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Jardins de Valloires

The abbey garden, designed by Gilles Clement, has a long axis and a cloister formed with plants. The former vegetable garden now contains a botanical collection of 5000 species and varieties. There is also a rose garden with hundreds of old varieties. The Abbey was built during the eighteenth century. The old garden has disappaered and was completely recreated in 1987. The gardens consist of 8 hectares of formal, water, wild, botanic gardens. The new Evolution Garden was created in 2004 with the same landscaper.
Photograph © Oxford Botanica/Adam Hodge
Photograph © Oxford Botanica/Adam Hodge
Photograph © Oxford Botanica/Adam Hodge
Photograph courtesy Vallories
Photograph courtesy Vallories

Les Jardins de Valloires, Abbaye de Valloires, 80120 Argoules, France

Mid March to mid November. Daily. Open 10am to 6pm (or 7pm in high season).

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