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Jardin des plantes de Coutances

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Worth the visit at any time

It's maybe our most visited place in Coutances after the concert venues. Visited with different... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
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Beautiful gardens!

It is well worth spending a half hour or so strolling around these lovely, well maintained gardens... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Guichen, France
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

It's maybe our most visited place in Coutances after the concert venues. Visited with different flowers and plants in bloom it's the definitive place to relax and enjoy acacia and other aromas.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

It is well worth spending a half hour or so strolling around these lovely, well maintained gardens with fountains.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AndreaetGary
Reviewed October 19, 2017

We visited in October and thoroughly enjoyed the planting in the autumn sunshine. The gardener has a sense of humour and it is definitely worth taking time out to walk round. Good place to eat your picnic.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Every year they arrange all the plants according to a special theme. This time it was all about food. The gardeners spent a lot of reform to arrange all the flowers accordingly. Inside you find as well a little playground and a labyrinth for the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank M S
Reviewed July 24, 2017

These gardens are very near to Coutances cathedral. They are not very big but built on a slope and there are steps or a steep slope to walk down. Very colourful plants and well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jane b
Reviewed May 28, 2017

This is more of a municipal park than a garden, with typical beds of bedding plants. Not somewhere to rush back to, unless you just want a pleasant place to sit on a warm day, to rest your legs whilst out shopping.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lynda G
Reviewed May 15, 2017

A beautiful garden near the centre of town and the cathedral, lots of beautiful displays, a small museum and a maze!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ghislaine334
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

It takes 7-8 gardeners to plant everything at the beginning of the season and later just 1 gardener to maintain it all. It's incredible what this small, and later even smaller, work force achieves. When you talk to the gardener you can tell it's labour...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ClogsinFrance
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Beautiful botanical gardens with children's play area and traditional maze. Displays are changed with the seasons and ar very inventive .

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lecastel
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Centrally located close to Cathedral worth a short visit. Tends to be popular with students and office workers at lunchtime. This years theme - gardens of French regions

Date of experience: September 2016
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Becks S
August 17, 2015|
Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
Hi We cannot recal anything saying they are not allowed but on looking at the website for the garden it does say strictly only on a lead. So, should be OK.