the Castex Hotel recommends the Jardin du Luxembourg:
Located on the edge of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg gardens, inspired by the Boboli gardens, was created at the initiative of Queen Marie de Medici in 1612.
Private garden open to the public, it surrounds the Palais du Luxembourg, where the Senate seat, which is the owner. Its beds were refurbished by André Le Nôtre. The garden has a part in the French and parts in English. Between the two lies a forest geometric staggered. There is also an orchard with old varieties of apples and forgotten, an apiary to learn about beekeeping, greenhouses and a collection of orchids. There are statues of 106 including a reduction in the bronze Statue of Liberty and a monument Cry, the Written installed in 2007 to commemorate the abolition of slavery.
The garden also has 3 fountains whose great central fountain. It hosts sports including championship of France tennis court. It plays chess, bridge and boat remote control. And also a program of concerts in the booth, photo exhibitions are installed on the external grids.