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Jardin aux Plantes Parfumees la Bouichere

12 rue Dewoitine, 11300 Limoux, France
+33 4 68 31 49 94
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Beautifully cared for oasis

This is a treat. Wide range of all things botanical. Different themes from different continents... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Judge4Food
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent! A beautiful garden to visit!

I so loved this garden! It is tucked away behind an industrial estate, not where you would expect... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
graemeandcarolyn
,
Milngavie, Scotland
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Scented botanical gardenIn Limoux, in the High Valley of Aude, is hiddena garden of thousand and one scentencesPerfumed Rose garden, dry Garden, medieval garden with plants from the Cathar century.An enchanting place at 15 minutes from the city of Carcassonne.2 hectares, 2500 items of plants, waterpond, donkeys, exotic birds...rare plants selling, shop, salon de the, icecreams with fruits of the garden...At 1 h from Toulouse, from Narbonne and from Perpignan
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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12 rue Dewoitine, 11300 Limoux, France
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a treat. Wide range of all things botanical. Different themes from different continents, including a British style Orchard. Donkeys and geese. Water lilies, cactii and tropical flowers. A wonderfully expressive red flower. Good for 2 or 3 hours.

Thank Judge4Food
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I so loved this garden! It is tucked away behind an industrial estate, not where you would expect to find a lovely garden. It isn't very big, but there is a wide variety of delicious smelling plants. There is a lovely pond too with lots...More

1  Thank graemeandcarolyn
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We were all very impressed and loved this garden, extraordinary range of plants and beautifully laid out and maintained. The love and dedication that has gone in to making this garden is evident and the huge number of insects, bees, butterflies and others also dependent...More

Thank markmcc2375
Gabrielle G, Propriétaire at Jardin aux Plantes Parfumees la Bouichere, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

thank you for your feedback, we are happy that you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very informal and relaxing. Check the website for opening times and get a reduction off the entrance fee. Lovely mixture of plants, and vegetables with the odd bird, donkey, duck, carp and bee thrown in. I have bought loads of plants from here that have...More

1  Thank lauratreacy11
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Excellent, small, family run gardens. Very friendly and relaxing. Take a picnic, there's lots of space.

Thank Keithy59
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Our friends who live near Carcassonne had wanted to go here for a long time, so decided to take us whilst out on a sightseeing trip. This garden is well worth a visit , a very interesting collection of plants, including some fantastic herbs ....More

Thank WendyHill2014
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A nice place to while away an afternoon, but not a world class botanical garden. The collection was interesting and well thought out, but the upkeep was not top notch. This is a great garden in need of additional funding, but the current state is...More

Thank garhuff
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We walked from Limoux which was around 20 mins. the Gardens are at Flassian. Rare and old plants, flowers and vegetables, beautifully set out, well kept and arranged. Cafe and toilets etc.

Thank ritaf425
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The French don't seem to have many gardens open to the public so it was a nice surprise to find one near where we were staying. It's location is a little odd being at the back of a Bricomarche, but don't let that put you...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed 29 September 2015

fantastic place with a lot of different scents, so georgeus plants, you can also bring your dog if its small and if you keep it in a bag during the visit. When you arrive you are met by an parrot really cute.More

Thank L4936OAanna
Gabrielle G, Propriétaire at Jardin aux Plantes Parfumees la Bouichere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2015

thank you for your advise, we are happy that you enjoy our garden. We are sorry, dogs even cute and keep it in a bag are not allowed to visit, but we have a shady invalid parking inside, where cars with dogs waiting for you...More

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