Above the roofs of Paris in the 19th and 20th arrondissements
Don’t think all French people are fans of “Jardins à la française” in Le Notre’s style!
I can prove it with two lesser known gardens. We’ll begin with the recent “Jardin de Belleville”, a wonderful belvedere with a view over the west of the city. Not far away, we’ll discover an extravagant English style Garden built by Napoleon III, with fake monuments, cascades, a lake and artificial hills (A superb view from the Temple de l’Amour), les Buttes Chaumont.
And , if you feel like it, I can show you a real village hidden at the bottom of the city …