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Les Jardins D'Etretat

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A truly enchanting world . . .

Words cannot describe this unique setting, high above the town with the famous cliffs in the... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
John L
Scottsdale, Arizona

Wonderful! Saw a programme on these gardens and really wanted to go. So worth it! Beautifully... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Honfleur, France
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Les Jardins d’Étretat is a public avant-garde experimental garden, creative laboratory, open-air museum of contemporary art. The iconic historical view opening from the garden over La Manche and the cliffs continued to inspire such well-known...more
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Avenue Damilaville, 76790 Etretat, France
+33 2 35 27 05 76
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Words cannot describe this unique setting, high above the town with the famous cliffs in the background . . . do not hesitate to make this part of your itinerary if you are ever in the area!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful! Saw a programme on these gardens and really wanted to go. So worth it! Beautifully designed well-kept gardens. Calm and peaceful despite the many visitors 💚 Pity there were no actors performing on the day of our visit. Amazing view of Etretat. A bit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Les Jardines d'Etretat is a beautiful and esoteric garden. There are works of art in the garden, but the garden itself is a work of art. You cannot have a feel of this garden looking at photos, they don't do justice to it. You should...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

It has to be seen: so neat! You feel you are inside a piece of art... The bushes and trees are trimed at perfection! It takes at least one hour to visit up and down and up again!

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding spot over les falaises! We unferstanf why Claude Monet was sitting there for his paintings. Warmly recommended!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I've been lucky to discover this place, with such a wonderful view and an atmosphere so special and particular

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful park, definitely worth visiting during your stay in Etretat. Very original, beautiful and has nice views.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We hadn't planned on going here but are we glad we did. What a phenomenal garden of perfectly manicured topiary, sculpture as well as hanging pieces. As you wend your way through the paths, each new view offers another "Wow, look at that!" response. Part...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Heard about it a lot! Amazing place, mysterious and magical views! Could pass hours watching the cliffs. Had a good weather and wonder if during storms the views are splendid?

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

Great place for taking a walk around this exotic artistic garden, taking some sun and enoying the view from a distance of the cliffs of Etretat. The garden is full of heads which seem to emerge from the ground, all with different expressions.

Date of experience: September 2018
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October 7, 2018|
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Response from Simon P | Reviewed this property |
The road up to the gardens is very tight and the advice to park at the official site and walk or take the train is good. The climb is 340 steps, about 110 metres, so you need to be moderately fit.
June 18, 2018|
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Response from DebMac_10 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking at the top of the cliff next to the garden. There is no wheelchair access in case you need it.
November 15, 2017|
Response from greenladybourne | Reviewed this property |
I was there in October not December so I can’t answer this.
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Los Angeles
Paris Nord to Les Jardins du Roy via train? (2 Replies)
Hi there, What is the best/cheapest way to get from Paris Nord to the Les Jardins du Roy hotel in st germain? (and also back)? I will be staying a few days and prefer not to take a taxi, thank you!
April 16, 2010|
Response from3CONILS|
is this the hotel you are talking about? Hôtel Les Jardins Du Roy Appart-Hotel 5, rue Buffon 75005 Paris - Metro : Gare d’Austerlitz If so it is not in St Germain (6th) at all but on the east side of the 5th district, near Gare d'Austerlitz. The hotel is across the street from the Botanical garden, a pleasant location. From CDG: TAKE RER B direction ‘Robinson’ to ‘Gare du Nord’, then CHANGE to metro line 5 direction ‘Place d’Italie’ to ‘Gare d’Austerlitz’ a 55 minutestrip. Buy your...More
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Best way to get from Gare du Nord to Les Jardins d Eiffel (2 Replies)
We are going to Paris late August, and I am not sure what will be the best way to get to our hotel. We arrive at Gare du Nord at 13:00 on 25 Aug, and both of us will have luggage. It looks like la tour Maubourg is the closes stop to our hotel. Any suggestions/advice please!
July 23, 2011|
Response fromFrancophool|
The taxi line is right outside the station on the west side. Have the address written down, pay the metered fare and €1 per bag. Maybe €20 or less. If you choose the Metro, the underground, one transfer [more steps] will be required.
Toronto, Canada
Dordogne Itinerary Help Please (18 Replies)
Hello all This is what we were thinking for our intinerary. Please let me know if this is feasible, or if there is any thing which you would change Thoughts are: 2 nights Tolouse, 1 night Lourdes, 3 nights Bergerac, 6 nights Sarlat (Can split this up if it works out better) Leaving from Brive to go to Paris. Thinking to Rent a car from Toulouse to Brive, Hotel Activities Sat 07-Jul Toulouse Sun 08-Jul Tolouse Mon 09-Jul Lourdes Tue 10-Jul Bergerac Lourdes to Bergerac,...More
June 05, 2018|
Response fromphirhon|
It looks fine. I would think you could do more in the Bergerac region than you have planned. Perhaps after Monbazillac and the chateau , you could do a small loop on to the pretty village of Issigeac and maybe Eymet or Allemans du Dropt ( the church here has some lovely frescoes ). Unless you are really into wine, I would not think you need a whole day wine tasting in Bergerac. The days will be long so you will get a lot done in one day. Bergerac to Sarlat is not a great distance so I would...More