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Parc Floral de Paris and Jazz Festival

Finally a park in Paris where you can sit on the grass!
Img_18308(Photo - Mairie de Paris)

The Parc floral de Paris, created in 1969, is a constantly changing landscape especially dedicated to strolling afloral art. It is one of the few of France's botanical gardens along with the Parc de Bagatelle, l'Ecole du Breuil and the Jardin des Serres D'Auteuil. In this valley of flowers you'll find a multitude of gardens: the bonsai garden, the garden of mediterranean plants, the garden of medicinal plants, etc. The park's current exhibition is "Terre Iris, de l'ecosysteme a l'ecojardin," ongoing till the 19 of August.
"Delta" is the park's space dedicated to summer festivals such as the Paris Jazz Festival.

This year the Jazz Festival will take place every weekend from the 9th of June to the 29 of July. This weekend, hear l'Orchestre National de Jazz, and the Christophe Dal Sasso Big Band among many others. Full program here.

Entry during the summer concerts: 5 euros, discounted entry for big families and youth (ages 7-26): 2.50 euros, free for kids under 7 years of age.

The parc also has a mini golf, ping pong tables, picnic areas, deck chairs, a garden of butterflies, restaurants, and boutiques.

Access:
Esplanade du Chateau de Vincennes, route de la Pyramide in the bois de Vincennes
Paris 12e arrondissement
Metro: Chateau-de-Vincennes (line 1)


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