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Les Jardins de la Boirie

La Boirie, 17310, Ile d'Oleron, France
+33 5 16 65 44 36
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An amazing "back garden"

We went on a very hot July afternoon and spent just under an hour here, including some chill time... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lbj17
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Absolutely amazing !!

This garden really deserves it's "exceptional" qualification. A complete change of scenery as soon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Valérie L
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Les Jardins de la Boirie sont fermes jusqu'au printemps 2014!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
6 days ago
“An amazing "back garden"”
4 weeks ago
“Absolutely amazing !!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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La Boirie, 17310, Ile d'Oleron, France
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+33 5 16 65 44 36
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a very hot July afternoon and spent just under an hour here, including some chill time sitting in the shade. There isn't much parking in the village and none at this property. It cost 5 euros pp to enter and despite me...More

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thierry17310, Propriétaire at Les Jardins de la Boirie, responded to this reviewResponded today

Good morning Thank you for your comment. You are welcom any time if you come back on this island ;-)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This garden really deserves it's "exceptional" qualification. A complete change of scenery as soon as you step in. The work gone into transforming a garden this way is phenomenal. Congratulations to all the hard work the gardener owner has done. Please take the time to...More

Thank Valérie L
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thierry17310, Propriétaire at Les Jardins de la Boirie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you so much for your review. It's really nice to read such comment from visitor that understand the work behind the scene ;-) I hope to see an other time in my garden. Best Regards Thierry

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We saw an advert for this garden which is open to the public @ 5E per adult and thought we'd give it a try. If you have a sat-nav, set it for "La Boirie" and check for signs when you get there. This is well...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This garden is relatively small but has a wealth of plants and is remarkably shady which allows it to survive the harsh maritime situation. The more unusual plants are clearly labeled which is really helpful although the owner, designer is very knowledgeable and speaks excellent...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

The island is a wonderful less commercial adventure from La Rochelle - with long beaches and bicycle paths leading you towards a relaxing and very pleasant time spent on this trip.

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

Loved this beautiful little oasis.Small but so much to see.The garden represents years of work,talent and imagination. The use of colour was striking. We spent a happy time here and bought beautiful plants.We enjoyed speaking with the garden's creator.Well worth a visit.Reasonable price for an...More

1  Thank YorkshireChocolat
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

Small garden with ots of detail for a plant person. Give 40 minutes. plants available to buy. Make sure you check times and dates of opening.

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Reviewed 21 June 2012

Well worth a visit. The owner of this garden has created a small paradise filled with an astounding variety of sages and he speaks good English. There are other interesting and well cultivated plants to see. I never knew so many sage varieties existed and...More

3  Thank GN100
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Reviewed 18 May 2011

Quirky and unusual with a mixture of tropical plants with a feel of an English cottage garden - hard to describe, but it will transport you to another world as it is so private and secluded with various different "rooms" filled with many rare flowers...More

2  Thank Valerie B
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