Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), event information may be out of date. Confirm details with event organisers.

Tuileries Garden
Paris France

The Tuileries Gardens, or le Jardin des Tuileries in French, is the most famous public garden in Paris. It is a popular playground for children and also for grown-ups! There is a playground, a carousel, and two ponds. Small sailing boats are available for rent. 

During the Summer, a funfair is held in the park with rides and stalls.

FTC Disclosure: If you make a purchase via links on this site we may receive a small commission at no added cost to you. Thank you!

A walk in Tuileries Garden

What to discover in the Jardin des Tuileries? 

The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel was built by Napoleon in 1806, to celebrate the battle of Austerlitz. The nudes statues are from Aristide Maillol near the Arch. And a little further there are the statues of Rodin and Le Pautre.

The Carroussel Gardens display twenty statues by Aristide Maillol. The Terrasse is overlooking the garden.

The Grand Carre is the central lake and was only for the people living in the palace. A little bit further, there are two small lakes, a statue of a Tiger vanquishing a Crocodile, and a Tigress Bringing a Peacock to Her Young.

The Grand Couvert is a woodland area with 20th century sculptures.

The Feuillants Esplanade is near the Rue de Rivoli with mulberry trees planted under Henri IV going to the Jeu de Paume and the Musee de l'Orangerie.

The Grand Bassin was designed by Andre Lenotre.

Tuileries Palace

Early XVI century, there was a factory of clay (tuileries mean tiles).

The Palais des Tuileries was a real palace. After her husband death, a palace was built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 to remind her native Tuscany. She enjoyed sumptuous parties. In 1649, Andre Le Notre was the gardener of Louis XIV and the designer of the Versailles Gardens. He designed the straight lines of the gardens and sculpted trees of the Tuileries.

Museum near Tuileries

The Musee de l'Orangerie was the place for the orange trees in 1852. Claude Monet decided to display the great wall of Water Lilies inside the museum. It was opened to the public in 1927.

The Orangerie is a favourite attraction with the new Contemporary exhibit. A Museum specially for visitors who like Impressionist paintings. Where to find Monet's Nympheas most famous painting

The museum is closed on Tuesdays. 

Visit the Louvre Free with The Paris Pass

Unlimited travel in central Paris

Free 1 Day Hop on Hop off Bus Tour Ticket

The Jeu de Paume

Next to the gardens, the Jeu de Paume was a former tennis court built in 1861. Now it's a Museum, an exhibition of photography and images from the 19th to the 21 century.

It's closed Mondays.

The Tuileries Gardens in Paris are open every day all year around. Kids love the Amusement Park in June, August. The green grass and some shade.

In the center of the park, you find several cafes where to buy drinks and sandwiches. The funfair is one of the last traditional ones with the carousel of 1900.

Don't miss a visit to the Angelina tearoom, rue de Rivoli under the Arcades. The place is well-known for its delectable hot chocolate and pastries

Tips to visit the Tuileries garden

It's free to visit the Jardin des Tuileries.

It Takes over one hour to visit the Jardin des Tuileries

The Cafe located in very north side of the central path is almost always full when the weather is nice.

Events 

Jardins, Jardin 2020: cancelled
June 2020
Jardin des Tuileries 

Fête des Tuileries 2020: funfair
Jardin des Tuileries
July 4 to August 30, 2020

Première Classe 2020
Jardin des Tuileries
October 2 to 5, 2020
Accessory Designers Trade Show

Pavillon des Arts et du Design 2020
Jardin des Tuileries - Esplanade des Feuillants 
October 19 to 25, 2020

Première Classe 2021
Jardin des Tuileries
March 5 to 8, 2021
Accessory Designers Trade Show

Maison Armance - Esprit de France is located in central Paris, 50 m from the Tuileries Garden and 200 m from Place de la Concorde. The property was once the residence of the French writer Stendhal.

Hôtel Brighton - Esprit de France is situated in the heart of Paris, opposite the Louvre and the Tuileries Gardens. This hotel is furnished with antique furniture, chandeliers, and artworks.

Hotel Plaza Elysées is situated 200 m from the Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe.


Return from Tuileries Gardens to Paris vacations




Paris Calendar of events

Festivals

Sporting events

Concerts

Museums of Paris

The Louvre

Musée d'Orsay

Museum Rodin

Monuments to visit

Arc de Triomphe

Basilica Sacré-Coeur

Eiffel Tower

Churches concerts

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Sainte-Chapelle

Saint-Ephrem 

Best Shopping

Le Marais

Galeries Lafayette

Avenue Montaigne

Restaurants in Paris

Brasseries

Cafes

Bistros

Events in Parks

Bois de Vincennes

Bois de Boulogne

Jardin du Luxembourg

Paris with kids

Monuments

Zoos

Kids events

Palace of Versailles

Palace

Gardens

Events

Tearooms

La Durée

Macarons

Chocolate

Paris tips

Save time

Save money

Hotels

Classical music

Philharmonie de Paris

Salle Gaveau

Sainte-Chapelle

Paris Pass

Museum

Attractions

Monuments

Hotels best locations

Eiffel Tower

Champs-Elysees

Latin Quarter



Sign up for

PARIS Monthly Events Newsletter 2020