Botanical & Public Gardens

Les Jardins des Coursiana
Gardens created in 1974 with an arboretum (occupying 6 hectares and containing 700 different species of trees and shrubs) an English garden, medicinal garden and a small family vegetable plot. Tea rooms also available. Located in Le Romieu (32)
Les Jardins de Bonzom
30,000m2 of parkland with a range of atmospheric conditions. Woodland, wetlands, a lake, kitchen garden and cactus collection. Located in Cravenceres, Gers. Open from April-October Wednesday to Sunday 10:00-19:00 from June 15 to August 31, Sunday openin
Le Gouffre DEsparros
A mineral garden exhibiting a variety of delicate and original mineral secretions. A unique classified and preserved site. 1 hour visits in 13 degree temperatures.
Le Labyrinthe des Roses
Located at the foot of the Chateau de Saint-Dau in Figeac and built on a Roman site. More than 1,000 climbing roses chosen for their scent and colours. Also Iris, Clematis and a Carp pond.
Visite du Jardin du Pelerin
Imaginary garden in Lauzerte, Tarn and Garonne, retracing the pilgrimage of St Jacques de Compostelle and the life of the pilgrims en route. Open 9.00-18.00 every day.
Visite du Jardin Massey
Public garden in the centre of Tarbes, with trees dating back to 1830. Lush vegetation, a maze, X1V cloisters, greenhouse and museum. Open 08:00;18;00 every day.
Les Jardins Secrets
Gardens with an educational, medieval theme. Located in the centre of Cahors. Guided visits available via the tourist office.
La Borde den Haut
Contemporary design garden. 100 year old oak tree date grove and ponds. Located in Demu, Gers.
Le Jardin Carnivore
Discover thousands of carnivorous plants and learn about the fascinating cycles of plantlife. Open 01/06-30/09.
La Palmeraie du Sarthou
Exotic plants including banana, palms, bamboos etc. Discover the history and culture of these plants and participate in the picking and tasting of the fruits in the orchards. Open all year except 2nd half January. 09.30-12.00, 14.30-19.00
Les Senteurs du Quercy
3 hectare park with 1,000 varietes of iris which flower in May and a further 150 varieties which flower in June and July. Located at the Mas de Freysse, Escamps.
Les Jardins Habitee
Three gardens from olden times with life size models from the Middle Ages in traditional costumes. Located at the Musee Rural de LAutrefois Quercynois, Route de la Gare, Saint-Pierre-Toirac-Bas.
Les Jardins du Grand Couvent
A relaxing haven with a 1.2 km walk. Colourful flowers, aromatic and medicinal plants, a large wood and a meadow with horses and donkeys. Museum, tea room shop and exhibition hall. Located at 33, ave. Louis Mazet, Gramat.
Le Jardin des Sens
This medieval vegetable garden in heart of Castelfranc has been transformed into a restful place for all to visit
Jardin Botanique du Tourmalet
2 hectares of rocks, clearings, moorland and forest provide the home to the infinite variety of wild flora in the Pyrenees. Commentary is provided each afternoon at 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00. Open 15 May to 15 September.