Garden Of La Motte - Mauguio (34) - Hérault - Occitanie - France

Garden Of La Motte

Mauguio - Hérault (34) - Occitanie - France

Built on a hill of earth in the Middle Ages, the garden of the Motte is placed in the heart of the old Mauguio, town built in circulared streets around the garden.
In 1904, the garden keeps in his summit the first water tower, built to bring water fot the will and the fountains of the village.
Since this year, it became a public garden, imagined on the model of the park of Buttes-Chaumont in Paris. Its alleys are lined with mediterranean trees and exotic species : quince trees of Japan, trees of Judea, chamerops palm trees.
Place the expression of the public power, renowed by the wine-growing wealth, it crystallized the Maugio's identity since more 1000 years. Created in : 1890
Surface : 2317 m2

  • Opening 2019 :
    Winter, of October 1st at March 31:
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday of 8 am to noon and 1.30 pm to 5 pm.
    Summer, April 1st at September 30 :
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, of 8 am to noon and 3.30 pm to 7 pm.
  • Visits :
    Unguided visits.
    Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 2h, Minimal number of persons for a guided visit : 7 .
    No access for disabled persons.
  • Charges :
    Free visit.
    Guided visit (1h30) : 45 euros by appointment.
  • Services :
    Marriage photos, Exhibition visitation.
  • Access :
    It's situated 10 km from Montpellier, 20 km from Lunel.
    Direction center town, street of the Motte.
    GPS (Lat x Long) : 43.615650000, 4.010235000