This garden was created in 1593. Today, the garden is a peaceful haven from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding ... More
Jardin des Plantes (Le)
This garden was created in 1593. Today, the garden is a peaceful haven from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding metropolis. It contains a wide variety of both indigenous and exotic species, as well as several trees that date back to when the garden was founded. The paths intertwine on different levels, and the garden contains several small follies, canals, grottoes and many busts of bearded botanists. Other features of this beautiful garden include an Orangery, tropical greenhouses, a bamboo garden, rock gardens and even a small duck pond.
This park comprises three large gardens, which are connected by footbridges above the traffic: the Jardin des Plantes, Jardin Royal
and Grand Rond. Wide paths wind around old trees, fountains, flowerbeds and ponds, and there are swings and pony ...
Once the summer residence of the local, impressionist painter Frederic Bazille (1841 1870), this family property is now a city
park. The house and garden are not open to the public, but the 12 hectares (29 acres) of parkland, ...
The building whose Corinthian columns face out on to the Avenue Foch was completed in 1853. The palace occupies a
site long associated with power and justice. In the 12th Century, Guilhem VI built his castle on the site ...