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Gardens around Nice

Discover the French Riviera’s most splendid gardens...

The very mild climate is favourable to the growth of many varieties of Mediterranean and exotic plants and flowers.

Gardens around Nice

Free access with your French Riviera Pass
Parc Naturel Départemental du Lac du Broc
Le Broc
This park is a real haven for wildlife. Sports and fitness trail, fishing site, walking itinerary, tables and benches make it possible to enjoy this preserved and protected place with the whole family.

Lac du Broc - 06510 LE BROC
Serre de la Madone
Around Metropolitan area
Historical listed garden created in 1924: exotic plants and birds. This garden with its unique landscaping and architecture is home to many plants from all over the world.

74 route de Gorbio - 06500 MENTON
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 57 73 90
Parc Naturel Departemental du Plan des Noves
Away from the large conurbations, the Plan des Noves sector presents a mosaic of environments preserving a great biological diversity. It offers a grandiose view from the sea to the Mercantour.

- 06140 VENCE
Jardin Fontana Rosa
Around Metropolitan area

In 1922, Vicente Blasco Ibanez, politician and writer, buys this property where he recreates patiently a place of his native Valencia.

6 av Blasco Ibanez - 06500 MENTON
Parc National du Mercantour
Only one hour from Nice and the beaches of the Riviera, many hikes and outdoor sports can be practised in the Mercantour National Park, one of ten National Parks in France.
With a wealth of exceptional wild flora and fauna, the Mercantour National...

23 rue d'Italie - Siège Administratif - 06000 NICE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 16 78 88
Parc Naturel Départemental de la Grande Corniche
This 712-hectare park occupies several communes and offers a breathtaking view from San Remo (Italy) to Saint-Tropez (Var) and sometimes, when the visibility is ideal, it is even possible to see Corsica on the horizon.
The Parc Naturel Départemental...

- 06360 EZE
Jardin Botanique de la Villa Thuret - Inrae
Around Metropolitan area
Thuret Gardens are experimental gardens into which exotic trees and bushes used to Mediterranean climates are introduced and experimented upon.
The Villa Thuret is a scientific research centre dedicated to botanical research and acclimatisation since...

Closed : Saturday all day, Sunday all day,

90 chemin Raymond - 06160 ANTIBES JUAN-LES-PINS
Tel.: +33(0)4 92 38 64 70
Jardins du Château de Gourdon
Around Metropolitan area
Gardens laid out in the 17th century (classic French garden designed by Le Nôtre plus Italian-style garden). Way above the Loup Valley, they are enhanced by boxwood and yews laid out to form patterns in a real oasis of greenery.
From April to...

Château - 06620 GOURDON
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 09 68 02
Villa et Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
An exceptional site on narrowest part of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula, overlooking the bays of Villefranche and Beaulieu-sur-Mer.
The Villa: the large patio, the richly decorated rooms and the private apartments. The porcelain collection: a...

1 av Ephrussi de Rothschild - 06230 SAINT-JEAN-CAP-FERRAT
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 01 33 09
Jardin du Val Rahmeh
Around Metropolitan area
This botanical garden (the Mediterranean branch of the Natural History Museum in Paris) includes a large number of tropical and subtropical plants.
Located between the sea and the mountains, Val Rahmeh enjoys a subtropical to tropical climate which...

Closed : Tuesday all day,

Avenue St Jacques - 06500 MENTON
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 35 86 72
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Around Metropolitan area
The Exotic Garden will remain closed in 2021 for renovation and security work. Hugging the cliff-side, this garden is home to a thousand different cactus and succulent species, some of which grow to gigantic proportions.
This 11,500m2 garden, opened...

62 bd du Jardin Exotique - 98000 MONACO - MONACO
Tel.: +377 93 15 29 80
Arboretum Marcel Kroenlein
Overlooking the valley of the Tinée River in Roure, and spread over 17 hectares, the Marcel Kroenlein Arboretum is the first and only high altitude arboretum in Europe linked to Art.
In this timeless place, an original approach was initiated: to...

1295 Route Raymond Durbec - 06420 ROURE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 35 00 50
Jardin de l'Argelière
La Gaude

400 chemin des Vallières - 06610 LA GAUDE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 24 46 36
La Citronneraie
Around Metropolitan area

Le Mas Flofaro - 69 corniche André Tardieu - 06500 MENTON
Tel.: +33(0)4 92 10 33 66
Jardin Exotique d'Eze
At the top of the perched village of the same name, among the ruins of an ancient castle overlooking the Mediterranean sea, the “Exotic garden of Eze” is a garden to be experienced.
In the midst of several hundred species of exotic plants (cacti,...

Rue du Château - Vieux Village - 06360 EZE
Tel.: +33(0)4 93 41 10 30
Jardin de la Villa Maria Séréna
Around Metropolitan area
Right on the border between France and Italy, this garden is said to be the most temperate in France. Reputed for its rich collection of palm trees.

21 promenade Reine Astrid - 06500 MENTON
Tel.: +33 (0)4 89 81 52 70