Jardin Emanuel Lopez & Conservatoire Botanique National Méditerranéen


This wonderful ornamental garden is planted with palms, cypresses, vanilla and grenadier trees, cactus and bamboo, sweetly scented jasmine, and every herb known to grow under the Provençal sun. It's also home to the Parc National de Port-Cros Maison du Parc.

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1. Place d’Armes

0.19 MILES

A eucalypt-shaded pétanque pitch dominates central place d’Armes, which, as its name suggests, was once a parade ground. Music concerts fill Église Ste…

2. Fort Ste-Agathe

0.28 MILES

This 16th-century fortification contains historical and natural-history exhibits, and its tower has lovely island views. Much of the building dates from…

3. Fort de Brégançon

8.95 MILES

A private residence of the president from 1968 to 2013, the Fort de Brégançon is now an accessible national monument. Located on a scenic peninsula 20…

4. Vieille Ville

9.24 MILES

Over 2000 years of human habitation are layered in Hyères’ attractive old town, which begins on the western side of place Georges Clemenceau at the 13th…

5. Château des Bormettes

9.24 MILES

Scenic, with a cellar located under a former Carthusian monastery, des Bormettes is also ancient, with evidence of wine-production in the area going to…

6. Fort de l'Estissac

9.36 MILES

This 17th-century fort, strengthened by Napoleon after being partly destroyed by the English, crowns the northwestern part of Port-Cros. You can climb its…

7. Villa Noailles

9.45 MILES

A cubist maze of concrete and glass, the villa was designed by Robert Mallet-Stevens in 1923 as a winter residence for devoted lover of modern art Vicomte…

8. Clos Mireille

9.66 MILES

One of three estates comprising Domaines Ott, a winemaking concern with roots in the late 19th-century, Clos Mireille is still run by descendants of…