South West France places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the South West France region. See also our South West France travel guide.

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Cahors gardens

The garden trail visits about 20 secret gardens of Cahors and is the perfect way to explore the historic town.
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Chartreuse du Colombier

The Chartreuse du Colombier is a traditional country house surrounded by charming gardens.
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Chateau de Losse Gardens

The beautiful Chateau de Losse is surrounded by very simple and stylish garden with lots of clipped box and lavender balls.
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Chateau des Milandes

The fabulous Chateau des Milandes has huge parterres full of a mass of colourful bedding plants adding to the overall charm.
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Garden of the cloitre de l'eglise Notre Dame

The Cloister garden of the Notre Dame church in Marmande is a small garden with topiaries and parterres.
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Gardens of the Chateau de Campagne

Surrounding the Chateau de Campagne are lovely grounds and gardens including lovely streamside planting.
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Jardin de Planbuisson

The Jardin de Planbuisson is a bamboo garden with a large range of bamboos and grasses.
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Jardin des Paradis

The Jardins des Paradis is a very attractive and quirky garden in the lovely town of Cordes sur Ciel.
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Jardins de l'Albarede

The Jardins de l'Albarede is a charming garden on the edge of the beautiful town of Domme.
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Jardins des Martels

The Jardins des Martels is a fabulous garden between Albi and Toulouse. It is one of our favourites.
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Jardins du Chateau de Momas

The Jardins du Chateau de Momas, near to Pau, contains lots of rare plants.
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Jardins du Chateau de Mongenan

The Jardins du Chateau de Mongenan to the south of Bordeaux have grown up round the chateau which is also a museum.
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La Promenade Fleurie

The Promenade Fleurie is a stunning garden walk around a lake near the beach resort of Mimizan.
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La Roseraie de Saint-Vincent

The Rosarie de Saint Vincent is a popular rose garden with a nursery with views over the foothills of the Pyrenees.
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Latour Marliac Le Jardin des Nenuphars

Latour Marliac is a beautiful nursery and garden and has the National Collection of water lilies.
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Le Bouquet garden

The Le Bouquet garden is a unique garden with 50 different parterres and motifs spread out round a 2km walk.
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Le Jardin de Boissonna

The Jardin de Boissonna, near to Duras, is a small but lovely garden packed with roses.
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Le Jardin de Saint Adrien

The Jardin de Saint Adrien is an award winning garden constructed in a medieval quarry.
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Le Jardin des Sambucs

The Jardin des Sambucs is a very natural garden in the Cevennes National Park.
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Les Jardins d'eau de Carsac

The Jardins d'Eau de Carsac is a water garden full of water lilies and lotus flowers.
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Les Jardins de Beauchamp

The Jardins de Beauchamp is a large garden with lots of areas in different styles. It is also attached to a good garden centre.
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Les Jardins de Cadiot

Les Jardins de Cadiot is a large garden with lots of different styles and large collections of peonies and day lilies and more.
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Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire

Les Jardins de l'Imaginaire is a contemporary garden which sits above and has great views of the town of Terrasson.
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Les jardins de la Brande

Les Jardins de la Brande once had a great display of willow woven cabins but is now a garden centre which hosts a garden fair twice a year.
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Les Jardins de la Chartreuse de Conty

Sadly these gardens are no longer open to the public except by rdv.
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Les Jardins de Sardy

Les Jardins de Sardy is a lovely garden with a magnificent pool.
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Les Jardins du Chateau de Hautefort

Les Jardins du Chateau de Hautefort. This spectacular castle is surrounded by impressive formal gardens.
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Les Jardins du Chateau du Caudon

The Jardins du Chateau du Caudon have impressive views over Domme and a labyrinth.
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Les Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac

Les Jardins du Manoir d'Eyrignac is an incredible garden of topiary shapes and clipped hedges.
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Les Jardins Panoramique de Limeuil

Les Jardins Panoramique de Limeuil is a large park with excellent views over Limeuil and its river confluence.
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Les Jardins suspendus de Marqueyssac

The Jardins Suspendus de Marqueyssac have the most amazing swirling box hedges and wonderful views over the Dordogne river.
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Les Jardins Tranquille

Les Jardins Tranquille is a lovely riverside garden in the stunning town of Brantome.
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Parc du Sarrat

The Parc du Sarrat is a house inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and its contemporary garden.
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The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie

The Jardin de la Ferme Fleurie is a lovely colourful garden in the Dordogne valley.
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See also:

Map of South West France and places to visit

 
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