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Fabulous garden, with Lotus

This is a fabulous garden to visit. It has a beautiful lotus garden, coffee and plant shop, animal... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Roxanne F
Paris, France
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A superb garden

We visited the Jardins des Martels in April. Although there was some work going on to prepare the... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Gourville, France
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The garden of Les Martels is a floral garden of 35.000m2, situated 30km North of Toulouse (in Giroussens, in the Tarn). This garden ranks among the most beautiful French gardens. There, you will find gardens of all types, an exotic and aquatic...more
Lieu Dit les Martels, 81500 Giroussens, France
+33 5 63 41 61 42
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove out especially to see the gardens, their website said they were open, only to find a sign on the gate saying they are closed until next spring. There might be a good explanation for this but nothing on website or the gate. Rather...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous garden to visit. It has a beautiful lotus garden, coffee and plant shop, animal farm for kids.

Thank Roxanne F
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We visited the Jardins des Martels in April. Although there was some work going on to prepare the garden for the main visitor season which meant that small areas were closed off, we were VERY impressed. There is a lot to see and you should...More

Thank gdn1947
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

The general feeling is of a theme park rather than the usual concept of a garden. There is water all through the site, and while lotus plants are interesting after a while they pall. The only plants labelled are those that are on sale! A...More

Thank dontcontact
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Located between Tolousse and Albi these gardens are a lovely day trip if you're visiting the Tarn Valley. They're really big, and they offer a variety of 2500 different types of plants, including a banana plantation. The gardens follow a steam, with multiple bridges crossing...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Went to see the Jardins Des Martels and being a weekday and not during peak season the gardens were relatively quiet. The gardens are beautiful. Worth a visit!

Thank Ann G
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed the visit. Kids loved the ponds, fish, animals. Definitely recommend. Advice, bring a picnic. Not many dining options in the area.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed March 13, 2017

One of the nicest garden I have ever visited; best time is when lotus are flowered but there many places with interesting trees and plants

Thank johnplayers60
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We really enjoyed a peaceful stroll around this beautiful garden.There was lots to look and something to suit everyone. We really enjoyed the extensive herbaceous borders set along the canal as you enter the garden and were surprised at how much else there was to...More

Thank TimandJuliet
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Attractive gardens with lovely water features, including some fabulous lotuses. We found 1.5 hours long enough to walk around the whole garden - but it would be easy to spend longer there as there are lots of places to sit in the shade and read...More

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