The Garden of the MetamorpOZes : Garden park from yesterday and today, it is inhabited by contemporary art in a succession of small theme gardens that are rich in different species (from tree to vegetable) and are organized around the ancient moats of the ancient 11th century priory. The ”jardi'n'art” and the artist's work for the glory of a garden. An exhibition in open air as well as in the gallery, artists from the Loire valley and from elswhere, in osmosis with the grounds. Sculptures, seats, fountains and installations. You might also have the surprise of meeting a grey heron, ducks, waterfowl, frogs, dragonflies, butterflies...
Type: kitchen garden, theme garden, renaissance-baroque spirit, priest's garden, English flower beds, Japanese garden spirit.
Since 2011: tour with special marks for garden plants that nourish and heal, and a compilation of detailed cards.
Created in : 1984
Surface : 5500m2 sur 20000m2
- Opening 2023 :
Open from April 16 to October 23.
- from September 16 to 18: Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday from 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
- from September 24 to October 23: Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30, Minimal number of persons for a guided visit : 2 .
No access for disabled persons.
Plan of the garden, classification of plants in the garden in a guide. Detailed files for the plants that care for and nourish us. Member of the association of parks and gardens in the Centre region (APJRC, French Association for Topiary Art and Boxwood, Refuge LPO).
- Charges :
€ 5.00 per person.
€ 4.50 per person for a group of 10 or more.
€ 10 per person, individually, for the guided tour.
- Services :
Shop, Public lavatory, Tearoom, Bed and Breakfast, Saloons to let, Seminars, Receptions, Cocktails, Marriage photos, Shooting of films, Wi-Fi Access, Workshops garden, Practical training courses , Lawns for sunbathing, Dog not admitted, Carpark arranged, Camping car site, Exhibition visitation.
Art gallery and works of art and installations in the park. On-site tea room.
- Access :
A10, exit n ° 17 ”Blois”, follow the direction of Montrichard / Loches by the D764; in Monthou-sur-Bièvre, take the direction of Valaire by the D169; in the village, the gardens are indicated, see sign Jardins Passion, Exposition.
The garden is located 5 minutes from the international garden festival of Chaumont sur Loire and 15 minutes from Blois
GPS (Lat x Long) : 47.470598300, 1.268231200