One of my favorite pastimes in Paris is relaxing and taking a stroll around Jardin des Tuileries. I absolutely love the green chairs, some which are partly reclined, and the circular pools where you can rent wooden toy boats. My daughter also enjoys the Tuileries as she can freely run around, chase the pigeons and ducks, and, most of all, ride the carousel. If more children’s activities are needed, there is also a secured playground and a giant trampoline.
Part of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, the Tuileries was the first public garden in Paris. It was designed by André Le Nôtre in 1664 and is today a favorite among the Parisians. For tourists, it’s a convenient place to rest after visiting the Louvre, the Les Arts Decoratifs, or the Concorde. And during Paris Fashion Week, the garden becomes a mecca for celebrities, models and bloggers.
Spring is incredibly beautiful at the Tuileries with all the flowers in full bloom and the birds chirping away in hope of finding their mates. Even the grey and cloudy skies right before a thunderstorm add a touch of magic and romance.
Until my next post … take care!
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