Botanical Garden in Caen

Cultural Heritage, 


Jardin des plantes et jardin botanique
© jardin des plantes
Serre du jardin des plantes Caen
© JM Gatey
Sculpture au jardin des plantes de Caen
© JM Gatey
Jardin des plantes et jardin botanique de Caen
© jardin des plantes
Coccinelle, emblème du jardin botanique de Caen
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This genuine plant museum, located in the heart of the town, offers several thousand species, some of them rare. Plant collection, typical Lower Normandy flora, exotic plant greenhouses. Medicinal garden, rockery, horticultural collections and children's play area. Horticultural tips for private gardeners from 8 to 12 a.m. and from 1.30 to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday except public holidays, either on site or over the phone. Closure subject to seasonal variations. Unaccompanied visit lasts 1h30 to 2 hours. Guided group tours of the greenhouses and the garden by appointment.

Ratings and quality marks

  • Jardin remarquable


Free for all



  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor games
  • Childrens' toilet


  • Bicycle parking
  • Animals welcome
  • Groups welcome


Proche (1353m)

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