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  • Address: 15 rue de Vaugirard, Paris, France 75291


Palais du Luxembourg

The Palais du Luxembourg has a storied history as the early 16th-century home of Maria de Medici, the Italian wife of French King Henry IV. Today, it is home to the French Senate; the Palace is open for group tours when the Sentate is not in session.

Also included on the grounds, and until recently under the supervision of the Senate, is the Musée du Luxembourg, France's first public museum. The works originally shown there have since been moved to the Louvre, and today it shows important exhibitions by classic and contemporary artists. It has a constantly changing exhibition schedule, so even repeat visitors can see something new.

Practical Info

The closest public transportation route is via the RER C line; the Luxembourg stop brings you into the grounds of the Jardins du Luxembourg.

Tours & Tickets

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Historical Paris Sightseeing Tour Including Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, null

Historical Paris Sightseeing Tour Including Notre Dame Cathedral

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 45 Reviews

Explore historical areas of Paris by coach and enjoy an in-depth visit to Notre Dame Cathedral on this fascinating sightseeing tour. See and learn about top ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $71.57
Heart of Paris Bike Tour, Paris, Historical & Heritage Tours

Heart of Paris Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 19 Reviews

Come and experience the sights and sounds of the Heart of the city on this Paris cycling tour through local streets. See the beautiful monuments and tourist ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $39.76

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