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Parks and gardens

Normandy's parks and gardens located in Calvados

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Enjoy a breath of fresh air with the family, in one of the gardens of Calvados.


Calvados is a quintessentially natural environment where many splendid gardens unfold: gardening enthusiasts are sure to adore!

Loving nature, plants and flowers does not simply consist in visiting the odd garden.
You can also discover the fauna and flora of Calvados in an original way, thanks to a range of accommodation options offering splendid gardens.

Whether you choose a town or country location, Calvados offers nature's best in all locations and a vast range of gardens to visit...

The Jardins de Castillon, near Bayeux © Calvados Tourist Board
The Jardins de Castillon, near Bayeux © Calvados Tourist Board

Remarkable gardens in Calvados

Jardins remarquables
Jardins remarquables

Calvados boasts no less than 8 magnificent gardens

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Accommodation with a garden

Les hébergements au jardin
Les hébergements au jardin

Rent à Gîte de France or Clévacances holiday home with a pretty garden for a holiday back to nature in the heart of Normandy.

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A tip from our gardener

Jardinier
Jardinier

Some good advice from our gardeners for you to make the most of the summer season.

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Our gardens in a few pictures

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Vidéo

Discover our video of the parks and gardens of Calvados

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Les jardins en images

Nature sur le dossier d'une chaise ©Calvados Tourisme
Nature sur le dossier d'une chaise ©Calvados Tourisme
Fleurs du calvados © Calvados Tourisme
Fleurs du calvados © Calvados Tourisme
Maison à colombage Cambremer Pays d'Aube © Calvados Tourisme
Maison à colombage Cambremer Pays d'Aube © Calvados Tourisme
Statut Jardin des plantes de Caen © JM.Gatey
Statut Jardin des plantes de Caen © JM.Gatey
Chateau de Mezidon Canon © Calvados Tourisme
Chateau de Mezidon Canon © Calvados Tourisme
Pyramide du parc de Vendeuvre © Calvados Tourisme
Pyramide du parc de Vendeuvre © Calvados Tourisme
Ponton du parc de vendeuvre © G.Wait
Ponton du parc de vendeuvre © G.Wait
Jardin du château de Brécy © Ariane Roland Goss.jpg
Jardin du château de Brécy © Ariane Roland Goss.jpg

Map of parks and gardens

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Arboretum of the Royalty

SAINT-DENIS-DE-MERE

Some 150 species waiting to be discovered throughout a landscaped area of 7,000m2. Picnic area, childrens games, 4.5km walking route available. Open through...

Arboretum of the Royalty
Rue de la Royauté , 14110 SAINT-DENIS-DE-MERE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 69 07 42

 

Barefoot Garden

SOULEUVRE EN BOCAGE

An original barefoot walk through a garden located at the foot of the Souleuvre Viaduct in the Normandy Bocage

Barefoot Garden
Viaduc de la Souleuvre CARVILLE, 14350 SOULEUVRE EN BOCAGE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 66 31 60

 

Bayeux Botanic Garden

BAYEUX

The public garden of Bayeux is a landscaped park covering 2.6 hectares, created in 1859 by Eugène Bühler. Among its 400 tree species, the 'weeping beech' is...

Bayeux Botanic Garden
55 route de Port en Bessin , 14400 BAYEUX
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 10 10 14

 

Botanic Gardens

CAEN

The Botanical Garden in Caen is a genuine green lung in the heart of the town centre. Collections of rare plants, expert advice from gardeners and activitie...

Botanic Gardens
5 place Blot , 14000 CAEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 48 38

 

Calouste Gulbenkian Park

BENERVILLE-SUR-MER

A stone's throw from Deauville, on the Mont Canisy heights, a 24 hectare park planted with a number of species including: black walnut, albizzia, sequoia (r...

Calouste Gulbenkian Park
Chemin des enclos , 14910 BENERVILLE-SUR-MER
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 14 02 02

 

Château de Bénouville

BENOUVILLE

Located between Caen and Ouistreham, the Château de Bénouville was built by Claude Nicolas Ledoux. It is the property of the Calvados Council.

Château de Bénouville
1 avenue de Caen , 14970 BENOUVILLE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 95 53 23

 

Château of Boutemont

OUILLY-LE-VICOMTE

The gardens of the Château de Boutemont, to the north of Lisieux, are among the most beautiful in Calvados.

Château of Boutemont
, 14100 OUILLY-LE-VICOMTE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 61 12 16 - 33 (0)9 67 03 51 28

 

Diocesan Garden

LISIEUX

Located behind the law courts, the former place of residence of Lisieux's bishops is also home to the French-style Bishopric Garden, recreated in 1837.

Diocesan Garden
Place François Mitterrand , 14100 LISIEUX
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 48 18 10

 

Evêques Manor

CANAPVILLE

Located 10 minutes from Deauville, the Manoir des Evêques in Canapville is one of the oldest and most typical manor houses of the Pays d'Auge.

Evêques Manor
Manoir des Evêques , 14800 CANAPVILLE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 65 24 75

 

Garden of the Domaine Albizia
La Vitardière Livry, 14240 CAUMONT-SUR-AURE

 

Garden of the Forgotten

BALLEROY-SUR-DROME

Garden of the Forgotten
8 place du Marché BALLEROY, 14490 BALLEROY-SUR-DROME
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 21 18 31

 

Gardens of Castillon-Plantbessin

CASTILLON

Located between Bayeux and Balleroy, the Jardins de Castillon have been awarded the "jardin remarquable" (remarkable garden) quality label.

Gardens of Castillon-Plantbessin
CD 73 , 14490 CASTILLON
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 92 56 03

 

Gardens of the Château de Brécy

CREULLY SUR SEULLES

In the heart of the countryside, between Caen and Bayeux, simply marvel in the splendid formal garden at the Château de Brécy.

Gardens of the Château de Brécy
Château de Brécy , 14480 CREULLY SUR SEULLES
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 80 11 48

 

Hill of Birds Park

CAEN

A 17 hectare park with a rose garden including over 15,000 roses for some 570 species dating from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Hill of Birds Park
Avenue Amiral Mountbatten , 14000 CAEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 48 38

 

Jardin des Simples

CAEN

Located near to the Normandy Museum. Medicinal plants.

Jardin des Simples
Enceinte du Château , 14000 CAEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 48 38

 

La Forge

HONFLEUR

In the heart of old Honfleur, La forge is a unique site where art is omnipresent: on the house facade, in the garden, in the underground cavern...

La Forge
25 rue de la Foulerie , 14600 HONFLEUR
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 89 49 39

 

Les Marettes Nature Garden

PONTS SUR SEULLES

Come and discover this quite unique garden: parabola-shaped floral vegetable garden, pond, orchard, verdant amphitheatre...

Les Marettes Nature Garden
10 route de Reviers , 14480 PONTS SUR SEULLES
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 08 11 23

 

Luna Rossa Garden

CAEN

Garden adorned with raw art sculptures. Open on Sundays from April to October, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Unaccompanied visit free of charge.

Luna Rossa Garden
6 rue Damozanne , 14000 CAEN

 

Manou's Garden

MÉZIDON VALLÉE D'AUGE

By appointment. Discover the history and what life on the farm was like around 1950 (guided tour).

Manou's Garden
8 Grande Rue Percy en Auge , 14270 MÉZIDON VALLÉE D'AUGE

 

Michel d'Ornano Park

CAEN

Formal garden opened in September 1992 and offering 5 hectares of walking routes, inspired by Le Nôtre and now a listed Historic Monument.

Michel d'Ornano Park
Abbaye aux Dames Boulevard Georges Clémenceau , 14000 CAEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 06 98 98

 

Monastic Garden of the Sainte-Marie Abbey
, 14400 LONGUES-SUR-MER
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 21 78 41

 

Museum of Initiation to Nature

CAEN

The Museum of Initiation to Nature is located within the Caen City Council enclosure.

Museum of Initiation to Nature
Enceinte de l'hôtel de ville , 14027 CAEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 43 27

 

Park and Garden of the Château d'Outrelaise
Outrelaise , 14680 GOUVIX
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 79 03 64

 

Park and Gardens of the Château de Canon

MÉZIDON VALLÉE D'AUGE

The Mézidon-Canon gardens, located between Caen and Lisieux, are quite remarkable. Their walled "chartreuse" gardens are unique in France. One of Calvados' ...

Park and Gardens of the Château de Canon
Avenue du château , 14270 MÉZIDON VALLÉE D'AUGE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 20 65 17

 

Park of the Château de Balleroy
BALLEROY, 14490 BALLEROY-SUR-DROME
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 21 60 61

 

Park of the Hôtel de Ville

LUC-SUR-MER

Several tree species, play area for children. Open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (7 p.m. in summer). Free access - free of charge.

Park of the Hôtel de Ville
Rue de la Mer , 14530 LUC-SUR-MER
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 97 32 71

 

Saint-Gabriel Priory Gardens

CREULLY SUR SEULLES

Founded in 1058 by the Fécamp Benedictine monks, the St Gabriel priory comprises an entrance porch, a former refectory, a tower and a court room.

Saint-Gabriel Priory Gardens
1 rue du Prieuré Saint-Gabriel-Brécy , 14480 CREULLY SUR SEULLES
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 80 10 20

 

Saint-Paul Park

CAEN

Property of the Bishopric of Bayeux-Lisieux, the park is part of the former Catholic secondary school.

Saint-Paul Park
Quartier de la Maladrerie - Beaulieu , 14000 CAEN

 

SEROC Eco Educational Park

SAINT-VIGOR-LE-GRAND

In the immediate vicinity of Bayeux, discover how a former waste landfill site can be transformed into a park aimed at increasing awareness on the environme...

SEROC Eco Educational Park
Chemin d'Etouvy , 14400 SAINT-VIGOR-LE-GRAND
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 51 69 60

 

Tea Garden

SALLEN

Tea Garden
Le bourg , 14240 SALLEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 77 94 09

 

The Conservation Garden of Flowers and Vegetables

SAINT-PIERRE-EN-AUGE

The site presents the vegetables, 'medicinal' plants and flowers that are traditionally grown in the Pays d'Auge since the 1960's.

The Conservation Garden of Flowers and Vegetables
Rue Saint-Benoist , 14170 SAINT-PIERRE-EN-AUGE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 20 41 84

 

The Garden of Abbot Marie

SAINT-GERMAIN-DE-LIVET

The Garden of Abbot Marie
Château , 14100 SAINT-GERMAIN-DE-LIVET
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 48 18 10

 

The Gardens of the Pays d'Auge and the Ecomuseum

CAMBREMER

The Jardins du Pays d'Auge gardens and eco-museum in Cambremer offer a verdant setting to fittingly illustrate Normandy's fine architecture.

The Gardens of the Pays d'Auge and the Ecomuseum
Avenue des Tilleuls , 14340 CAMBREMER

 

Valley Gardens

CAEN

Alongside the town's ring road and the Boulevard Weygand.

Valley Gardens
Quartier Saint Julien , 14000 CAEN
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 30 48 38

 

Vendeuvre Jewell of 18th century Normandy.

VENDEUVRE

Within an immense park, 3 successive gardens: a formal garden, a utility garden and, in the centre, the lush vegetation of the "surprise" water gardens, nes...

Vendeuvre Jewell of 18th century Normandy.
Château , 14170 VENDEUVRE
Telephone : 33 (0)2 31 40 93 83