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Arboretum de Balaine

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A must see for nature lovers!

We chose to visit Arboretum du Chateau de Balaine with our children while in the Burgundy region... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2014
MrsMonz
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Palm City, Florida
Un aire of genteel decline

An interesting mid 19th century garden, now a little overrun that could be a gem if better cared... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2017
Bushaby
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Jun 12, 2017
“Un aire of genteel decline”
Apr 18, 2016
“My Favourite Garden”
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Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

An interesting mid 19th century garden, now a little overrun that could be a gem if better cared for, set in the countryside near to Villeneuve sur Allier and little hard to find. It offered a pleasant wooded walk with adequate signage but lots of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bushaby
Reviewed April 18, 2016

We were lucky enough to be near Arboretum Balaine on a weekend on April 2016 when it hosted a heritage plant fair. Although it was cloudy and there was a pretty constant drizzle, we thoroughly enjoyed a walk through the extensive grounds with channels and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Caya E
Reviewed June 8, 2015

The grounds are beautiful and most plants and trees are labeled. Very peaceful. There are swans, a lake and many places to enjoy. A good stop.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is simply one of the most delightful places to visit in the region and I always enjoy my time there. For some reason it seems to be a well kept secret; there are rarely more than a handful of visitors there. I have been...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank SusanA606
Reviewed August 3, 2014

We chose to visit Arboretum du Chateau de Balaine with our children while in the Burgundy region, as we felt they would enjoy seeing the gardens and it would also give them a chance to run around a bit since hey have been spending a...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank MrsMonz
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