The Jardin des Plantes and the Botanical Garden of Caen
Take the time to discover this wonderful garden in Caen.
A history brimming with passion
It all began in the 17th century with Jean-Baptiste Callard de la Ducquerie, a plant lover. This passion inspired him to create a private garden with a few plantations. One thing led to another, and from owner to owner, the garden grew to form the Jardin des Plantes of today, covering more than 3 hectares.
What can you do at the Caen Botanical Gardens?
There's no shortage of activities for plant and nature lovers.
- Activities to learn more about gardening techniques;
- Gardening advice;
- Guided tours of the site;
- Exhibitions on the theme.
Information to remember
📍 Place Blot, 14000 Caen
👣 15 minutes' walk from your hotel
📅 Open every day, Monday to Friday from 8am. Closing time changes depending on the period.
The tropical greenhouses open daily from 1pm to 5pm.
Find a hotel in the centre of Caen
How about a romantic weekend just a few kilometres from Paris? The Best Western Royal hotel welcomes you for a romantic getaway. This 3-star hotel is perfectly located for exploring Caen city centre.
For a few days, your room will become your love nest. Depending on your wishes and your budget, choose the room that suits you best.
- The double comfort room: courtyard or Place de la République view, king-size bed, bathroom with bath or shower...
- The superior room: breathtaking views over the Place de la République, 20 m2 of happiness, bathroom with shower, king-size bed...
To enhance your romantic getaway, enjoy a delicious breakfast and a bar for your moments of relaxation. Room service is also available, so you can enjoy a delicious meal right in your cocoon.
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