Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries

Paris has an abundance of sprawling parks, small gardens, secret gardens and cemeteries steeped in history.

Here you can discover about Harry the heroic Saint-Bernard and the famous K9, Rin Tin Tin’s final resting place at the oldest pet cemetery in Europe.  Massacre, hunting and art theft at the Tuileries Gardens.  The tragic love affair of Abelard and Héloïse at Pére Lachaise Cemetery.

Take a look around and find what suits you.

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  • Jardin des Tuileries
    Jardin des Tuileries
    The Tuileries history unfolds like a terrific saga. Once home to a Palace, Kings and Queens, a riding school, menagerie, hunting, fire and massacre.
  • Parc Monceau
    Parc Monceau
    Only a short stroll from the Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe with a pretty lily pond and surrounded by elegant homes.
  • Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux Domestiques
    Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux Domestiques
    The oldest pet cemetery in Europe and the final resting place for TV star Rin Tin Tin.
  • Montparnasse Cemetery
    Montparnasse Cemetery
    It's only fitting that Montparnasse Cemetery has a large number of film makers, artists, authors and publishers buried here.
  • Luxembourg Gardens
    Luxembourg Gardens
    Most Parisians will tell you the Luxembourg Gardens is their favourite park, it is easy to guess why.
  • Square Saint-Gilles Grand Veneur
    Square Saint-Gilles Grand Veneur
    Hidden away behind the Hôtel du Grand Veneur in the Marais is a little known secret square with a surprising artistic connection.
  • Père Lachaise
    Père Lachaise
    The sprawling and leafy Cemetary, Père Lachaise, is the resting place of many famous people and is a wonderful way to spend a pleasant, relaxing day.
  • Secret Garden Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu
    Secret Garden Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu
    A secret garden in an unusual location, right in the centre of Paris that thousands of tourists pass by each day without knowing it exists.

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