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Jardin de l'abbaye de Valsaintes

Park and garden ,  Park ,  Botanical gardens in Simiane-la-Rotonde
From :  7 Full-fare
  • A timeless stroll…in a garden like no other!
    Visit the church and the garden "remarkable" composed of more than 550 varieties of roses, a dry garden and a vegetable garden in permaculture. Guided tours of the garden / history and Gregorian chant

  • At 600m above sea level, in the center of a vast natural cup called from the highest antiquity "Valley of Absinthe" dominates a sacred land from Prehistory to the present day. On this sandstone promontory runs the Cistercian Abbey of Valsaintes in which monks lived from the twelfth century until the French Revolution. All around a unique garden flourishes with the label "Jardin Remarquable" awarded by the French Ministry of Culture.
    At the rhythm of the terraces, you can stroll among rich...
    At 600m above sea level, in the center of a vast natural cup called from the highest antiquity "Valley of Absinthe" dominates a sacred land from Prehistory to the present day. On this sandstone promontory runs the Cistercian Abbey of Valsaintes in which monks lived from the twelfth century until the French Revolution. All around a unique garden flourishes with the label "Jardin Remarquable" awarded by the French Ministry of Culture.
    At the rhythm of the terraces, you can stroll among rich floral spaces of 550 varieties of roses associated with a spontaneous or introduced flora. You will walk on "The Way of the Roses" chronological journey of the history of the rose. You will meet a dry garden with 350 species and varieties of plants adapted to drought and cold and a vegetable garden in permaculture. The abbey church of the seventeenth, fully restored, can be visited at the turn of the garden.
    We offer several formulas to discover the garden (program on our website):
    Historical and garden guided tours
    Theme day: dry garden, permaculture etc.
    Internships: gardening
    Children's entertainment (Wednesdays out of season) July August every day except Sunday.
    From Wednesday to Sunday : guided tour at 3 pm.
    Gregorian chant in the church.
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Isolated
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Arrangement
    Room (120 m2)
  • Accessibility
    • Doors >=77 cm wide
    • Incline >5% but reasonable
    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
    • Absence of protrusions > 2 cm
    • Absence of steps
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building partially accessible
  • Activities
    • Botanic walk
    • Concerts
  • Equipment
    • Screening room
    • Parking nearby
    • Restaurant
    • Meeting room
    • Picnic area
    • Activities room
    • Car park
    • bus parking
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
    • Room hire
    • Boutique
    • Tourist brochures
    • Restaurant
    • Guided tours
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar
Rates
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • From February 5, 2022 to December 16, 2022
  • From February 9, 2023 to February 28, 2023
  • From March 1, 2023 to April 30, 2023
  • From May 1, 2023 to May 17, 2023
  • From May 19, 2023 to June 4, 2023
  • From June 5, 2023 to August 31, 2023
  • From September 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023
  • From November 1, 2023 to December 16, 2023
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    8 €
  • Reduce rate
    4 €
  • Child rate
    4 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €
  • Child rate
    3.50 €
  • Adult group
    5 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €
  • Child rate
    3.50 €
  • Adult group
    5 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €
  • Child rate
    3.50 €
  • Adult group
    5 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    10 €
  • Reduce rate
    5 €
  • Child rate
    5 €
  • Adult group
    7 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €
  • Child rate
    3.50 €
  • Adult group
    5 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €
  • Child rate
    3.50 €
  • Adult group
    5 €
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €
  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €
  • Child rate
    3.50 €
  • Adult group
    5 €
Openings
  • From October 1, 2022
    until October 31, 2022
  • From November 2, 2022
    until December 16, 2022
  • From February 9, 2023
    until February 28, 2023
  • From March 1, 2023
    until April 30, 2023
  • From May 1, 2023
    until May 17, 2023
  • From May 19, 2023
    until June 4, 2023
  • From June 5, 2023
    until August 31, 2023
  • From September 1, 2023
    until October 31, 2023
  • From November 1, 2023
    until December 16, 2023
  • Monday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    Closed
    -
  • Thursday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    Closed
    -
  • Wednesday
    Closed
    -
  • Thursday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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