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01/28/2015 07:00 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2015

Paris Is Filled With Secret Gardens, You Just Have To Know Where To Look

When you think of touring Paris, you likely think of the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame Cathedral or the Louvre. When you think of enjoying your time in Paris, you likely think about lounging in one of the city's famous parks with a croissant and a classic read to feel, you know, Parisian. And while the Tuileries or the Luxembourg Gardens are certainly divine, there are plenty of parks strewn across the City of Light that are ripe for exploring.

So whether your goal is to relax, explore or have a romantic rendez-vous, here are five secret parks in Paris, as picked by local writer Marie Farman in her new book, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Paris, out in March.

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Paris' Most Secret Gardens
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