During this 2-hour walking tour, soak in the verdant beauty of the Jardin des Plantes while your English-speaking guide outlines the history of the surrounding flora. Originally created centuries ago as entertainment for French royalty & the elite, today the Jardin des Plantes is a beautiful public garden with over 100 different species of plants on display.
Discover during this tour the extraordinary richness of the Jardin des Plantes, an institution created in the 17th century. We will discuss the history of the site from the former royal garden of medicinal plants to the current garden, linked to research and scientific discoveries. We will visit a selection of gardens, including, depending on the season and the state of flowering: the garden of stones and rocks, garden irises and perennials, Stegosaurus, alpine garden, the garden of peonies the labyrinth .. etc ... You will admire rare specimens and many historic trees.
Our garden tours are pleasant strolls through the green lungs of Paris. Our guides evoke the garden design, its history in relationship with the city and the surrounding monuments, while letting you enjoy its main perspectives and presenting to you a selection of rares species and remarkable trees.
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