Luxembourg GardensSeptember 1 in France
Next stop was the famous Luxembourg Gardens. We entered the gardens from the side gate and, to be honest, were not that impressed to start off with. The pathways were dusty gravel and you obviously cannot sit or walk on the grass here. I must admit there were definitely plenty of chairs around and lots of Parisians sunning themselves in the midday sun.
Once we made our way to the main part of the gardens we could see what the appeal was. The flowers in bloom surrounding the green lawns scattered with white marble and stone statues against the backdrop of the majestic Luxembourg Palace and pond filled with toy sailing boats was very picturesque.
It was a lovely place to rest our weary feet and enjoy some refreshments while admiring the view and people watching. We cannot get over how hot it is here so the break was very welcome.Read more