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Botanic Garden of Saint-Jean-de-Luz

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Petit visit on a warm day

This is a well planned and exceptionally lovely place to walk and enjoy the variety of fauna and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2013
Eli B
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Sydney, Australia
Nice small garden

Although small, it's in a nice location with sea views. If you are in the area, it's worth a short... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Chicago60604
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3 Sep 2018
“Overgrown, lack of upkeep”
22 Apr 2016
“Nice small garden”
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AN OUTSTANDING PLACE ! Right in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, siding the coastline hiking-trail and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, sits the town’s Botanical Garden. The visit is a genuine invitation to travel across the coastal landscape of the Basque...more
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31 avenue Gaetan Bernoville, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The garden has been badly neglected. Dead plants, parts of plants dead, plants overgrown. On 1 Sep 18 almost nothing was in bloom and little to see. Someone needs to fix this place up. On the other hand the garden has potential. Signage is good,...More

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Jardinbotaniqueluz, Jardinier-botaniste at Botanic Garden of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hello, Thanks for taking time to let your message. Indeed, on september, visitors can find some "dead plants" : it is what we call "annual plants"... the ones which do their life cycle in one year (germination & leaves-making during spring / blooming in summer...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016

Although small, it's in a nice location with sea views. If you are in the area, it's worth a short stop

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Jardinbotaniqueluz, Gérant at Botanic Garden of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Dear visitor, We do really thank you for your kind feedback, and we hope you enjoyed your stay in our nice city of Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

Reviewed 22 June 2015

If your idea of a splendid botanical garden is lots of architectural planting and bags of colour with manicured lawns, then this one may be a touch disappointing. If rare alpine plants and herbs are more of your thing, then this could be interesting. Good...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

It is a fantastic way to do some walking, small the plantes and enjoy different panoramas among the coast. You pass beautiful houses, gardens and feel the ocean all the time.

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a well planned and exceptionally lovely place to walk and enjoy the variety of fauna and native bird life. Its a quiet interlude away from the bustle of the port. There are super eateries nearby and the cliff top views are dramatic in...More

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