Parks & Gardens
For your strolls in the city-centre, you will find several parks and gardens.
Jardin Public – Public Garden
This French formal garden, with a surface of 10 hectares was created in 1746. It was turned into a landscaped garden in 1858. It hosts an Arboretum, a library, and a Natural History Museum. Many activities are intended to children.
Parc Bordelais – Bordeaux Park
Designed like a public promenade from the 19° century, this historical park of 28 hectares is composed of about 3000 trees (of which a thousand are 100 years old). Many activities are intended to children.
Jardin Botanique - Botanic Garden
The botanical garden has several missions :
- Famous herbarium of France,
- Public awareness,
- Scientific exchanges on botanic matters
- Advice and expertise in plants areas
It has known a great development with the opening of a new 4 hectares area in La Bastide district to complete the historical building located in the Public Garden.