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Beautiful little garden.

Gorgeous and well maintained. We walked by here and strolled in and around and we quite surprised... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
New Castle, New Hampshire
Lovely gardens

Super hidden gardens - well kept and provide super views over the city. Well worth a visit - a... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Alton, United Kingdom
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Rue des Douves, Rue Elie Freron, 29000, Quimper, France
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Gorgeous and well maintained. We walked by here and strolled in and around and we quite surprised how nice and pleasant it was. We were the only ones in there. Highly recommend if you're tired and need some nature.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Super hidden gardens - well kept and provide super views over the city. Well worth a visit - a really cool place and there were seats for lunch etc

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

The ‘Jardin de la retraite’ is a small historic garden enclosed by the eastern part of the city walls and the only surviving tower, the 13th century ’Tour Névet’. After having been in the possession of the canons of the cathedral, the Catholic order of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sweetpirhana
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LaurenceLG
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Helen C
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Helen R
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank quantockm
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mennov274
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