Location of the Parc de bagatelle
Parc de Bagatelle is located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, one of France’s main places with a large number of diplomatic embassies. Route Bois de Boulogne and de Sevres-a-Neuilly are the main entrances of the park.
Parc de Bagatelle is well known for its rose garden with splendid collection of roses, created in 1907. The rose garden houses 9,500 rose bushes representing 1,500 rose species. A New Rose Festival is held in June every year. The appealing irises and water lilies spruce up the eye-catching ponds, with their artificial showers. The elegant daffodils, hyacinths, and colourful tulips further enhance the green lawns of the rose garden.
Intricate rock formations
There are many alleyways and the intricate rock formations enhancing the beauty of the park. From artificial islands with secret cave chambers to the extraordinary multi-tiered waterfall and pond, this park is worth its weight in rococo rock tunnels and bridges.
Exhibitions and concerts
Musical performances are organised including a Chopin festival. The Octuor de France concerts are arranged annually in the Orangerie from June to August. Exhibitions are also held regularly in the park of Bagatelle. The rose bed of Bagatelle", an international competition of roses occurs, is conducted under the supervision of Jean-Claude Nicolas Forestier.
Restaurant de Bagatelle
Restaurant de Bagatelle is a great spot that attracts visitors during bright summer days. Afternoon tea and drinks are usually served on the terrace and the trees whispering around with the colourful peacocks make it a perfect place to visit. Between the furniture in both contemporary and traditional red brick facade, Les Jardins de Bagatelle is a charm.
Keeping the visitors’ convenience in mind, many services are provided within the park including foreign language tour, wheelchair hiring, photography and many more.
The Orangerie is close to the beautiful rose garden and appeared to be just a big greenhouse with a seasonal display of plants including African Violets.
The little Chinese-style kiosk is called a factory garden. Ducks and peacocks, sometimes geese and coots attend this site. It is also visited by pheasant hiding around the heron, which prefers the pond of water lilies. A small lake and a dazzling sophora tree is situated next to Chinese-style kiosk, with a beautiful Indian peacocks often wander round it.
There are many other sources of attraction for you in Parc de Bagatelle Paris like Iris garden, a vegetable garden, and the three small castles. You can see the peacocks parading in the park and calling each other. There is a small shady and wooded place, which hosted rabbits, hens, peacocks, and cute red squirrels.
Great place for a family
Parc de Bagatelle is a perfect place for a family visit. Pair of bike racing venues and a zoo is the main source of attraction for the children. This beautiful park has a chain fountains, ponds, streams and walking trails. There are large grassy areas for sitting, walking or playing.
There is no entrance fee for the visitors except when there are temporary exhibitions held in the park.