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Les Chemins de la Rose

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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August...not as bad as reported by someone last year!

I've been wanting to visit this place for some time. I've read the reviews and do not believe some... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Lis E
Genneteil, France
Roses roses roses !

Lovely garden to enjoy a vast array of roses .The smell the morning we visited was amazing .Very... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Greater London, United Kingdom
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The Rose Garden - Les Chemins de la Rose, welcomes you to its newly remodeled rose garden. Spread over 4 hectares, its a real rose garden boasting over 13,000 roses. Get ready to take a magical and heady walk through the garden to experience and...more
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Parc de Courcipleu | Parc de Courcipleu, 49700, Doue-la-Fontaine, France
+33 2 41 59 95 95
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 September 2014

If you love Roses you must visit this lovely little gem in the French countryside. True it is next to a busy road but you forget the traffic as you get mesmerised in the beautiful rose collection and tranquility of what seems to be a...More

3  Thank Sumatra C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This will be an excellent attraction from 2015. The new team have published plans for all the improvements they will make. The gardens contain hundreds of different roses and there are large notices giving different facts about roses, their origin, development, the different types of...More

1  Thank Christine G
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A huge variety of roses here; despite it coming towards the end of the season, there was lots to see and we spent two hours walking, sitting and smelling the roses. Rose varieties were well labelled. Interesting to see the companion planting and the ways...More

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Guillaume D, Gérant at Les Chemins de la Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your comment and visit. We hope you enjoyed our garden. Looking forward to welcome you next spring. The rose garden team - Les Chemins de la rose

Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've been wanting to visit this place for some time. I've read the reviews and do not believe some of them fairly represent it. I know from my own Roses ( over 70) that August is not a good time to see the roses at...More

Thank Lis E
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Saumur, famous for its rivers, wines, caves, friendly locals and chateaux. But there is more; the amazing production of roses and rose based products. And there is no better place to see this than in "Les Chemins de la Rose", a short distance south from...More

Thank LusakaWhale
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Lovely garden to enjoy a vast array of roses .The smell the morning we visited was amazing .Very interesting horoscope tree planting with good explanation in English .

Thank BandCtravellers
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Only worth a visit during the short season when the roses are at their best ... otherwise not very interesting. The park is well laid-out and would be accessible for wheelchair users. Lovely displays of roses from throughout their history, and good (bi-lingual English and...More

Thank loiregem
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Knowing very well this “Roseraie” I can say, if you have the chance to go there, that it will be a very nice and agreeable moment even if you are not a fan of roses. For sure we are talking about a natural environment and...More

Thank 667ericd
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I visited the garden in early August with family of varying ages. We were aware that the rose season was nearing an end, but assumed that there would still be some blooms to see. The space is very large, and there is no question that...More

Thank happyhele9
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Visited in middle of June. Plenty of parking space and disabled access with access for my little buggy with wide pathways in reasonable condition and a disabled toilet. However while there were lots of roses, so many In fact, but not at all well cared...More

Thank Jennifer W
Guillaume D, Propriétaire at Les Chemins de la Rose, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Hello, thank you for taking time to review your visit to our rose garden experience. For several weeks the weather is not favorable (rain, wind and high temperatures). This weather favors disease rose. We regularly treat the rose garden and the roses sold. We regret...More

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Doué-la-Fontaine is famous for its roses. Visiting a rose garden in this village, we expected to see something beautiful. This is probably the worst garden we have ever visited. The roses themselves were overgrown and branches hung like brambles over the footpaths. Some bushes were...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Visited here on a lovely sunny day. Was lots to see and a visit underground was very interesting. A huge variety of roses to be seen. Obviously a lot of hard work was put in by all the growers.

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