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Jardin Exotique Val Rahmeh

The garden was established in the late nineteenth century by Lord Radcliffe, a former governor of Malta and was used to grow subtropical and tropical plants. It passed to Miss Cambell, a rich English lady, and then to France's Natural History National Museum. It retains the air of an Arts and Crafts private garden with a geometrical area near the house leading into gardenesque planting.

Jardin botanique exotique Val-Rahmeh, Avenue Saint Jacques, 6500, Menton Garavan, France

All year. Daily. Open 10am to 12:30pm and 3:30pm to 6:30pm (2pm to 5pm from October to March).

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Reviews

  • over 4 years by david chadwick 5 / 5

    this garden is heaven on earth
  • over 5 years by Charlotte 5 / 5

    The whole of Menton is a garden but Val Rahmeh is the jewel in the crown! This is a magical garden filled to bursting with exotic plants. Well worth taking a detour for and if you have the chance, combine this with the other great gardens in town.
  • over 5 years by Anonymous 2 / 5

    A bit disappoiting. The garden itself is very small. What we can see is more a collection of flowers than a garden. It is still pretty though, but in Menton I prefer Serres de la Madone or Palais Carnoles, and very closeby in Italy the Villa Hanbury is an awesome garden.
  • about 6 years by Anonymous 5 / 5

    Very nice Garden..... Exceptionnel....
    Thank you

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Jardin Val Rahmeh, France Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Jardin Exotique Val Rahmeh, Menton Photograph © Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle/C. Joulin
Jardin Exotique Val Rahmeh Photograph © Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle/C. Joulin
Jardin Exotique Val Rahmeh, France Photograph © Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle/C. Joulin
Jardin Val Rahmeh, Menton Photograph © Charlotte Weychan