The Park of Bagatelle

A walk in the Bagatelle Park famous for its rose garden

The Bagatelle Park is located in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris. The nearest metro station is "Pont de Neuilly" and then you have to walk 15 minutes. There is plenty of parking for your car in front of the main entrance but it's not easy to find a parking on Sunday. The Bois de Boulogne is the leisure park of the Parisians on Sunday. The entrance to the park is free except during the summer season from May 1 to October 31 the entrance fee is 2.5 euros.

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Duration: 2 h.

The entrance to the Park of Bagatelle

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The entrance to the Park of Bagatelle
The park entrance is majestic.

The flower beds

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The flower beds
The Park of Bagatelle is one of the four botanical gardens of Paris. There are many signs explaining the various plants in the park.

The rose garden and the Orangery

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The rose garden and the Orangery
There are many buildings in the park, a small castle, the Trianon, an Orangery.

The rose garden of Bagatelle

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The rose garden of Bagatelle
Bagatelle is famous for its rose garden. In June a roses contest is organized every year since 1907

The belvedere

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The belvedere
You can have a nice view of the la Défense district on the top of the belvedere.

The other rose garden of Bagatelle

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The other rose garden of Bagatelle
There is a another rose garden on the other side of the park where roses are planted in a more natural way.

The large rock

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The large rock
There are a some nice fountains in the middle of the Park.

The refreshments

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The refreshments

The Bagatelle Castle

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The Bagatelle Castle
The history of this small castle is interesting. The Queen Marie-Antoinette bet with the county owner of the castle that he could not build a new castle in 2 months. The County hired then 900 workers and spent a fortune to win his bet. the castle was built two months later.

Parking for cars

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Parking for cars
You can park your car right in front of the main entrance if you find a place.

A nice flowerbed

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A nice flowerbed
The park contains many species of flowers and trees. Better visit it in summer to take advantage of these flowers. Of course there is an admission fee (2.5 euros) during the best season. It’s free in winter!
Start of the walk (Google Maps)

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