Gardens to Visit: Finistere

Chateau de Kerjean
This Chateau was built at the end of the 16th Century, a stronghold and symbol of the Renaissance in Brittany. It tells the tale of the Lords of Kerjean. The castle is surrounded by 20 hectares.
Rospico Botanical Gardens
7 km from the famous city of painters in Pont-Aven, gardens Rospico are designed with floral wire blue hydrangea and ocean views. There is also a garden centre located at Kerangall, Nevez (29).
Château de Lanniron
Situated about 3km from Qiumper center view magnificient gardens created in the "french design" style and a botanical collection (29).
Chateau de Suscinio
Botanical garden in the grounds of the chateau. Open January, November, December daily from 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 17:00;Febraury, March and October 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 18:00;April to September every day 10:00 - 19:00. Based at Ploujean (29).
Cultural and floral park with formal gardens, water features, and exhibitions in the chateau. Open throughout the year, with frequent plant festivals. At Domaine de Trevarez, St Goazec.
The Claude-Goude Park
It is a public park, situated on the headland of Pen al Lann, Carantec (29). Open all year round and hosting remarkable tree species. A treasure hunt for children is available from the Tourist Information Centre.
The National Botanical Reserve of Brest
The Botanical Reserve of Brest grows endangered species from the American Massif, France, Europe and islands from all over the world. Open throughout the year “Green day” is on May 1st and has plants on sale, themed exhibitions and greenhous
Domaine de Trevarez
Built by James de Kerjeju in the late 19th Century, the Domaine de Trevarez has 85 hectares where you can see camellias, magnolias etc. There are floral displays for all seasons. Based at Route de Laz (29).
Manoir de Kerazan
Situated in the Bigouden region, just 2 minutes from the beaches, discover a large Breton manor house ane its grounds (29).
Chateau de Kergroadez
Located near Brest and built by the Marquis de Kergroadez, this early 17th-century castle shows the defensive architecture of the Renaissance in Brittany. Visit the grounds and enjoy numerous events put on throughout the year.
The Eotic Garden: Finistere
3000 species of sub-tropical plants, an 18m-high rock offering a panoramic view of the Bay of Morlaix, waterfalls and ponds hosting tortoises, planted out with cactus, rockeries, agaves and aloes. Open all year round except in December - February.
Trevarez Park
Finisteres floral and cultural park offering exhibitions all year round. Chateau, gardens, displays, guided visits and water features. June and September open from 13:00 to 18:00 every day, July and August from 11:00 to 18:30 every day.
Le Parc Botanique de Cornouaille
Botanical gardens with 4 hectares of land anfd over 3,500 plant species including japanese and Indian varietes. Plants for sale. Open daily from March to late November. At Combrit, Pont lAbbe.
Arboretum du Poërop et jardin de l'Argoat
Situated at 55 rue des Cieux. One of the most important botanical gardens in Brittany, with trees and bushes from five continents and more than 3,000 varieties. Closed bank holidays.
Abbaye de Daoulas
This Abbey is located South of Brest. Its architecture bears witness to its past, with an oratory, fountain and Romanesque cloister. There is also a 4 hectare medicinal plant garden and Renaissance Monastery gardens. Based at 21 rue de lEglise BP