Cruise tours Paris on Bateaux Parisiens: enjoy discovering the most beautiful monuments of the City of Light. All visits will seduce each of you, children and grown-up.
July 14th is a date synonymous with celebrations everywhere in France and particularly in Paris, the venue for the traditional military parade in the presence of the President of the Republic.
The jardins du Luxembourg are bordering Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Musée d’Orsay and Montparnasse. This garden is the choice location for those seeking inspiration and peace in Paris.
A wide diversity of plant life at the jardins du Luxembourg
The jardins du Luxembourg, are located on a 23-hectare plot, 21 of which are open to the public. This park features flower beds and wooded areas with nearly 3000 trees that line the alleys and provide shade, in addition to no less than 35,000 shrubs. Greenhouses, orchards and apiaries are also present, as well as a hundred statues of princesses, queens, animals, famous people and figures from Greek mythology that serve as a reminder of the park’s noble origins. Regardless of your tastes, you won’t be disappointed by a stroll in the park.
jardins du Luxembourg : a little history…
Created on the request of Marie de Medici, the park that would become the jardins du Luxembourg was intended for the young prince Louis XIII, for his wild boar hunting parties. The park was later enlarged with the acquisition of a 26-hectare lot from the Chartreux convent, the gardens underwent several remodels over the years, making it possible to enjoy this part of our history in present times.
- Admission free from Monday to Sunday.
- Opening hours: 7:30 – 21:30 / 8:15 – 17:00 depending on the season.
- Metro stations: line 4, Saint-Sulpice ; line 12, Notre-Dame-des-Champs.
- RER station: Luxembourg
- Les jardins du Luxembourg : further informations
Hotel Prince Paris, a 2 star hotel close to the Eiffel Tower in Paris
The hotel national des invalides is an imposing architectural complex at the heart of Paris. It was built in the seventeenth century during the reign of Louis XIV. Just 5 minutes walk from the hotel Prince, the Invalides leads visitors on a journey through the past. It invites them to meditate on the buildings’ history, to contemplate the tombs of illustrious figures and visit the museum or the multimedia centre devoted to the life of General de Gaulle.
The fine weather returned, and with them the desire to travel, Why not consider a trip to Paris, our beautiful City of Light?
And to yield to temptation, the Prince Hotel, conveniently located near the Eiffel Tower, offers the particularly favorable rates of its special 3 nights package.
The superb permanent collections of the Quai Branly Museum, which opened in 2006, present the cultural and artistic richness of civilizations of Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. Over 3,500 works are highlighted in different vast spaces.