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Address: Varetz, France
Phone Number: +33 5 55 86 75 35
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Beautiful place to spend a sunny day

A beautiful garden in which to walk around, great maze, season events, possibility to bring in a picnic. And it's even better if you know anything of the author Colette!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2016
mkharr1
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Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Newly founded garden linked to the writer Colette, this is really great for children with an educational maze and many games and activities. It is peaceful but for any adult interested in gardens it is a disappointment and the connection to Colette is a bit artificial.

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Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

A beautiful garden in which to walk around, great maze, season events, possibility to bring in a picnic. And it's even better if you know anything of the author Colette!

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Thank mkharr1
Grono, Switzerland
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

These gardens, which are based on 5 areas of France where Colette lived are a delight. We didn't have time to try the labyrinth, but from a vantage point above it we could see that this is clearly a wonderful place to take children.

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Corrèze, Limousin, France
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Wander round and look at plants and shrubs. Personally? I'd rather wander round the abundant woodland of Correze and see what's real for free. :-)

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JardinsdeColette, Directrice des jardins at Les Jardins de Colette, responded to this review

These gardens were created to pay homage to the French Writer Colette, it is a thematic garden and so it’s really different from a forest. The important point is that you are like Colette because you love nature. We are sorry to learn that you don’t appreciate the original concept of these gardens. Looking forward to seeing you again in... More 

Rochdale, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A pleasant way to spend an hour or so, longer if you attempt the maze. Friendly staff and an interesting history of Collete

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

You cannot fault the dedication and enthusiasm of the staff here. I first came in 2007 just after the gardens had opened, and it was very pleasant and relaxing then. Since that visit, the garden itself has developed, and now puts on an interesting display that makes it a relaxing place to visit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

These gardens are new, but even in their young state are impressive and pleasant.

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