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Jardin des plantes de Coutances

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Address: 50200 Coutances, France
Phone Number: 02 33 19 08 10
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Little gem

Good to break up shopping or sight-seeing in this central park. The flower beds change with each season with a different theme. There is also one of those self-cleaning toilets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good to break up shopping or sight-seeing in this central park. The flower beds change with each season with a different theme. There is also one of those self-cleaning toilets available (including disabled access). Worth a visit.

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Thank DowdPD
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A peaceful setting in which to enjoy a takeaway lunch from town and to admire the latest themed gardens - this summer it is bikes and cycling reflecting the Tour passing this way in July.

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Thank VisitorfromBerks
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This garden is in the centre of Coutances and yet is an oasis of calm and charm. There is always a theme for the year, which changes after Jazz Sous Le Pommiers ( around May ). An obviously busy team of gardeners keep the area tidy,vibrant and changing over the year. A real pleasure for the senses.

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Thank Stevie M
Street, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

These gardens just off the main square are beautiful. Stunning flower displays, fountains and some slightly whacky, typically French modern art works. Half an hour well spent.

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Thank Phil R
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Nothing much to say about this garden apart thank god it's free. Not much happening, not much to see, no plant signage, no tables, lacks of colours.... Boring! You are in and out in five minutes

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Thank Franck-Tobias
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

What a little gem. Floodlit at night with music speakers in the bushes. A delightful stroll after dinner.

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Thank Stuart B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A nice place to spend a few hours wandering round and contemplating life. Quiet, clean and well maintained.

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Thank Timbo02
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This garden, right in the heart of the town of Coutances, Normandy, is a real treasure. The planting is outstanding and the theme changes every year, this year is 'power' . This ranges from designs for wind power, solar, fuel, oil, gas etc. and also boasts a working windmill, the sails go round! The borders are full of mixed perennials... More 

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Thank Jennifer B
London
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Carefully laid out, and some lovely plantings. Every time I come to Coutances I make a beeline for the garden

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Caen, France
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137 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Amazing displays, obviously lovingly done. Worth a visit and when you do you'll probably stay for quite a while.

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