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Facing the sea, the exotic botanical garden has a subtropical microclimate unique in France. The temperature annual average 17°C. Experiment garden, greenhouse with rare plants, it houses beautiful collections of palm trees, bamboos, citrus-fruit...more
All reviews beautiful garden exotic plants lily pond different areas great variety insect repellent at lunchtime audio guide well maintained gardens hotel napoleon water lilies local garden shady paths the main road small area spent almost town centre
This garden is so unique and tranquil. When you enter the garden, you walk along a path surrounded by palms and flowers. After a few meters, you will see a building where you will get a ticket, you will find toilets and a souvenirs shop,...More
Even tought im not usually fascinated by flowers and trees in general , it was a great surprise.
The garden contains a huge variety of many plants wich are set out by regions ; ; surrounded by trees with a wonderful view on the sea...More
We took train from Nice to Menton and climbed up the Cemetery waking along the adjoining road to these gardens that easily match Kew Gardens in London for their exotica
The gardens can also be approached from the Menton shoreline.
However a word of warning...More
I think this is a good value for money excursion if you are in Menton or surrounding areas. It is a short walk from the town - someone suggested 30-40 minutes but it took us 27 minutes by going through the tunnel under the old...More
We went early in the morning and followed the dedicated route around this fantastic botanic garden. It is well worth hiring the audio guide (1 euro) as it gives you so much added information about the plants and trees. The garden closes for lunch so...More
We visited Menton for the day on the train from Sanremo. The gardens are probably about a 30/40 minute walk from the town centre - simply follow the coast and then the signs to the gardens. Quite an uphill walk from the sign and don't...More
This botanical garden is so beautiful. Let's start at the beginning. It is located in Menton, France. You can reach it by bus number 1 from the big bus station. From the station you have to go up an hill for a little while and...More
Aside from the garden at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on Cap Ferrat, we think these are the most beautiful gardens open to the general public in this part of the Riviera. They are magnificently maintained, offering enormous variety, easy to follow pathways, and an...More