Jardin des Plantes

The gardens are what they are now due to three centuries of work by talented gardeners, maritime explorers, and botanists.

The smells of travel may make the adventure more evident to you.

Things to do at Jardin des Plantes:

  • As you enter, you will be amazed to witness the mysterious nature come to life:

The garden has expanded and now faces out into the city in connection with the new station. In addition, it features a new entrance that draws attention to the magnolia trees that line the esplanade of the park and an expansion of the garden beyond its boundaries and onto the forecourt.

  • Take in the diverse array of plants that may be seen in this area:

The botanical gardens have more than 10,000 taxonomic species, placing them among France's top five collections.

Some have been grown on the site, specifically in one of the lovely and sophisticated greenhouses dating back to the 19th century.

You are free to explore the gardens on your own or in the company of a trained botanist.

  • Partake the opportunity in a unique and one-of-a-kind interaction between man and nature:

The summer editions of Le Voyage à Nantes have featured a brand-new artistic relationship with the city's park services, providing attendees with

Because of these occurrences, Claude Ponti was inspired to design the Dormanron, commonly referred to as the 'huge bench,' and the Dépodépo (a play area where enormous flower pots are transformed into huts and gazebos).

  • Behold the beautiful inventions that will leave you wishing for more:

The city selected Jean Jullien, a multifaceted graphic designer, to manage the Jardin des Plantes. He will follow in the footsteps of artists Johann Le Guillerm, Pedro, and Ponti.

As tourists make their way through the many walkways, lawns, and flowerbeds, they will see monumental figures of peculiar personalities who will surprise and enchant them.

In the summer of 2022, new characters have been added to the 'Filili Viridi' story, and some of the existing characters will even move on from the garden!

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Address of Jardin des Plantes

Rue Stanislas Baudry, Nantes, France

Opening & Closing time of Jardin des Plantes

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

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