Flora & Fauna Paris


Nature in Paris

Paris is a developing, touristic and busy city. You can escape the industry, business centrums, institutions and buildings in one of Paris green areas. Paris has a couple of big parks, which are perfect to relax. One of the parks of Paris is a classic one: Arènes de Lutèce. This park finds its origin in the 2nd century. You will find beautiful trees and nice shadow spots where you can rest a little during your busy sightseeing in Paris. The green nature spots in Paris complete this wonderful city.

Flora in Paris

There are more than 400 parks in Paris, including more than ten big city parks. Parks as Bois de Boulogne, Parc Monceau, Parc de la Villette, Tuilerieën and Promenade Plantée make Paris a green city. In the last ten years Paris there has become more green. The city is changed in a green city full of vegetation and flowers. Paris offers, besides the smaller parks, also huge parks of 900 square meters with grass, flowers, tree, little lakes and ponds. These amazing parks are for sure worth a visit!

Fauna in Paris

There are not many animals living in this busy city. You will find some birds flying around, but you won’t see lots of animals in the city center of Paris. To take a look at more animals, you should visit a zoo. There are a couple of zoos in Paris, and also very special ones! The reserve Zoologique de Sauvage is focused on a natural living for its animals. You will find the kangaroos between the rocks and herds of antelopes, ostriches and parrots spread over a huge park of 40 hectare. A zoo more focused on children is the Jardin d’Acclimation. This animal park includes an animal farm, bowling opportunities, a circus and lots of other activities for children.