Those on a Paris tour could go to the popular gardens in the City of Lights with a Paris tour guide or by self to spend some quality time with their loved ones. Below are the top 4 parks in Paris ideal for strolling through on summer or when the sun is shining brightly.
Jardin du Luxembourg
This Parisian garden, residing in the 6th arrondissement of Paris and right in the heart of the Latin Quarter, is a local favorite as well as renowned all over the world. The Jardin du Luxembourg was established in the 16th century by the widow of King Henry IV of France, Marie de Medici, as part of the famous Luxembourg Palace. The garden is now owned by the French Senate.
Jardin des Tuileries
This public garden resides adjacent to the Louvre museum in Paris. The Jardin des Tuileries was created way back in the year 1564 by Queen Catherine de Medici, as the Tuileries Palace garden. The Jardin des Tuileries used to fill the grounds opposite the Louvre Palace back in the day, and it is said that the garden as well as Palace got their names from the age-old tile factories in France.
Champs de Mars
Amid the Eifel Tower to the northeast and École Militaire to the southeast is where Champs de Mars resides in Paris city. The Champs de Mars would let those on a Paris tour get some lovely views of green pastures, take snaps of the Eifel Tower, or enjoy a picnic on the grassy banks. Taking a nap on Champs de Mars would give tourists an ideal opportunity to take a rest while the tour is ongoing and will let kids roam freely as they wish.
Jardin des Plantes
The main botanical garden in France is a perfect hangout place for photographers, amateur botanists, or lovers of the Mother Nature. The Jardin des Plantes is home to the botanical gardens of Paris and has hundreds of flowers and plants all aligned into their own respective species. See the Alpine garden, the rose garden, and an enclosed winter garden in Jardin des Plantes exclusively on Paris tour.
Further, there is also a zoo in the Jardin des Plantes, which is still a favorite among both children as well as adults alike. If you wanted even more, visit the Ménagerie du Jardin des Plantes in Paris, which is the second oldest zoological in the world.