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Domaine du Rayol, The Mediterranean Garden

Park and garden, Garden, Botanical garden, Remarkable garden in Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer

  • Domaine du Rayol is a protected natural area of ​​20 ha, property of the Conservatoire du littoral, located at Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, at the foot of the Massif des Maures and facing the islands of Hyères, in the Var, between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.

  • Landscaper Gilles Clément designed The Mediterranean Garden, an invitation to travel through the Mediterranean landscapes of the world (California, Chile, South Africa, Australia, Mediterranean Basin, Canaries) and landscapes with a more arid or subtropical climate (Mexico , Asia, New Zealand, subtropical America).

    "To discover this garden is to feel some of the emotions experienced by a botanist explorer who surveys the planet!"

    The Domaine du Rayol offers you: exhibitions, guided...
    Landscaper Gilles Clément designed The Mediterranean Garden, an invitation to travel through the Mediterranean landscapes of the world (California, Chile, South Africa, Australia, Mediterranean Basin, Canaries) and landscapes with a more arid or subtropical climate (Mexico , Asia, New Zealand, subtropical America).

    "To discover this garden is to feel some of the emotions experienced by a botanist explorer who surveys the planet!"

    The Domaine du Rayol offers you: exhibitions, guided tours "discovery", thematic tours, activities for families, workshops-training, celebration of seasonal changes, festival of plants, marine trail and musical evenings (classical music and Mediterranean) in summer .

    On site you will also find a place to eat at the "Café des Jardiniers", a specialized bookshop and an ecological nursery.
  • Environment

    • Village 2 km away
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Services
  • Accessibility

    • Reserved space 330 cm wide < 100 m from the site
    • Vertical signage of parking spaces
    • Absence of slope > 5%
    • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
    • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
    • Absence of steps
    • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
    • Site, building partially accessible
  • Activities

    • Water sports
    • Pedestrian sports
    • Hike on foot
    • Webbed walk
  • Equipment

    • Public WC
    • Car park
    • Defibrillator
    • Restaurant
    • Meeting room
    • Parking
  • Services

    • Educational visits
    • Room hire
    • Themed tour
    • Shop
    • Tourist brochures
    • Tourist information
    • Booking of general amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Tour free of charge
    • Guided tours
    • Restaurant on site
    • Family Reception/drinks reception
    • Seminar/meeting
Rates

Payment methods

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates

    Annual subscription to the Garden (for unlimited access to Domaine du Rayol during 365 days from date to date):
    - Adult: 30 €
    - 6-17 years old: 11 €

    Audioguide (in French / English / Deutsch):
    - € 2.50 per audioguide
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Thursday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Friday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  • The closing time varies according to the seasons: > January, February, March, November, December: 17h30 > April, May, June, September, October: 18h30 > July, August: 19h30.