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Facing the sea, the exotic botanical garden has a subtropical microclimate unique in France. The temperature annual average 17°C. Experiment garden, greenhouse with rare plants, it houses beautiful collections of palm trees, bamboos, citrus-fruit...more
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A really lovely garden to explore. The path meanders around through many different section, each interesting in their own right. Nice and shady on a hot day! Quite a bit of history to catch up on as well. Now run by the Jardin des Plantes...More
We arrived only an hour before lunchtime closing so had to rush our visit, but even so, it was an amazing experience. The guy running the place from behind the ticket desk was very knowledgable and helpful. We will be going back for sure -...More
This garden is so unique and tranquil. When you enter the garden, you walk along a path surrounded by palms and flowers. After a few meters, you will see a building where you will get a ticket, you will find toilets and a souvenirs shop,...More
Even tought im not usually fascinated by flowers and trees in general , it was a great surprise.
The garden contains a huge variety of many plants wich are set out by regions ; ; surrounded by trees with a wonderful view on the sea...More
We took train from Nice to Menton and climbed up the Cemetery waking along the adjoining road to these gardens that easily match Kew Gardens in London for their exotica
The gardens can also be approached from the Menton shoreline.
However a word of warning...More
I think this is a good value for money excursion if you are in Menton or surrounding areas. It is a short walk from the town - someone suggested 30-40 minutes but it took us 27 minutes by going through the tunnel under the old...More