Paris - The Botanical Garden of Paris

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The Botanical Garden of Paris

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(88 reviews)
Left Bank, Paris, France
30 mins

About the tour

Join Florent to explore the Jardin des Plantes, French for Garden of the Plants, France’s main botanical garden. Created in 1626, the garden’s original name was the Royal Garden of the Medicinal Plants. Covering a surface of more than 23 hectares, this garden is one of the Parisians’ best kept secrets. Off the beaten tracks, hundreds of trees, thousands of flowers as well as beautiful greenhouses can be seen in this charming part of the 5th district on the left bank of Paris. Home to the National Museum of Natural History and different other smaller museums (Mineralogy and Paleontology) it’s a place where Parisians love to stroll, discover new plants or visit the second oldest zoo in the world! This tour will take you in one of the oldest and most beautiful gardens of Paris!

Meet Florent


It's an understatement to say Florent knows Paris. Born in this wonderful city, Florent says he confidently knows every nook and cranny. Having completed over 2000 tours, we believe him. He's a self-declared history, art, and archaeology fan. What he loves most is sharing the best parts (and secrets) of Paris with you! “In French, if you add two letters to Paris, it becomes Paradis (Paradise in English)” he laughs. And paradise, it truly is. Be it exploring Paris' gastronomical delights or catching an auction, walking along the River Seine (which Florent gallantly swam), exploring spots where Hemingway lived or its sprawling gardens, Florent takes you on an exciting tour through his favorite city. “I love sharing my discoveries, explaining the boisterous history of Paris and showing places that are very hard to find otherwise, and of course getting to know new people every day!” Florent says.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Paris with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Paris. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Cali D.

17 July 2021

Beautiful gardens, a good tour around the different areas. Some stunning postcards from this.

Faith 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🌅 M.

15 July 2021

Beautiful garden expertly shown by Florent and fab information about the plants, sculptures, structures etc there. Lovely.

Michaela (near Köln 🇩🇪) D.

15 July 2021

Great Tour as usual 🥰

Melanie (North Wales) F.

15 July 2021

Florent introduced himself, he is always pleasant and friendly, the tour itself was very beautiful, taken at an easy walking pace I had a brilliant time, the best part for me was the roses he showed us, I grow them myself and have won prizes for them. Book a tour with Florent you won't be disappointed.

Julia D, from Marlborough in the UK D.

14 July 2021

The tour was beautiful. Florent charming as ever. Loved his enthusiasm for the lovely gardens and especially for his favourite quiet places. Had no idea this was so near the centre of Paris.

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