The diversity of its landscapes and the mildness of the climate have made the Alpes-Maritimes a land of choice for gardens and gardeners alike. In the last century the English introduced exotic species making mosaics in which the world’s gardens are juxtaposed. From natural parks to exceptional gardens, discover one of the most dazzling faces of the Côte d’Azur.
THE GARDENS ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR
THE TOP 10 GARDENS ON THE CÔTE D’AZUR
It’s the Côte d’Azur signature. Discover the gardens on the Côte d’Azur: gardens overlooking the sea, exotic gardens, remarkable gardens, French gardens, perfumed flower gardens. In the end the hardest thing was selecting just 12. Because all the exceptional gardens on the Côte d'Azur are worth visiting! It's sumptuous, unique, majestic: discover one of the most beautiful facets of the Côte d'Azur - its gardens.
DISCOVERING MENTON’S GARDENS
Menton’s gardens are undoubtedly worth a visit during your stay on the Côte d'Azur! Between Belle Epoque and sensory journeys, the gardens in Menton will transport you into lush worlds with exotic and lemony fragrances. A desire to discover new plants or simply to escape for a moment? Here is a selection of Menton’s not to be missed gardens.
JARDIN DE CIMIEZ: A HAVEN OF PEACE
Explore this magnificent haven of peace with a thousand colours overlooking Nice. During your visit to the Jardin du Monastère de Cimiez, follow the multitude of colours and flowers. Wander along the paths of this former kitchen garden and orchard once cultivated by the monks and take advantage of the opportunity to discover, just a few steps away, the Franciscan monastery, the Musée Matisse and the Musée d'Archéologie, without of course forgetting the Parc des Arènes de Cimiez with its magnificent olive groves.