30 Botanical Gardens in France that you should visit - With photos & details

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30 Botanical Gardens to explore in France

France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones with a total of 12 time zones. France has long been a global center of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the leading tourist destination, receiving around 83 million foreign visitors annually.

Prébendes d'Oé GardenRue Roger Salengro, 37000 Tours, France

The Jardin des Prébendes d'Oé is a public garden, located in the heart of Tours, created in 1872 by the Bühler brothers. Placed between rue des Prébendes, rue Roger Salengro, rue Lakanal, and rue du Boisdenier, it is an English-style garden that offers a beautiful diversity of trees and flowers, with two bandstands and statues. of writers from Tours such as Pierre de Ronsard that of Jean-Baptiste Marie Meusnier de La Place and then Honorat de Bueil de Racan.

State garden9 Rue Malartic, Saint-Denis 97400, Réunion

The Jardin de l'État, formerly known as the Jardin du Roy, is a historic botanical garden on the island of Réunion.The garden is home to a natural history museum. The garden was built from 1767 to 1773.

Terra BotanicaRoute d'Épinard, 49000 Angers, France

Terra Botanica is a botanical and theme park in Europe devoted to plant life. It comprises of 275,000 plants, and entertainments activiteis (4D films, interactive games, crossing a bamboo forest, ascending into the treetops). The park offers a whole new access to the world of plants, taking the tourist on an amazing journey of fun and learning.

The Bamboo Cevennes552 Montsauve, 30140 Générargues, France

Bambouseraie en Cévennes is the perfect place to bond with nature. A uniquely special botanical gardens with over 1,000 varieties of bamboo, rare flowers, and remarkable trees and plants, offering visitors a magical and completely unexpected break in the Cévennes. It was ranked as one of France’s most beautiful gardens.

The Gardens of Eyrignac ManorEyrignac, 24590 Salignac-Eyvigues, France

A 17th-century manor house which was located at  Salignac-Eyvigues.  The castle was surrounded by a Italian Renaissance garden and an elaborate topiary garden which gives a greenish shade to the castle which is set on the top of a hill. The castle and the garden is a good example for the ancient living style and the garden is listed by the Committee of Parks and Gardens of the French Ministry of Culture as one of the Notable Gardens of France.

The Marqueyssac gardensLes Jardins de Marqueyssac, 24220 Vezac, France

The garden of Marqueyssac is one of the finest achievements in the history of French gardens.  It consists of six kilometers of shaded alleys, edged by 150,000 had pruned, hundred-year-old box trees.  This garden was set on a rocky spur which overlooking the Dordogne valley.  This immaculately maintained garden was developed around a traditional 17th-century chateau and offer a befitting belvedere balcony from where visitors can enjoy glorious views of the Dordogne Valley 130 meters below.

Trocadéro GardensPlace du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris, France

An open space that has a spectacular garden and provides exceptional views of the Eiffel Tower across the River Seine located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. This space was built for the 1937 World’s Fair in Paris, the gardens align perfectly with the base of the Eiffel Tower. Today this beautiful space plays a role in popular seasonal events throughout the year. There are also fountains and an array of sculptures and so more to see.

Tuileries GardenPlace de la Concorde, 75001 Paris, France

A famous public garden which was located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France. The Tuileries Gardens take their name from the tile factories which previously stood on the site where Queen Catherine de Medici built the Palais des Tuileries in 1564. it's now a great place for a walk that is much-loved by Parisians and passing visitors, and a marvellous example of the French formal garden.

Valloires AbbeyD192 Lieu dit Valloires, 80120 Argoules, France

A beautiful and majestic abbey which was located in Argoules in the green valley of Authie. It was built in the 12th century. The surroundings of this abbey were very beautifully maintained with no fewer than 5,000 varieties of plants and shrubs. In August, the abbey hosts an international chamber music festival, the Valloires festival. One of the mice location which is famous among all type of peoples.

Zoo and Botanical Garden of BranféréParc animalier et botanique & Parcabout de Branféré, 56190 Le Guerno, France

A 35-hectare zoo and botanical garden located in Le Guerno, Morbihan, Brittany, France. The park is open daily except in the winter season. The animals are freely roaming around the zoo and there is also a beautiful botanical garden too. There are so many varieties of wildlife living freely inside this zoo. There are so many rare species and also it gives information about the vast wildlife.