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Parc Emmanuel Liais

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Address: Rue de la Bucaille, 50100, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
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Lovely Place To Spend Half A Day.

We discovered this place by chance. We took a ride on the small road train and part of the ride was a circuit of the lovely gardens. It looked so nice that we returned on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this place by chance. We took a ride on the small road train and part of the ride was a circuit of the lovely gardens. It looked so nice that we returned on the Wednesday of our visit to Cherbourg. This was fortuitous as it turns out Wednesday is free entry to the Museum. The gardens are lovely... More 

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Normandy, France
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344 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The park is very small (you can walk it in 15 minutes), but not only is it very well designed but it's also very well maintained. There a big green house with lots of exotic plants and trees, fountains and small ponds. Very restful.

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Thank Dutch-Mikey
San Carlos, Mexico
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39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Its not too big, good for family, easy to explore and it will be enough for a visit after breakfast in the morning :)

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Thank Luis S
Wareham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This little park is a bit off the beaten track, and the Cherbourg streets here are laid out at odd angles. However, once found it is quite intriguing, with room for children to play. It was a damp but sunny October day, wet underfoot and everything had a slightly forlorn air but there is a huge range of plants and... More 

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Thank Robert M
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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697 reviews
190 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have visited Cherbourg many times, I had read about these gardens and we went out of our way to find them. They were beautiful on a dull day and must be even better in the sunshine. Unfortunately it was late in the day and the museum was just closing. We will return. There is a small charge to go... More 

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Thank Linda H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A green gem in a busy port. We took a picnic breakfast, as did others, and sat and absorbed the tranquillity. A great way to start our day!

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Thank bornfi
Paris, France
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A small beauuuuutiful park with a myriad of plants and amazing old trees which belonged to a former mayor of Cherbourg. A 10-minute walk from the pont tournant.

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Thank AnnaCheLive
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Cherbourg is a lovely little town but there is very little out of the ordinary to see as a tourist. However Parc Emmanuel Liais is a really pleasant little oasis in the centre of the town and is easily missed. I was lucky enough to be there when the rhododendrons were in full bloom and really enjoyed the peaceful seclusion... More 

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Thank PhilipM817
Poole, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

It's like travelling back to a Victorian eccentric's parlour and study, several times over. There are archaeological exhibits from almost every continent, and hundreds of stuffed and preserved animals from many countries too. Fascinating.

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Treasure Island, Florida
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406 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

After walking up the mountain to see Roule Mountain, it was very relaxing to take a walk in the park. It was a lot bigger than expected and we spent 45 minutes enjoying it. The flowers, birds and ponds were well maintained and very beautiful. Its worth a few minutes and its free.

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