To see is to fall in love with the Côte d’Azur! > The gardens of Menton
|JARDINS DU PALAIS CARNOLES - MENTON|
The largest collection of citrus trees in Europe.
|JARDIN DES COLOMBIERES (jardin privé) - MENTON|
Designed by the painter-novelist Ferdinand Bac, this garden is planned out like a voyage around the Mediterranean. It mainly contains cypress and olive trees.
|JARDIN BOTANIQUE DU VAL RAHMEH - MENTON|
An "annex" of the National Museum of Natural History, this garden proposes a tour of the world of botany. It boasts the only specimen of the Sophora Toromiro, the mythical tree of Easter Island.
|FONTANA ROSA, LE JARDIN DES ROMANCIERS - MENTON|
Also classified as an historic site, this amazing garden with its Spanish-style ceramics was designed in the 'twenties by novelist Vicente Blasco-Ibañez.
|JARDIN DE LA SERRE DE LA MADONE - MENTON|
Classified as an historic site, this garden was laid out between 1919 and 1939 by the renowned landscape-gardener Lawrence Johnstone, creator of Hidcote Manor. Terraces, rockeries, pergolas, ponds and ...
|LA CITRONNERAIE (jardin privé) - MENTON|
La Citronneraie is located on the slopes of the Annonciade, the cradle of Menton, halfway up. At an altitude of 120 m., it faces S/E towards the rising sun, meaning it is the perfect spot for growing ...
|CLOS DU PEYRONNET (jardin privé) - MENTON|
Laid out by Humphrey Waterfield, these gardens blend colour and movement by means of a "water stairways" composed of successive ponds.
|JARDIN DE MARIA SERENA - MENTON|
The most temperate garden in all France. Tropical and sub-tropical plants were acclimatized here in a garden of 3.75 acres, including an important collection of palm-trees and cycas.