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Jardin de la Nouvelle France

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Stumbled across this really neat little multi-level garden. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Matthew S
Peaceful Green Space

Beautiful and peaceful garden with a small stream of running water. Great spot to sit and relax... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Stumbled across this really neat little multi-level garden. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit, but a nice find on a busy day.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful garden with a small stream of running water. Great spot to sit and relax while walking around the city. Paris has so many little parks that invite you to wander through and enjoy the flowers and green space. This park is a...More

Thank JamieJW
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

You can find this tiny oasis, if you’re really looking, tucked in behind the Grand Palais. It’s a really beautiful little place where you can sit in the grass and feel removed from the bustle of the city. Take a little picnic and a book...More

Thank Tessa F
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This tiny park is behind the Grand Palais. Very nice to sit and listen to the very tiny waterfall and all the birds. There are only 2 benches but there was no one else there when I visited. There are three stairways but there’s also...More

Thank andthenmakesoup
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

While walking around the Grand Palace, we stumbled upon this little (and I mean little) park in the middle of the city. There are stairs you take downward only to discover lush green, beautiful plants and flowers, and even a tiny waterfall at the bottom....More

1  Thank Sunny M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Jardin de la Nouvelle France which is formerly known as Jardin de la Vallée Suisse is a pretty petite Park in middle of Paris. This park located just a stone’s throw from the Champs-Élysées and behind the Grand Palais. There is a small pond whose...More

Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Just behind the Grand Palais and next to Palais Decouvert you will find a lovely little garden hidden in plain sight. You would walk past without knowing it was there. It is really lovely. We visited the day we arrived and enjoyed a picnic lunch...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Steps away from some of Paris's busiest streets: go to the corner of the Course de la Reine and Ave Franklin D Roosevelt. Look for a modest green gate -- there is a bit of lawn there. Walk through the gate and DOWN the stone...More

Thank artnik
Reviewed 9 September 2015

At the end of Ave Roosevelt and behind the Grand Palais is a tiny little green oasis that takes you to stream below street level where it is quiet and peaceful. This is an amazing little green space and well worth a few minutes to...More

Thank Peripatetic_Engineer
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Le Jardin de la Nouvelle France, built in the late 19th century, is located at the corner of Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt and Cours la Reine, behind the Grand Palais. It is almost an invisible garden, unless you know where to look for it. Facing...More

4  Thank BeckyBooBird
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This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
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