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Thuret Garden (Jardin Thuret )

62, boulevard du Cap, 06606, Antibes, France
+33 4 93 67 88 66
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A nice historical botanical garden

This botanical garden is not exceptional in itself. But it is really an historical place. The villa... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jprozelot
,
Grasse, France
a garden full of unusual and surprising trees and plants

We always visit this special garden which is near where we stay on Cap d'Antibes. It dates back to... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Mal D
,
Pickering, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“A nice historical botanical garden”
23 May 2017
“a garden full of unusual and surprising trees and plants”
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62, boulevard du Cap, 06606, Antibes, France
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+33 4 93 67 88 66
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This botanical garden is not exceptional in itself. But it is really an historical place. The villa was bought by a rich diplomat in 1856, G.A. Thuret who decided to convert the place in an English countryside. The place was for a long time a...More

Thank jprozelot
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We always visit this special garden which is near where we stay on Cap d'Antibes. It dates back to the 19th century and now, as then, is devoted to the growing and conservation of species from around the world. It has an excellent position and...More

Thank Mal D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I walked here from the Old Town area of Antibes. It is in a residential area and easy to find, although you have to go past what appears to be the main entrance and enter from a side street. In late March there were no...More

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

So it's free, which is good. But in terms of quality as a botanic garden, its location some distance away from Antibes towards Cap d'Antibes means that you just expect more from it. If it was located more centrally, it would feel like a nice...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 20 August 2016

After a long walk from old town Antibes, I was disappointed with Jardin Thuret. The garden was very dry and there was no colours. There were some big trees with scrubby undergrowth. All in all disappointing visit.

Thank RiverstoneLodg
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stay with friends who live close to this garden, so often visit and enjoy the wide variety of vegetation. As well as being a garden that the public may visit for free during the week (closed weekends), it is also a research site and...More

Thank Mal D
Reviewed 18 April 2016

If you know your trees and their latin names you will enjoy this garden a lot, and its heritage. Otherwise it has the air of a pleasant but slightly neglected garden, which you can wander around in about twenty minutes. It is free to get...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 12 October 2015

If you like trees this is the place for you. There's not much else apart from large shrubs - little colour and no facilities. My wife and I were able to spend about fifteen minutes walking round the garden, not quite as long as it...More

Thank MrMB53
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Very interesting to have such good marking of the names of the types of tree,but wear stout footwear as the paths are quite stoney

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is a very uncommercial but fascinating garden particularly if your interest is trees and trees from the Southern hemisphere in particular. The founder, GustaveThuret ,grew here the first eucalyptus on the Cote d'Azur followed by 3000 species of tender woody plants. Some of the...More

1  Thank NICHOLAS M
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