Focus on The Most Beautiful Gardens of Paris, by Stephane Marie

French TV entertainer Stephane Marie shares with us his passion for gardens with this beautiful edition of The most beautiful gardens of Paris.

The most beautiful gardens of Paris

Stroll past the flowers, plants, sculptures, and charming parterres in twenty-five gardens of Paris, to discover France’s history, culture, and botanical diversity through these open-air museums.

From the most famous gardens, Versailles, Luxembourg, or Tuileries, to the hidden leafy gems, such as the Château de Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard vegetable gardens, the Bourdelle museum’s sculpture garden, or the Albert Kahn Japanese-style gardenthis guide takes readers on a verdant cultural tour through twenty-five spectacular gardens in and around



French garden expert and television presenter Stéphane Marie introduces his most beloved Parisian gardens in this informative reference. The history and conception of each garden is explained, providing fascinating cultural and botanical context. Practical details and insightful sidebars help visitors discover the notable features of each garden, and the extensive illustrations that accompany the text offer the armchair traveler a splendid virtual tour.

Stephane Marie explains the origins of the garden’s name, as well as the stories behind its sculptures, parterre gardens, botanical collections, fountains, and other follies present in each site.

Garden aficionados will marvel at the natural diversity present in these gardens, with details on the specificities of plants, flowers, and trees.

From vast parks to private gardens, communal plots to the grounds of historical monuments, this book offers an extensively illustrated selection of the most exceptional gardens in Paris, including drawings and photographs along with opening hours, prices, and what to do when visiting.


About the author: @Stéphane Marie is a French TV presenter and author who, since 1998, has presented Silence, ça pousse! (good to know:, a weekly gardening TV show, and has written many works on gardening and plants.

Did you know? The most beautiful gardens of Paris, French edition, wa published mid 2023.

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