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VERSAILLES, GIVERNY, HONFLEUR, DEAUVILLE, LES ANDELYS
Each season reveals the treasures of Monet's Garden.
In Spring, starting in April, 38,000 bulbs including 130 varieties of tulips, flower offering a feast of colors.
In Summer you can admire the famous water lilies blooming in the water garden.
In Autumn the dahlias explode with the colours which inspired Monet ...
A veritable pallet of colors : blue and pink in April, lilac and white in May, pink and purple in June, pink and red in early July ...
Structured and contemporary, this museum consists of several monochrome symmetrical squares succeeding symmetrically separated by hedges of emerald cedar and beech.
The space is divided into "areas" of warm and cool colors. The white garden is alive with the sounds of water from the nearby pond; the next is planted with aromatic plants; the following a rose garden, which is followed by areas of blue and pink that lead to the access to Western garden.
There, you reach an area which opens up providing an unprecedented view of the majestic profile of the hills of Giverny. Flowerbeds mixed with cultivated and wild plants, called "the crazy garden" cleverly transition to the poppy filled prairie beyond.
The chateau d’Aquigny is situated on a poetic site on the confluent of the Eure and Iton rivers. The site is surrounded by hills which were once planted with grape vines. Château d'Acquigny park, designed in the early 19th century by Félix Duban, is of great diversity. Its exceptionally tall trees, and artificial rivers invite you to dream before admiring the orangery, nestled against the church. In front of the orangery, there is a Mediterranean garden with citrus fruit trees as well as a 18th century kitchen garden, whose brick walls shelter big espalier pear trees, a fig tree and an Apollo laurel, whose roots go down to the channels and are thus protected against the cold.
Open weekends and public holidays, from the first Sunday of April to October from 14h to 18h.
Open daily in July and August from 14h to 19h.
Whether you are an amateur or enthusiast, Alexander Thomas invites you to discover these gardens, located near Bosc Grigneuseville Le Hard.
Often the words "confusing", "exotic" or "magical" are used by visitors to describe the scene.
April and October: Only on weekends from 2pm to 6pm
May to September: daily except Wednesday from 2pm to 7pm
The alleys leading away from the manoir provide a romantic, terribly British atmosphere.
This garden created by the Lebellegard family, dedicated to their daughter Angelica, offers a wide variety of roses and hydrangeas, perennials trees and shrubs.
Closed: Tuesdays from July
Open : 10am to 7pm
The park has been largely restored its state in the eighteenth century with :
- The french gardens "half-moon" and "Four Seasons".
- Two major perspectives axis are punctuated with a water mirror.
- An astonishing boxwood maze sit over the ruins of the medieval dungeon.
- Pleasant walkways are embellished with architectural elements such as a "cave of the Virgin".
Easter to June 30 and September every day except Tuesday from 10am to 6pm.
In July and August every day from 10am to 6pm.
The park covers an area of 12 hectares and was planted entirely by Guillaume Mallet in valley oriented towards the sea.
The acidic nature of the soil, exceptional in Pays de Caux, has allowed the introduction of many rare species, in total contrast with the native vegetation (Himalayan Rhododendrons, Azaleas China, Eucryphias Chile, Japan Maples ...). The latter, sometimes reach impressive sizes, for example : rhododendrons up to 10 meters in height.
Ticket from 10am to 12am and from 2pm to 6pm.
Visit - walking from 10am to 8pm without interruption
The owner of the castle, Jacques Garcia, in collaboration with Patrick Pottier, decided to create a contemporary work taking its source in Antiquity and in the philosophy of humanity.
This choice is illustrated by the symbolic seven degrees of creation. These degrees range from the material universe symbolized by the main building to the immaterial universe.
This site contains over 100 acres of beautiful gardens arranged with thickets, French gardens, boxwood embroidery, ponds, terraces, greenery stairs, fountains, sculptures and monuments both ancient and modern.
This is a collection of about 2,000 trees. Created in 1833, this park ranks among the largest in France.
The Arboretum collection with 500 species on 27 acres, provides a snapshot of the biggest European forests. The association of native and exotic species offers the perfect place for botanical discovery and large area for walking.
March 01 to June 15 from 2pm to 6pm closed on Tuesdays.
June 16 to September 14 from 10:30 to 18:30 every day.
Sept. 15 to Nov. 15 from 2pm to 6pm closed on Tuesdays.
It is a small private garden almost completely unknown to the public, but deserves an ample visit as his style is original and has been the inspiration for many gardeners.
Everything has been done to maintain interest throughout the seasons, especially in winter, through the creation of topiary forms with varied and foliage with many shades of green, accented by large low plantings of colored blooms.
A truly magical garden throughout the year.
This is a park containing : an English garden (perennials and shrubs), a rose garden, and a very original contemporary garden designed on the theme of Heaven and Hell
It is symbolized by a garden of thorns to represent Hell, a rose garden and an alley lined with yew to represent Purgatory, and a Garden of Eden with a superb collection of thornless roses.
Grasses (miscanthus, grass diamonds, Pennisetum including the great orientalis) were planted first.
They are the backbone of the space. Asters are of course very present (many ericoides and cordifolius with a cosmos of tiny flowers). Alongside them, giant cimicifugas and Helianthus 'Monarch' of polygonum (p.orientale)perfume the garden in September
Your senses will be awakened by the colors, shapes perspective and visual poetry which will quickly possess your thoughts. This is a series of themed gardens in the style of the eighteenth century and Napoleonic Empire, alternating between hedges and flowers, a cloister of old roses, berry gardens, a maze, thickets and an orangery. This combination offers a contemporary interpretation that combines sensuality, humanist philosophy, humor and botany. Trimona or Torch Lily, Lunaira, red Spinach and the Japanese Raisin tree will enchante you.
On natural site at the edge of the forest of Lyons, in the heart of the Valley of the Andelle river the Vascoeuil Castle park of the castle (5 hectares), with its formal gardens, alleys and mazes in beech becomes a true "open gallery". More than 50 sculptures in bronze and marbles, plus many ceramics and mosaics of the greatest contemporary artists are on display along the alley ways and strategically placed in the waterfalls of Crevon.
After the war, Princess Sturdza acquired this property and undertook the rehabilitation of the park, creating one of the most beautiful and stunning gardens of France and Europe.
The nine hectares garden, designed and calculated to the nearest centimeter, well protected from the wind by a hedge of cypress, birch and willow, includes 10,000 species of plants and is magical in every season, making it a garden "unique "in the world!