The 8th arrondissement is one of the most upscale districts in Paris filled with lots of boutique shops, restaurants, and famous landmarks. Parc Monceau adds a new element to the district as a large green space in the middle of the urban area. Explore the famous Parisian park during your stay at our luxury hotel on Haussmann Boulevard to discover one of the city’s most beautiful urban parks.
About Parc Monceau
Parc Monceau is an urban park, one of the largest of its kind in Paris. As one of the most popular parks, it welcomes Parisians and tourists alike to enjoy the tranquil green spaces. It was commissioned to be built in the 17th century. It has been developed over the centuries to include various gardens, venues, and activities for the entire family. Come for a stroll or explore some of the hidden gems about the park to appreciate its beauty truly.
For an even better experience at Parc Monceau, take advantage of one of the VIP walking tours provided by the city to give you an in-depth look of what makes it unique.
Things to See and Do in Parc Monceau
Parc Monceau is both visually appealing and a destination with lots of things to see and do for all ages. The beautiful, artistic style of the park is the perfect place to relax during your time in Paris. You’ll be greeted by the gold embellished wrought iron gates at the entrance of the park.
Greenery is abundant in Parc Monceau. Although an urban park, it’s covered with trees and flowers, all beautifully arranged for artistic flair. There are also various ponds, gardens, and lots of birds that you can discover around the park.
Parc Monceau includes several landmarks – statues and monuments – right inside the park. You can see some of the most famous statues of Marcel Proust, Chopin, and Guy de Maupassant, all key figures in growing the popularity of the park in various ways. One of the unique objects in the park is the Renaissance archway, which was initially located at the Paris City Hall.
The park is very popular for leisure activities such as walking, biking, or picnics on the grass. There is plenty of space for kids to run around or enjoy the playground. If you have an appetite, head to the park’s restaurant or snack bar for a bite to eat.
Throughout the year, there are several events and activities hosted in the park, from small concerts to outdoor yoga classes.
Parc Monceau is located in the 8th arrondissement in Paris, one of the most elegant areas in Paris. The neighborhood surrounding the park has lots of luxury buildings and mansions.
VIP Walking Tour
Parc Monceau is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome to enjoy the park. For a more intimate experience at Parc Monceau, join one of the VIP Walking Tours. The walking tours at the park are guided tours organized by the city to give you a more informed perspective of the park. You’ll have the opportunity to discover the park’s history, well-known landmarks throughout the park, and even some of the secrets, such as the garden that inspired a famous series of paintings from Claude Monet.
Parc Monceau is open all year round so you can visit any time you’re staying at Hotel Bowmann Paris. In the Summer, it’s open from 7 am to 10 pm, and in the winter it’s open from 7 am to 8 pm. The park is closed on major holidays.