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Serre de la Madone garden

Park and garden, Garden, Botanical garden, Remarkable garden in Menton

  • Built between 1924 and 1939 by Major Lawrence Johnston, this unique landscaped garden contains countless rare plants and species from all over the world. This earthly paradise is a haven of freshness and greenery.

  • A few kilometres from the coast, in the Madonna neighbourhood, on the road to Gorbio, in a very rugged area and on the slope of a real ridge – a greenhouse – Lawrence Johnston, American, British citizen and French at heart chose to make his home and create a garden where he could install the rarest plants he would bring from the end of the world.
    Classified Historical Monument in 1990, labeled Remarkable Garden it is the property of the Conservatoire du Littoral and is managed by the city...
    A few kilometres from the coast, in the Madonna neighbourhood, on the road to Gorbio, in a very rugged area and on the slope of a real ridge – a greenhouse – Lawrence Johnston, American, British citizen and French at heart chose to make his home and create a garden where he could install the rarest plants he would bring from the end of the world.
    Classified Historical Monument in 1990, labeled Remarkable Garden it is the property of the Conservatoire du Littoral and is managed by the city of Menton.
    Guided tours at 3:00 pm from Tuesday to Sunday.
    Due to Covid the garden can only be visited from 10.30 a.m to 6 p.m. until further notice

    wearing a mask is compulsory
  • Environment

    • Close to a trunk road
    • Near shuttle stop
    • Village 2 km away
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Services
  • Equipment

    • Bar
  • Services

    • Pets welcome
    • Shop
    • Guided tours
  • From January 2, 2021 to March 31, 2021
  • From April 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021
  • Full price
    8 €
  • Reduced price
    4 €
  • Full price
    8 €
  • Reduced price
    4 €
Openings
  • From January 2, 2021
    until March 31, 2021
  • From April 1, 2021
    until October 31, 2021
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • * Canceled or closed because of Covid-19