Parc de Bagatelle, an idyllic place in Paris

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Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 4 June 2021 at 17h08
The Parc de Bagatelle expects you by the Bois de Boulogne to make you enjoy its enchanting setting. From the Château de Bagatelle, to the beautiful rose garden, including the vegetable garden, here is a magical place.

The Parc de Bagatelle is a landmark in Paris. Imbued with magic and filled with history, this botanical garden is set by the Bois de Boulogne and covers 25 hectares, unveiling incredible landscapes attraction people looking for beauty spots.

Its construction is said to be a bold challenge between Queen Marie-Antoinette and Comte d’Artois. This now iconic park and Château de Bagatelle it houses – also called Folie d’Artois – has been built in barely sixty-four days.  Now listed as Historic Monument, it was – according to the terms of the challenge – to be built under three months. What a challenge!

All around the Château de Bagatelle, the park unveils fascinating landscape including a magnificent English formal garden, a reflecting pool where you can see the reflection of a pagoda, the vegetable garden set right next to the gardener’s house, a Mediterranean garden, and even an ornamental lake housing mysterious caves and even beautiful waterfalls. An enchanting site making us feel like we are walking in a painting. Furthermore, the Roseraie de Bagatelle is very famous among passionate as it is one of the oldest and biggest rose gardens in France.

The Parc de Bagatelle is a place worth visiting over and over again if you want to enjoy every single gem it hides. When you come to this idyllic place, you better take your time to enjoy every moment and who about improving your photographic skills!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 1 April 2021 to 30 April 2025



    Route de Sèvres à Neuilly
    75116 Paris 16

    Du 1er octobre au 31 mars : Free
    Tarif Réduit du 1er avril au 30 septembre: €1.5
    Plein Tarif du 1er avril au 30 septembre: €2.5

    Official website

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