The Butterfly and Insect Garden - Flassans (83) - Var - Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur - France

The Butterfly and Insect Garden

Flassans - Var (83) - Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur - France

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The Butterfly and Insect Garden : Aoubré has been well-known for 24 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 2024 :
    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 :
    Unguided 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.

    Reservation groups
  • Charges :
    Entrance to the discovery park: 11 euros for the day for an adult (other prices depending on ages on our website above
    A visit to the butterfly and insect garden is included.
    Other prices for tree climbing (see website:
    For groups, request a quote:
  • 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