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Le jardin des oliviers

Park and garden, Garden, Botanical garden, Arboretum, Plant collection, Terraced in Sanary-sur-Mer
  • Listen, look, touch, feel, taste, manipulate, exchange !
    To prepare your visit, please contact the scientific manager of the garden: jardin.des.oliviers@sanarysurmer.com

  • Discover a typical Provençal agricultural site with its mill
    traditional oil, its dry stone remains, its noria and well
    other treasures, witnesses of an ancestral way of life and know-how.

    A true conservatory of the olive tree, the garden houses an olive grove of more than 500 olive trees of 113 different varieties dotted with multiple traditional crops. Lavender, Narcissus, Immortals, Iris rub shoulders and permeate the garden with their perfumes and colours...

    Over the seasons,...
    Discover a typical Provençal agricultural site with its mill
    traditional oil, its dry stone remains, its noria and well
    other treasures, witnesses of an ancestral way of life and know-how.

    A true conservatory of the olive tree, the garden houses an olive grove of more than 500 olive trees of 113 different varieties dotted with multiple traditional crops. Lavender, Narcissus, Immortals, Iris rub shoulders and permeate the garden with their perfumes and colours...

    Over the seasons, the garden will reveal all its secrets from the harvest to the
    processing of typical Provençal agricultural products. Come and experience with us the making of olive oil, bread over a wood fire or the traditional harvest!

    The Jardin des Oliviers is a site with an educational vocation for the transmission of traditional Provençal methods and know-how. It is open to all curious people who are passionate about history and nature.
    Groups (from 10 people)
    We offer groups a guided tour that can be followed by a workshop
    thematic.
    To prepare your visit, please contact the garden's scientific manager: mathilde.berthier@sanarysurmer.com .
    School and extracurricular activities:
    Reception on registration all year round - workshops can be adapted to meet your expectations.

    Annual public events (new oil festival, harvest festival, grape harvest festival, European Days of Mills and Millstone Heritage...).
    Thematic workshops on inscriptions (making bread over a wood fire,
    manufacture of lavender spindles...).

    Zero plastic" approach.
    Organic farming certification.
    Bronze level BDM building.
    A guided tour of the oil mill and the current exhibitions is offered.
    The guided tour does not require prior registration.

    The Olive Garden is not a public park but an educational and cultural site. It is therefore forbidden to smoke inside the site and dogs, even on a leash, are not allowed.

    The building and its museum part (oil mill + exhibition) is accessible to people with reduced mobility, however, except for the outdoor areas near the building, the rest of the garden is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

    The site is for educational purposes, the production of olive oil is not offered for sale, however, in periods outside the health crisis, a tasting of olive oil is offered to visitors at the end of the guided tour.

    The olive oil is produced on site and is distributed to schoolchildren who participate in educational activities on the olive tree.

    School and extracurricular activities: Reception on registration all year long - workshops can be adapted according to your expectations. Annual events for the general public (new oil festival, harvest festival, harvest festival, European Mill and Mill Heritage Days...).
    The guided tour does not require prior registration.

    "We offer groups (from 10 people) a guided tour which can be followed by a thematic workshop.
    School and extracurricular activities: Registration is required all year round - workshops can be adapted to suit your needs.
    To prepare your visit, please contact the scientific manager of the garden: mathilde.berthier@sanarysurmer.com "
  • Environment
    • Close to a motorway
    • Town outskirts
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Activities
    • Agricultural
    • Environment
  • Equipment
    • Parking
  • Services
    • Educational visits
Openings
  • All year
  • Wednesday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Opening hours : Wednesday and Friday from 14:00 to 18:00 Saturday from 9:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00 Closed on December 25th and January 1st.
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