Visit of the gardens of the eyrignac manor

One of the most beautiful gardens of the Périgord with its unique collection of plant sculptures. 10 mn from the campsite by car or accessible by hiking from the campsite. You can visit the gardens of the manor, its green spaces, its landscaping and its vegetation, take walks in the park of the manor all year long.

Real vegetal jewel of the Black Perigord

Less than 6 km from camping Dordogne Le Temps de vivre are the marvelous Gardens of the Manor of Eyrignac, one of the most beautiful gardens in France classified in the unesco world heritage. Around a 17th century building, typical of the region's historical monuments, a 200-hectare park conceals a 10-hectare complex structured into seven thematic gardens including a botanical garden that await you for a rejuvenating family walk.
The gardens of Eyrignac have obtained the prestigious label of "Remarkable Gardens" for the beauty and meticulous maintenance of their 300 boxwood and yew topiaries, their rich rose garden, and for the charm of their fountains and basins fed by the seven springs of the estate.

A vegetable garden and a botanical path allow you to discover many varieties of plants. Gardening enthusiasts and lovers of topiary art can opt for guided tours in the company of the head gardener of the estate: you can enjoy a private tour of the gardens in his company, his advice on boxwood maintenance, a technical tour that is aimed at future gardeners or landscapers, or a pruning course by the topiary art specialist of the estate.
Several appointments finally punctuate the year at the gardens of Eyrignac, such as the Easter treasure hunt or the white picnics at night.

The gardens of the Eyrignac manor, a center of local interest

Very close to Sarlat, this place of interest housing 10 hectares of plant sculptures within it, is an example of Topiary Art in France. It always fascinates tourists who stay in the Dordogne, as part of a discovery visit or a family getaway.

The gardens of the Eyrignac manor are divided into 7 gardens with a forest estate that covers 200 hectares. They can be discovered all year round, where the shades vary according to the seasons, the sunny, tender and pastel colors predominate the landscape in spring, intensify in summer and become even more marked in the fall period. In any case, the Roseraie Blanche is at the heart of the visit, with its garlands of flowers that stand out from the rest of the landscape in the Dordogne. The view is exceptional in the face of its spectacular beauty.

It is to know that the entirety of this green space is accessible in free visit. A sensory discovery awaits you by soaking up the country atmosphere and intimacy that the place offers. Thanks to its garden palette, essentially composed of Mediterranean plants between lavender, perokvia and ceanothes, its flowery landscape will be a treat for your eyes. Moreover, the team of gardeners of Eyrignac ensures the constant maintenance of the place in all seasons. Because of its tourist attractions in the region, various animations, cultural events, events and activities are organized around the gardens of Eyrignac.

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