Luxembourg Palace

Paris France Tourist Information and City Guide

Luxembourg Palace (Palais de Luxembourg) is a gorgeous French chateau located in Paris France.  It was built between 1615 and 1627 for the widow of Henry IV.

The palace is now home to the French Senate, one of France's two houses of Parliament.  The other legislative house in France is the National Assembly (Assemblee Nationale)

Luxembourg Palace, Paris France
Luxembourg Palace, Paris France

Luxembourg Palace is situated in a beautiful 17th century park called the Jardin du Luxembourg.  It was created by Queen Marie de Medici and features fountains, statues, flower beds and a large pond.

Palais de Luxembourg, Paris France
Luxembourg Palace, Paris

The Palais de Luxembourg is situated in the Latin Quarter of Paris, directly south of the Louvre Museum.

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