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Le Jardin de la Retraite

Rue des Douves, Rue Elie Freron, 29000, Quimper, France
+33 2 98 98 88 87
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Tranquil spot near the city centre

We came across this little gem quite by chance as it’s neither mentioned in the Michelin Green... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SalviaPrincess
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North Somerset
Peaceful

Quiet and peaceful garden to sit and reflect, although very close to city centre. Well kept with a... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Sweetpirhana
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Kilkhampton, Bude, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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Rue des Douves, Rue Elie Freron, 29000, Quimper, France
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"beautiful garden"
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"southern hemisphere"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"plants"
in 7 reviews
"rue"
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"cathedral"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this little gem quite by chance as it’s neither mentioned in the Michelin Green Guide nor shown on its map! It’s well laid out and has a range of interesting plants, everything from ferns and hostas in the shady areas to Southern...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Quiet and peaceful garden to sit and reflect, although very close to city centre. Well kept with a large selection of beautiful plants

Thank Sweetpirhana
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

A nice green place with some quite exotic plants for the region of Quimper. There is an entrance from the middle of the Rue Elie Freron.

Thank LaurenceLG
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Even in October, the garden was worth a visit. The many sculptures are so interesting and well-placed. I followed the suggested pathway through the garden and ended up on Rue Verdelet which led back to Rue Elie Ferron.

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

This is a busy, lovely little city. Lots of car traffic, shopping, eating, tourism. There is a great little garden near the cathedral. Old walls, an old tower, lots of nice plants. Very serene. Worth a visit.

Thank Helen R
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

First visited this garden in 2014 and we were delighted to return this year and find it was even better. Quimper is a true ville fleuri and many of the public areas are planted with interesting and vibrant combinations of flowers. This garden is more...More

Thank quantockm
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

While passing a day in Quimper we passed by the garden. It is a nice beautiful garden with a lot of mediteranian plants and palm trees. I loved it. It is free accessible.

Thank Menno v
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

I enjoy gardening and, although this garden is small, found the design and choice of plants very interesting.

Thank emerald1955
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

A lovely oasis in the centre of the city. A place to sit and enjoy the planting . It is on several levels so not suitable for wheelchair access, although they could access part of the garden.

Thank bantickr
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

Great eductional park, but not so big and not really accessible. A lot of stairs and you cannot access is completely by wheelchair. This is why it does not get full score for me. Still it is beautiful and a relaxing place to hang out....More

Thank keltickitten
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