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Pleasantly shady on a very hot day

We found this botanical gardens a lot more interesting than we expected. It is very well laid-out... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Andrew W
Hertfordshire, UK
Quite superb

We drove to La Bambouseraie, passing through Anduze first, and the direction signs are not as clear... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Sussex, UK
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As you enter this unique world you will be struck by the immensity around you. Between natural light and shape, sequoias and giant bamboos rise majestically to form a royal alleyway. Nature becomes a cathedral, with a towering 40m oak and 35m...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
552 rue de Montsauve | Domaine de Prafrance, 30140 Generargues, Anduze, France
+33 4 66 61 70 47
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

We found this botanical gardens a lot more interesting than we expected. It is very well laid-out and all the different varieties of trees and plants are clearly labeled.There are a lot of different gardens to explore - the dragon valley and the pond garden...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We drove to La Bambouseraie, passing through Anduze first, and the direction signs are not as clear as they might be. A sharp left turn immediately after the town bridge caught us out. The next challenge was to find a car park. It was a...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

This was a great experience, and a thoroughly enjoyable visit. Who'd have thought that so much bamboo could be interesting? The gardens are really well laid out and looked after. There are lots of things to see and, even if your children don't sound the...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I recommend Bambouseraie to anyone looking for a relaxed time in a beautiful park. For this region especially it’s one of the best attractions. There are many different corners to discover and even if it‘s packed on a hot summer‘s day, the visitors distribute well...More

Thank SonjaF800
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We hadn't expected to enjoy this as much as we did ! 4km of walking through so many different species of bamboo...giant redwoods, giant magnolia tree to name just a couple. Water gardens, a maze, dragon valley, bonsai etc etc etc....so much to see and...More

Thank k34310
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful and we'll maintained gardens I have ever visited. It does not only offer a wonderful view on a large amount of bamboo species, but also has got a nice collection of tropical flowers. Only downside is that the...More

Thank Frankstertrip
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This is a beautiful garden which provided shade on such a hot day. The towering bamboos are stunning as are all the other plant varieties growing. The Laotian village is fascinating and the paths winding their way between the exhibits are well laid out. Beware...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit to see the various types of bamboo and the Japanese style garden . Well laid out with plenty of shade . Worth dropping in for an hour or so if you are in the area

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off on the steam train ride from Anduze, as part of a planned day out (got back on the train afterwards - seperate review of that). This is an arboretum for bamboo (though it's a grass, not a tree) and it has other...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Stunning place to go to, everyone enjoyed the walk round from the 60 year olds to the 17 year old with us, fascinating place, had interactive bits and the gardens where stunning

Thank Shona M
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Hi, you can catch a bus 'EDGARD' bus compagny, busline 81 from the trainstation of Ales. It's a 10km long trip.
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You can just show up no need to pre book.
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Yes, you can but your dog has to be kept leash there
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