Flowers and trees fill our lives with beauty, color and joy, and therefore flower gardens are always very pleasing to the eye. Do you think that it’s hard to find tranquility and peace in “nervous” Paris? The city of fashion has a quite thick book of various outstanding places where the domination of flowers will make you fall in love. Of special interest is the Vertical Garden of Paris showcasing different varieties of exotic and unusual flowers and huge and amazing trees that never fail to amaze nature lovers with their charm and one-of-a-kind beauty.
Enjoying the majestic surroundings of Paris this fascinating garden is the result of many years’ hard work and experience. Walking along the Quai Branly will be enjoyable not only because the left side is embellished with the beauty of Seine River and the outstanding look of the Eiffel Tower, but also because exactly through this way you will discover the stunning and enchanting gardens. Stuffed with the largest collection of colorfully dressed flowers and thousand species of various plants the big garden-island is a natural attraction for tourists who want to be close to the Nature. Vertical Gardens is a sophisticated and original combination of art, botany and engineering.
Famous scientist Patrick Blanc has worked for around ten years to create the vertical gardens. Blanc wanted to make a place dressed in green both from the inside and the outside. The museum of Quai Branly is all covered with vertical gardens blessed with different plants such as bergenia, pachysandra, heucheras as well as sedges, mosses and liverworts. This modern building has become famous due to the museum and its unique appearance: this is something you must see with your own eyes.
Garden of Yerevan
This garden is not an old one. There you will enjoy the culture of two artistic nations of the world: French and Armenians. Yerevan is the capital of the Republic of Armenia, and as the countries have strong relations, France decided to dedicate this place to the Armenian capital and make a crystal and natural area, which will remind people about this historical land. The green area is covered with trees on two sides and stretches along the River Seine giving a breathtaking view to the scenery of Paris.
The garden is not blessed with fountains or exotic flowers. At the entrance of Yerevan garden the statue of great Armenian composer Komitas stands and the sounds of his melody seem to hover like millions of birds and create a unique work of art for the visitors.
If you are looking for a natural place rich in endless species of flowers and plants, then you will love Jardin Naturel. The garden was created in 1995 with a big territory covering 6300 m2. This marvelous resort, which is nestled in the sunny area of Paris, is devoted to wild flowers and provides a delightful habitat for birds and insects. There you will also find both local and international unrecognized plants. Scientists are still working to discover their ancestors. You eyewitness high-class exhibitions organized in the garden, which is really concerned about the flowers, which are rare. The main goal of the exhibitions is to let people know about the significance of every plant.
There are many educational workshops available for children as well, and special workshops for the students who specialize in this field and want to get practical knowledge. The admission is free. The opening hours are start at 8 am during the week and at 9 am on the weekend and public holidays. The closing hours depend on the season, so check before going.
Bois de Vincennes
Filled with immense and sparkling beauty this romantic park is the best place for two of you. The eastern part is decorated with small and scenic lakes, pathways and perfect picnic areas ideal for big families or just for having fun with friends. World-class jazz concerts are organized in this garden and during summertime the area turns into an original getaway for music lovers. There is also a zoo, a farm and a botanical park: this place is in and out of Paris, hereby if you want to be close to the city but at the same time enjoy your isolation, there you go. You can do your morning exercises in the garden, rent a bicycle or simply walk in the garden making your morning delightful and of course healthy.
You will say that Paris is home to many other glamor and overwhelming places to visit but i want to assure you that even in Paris and exactly in Paris you will wish to find a calm place to get away from the annoying traffic jam, to be isolated for a while, to think about your life and feel close to Nature: only at that time you will remember about these gardens. Wish you tranquility in noisy yet unbelievably majestic Paris!