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Visit Jardins du chateau de Momas

The Chateau de Momas is in Momas near to Pau in the south west of France. The garden is listed as one of the "Remarkable gardens" of France.

This chateau, which has the look of a large manor house, is surrounded by gardens restored according to the memories of gardenerers of times gone by and using many ancient varieties of plants and vegetables.

Explore the Gardens of the Chateau de Momas

With more than a thousand different plants and vegetables, many of them rare, there is much to appreciate in the garden. Many old specimen trees have been conserved.

There is a white garden, a herb garden, an orchard containing rare varieties and a large vegetable garden (potager).

Jardins du Chateau de Momas

One corner is devoted to medicinal plants from the forests of Porto Rico. This garden was started by the great-grandfather of the current owner who was a pharmacist and botanist and the present owner has brought this part of the garden back to life.

Chateau de Momas garden guide

The Jardins du Chateau de Momas is open every day except Thursdays from 09.30 to 12.00 and 14.30 to 19.00.

Entrance costs 5 euros and free to under 12s and the money collected is used to support the association that looks after the chateau and gardens. The association is run to help people out of work or trying to change their job skills.

The garden is situated near Pau and has views over the Pyrenees.

Address: Jardin du Chateau de Momas, 64230 Momas

Jardins du Chateau de Momas

Gardens nearby

Pau itself has been awarded 4 flowers for the quality of the planting throughout the city and it has numerous attractively planted parks to visit.

The Roseraie de Saint-Vincent which is a rose nursery with a stunning rose show garden has been voted a favourite garden for the region.

A favourite of ours is the Promenade Fleurie at Mimizan which is a gardened walk which has been created around a lake at Mimizan and is packed with florwering trees, shrubs and perennials and quite a few exotic and unusual plants too.

You can find more local travel ideas in the South West France guide,

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Jardins du chateau de Momas places to visit

La Roseraie de Saint-Vincent

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.

La Roseraie de Saint-Vincent guide
Parc du Sarrat

Parc du Sarrat

The Parc du Sarrat is a house inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and its contemporary garden.

Parc du Sarrat guide
La Promenade Fleurie

La Promenade Fleurie

The Promenade Fleurie is a stunning garden walk around a lake near the beach resort of Mimizan.

La Promenade Fleurie guide