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Gardens of the Chateau de la Bourdaisiere

37270 Montlouis-sur-Loire, France
+33 2 47 45 16 31
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Fresh food fit for a king!!

Early in the season but the chef was still keen to show us the garden and help us explore and... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Clinton A
via mobile
Garden of tomato varieties

Another chateau on the Loire, well it is above the Cher just before it joins the Loire. This... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
JohnR R
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London, United Kingdom
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“short visit” (2 reviews)
“tomato” (15 reviews)
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37270 Montlouis-sur-Loire, France
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+33 2 47 45 16 31
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Early in the season but the chef was still keen to show us the garden and help us explore and appreciate various varieties in the garden. Our daughters were lucky enough to feed a 2 week old lamb!! Delicious fresh soup, salad and bruschetta for...More

Thank Clinton A
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Another chateau on the Loire, well it is above the Cher just before it joins the Loire. This chateau boasts a collection of tomato varieties unique in France and perhaps Europe. Many of them were growing in the garden and displaying fruits of different sizes...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This chateau has several functions - as a hotel, with tennis courts, a swimming pool and pleasant gardens; as a garden attraction in its own right; a showcase for a training school in growing tomatoes, of which there are apparently 700 different varieties; and lastly...More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The gardens at Chateau de la Bourdaisiere contain over 400 varieties of tomatoes along with several varieties of basil, lettuce and a multitude of vegetables and herbs. The old stone garden walls are covered with pear trees on one side and vines on the other....More

Thank 503aine
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Wonderful to walk around and experience the gardens and the woods. Many variety of tomatoes and other vegetables. You can reserve a lunch in the gardens where all teh food comes from the farm.

Thank suggnarayan
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

If you love gardening this is for you. This is a small Chateau open to the public but you have a small admission fee. The gardens are outstanding with a large variety of tomatoes as well as some unique trees all beautifully laid out.

Thank David B
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The best part of the chateau are the gardens and the woods They have a wonderful vegetable garden and more than 5kms of paths in the woods. I went for a 5k run in woods, it was beautiful. They have a nature learning path for...More

Thank casg0r
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

There is a small forest to walk through ( lots of insects ) & gardens of local produce, mainly tomatoes for their own restaurant

Thank davidu2219
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you are a mad keen gardener and delight in tomato, dahlia and rose varieties you must visit this garden. They have over 600 tomato types as well as multiple herbs, vegetables, all types of flowers, vines and so much more. The garden is traditionally...More

Thank Jude D
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

We visited the Chateau as I am a keen gardener who grows tomatoes. Though hardly expecting advanced planting, there was nothing in ground, tomatoes in hot houses but the most disappointing part was the total absence of staff or anyone doing anything. The shop lady...More

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