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If you are in Paris this week-end (26th and 27th Sept), do not miss the Paris Garden Festival

As autumn comes to Paris, the city’s parks and gardens invite you to celebrate the beauty of nature during the Fête des Jardins (Garden Festival). For almost 20 years, this annual event has been bringing together thousands of nature-loving visitors. Explore and rediscover the green spaces of the French capital over one weekend. In total, over 150 places will be open to the public including very secret gardens which are normally not. Please check the program

Secret garden in the Marais: Square St Gilles Saint Veneur

All Paris neighborhood harbor small squares where it feels good to relax  in the shade but some are so difficult to  find that if someone does not give you the address it is impossible to find and the Square St Gilles-Saint-Veneur is one of them To access it, you should take the rue de Hesse, or Harquebusiers, then cross the small porch in front of you and you will discover the smallest square of the 3rd districts beautifully decorated with climbing roses; So romantic! My recommendation: on your way buy a sandwich made with french baguette and enjoy a peaceful…

Paris Hidden gardens – Festival of Paris Gardens

On 26 and 27 September, the annual Festival of Paris Gardens opens up the green spaces of Paris for two spectacular days. It features hundreds of free events in gardens throughout the French capital – from guided tours and walks to concerts and exhibitions. Read more about Hidden Gardens in Paris: http://travel.nytimes.com/2008/06/29/travel/29gardens.html?pagewanted=2

Jardin sauvage St Vincent in Montmartre

Thousands of tourists are visiting Montmartre each year without having the chance to have a peaceful rest in this garden very difficult to find. Rue Saint-Vincent – 18e (next to the vineyards) M° Lamarck-Caulaincourt Only opened from April to October on Saturday from 10 AM to 12.30 AM and 1.30 PM to 6.30 PM Don’t miss it if you happen to go to Montmartre a Saturday