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Picnic in the Gardens!

27 Jul , 2015  

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24978-les_tuileries_un_jardin_extraordinaireLush, English, French, or botanical gardens with statues, fountains and pools marked by legends and famous tales…The 400 parks and gardens of Paris are true myths. In summer, when it gets too hot, feel free to open the gates with your picnic basket in hand! Come and explore. More…

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“L’énergie Niki” (Niki Power) in Paris

26 Jun , 2015  

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Raped by her father at the age of 11, Niki de Saint de Phalle grew up dreaming of becoming a heroine. At the age of 18, she became a top model and made the headlines of Life, Vogue and Harper’s Bazar magazines and got married.

At age 21, she began to have very strong psychiatric disorders and attempted suicide. She was then confined. She was given electroshocks and began to frantically paint in her hospital room. She realized that only painting could overcome her paralysing anxiety.

Niki de Saint Phalle also started to sculpt and perform. Thanks to her promiscuous “Nanas”, she was considered one of the first feminist artists of the 20th century. However, this did not prevent her from creating other sculptures of women such as the “Devouring Mothers” who are everything but feminist.

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Valentine’s Day at Les Jardins de la Villa

26 Jun , 2015  

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Often listed as one of the most romantic cities in the world, Paris is naturally a top destination of choice for a Valentine’s Day getaway. Les Jardins de la Villa is planning your next romantic escape.

Settle down in the city of lights. In the room or suite of your elegant boutique-hotel: do a special toast and enjoy the bubbles and glamour of champagne. You thought of everything: your romantic stay in Paris is off to a great start.

The romantic side of Paris. Where will you go to say those three special words? There are tons of possibilities: on the Pont des Arts, in the gardens of the Rodin Museum, in front of the Notre Dame, in the Tuileries Gardens, in a small romantic park or on the quays of the River Seine. It doesn’t make much of a difference, as long as you’re together. We dedicate this Valentine’s Day to all the couples who love the luxury and sophistication of Paris.