Jardin du Botanique de Bayeux

Bayeux
Normandy
Great Outdoors

Built on a plot of land donated to the city in 1851 by Charlemagne Jean Delamare, and in keeping with his wish for aid horticultural education, it became a public garden. Opened in 1864, this splendid botanical garden has many species still present from that time.

Discover the garden's 400 trees by following the nature trail. The Weeping Beech in the garden is a magnificent tree which has been listed as a natural monument since 1932.

 

Places to visit nearby

Bayeux in Normandy is a beautiful medieval city, brimming with history, and is the home of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

Caen, in Normandy, is one of the oldest university towns in France. Bustling with activity, it is a vibrant and attractive city on the River Orne.

Carentan in Normandy is a quaint town surrounded by vast wetlands and marshes teeming with wildlife - but it is most famous as the site of the Battle of Carentan during the Battle of Normandy in WW2.

Nearby attractions

Standing opposite the British War Cemetery, the Bayeux Memorial is inscribed with the names of over 1,800 men who lost their lives in the early stages of the Normandy Campaign.

Standing opposite the Museum of the Battle of Normandy and the Bayeux Memorial, the Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in France.

Bayeux was the first town liberated during the Battle of Normandy in 1944 and it is fittingly the home of a Museum dedicated to the Battle that raged for over 2 months across the region.