Luxembourg Gardens

Rue de Vaugirard, Boulevard St. Michel, Rue Auguste-Comte and Rue Guynemer, Paris


The Luxembourg Gardens is a landscaped park. It is a recreational and relaxation area. The place is overgrown with trees, boasting walkways, lush greenery and outstanding works of art everywhere.

The park comprises French and English style gardens and has many works of art (fountains, sculptures, grottoes...) and floral and herbal arrangements. The place is tranquil, offering respite of the city and its traffic in a verdant environment.

The Luxembourg Gardens are ideal both for the children and the adults. Children can entertain themselves in a number of ways, including riding the city’s oldest carousel, sailing small boats or attending a puppet show. The adults can relax in a beautiful setting and observe works of art.

The place is especially beautiful in summer, with the verdant greenery, and in autumn, when warm colors are prevalent.

The Luxembourg Gardens are near the center of Paris. They are open from early hours until evening. You can find the gardens next to the Pantheon, in the vicinity of the Latin Quarter.

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Open Hours:

  • Sun

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Mon

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Tue

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Wed

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Thu

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Fri

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

  • Sat

    09:00 - 18:00, 19:00 - 21:00

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  • Chloe Longley

    - 04 June 2018 -

    A beautiful spot to relax in Paris, an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Chairs laid out to relax on, chess boards where locals play. Nice location too, a short walk from great restaurants and bars.

  • Terri Mould

    - 04 June 2018 -

    We took our family here including two grandchildren. It's a beautiful garden with a lake. Around the lake are plenty of chairs which can be moved into groups together if you wish. There are toy boats for hire which the children loved. The price was very reasonable, 4 euros for half an hour and so much fun. There are fast food huts and it's an easy walk through. The only down side for me was the keep off the grass mentality which was a shame. Great morning spent there though.

  • Arlette Au

    - 26 May 2018 -

    Beautiful gardens, wonderful place for a picnic. The playground area was very nice. Love that the floor is not sand. It is a soft tiled surface. The older kids play area looked really nice although my son is 2 and was not able to use it. I was tempted to try some myself :)

  • Joe Kaufman

    - 23 May 2018 -

    These gardens are so cool. I thought the central fountain was really neat. There is a small rental place next to the fountain where you can rent a miniature toy sailboat to put in the fountain. The park has a gentle breeze and the sail boats will glide back and forth on the water's surface. A great activity to keep kids entertained! There are plenty of places to sit down and relax in the sun or the shade. The small cafe was great for an afternoon coffee and a crepe. I wish I had brought a book to read, as I would have stayed there the rest of the afternoon.

  • David P

    - 20 May 2018 -

    These gardens were quite beautiful and centrally located in Paris. Lots of families seem to spend their time in the park, walking, resting, playing, etc. It's quite large and a good place to pack up your backpack with a couple of baguettes/meats/cheeses and spend a couple of hours or more. Very clean and well-maintained. We walked through here several times during our week in Paris. Worth a visit for sure.

  • Ernest Munoz

    - 11 May 2018 -

    Very nice garden perfect for picnic especially during spring and summer. Has only few public restrooms. Very beautiful landscapes and ornaments. You can take a nap with the privided chairs and benches. Safe for children, there's also plenty of playground for kids. Very calm and peaceful atmosphere inside the gardens.

  • The Stormtrooper

    - 30 April 2018 -

    Beautiful landscaped gardens with lawns, flowers & topiary. There are cast iron chairs placed in both the sun & shaded areas to sit on to watch the world go by or read a book. There are various cafes to enjoy a cool drink or a coffee to keep you going. Peace in the middle of a busy city. Well worth a visit when you're in Paris

  • J. Frances

    - 24 April 2018 -

    A lovely park with beautiful gardens, where you can walk, run or sit in the chairs and relax! They have many individual metal chairs, so bring a snack or relax and get some sun rays. The statues and gardens are well maintained and the flowers are gorgeous in the springtime. The gardens are free but the museum if you chose to visit has a fee. There are 2 vendors on site with drinks and snacks. Also, several nice restaurants close by!

  • Marty May

    - 01 March 2018 -

    Beautiful gardens. Lovely place for a Winter's day walk. If you're lucky the fountain will be frozen into full shapes.

  • Bryan Mestre

    - 21 February 2018 -

    Love to take a burrito at chipotle next door and come over here to eat it, perfect! We visited this palace in October, though it was not open to go inside the palace that day, but we took a round around it and the beautiful gardens surrounding this palace. After walking the whole day we just sat in the gardens in a relaxing beach chair, lots of free chairs are there, and had amazing view of palace across the pond in front of it. It was really and amazing view and very relaxing. Also don't forget to take a walk around the garden, its really beautiful as well.

  • Carlotta Hogan

    - 05 June 2018 -

    I came in the winter but it is still a lovely place.

  • Todd Kuna

    - 18 May 2018 -

    Amazing park for a picnic with friends

  • Reyouf R

    - 28 April 2018 -


  • LeVan Greene

    - 23 April 2018 -

    Breathtakingly beautiful place my first in Paris no other words to describe❤️

  • Monique Orsot

    - 23 April 2018 -

    Luxembourg Garden is beautiful for a stroll, picnic or a jog. I recommend getting up early for a run through the park.

  • Emily Andino

    - 10 April 2018 -

    A beautiful place to have a picnic in spring or relax outside with a book

  • Budoor Bahareth

    - 03 April 2018 -

    A good spot on a sunny day to read, relax, or jog. its close to a couple if local markets as well.

  • Sinem Okumus

    - 20 March 2018 -

    Medici fountain and magnolia trees

  • Olivier Fontenay

    - 17 February 2018 -

    Right in the garden, the Musée du Luxembourg stages first class art exhibitions. The address is 19, Rue de Vaugirard, Don't miss it.

  • Yunfu Xie

    - 01 February 2018 -

    Visited in Sep 2016.

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