The Butterfly and Insect Garden : Aoubré has been well-known for 20 years for its tree climbing garden, but it's also a 30 hectare parc where people can discover nature, with animals, a small farm, pedagogical paths, nets, paths of the senses.
Around the theme ”Environment and Biodiversity”, Aoubré has opened a garden that is exceptional in Europe, the ”Butterfly and Insect Garden” of 7000 m2 (it is not a greenhouse).
This garden has obtained the Prize for Touristic Innovation of the General Council of the Var department in 2009. Its visit allows the observation of butterflies and insects of Provence. Insects and butterflies can be observed at different stages of their development in terrariums.
The parc has been labeled ”Biodiversity Info Point”.
To discover: the forest bathing path and the perfume garden.
Created in : 2000
Surface : 30 hectares
- Opening 2023 :
The Butterfly and Insect Garden is open all year round: weekends, Wednesdays from April to September, public holidays and school holidays. In order to see a maximum of insects and butterflies, it is recommended to come between May and June (depending on the weather).
Open all year for the tree climbing parcours and the natural discovery park.
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30 .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
Depending on the season, there are 2 to 3 guided visits a day, with well-trained and passionate guides.
The guided visits are included in the entry fee.
Visiting times indicated at the park reception.
- Charges :
Entry fee for the park: 10 Euros a day for adults, including the visit of the butterfly and insect garden.
Other prices for the climbing garden can be found on our homepage.
Ask for a quote for groups or see website above.
- Services :
Picnic area, Public lavatory, Cafeteria, Refreshment stall and sweet shop, Fastfood-Restaurant, Drinking water fountain, Children's playground, Pedagogical presentations, Dog not admitted, Carpark arranged.
- Access :
GPS (Lat x Long) : 43.379940000, 6.252410000