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LE JARDIN DES PLANTES

Parks, gardens and arboretums, Botanical garden in Montpellier
Free
  • The Montpellier Botanical Garden is one of the oldest in Europe. It was created by order of Henri IV in 1593 for Pierre Richer de Belleval (1564- 1632). At the time it served as a model for designing all the botanical gardens in France, including the one in Paris 40 years later. Originally of limited size, the garden occupied around one hectare with one main butte - the "mountain" - plus space for a plant collection. Over the years the garden area grew to include a systems school, an...
    The Montpellier Botanical Garden is one of the oldest in Europe. It was created by order of Henri IV in 1593 for Pierre Richer de Belleval (1564- 1632). At the time it served as a model for designing all the botanical gardens in France, including the one in Paris 40 years later. Originally of limited size, the garden occupied around one hectare with one main butte - the "mountain" - plus space for a plant collection. Over the years the garden area grew to include a systems school, an arboretum, and a landscaped park. Now the property of the University of Montpellier I, the garden is classified as a Historical Monument and Protected Site.
  • Access
    • Tramway / streetcar line  :  ligne 1 Arrêt Albert 1er
    • Public transportation  :  Bus n°6, 7 ou 16 : arrêt "Peyrou"
  • Environment
    • In the town centre  :  Entrée Boulevard Henri IV
    • In the town centre  :  Quartier du Peyrou ; Faculté de Médecine
    • Montpellier Centre
    • Historic district
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 15  Person (s) mini
    • 25  Maximum number of people
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Reception of disabled persons
  • Rates
  • Free admission
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2024
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