The most beautiful parks and gardens in Paris

Playground, picnic, carousel, bike, pony?

Paris has nearly 500 parks, gardens and neighbourhood squares. Almost all parks and gardens are free in Paris. There are some exceptions of parks or gardens where the entrance is paying (a few euros) like the Jardin d'Acclimatation, the Albert Khan garden or the Parc Floral in spring and summer.
With the first rays of sunshine, you want to put your nose outside and go green. In summer, we prepare our picnic basket and enjoy the large lawns or the shade of the trees. The days of heat wavebathing suits and water jets for children (at the Jardin d'Acclimatation or the Parc André Citroen). And to have fun, we take them to the gardens with playgrounds, pony ridemini-golf, merry-go-round or spider web? something to keep your children busy and entertained for a good part of the day.

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Discover the parks and gardens below

The Luxembourg Garden

The Luxembourg Garden


Playgrounds, ponies, puppets, remote-controlled boats. Free entrance, paid activities





The André Citroën Park

The André Citroën Park


In the 15th district. Water jets in the summer to refresh the children




The Monceau Park

Monceau Park


Very nice park with lawns open to all. Swings, merry-go-round, ponies, puppets, playground?





Georges Valbon Park (or La Courneuve Park)

Georges-Valbon Park (or Parc de la Courneuve)


In Seine-Saint-Denis and Val d'Oise. 440 hectares north of Paris




The Floral Park

The Floral Park


In the 12th district (on the edge of the Bois de Vincennes). Playgrounds, accrobranche, mini-golf, Guignol...




The Jardin des Plantes

Garden plants


In the 5th district. One of our favorite places




Boating in Paris

Boating in Paris


3 lakes in Paris for boating. Schedules vary according to the season




The Estate of Marie Antoinette

The Estate of Marie-Antoinette


One of our favorites in Versailles.





The Garden of Acclimatization

The acclimatization garden


A great mini amusement park for children. Paid admission


Free for children under 80cm



Les Buttes-Chaumont

The Buttes-Chaumont


In the 19th district, 25 hectares in the heart of Paris. Pony, puppet show, playgrounds

Free access



Pony rides for the little ones

Pony rides for the little ones


8 addresses in Paris (open air or in kiosks).


A low cost activity



The gardens of impasse Gobétue in Montreuil

The gardens of the impasse Gobétue in Montreuil


A place full of charm. Open on Sundays from 2pm





The Tuileries Garden

The Tuileries garden


One of the largest parks in Paris. Open every day



Ideal for families



The Paris Arboretum

The Arboretum of Paris


13 hectares of nature ? more than 800 varieties of trees. Every day of the year from 9:30 am to 6 pm


Free for all year round



The Arboretum of Versailles-Chevreloup

The Arboretum of Versailles-Chevreloup

# I buy my tickets

200 hectares of nature ? more than 2500 varieties of trees. Every day of the year from 10am to 6pm

Free for everyone every 1st Sunday of the month



Guignol en plein air

Guignol in the open air


Outdoor puppet shows. (weather permitting)





GoodPlanet Foundation

GoodPlanet Foundation


In the Bois-de-Boulogne. Open from Wednesday to Sunday from April





Summer at the Rodin Museum sculpture garden

Summer in the sculpture garden of the Rodin Museum


Exceptional sculptures in a magnificent park. Closed on Mondays + January 1st, May 1st and December 25th


Free for children under 18 years old (under 26 years old if EU citizen)



The Domaine de Chantilly park

The park of the Domaine de Chantilly


A magnificent park of 115 hectares. Closed on Tuesdays

Free for children under 7 years old



Puppet and puppet shows

Puppet and puppet shows


A great classic for the little ones. Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and school vacations



Low cost activity



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