Jardin du Gros Cailloux

Jardin du Gros Cailloux
On March 30, 2020

The Jardin des Curiosités is a belvedere over the city of Lyon, a local garden designed by a multidisciplinary team including an artist.


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The Jardin des Curiosités is a belvedere over the city of Lyon, a local garden designed by a multidisciplinary team including an artist. As part of a cooperation agreement between Montreal and Lyon, two spaces, inspired by American pocket gardens, have been created by designers from across the Atlantic in densely populated areas. Located on Fourvière Hill, in an area declared a World Heritage Site, the Belvedere garden developed by our team on the theme of crossroads looks out over Lyon and evokes memories of Montreal or reverie.


Jardin Rosa Mir

Jardin Rosa Mir
On March 30, 2020

A little gem, well-known among lovers of original spots in the city, the Rosa Mir garden amazes and delights visitors who venture there. 


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A little gem, well-known among lovers of original spots in the city, the Rosa Mir garden amazes and delights visitors who venture there. In an inner courtyard, just off the Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse, Jules Senis, a bricklayer by trade and refugee of the Spanish Civil War, created an extraordinary place, which he dedicated to his mother – Rosa Mir.

In a style that would have made French postman Ferdinand Cheval (creator of Le Palais Idéal) proud, in 1958 he began gathering shells and stones to transform an ordinary courtyard into an extraordinary garden, dotted with exuberant window boxes, stone frescoes and other wonders… The Croix-Rousse still has plenty of surprises left to discover! 


The Brest National Botanical Conservatory

The Brest National Botanical Conservatory
On March 25, 2020

In the heart of the Stang-Alar valley, just a short walk from the town centre, the Brest National Botanical Conservatory has been working to protect threatened plant species for 40 years.


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In the heart of the Stang-Alar valley, just a short walk from the town centre, the Brest National Botanical Conservatory has been working to protect threatened plant species for 40 years. As you pass through its garden or tropical glass-houses, you’re taking a world tour of endangered plant species: heathers, bamboos, sequoias, eucalyptus, hibiscus, tree ferns and many more. From Armorica to America, from Mauritius to the Canaries, this centre of science and relaxation tells the story and displays the fragile beauty of the plant kingdom throughout the seasons.


The Georges Delaselle Garden

The Georges Delaselle Garden
On March 25, 2020

On the Isle of Batz, the Georges Delasselle Garden takes you around the world. This garden was laid out in 1897 by Georges Delaselle, a Parisian businessman with a passion for exotic species that he planted over a period of 40 years.


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On the Isle of Batz, the Georges Delasselle Garden takes you around the world. This garden was laid out in 1897 by Georges Delaselle, a Parisian businessman with a passion for exotic species that he planted over a period of 40 years. It gives pride of place to summer-flowering plants that remind you of faraway places.

There are 2,000 species, representing all the continents, with plants from California, Australia, Chile or South Africa growing side by side with natives of other foreign lands. It’s definitely a change of scene!


D'Atmosphère du Petit-Bordeaux Garden

D'Atmosphère du Petit-Bordeaux Garden
On March 23, 2020

This garden which covers 1.5 hectares was started in 1987 and is a wonderful mature garden.


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This garden which covers 1.5 hectares was started in 1987 and is a wonderful mature garden. Full of trees underplanted with hydrangeas, day lillies, hostas, ancient roses, acers and dogwoods amongst lots lots more. The garden is focused around a beautiful rather périgordien looking house. Every season has its own interest and two large ponds provide focal points in the garden.


Arboretum National des Barres

Arboretum National des Barres
On March 23, 2020

The Arboretum des Barres is near Montagris in Central France. 


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The Arboretum des Barres is near Montagris in Central France. The Arboretum des Barres was begun in 1873 and covers 35 hectares. It is divided into three magnificent collections each with a walk around the collection ensuring that you see the best of the plants. It is classified as one of the "Remarkable Gardens" of France.


The Platans

The Platans
On March 23, 2020

Right across the astonishing Place des Quinconces, enjoy walking under the platans in this mini forest.


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Right across the astonishing Place des Quinconces, enjoy walking under the platans in this mini forest. A great place to walk by during the day, it gets lit up at night to make this place even more magical.


Jardin des Lumières

Jardin des Lumières
On March 23, 2020

On either side of the mirror of water, Place de la Bourse, two large spaces are laid out with low plantings to clear the view


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On either side of the mirror of water, Place de la Bourse, two large spaces are laid out with low plantings to clear the view: le Jardin des Lumières.  With its 33,000 plants, it offers a wonderful botanical show all year round. Pedestrian walkways and landscaped squares make it a charming place to stroll around. 


Jardin Public

Jardin Public
On March 23, 2020

Pay a visit to the Jardin Public, the most famous park in Bordeaux.


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Pay a visit to the Jardin Public, the most famous park in Bordeaux. Very close to the city center, it is the perfect place to organize a picnic, jog, or take a nap very close to the city. Those who don’t have time to prepare a picnic but still want to enjoy the view, go to l’Orangerie, the in-garden restaurant for breakfast or lunch while enjoying the spectacular view.


Celine and Marie - I also want to let you know how thankful I am to have partners like you in this trying time – last week has been the hardest since I got into the travel business 5+ years ago. We can only hope that the fear from this virus subsides and that people continue to travel. It is a resilient business!

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