The Martels' Garden : This floral park has been created by a family of passionate garden lovers. It is open to the public since 1994.
The tour passes through 5 different stages.
At first, you will walk along the 300 m canal with its multicolored borders. After that, you will dive into the jungle, discovering the exotic greenhouse that houses tropical nenuphars and daturas. At its exit, you will contemplate the rainbow garden, with its blue, rose and yellow flower beds. Then you will be surprised by the 150 animals of the mini farm, in half liberty like another Noah's ark. Finally, from the view point you will dominate the terraces from where the brook springs that feeds the lotus basins.
This garden has been conceived in order to give pleasure to everybody. It is very green an in summer very shady, with numerous benches where the different flower beds can be admired.
Created in : 1994
Surface : 4 ha
- Opening 2021 :
From May to August, daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
In April and September, every afternoon from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
In October: open Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. It is best to make sure that the garden is open (weather permitting).
- Visits :
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
- Charges :
Adults: € 9.50. young people (from 11 to 17 years old included): 6.50 €. Children (from 4 to 10 years old included): 5.50 €. Free for children under 4 years old.
- Services :
Shop, Picnic area, Public lavatory, Tree nursery, Refreshment stall and sweet shop, Drinking water fountain, Saloons to let, Marriage photos, Shooting of films, Lawns for sunbathing, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Carpark arranged, Exhibition visitation, Collections.
- Access :
Between Toulouse and Albi, exit 7 on the A68 motorway. After the village of Giroussens.
GPS (Lat x Long) : 43.749553000, 1.786342000