August 27, 2012
Champagne, beautiful bronzed bodies, thrilling art galleries, exceptional beaches and world-class marinas, the Cote d’Azur is notorious for many delights and treasures, including its legendary gardens.
In fact gardens are big business on the French Riviera and, similar to a house itself, are a symbol of taste, prosperity and wealth. Although it’s not just the many private gardens brimming with colour, exoticness, fertility and grandeur that line this exclusive region of southern France from east to west, as the Cote d’zur is also home to many stunningly beautiful public gardens of which a visit is a must.
Take a look at three of the most sensational public gardens on the Cote d’Azur.
The Parc Floral Phoenix
Being situated opposite Nice International Airport, there could not be a more tranquil, relaxing and picturesque place to unwind after a flight and begin your holiday on the Cote d’Azur.
With duck ponds, an aviary with a ‘musical’ fountain, many picnic tables positioned under the shade of a tree’s boughs, and an exhibition centre that is home to seven different climate zones and an exotic aquarium, the Parc Floral Phoenix provides a fantastic family day out
Le Jardin Exotique de Monaco
For those yearning to experience a truly exotic garden on the Cote d’Azur then look no further than the Jardin Exotique de Monaco.