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Jardin Botanique de Tours

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35 boulevard Tonnelle, 37000, Tours, France
+33 2 47 21 62 67
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Well planned, well maintained civic expense plot of land with inadequate parking. Lots of benches... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
steve13875
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St Cyran
Garden study tour

Beautiful gardens carefully tended with some unique features like a flock of unusual ducks. A... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Marian H
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London, United Kingdom
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Depuis 1843, le jardin botanique est un lieu de promenade incontournable, rempli de charme et de souvenirs. D'un côté, on découvre un espace dédié à la botanique avec ses serres de collection Biodivers présentant des plantes exotiques (plantes utilitaires, sous-bois tropicaux, flore d'Afrique du Sud) ainsi que des jardins à thèmes (jardin d'inspiration japonaise, jardin de l'évolution, jardin des plantes vivaces, etc.) et de l'autre un espace ludique avec les jeux et les espaces animaliers au milieu des arbres remarquables de l'arboretum. 2 espaces complètent ce jardin : - au nord, le jardin des 2 mondes structure l'espace autour des végétaux aux formes élaborées répartis à l'est avec les plantes asiatiques et à l'ouest avec les végétaux américains. - au sud, un jardin des plantes médicinales accueille les plantes qui sont toujours utilisées dans la pharmacopée européenne.
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Hours Today: 7:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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35 boulevard Tonnelle, 37000, Tours, France
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Well planned, well maintained civic expense plot of land with inadequate parking. Lots of benches to admire the flora which is all around you. Well labeled if in French which means as much as the Latin equivalent but once you get over not knowing, you...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Beautiful gardens carefully tended with some unique features like a flock of unusual ducks. A delight for botanists and those with no gardening knowledge. A guided tour by staff explaining the significance of the gardens. Also full of interesting characters. Sadly the toilet facilities have...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

We walked the city to the Botanical Gardens. Whilst we took an odd route, we're really pleased as did. The park is fabulous, from the array of plants and trees to the animals including flamingos. Well kept and we really enjoyed our time here.

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Reviewed June 6, 2017

I first visited the Jardin Botanique in Tours five years ago and although it was pretty then it has had a lot of work done since. Now everything is complete and the garden is looking beautiful with a variety of planting and some animals. There...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Very pleasant gardens with specimen trees, ponds and wildlife. Plenty of shady places to sit when the sun is too strong. There is an outdoor performance area, but nothing was on when I was there. I would imagine it would be an excellent venue for...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed December 9, 2016

We wandered through the gardens - a great, no-cost activity! While we went during December, there were still plenty of things to see. We also saw pink flamingos, wallabies, and ostriches. It was a fun little side trip within the city.

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Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This park has a playground, various size trees, goats, ostrich, ducks, kangaroos, peacocks, and other animals. Great place for kids during the summer and spring; also feasible in other seasons. The park is well kept and very clean. In the fall the park is absolutely...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

While living in Tours I spent a lot of time at the Garden Botanique. There's a park area that's great for kids, lots of places to walk, and several places to sit and think if you would rather of some peace and time to yourself....More

Thank Deanna C
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

We were here early morning so not many people and very quiet and peaceful. The gardens are lovely, but I focused more on the trees! Some I had never seen before. The little zoo is delightful, perfect for small children. Some fairly exotic animals and...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped hear just to have a mouch around tours and to sit and relax in the sun whilst traveling south. What a great place! Quiet relaxing areas plenty of park,benches scattered about. Then there are the birds and animals amazing and very interesting. My...More

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