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Lovely coastal views

Yes some of the garden is still in need of refurbishment, but nevertheless worth a visit and the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Godalming, United Kingdom
wild Cote D'Azur coastal park

Domaine Du Rayol in Cote D'Azur French Riviera Provence Alpes France is a naturalized park, I have... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Durham, Canada
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Conceived by Gilles Clément, and property of the Conservatoire du littoral (Coastal Protection Agency), the Mediterranean Garden is an invitation to travel through Mediterranean landscapes across the world (South Africa, Australia, California...more
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Domaine du Rayol 7 avenue des Belges, 83820 Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Yes some of the garden is still in need of refurbishment, but nevertheless worth a visit and the coastal views are some of the best on the Cote d'Azur. Lunch was excellent.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Weeds weeds weeds: flowering, but weeds several interesting plants but mostly unkempt. coffee at 10:00 only if you set up your own table because the rest is already reserved for lunch! Definitely not recommended!

Thank Inge T
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Domaine Du Rayol in Cote D'Azur French Riviera Provence Alpes France is a naturalized park, I have noticed a trend in European parks in general let nature be. We stress over every little weedin North America fighting a battle we can no longer win. Clover...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

What a dreadful place. Weeds everywhere and very neglected. Signposting is poor. If it was good in the past ,it was a very long time ago. Lots of dead plants. If anyone was thinking of going I would think twice if I were you. I...More

1  Thank rw309-mark1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Amazing park displaying plants from around the world. Follows the coast and protected bays. Definitely worth a visit. Go early when it's not busy.

1  Thank Nicolas G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Nice place to visit but they gave no warning that their cafe was closed to paying visitors, but was open to a private group who had wonderful food and drink. We had to leave at lunchtime to walk 10 minutes to the village to get...More

Thank Clive F
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

The setting is unique, one of the most beautiful stretches of coasts at the Cote Azur, the idea behind the garden with plants from all continents is great. Unfortunately, the villa and also the park are owned by a state organization and my impression was...More

1  Thank Manfred H
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We thought €11 each was a bit steep just for gardens but it is worth it. It can be hot walking round and it is quite a long way, sensible shoes needed. There is a route for wheelchairs but access to some of the interesting...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Large botanical garden, facing the sea. Mediterranean plants from moat continents. Two regret, we could not access the beach, and we missed labels on plants.

Thank longtravel09
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

An invitation to travel through Mediterranean landscapes across the world. Parc is divided into sections with different flora coming from South Africa, Australia, California, Chile, the Mediterranean Basin and the Canary Islands as well as others with a drier or sub-tropical climate, Mexico, Asia, New...More

1  Thank rosalialat
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