As a part of the European Heritage Days yesterday I decided to visit the Assemblée Nationale. In France the European Heritage Days are called the Journées du Patrimoine. Every September there’s one weekend where places normally not open to the public are open and free. From the rose garden to the stunning interior spaces, I thought the Assemblée Nationale was perfect.
Whether you call them Luxembourg chairs, SENAT chairs, or just Parisian green chairs, you know they’re a major part of Paris parks. They’re a constant no matter the season. Today they’re so plentiful that you can almost always find one available to sit down and take a break. These green chairs are a simple but integral part of Paris. And like most everything in Paris, there’s a history behind these green SENAT chairs.
A walk through the Tuileries Garden in the summer is a must when visiting Paris. There’s always something special about the garden no matter the season. During the summer you can’t miss the Ferris Wheel and fair, plus the gorgeous flower beds, which are specifically designed to complement an exhibit at the Louvre.
Instead of heading South (or anywhere) this June, I stayed in Paris. I can’t complain- there’s an endless amount of things to do and see in the French capital. On many of my walks I found myself noticing things I never have before. One of those things were the (miniature) Provence-style lavender fields in Paris. I’ve put together the locations of a few places where you can see lavender in Paris. Hopefully the list will keep growing!
This weekend on Instagram I asked you all what you wanted to see more of. One of the most common responses I received was the Luxembourg Gardens. These photos are from an afternoon walk through the Jardin du Luxembourg that I took a couple of weeks ago. I hope it feels like you’re taking a little walk around Paris with me!