Botanical garden and other discoveries...

Listed in the inventory of historical monuments, the botanical garden of Bayeux is one of the most beautiful landscaped parks of the 19th century in Normandy.

55 route de Port-en-Bessin Bayeux 14400 France

Created in 1859, this public garden of 2.6 hectares is the work of the Bühler brothers, creators of the Parc de la Tête d'Or in Lyon and the Thabor in Rennes. The most spectacular element of this garden is a "weeping beech", classified as a natural monument since 1932 and labeled "remarkable tree of France" since 2000. A discovery circuit, consisting of 17 information terminals, invites you to discover at your own pace the botanical riches of the garden as well as historical anecdotes about the city.

From April 1st to September 30th: from 9am to 8pm
From October 1st to 31st: from 9am to 7pm
November 1 to February 28: 9am to 5pm
March 1 to 31: 9am to 7pm

 

You can also stroll along the banks of the Aure.

Reserved for pedestrians and cyclists, this route invites you to take a walk, go jogging or simply relax by the river. From the Espace Naturel Sensible to Vaux-sur-Aure, this walk extends over 4 km, crossing Bayeux from south to north. Views of the cathedral and the monuments of the city as well as the mills and the wash houses ensure an original discovery of the city and its heritage. This walk, lined with green spaces, also has rest areas and playgrounds for children.

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