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Jardin de l'abbaye de Valsaintes

Park and garden ,  Park ,  Botanical gardens in Simiane-la-Rotonde

  • 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
    Gregorian chant
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • Isolated
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Services
  • Arrangement
    Room Salle : Philanthropia (120 m2)
  • Activities
    • Concerts
    • Botanic walk
  • Equipment
    • Picnic area
    • Car park
    • Restaurant
    • Activities room
    • Screening room
    • Meeting room
    • Parking nearby
    • bus parking
  • Services
    • Animals accepted
    • Educational visits
    • Coach access
    • Room hire
    • Boutique
    • Tourist brochures
    • Restaurant
    • Guided tours
    • Seminar
Rates

Payment methods

  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • From February 6, 2021 to December 15, 2021
  • Standard rate - adult full price
    7 €

    • Annual

  • Reduce rate
    3.50 €

    • Annual

  • Child rate
    3.50 €

    • Annual

Openings
  • From February 6, 2021
    until March 31, 2021
  • From April 1, 2021
    until April 30, 2021
  • From May 1, 2021
    until September 30, 2021
  • From October 1, 2021
    until October 31, 2021
  • From November 1, 2021
    until December 15, 2021
  • Wednesday
    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
  • Mercredi, Vendredi, Samedi, Dimanche : 13h30 à 17h Visite guidée à 15h
  • 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
  • Lundi, Mardi, Mercredi, Jeudi, Vendredi, Samedi, Dimanche : 13h30 à 18h Visite guidée à 15h
  • Monday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Lundi, Mardi, Mercredi, Jeudi, Vendredi, Samedi, Dimanche : 10h30 à 19h
  • 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
  • Lundi, Mardi, Mercredi, Jeudi, Vendredi, Samedi, Dimanche : 13h30 à 18h Visite guidée à 15h
  • Wednesday
    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
  • Mercredi, Vendredi, Samedi, Dimanche : 13h30 à 17h Visite guidée à 15h