the Parc Martin Luther King is another not-to-be-missed green space in the 17th arrondissement: the Square......

Cimetière du Montparnasse

Park, garden, promenade
3 boulevard Edgard Quinet, Paris, 75014

Opened in 1824, the Montparnasse cemetery, which has a surface area of 19 hectares, is the second largest necropolis in Paris,......

Jardin Serge Gainsbourg

Park, garden, promenade
9 avenue de la Porte des Lilas, Paris, 75019

Inaugurated in June 2010, this 1.4 hectare contemporary park situated above the Paris ring road was created according to the......

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......