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Conceived by Gilles Clément, and property of the Conservatoire du littoral (Coastal Protection Agency), the Mediterranean Garden is an invitation to travel through Mediterranean landscapes across the world (South Africa, Australia, California...more
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Domaine du Rayol 7 avenue des Belges, 83820 Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, France
The gardens are worth a visit at any time, but this weekend in particular (and the 1st weekend of each October). Each year they invite specialist growers of Mediterranean plants from around France to display and sell the results of their hard work.
If you are visiting the Cote-d-Azur this is a very good option to get away from the crowded beaches and submerge yourself in Nature.
The park is grown in an old villa property and has 3 major buildings:
- the main entrance were you buy...More
Weeds weeds weeds: flowering, but weeds several interesting plants but mostly unkempt. coffee at 10:00 only if you set up your own table because the rest is already reserved for lunch! Definitely not recommended!
Domaine Du Rayol in Cote D'Azur French Riviera Provence Alpes France is a naturalized park, I have noticed a trend in European parks in general let nature be. We stress over every little weedin North America fighting a battle we can no longer win. Clover...More
What a dreadful place. Weeds everywhere and very neglected. Signposting is poor. If it was good in the past ,it was a very long time ago. Lots of dead plants. If anyone was thinking of going I would think twice if I were you. I...More
Nice place to visit but they gave no warning that their cafe was closed to paying visitors, but was open to a private group who had wonderful food and drink. We had to leave at lunchtime to walk 10 minutes to the village to get...More
The setting is unique, one of the most beautiful stretches of coasts at the Cote Azur, the idea behind the garden with plants from all continents is great. Unfortunately, the villa and also the park are owned by a state organization and my impression was...More
We thought €11 each was a bit steep just for gardens but it is worth it. It can be hot walking round and it is quite a long way, sensible shoes needed. There is a route for wheelchairs but access to some of the interesting...More