Spread over six hectares, this garden was created in 1929 by Lawrence Johnston. In 1999, the garden was taken over by the Conservatoire du Littoral. It was restored to its former glory in 2008.
This garden contains rare and exotic sub-tropical plantations. The 11 courtyards are the main highlights of the Garden:
- La Serre Cold: Two species of Podocarpus by the side of pool.
- The Roundabout: Fountain Wall with South American Bamboo and a view of main house.
- Water Garden: Huge pines with Big pools.
- The Villa: The main Farm building.
- Casa Rocca: Collection of Camillias along the stairs to Third house.
- Garden of Moorish: Fountains with loggia decorated with tiles.
- The lookout Wisteria: Flaunts Winter Suntraps, Cool summer traps and the Gazebo.
- Fountain of Daturas: Trumpet angels with water flowing from their trumpets.
- The French Garden: Traditional pattern of garden with four squares.
- Staircase of the Angel: Grand Staircase with old Olive grove.
- The Rockery: Huge tropical foliage.
Jardin Serre De La Madone Travel Tips
- This garden is also called as Serre de la Madone and the Hill of Madonna.
- Some parts of the garden may be wet. Watch your steps.
- Entry is free.
How to Reach Jardin Serre De La Madone
- Nearest Railway Station: Menton-Gravan station
- Bus no 98, Bust Stop: Cathedral, Menton
- A Boire a Manger
- La Fabrique
- A Braijade Meridiounale
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21.47% of people who visit Menton include Jardin Serre De La Madone in their plan
50% of people start their Jardin Serre De La Madone visit around 4 PM
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