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Jardins des Martels

Lieu Dit les Martels, 81500 Giroussens, France
+33 5 63 41 61 42
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Wonderful land

One of the nicest garden I have ever visited; best time is when lotus are flowered but there many... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Exotic, colourful and enjoyable

We really enjoyed a peaceful stroll around this beautiful garden.There was lots to look and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
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The garden of Les Martels is a floral garden of 35.000m2, situated 30km North of Toulouse (in Giroussens, in the Tarn). This garden ranks among the most beautiful French gardens. There, you will find gardens of all types, an exotic and aquatic glasshouse, a panoramic viewpoint, a banana plantation and a mini farm, the whole area sheltering more than 2500 different varieties of plants. This garden has been conceived for everyone’s pleasure.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Lieu Dit les Martels, 81500 Giroussens, France
+33 5 63 41 61 42
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

One of the nicest garden I have ever visited; best time is when lotus are flowered but there many places with interesting trees and plants

Thank johnplayers60
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We really enjoyed a peaceful stroll around this beautiful garden.There was lots to look and something to suit everyone. We really enjoyed the extensive herbaceous borders set along the canal as you enter the garden and were surprised at how much else there was to...More

Thank TimandJuliet
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Attractive gardens with lovely water features, including some fabulous lotuses. We found 1.5 hours long enough to walk around the whole garden - but it would be easy to spend longer there as there are lots of places to sit in the shade and read...More

Thank Aquilegia_blue
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a few hours at the garden. The kids enjoyed the animals very much, and we all liked the path through the waterlillies. It was fun to spot frogs and turtles throughout the garden. We didn't do the little train, as it was hard...More

Thank pinnsvein
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A two-hour visit of a very informal garden, with beautiful ponds and places to medidate. Better to go early morning if you want to enjoy some peaceful time...Picnic tables just outside the garden. We had a lovely time!

Thank Patricia57_13
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

8€ to enter. Lots of lawned meandering paths through water gardens, dry gardens, small farm animals and past bamboo misting pond. Something beautiful at every turn. Plants on sale, not too expensive. A little cafe. You can even arrive my the narrow gauge railway from...More

Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Was recommended this place right in the Middle of "Le pays de Cocagne" in luscious century old and human modelled Occitania. Was a really nice and resting good walk through the different bushes and water ponds. Do recommend this week-end outside visit. A little "Choo...More

Thank Henri S
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I particularly loved the displays of agapanthus and the lotus blossoms. The gardens are full of variety and have some beautiful vistas and peaceful spots. Lots of inspiration and a nice selection of plants in the nursery if you want to take some home. When...More

Thank busybeeCahors
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I cannot be as neutral as I would be, since I am a non professional gardener and I am fascinated from new species and strange trees. But this place is wonderful and useful, believe me. Wonderful, as you can see from the pictures shown, becouse...More

Thank GiovanePlinio
Reviewed 5 September 2015

It is not the same as an english garden, but a very nice change after a lot of medieval towns, churches and castles. Very nice lotos flowers and maze. Recommended.

Thank Detritus68
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