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Les Jardins de la Boirie

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Address: La Boirie, 17310, Ile d'Oleron, France
Phone Number: 33516654436
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Les Jardins de la Boirie sont fermes jusqu'au printemps 2014!

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LOVELY GARDEN VISIT, ON BRIGHT SEPTEMBER AFTERNOON

We saw an advert for this garden which is open to the public @ 5E per adult and thought we'd give it a try. If you have a sat-nav, set it for "La Boirie" and check for signs when... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We saw an advert for this garden which is open to the public @ 5E per adult and thought we'd give it a try. If you have a sat-nav, set it for "La Boirie" and check for signs when you get there. This is well worth a visit, ideally when there are likely to be fewer people there, as space... More 

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Moissac, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This garden is relatively small but has a wealth of plants and is remarkably shady which allows it to survive the harsh maritime situation. The more unusual plants are clearly labeled which is really helpful although the owner, designer is very knowledgeable and speaks excellent English if you have no French. Don't expect restaurants, gift shops or souvenirs, the only... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

The island is a wonderful less commercial adventure from La Rochelle - with long beaches and bicycle paths leading you towards a relaxing and very pleasant time spent on this trip.

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Loved this beautiful little oasis.Small but so much to see.The garden represents years of work,talent and imagination. The use of colour was striking. We spent a happy time here and bought beautiful plants.We enjoyed speaking with the garden's creator.Well worth a visit.Reasonable price for an enjoyable experience

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Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

Small garden with ots of detail for a plant person. Give 40 minutes. plants available to buy. Make sure you check times and dates of opening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

Well worth a visit. The owner of this garden has created a small paradise filled with an astounding variety of sages and he speaks good English. There are other interesting and well cultivated plants to see. I never knew so many sage varieties existed and there are plants for sale if you see a variety you really fancy trying for... More 

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Vienne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2011

Quirky and unusual with a mixture of tropical plants with a feel of an English cottage garden - hard to describe, but it will transport you to another world as it is so private and secluded with various different "rooms" filled with many rare flowers and a big collection of hostas and sages. Lovely gardens with charming and knowledgeable French... More 

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