... from Menton to Mandelieu and miles into the mountains ...

Garden Visits

Trees and bushes clipped round
The garden of the Château de Gourdon

Contact Angela

If you enjoy gardening then join this group which offers the opportunity to visit gardens large and small and other things of interest to gardeners.

A discount of up to 10 per cent on some garden items is available to Club members on showing the current membership card at the Nova Jardins, Opio.



Friday 25 May

at 10.00

Villa Fort France

Cost: €€12 (pay at the time of the visit)

A chance to visit this remarkable garden, created by Lady Fortescue, writer of Perfume from Provence, a story telling of her life in the 1930s in France and the creation of this beautiful garden.

The present owners have lovingly continued with the ‘English’ style of garden and it is a delight to wander up and down the terraces enjoying the views and great variety of plants. Sensible flat shoes are advisable, there are many steps in the garden.

Places are limited, therefore book early to avoid disappointment. Book before and no later than 17 May, preferably by email but if leaving a message on the telephone, please give your name and telephone number clearly.

A lunch can be arranged after the visit, please tell Angela at the time of booking if you are interested in staying for lunch. Carpooling can be arranged, probably from Châteauneuf, further information will be given after booking.

Wednesday 6 June

at 10.00

Vallon du Brec, Coursegoules

Cost €€10 (pay at the time of the visit).

Truly an unusual garden, below the Cheiron Mountain, on the edge of the village of Coursegoules. The owners are happy to show us around and the visit will be in English. To enjoy this visit it is advisable to wear flat shoes, there are many terraces and steps. Saying that, do not let that put you off, you are in for a treat looking over the countryside around Coursegoules and enjoying the many features in the garden. Places are limited, therefore, book early to avoid disappointment. Book before and no later than 28 May, preferably by email but if leaving a message on the telephone, please give your name and telephone number clearly.

A lunch in the village can be arranged after the visit, please tell Angela at the time of booking if you are interested in staying for lunch. Carpooling can be arranged, probably from Châteauneuf, further information will be given after booking.


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