Gardens and Parks

The city of Namur currently has four gardens with various themes: “The Garden of colourful plants”, “The Garden of scents”, the medieval-inspired “Garden of two towers”, and “The Garden of small fruits” dedicated to the strawberries of Wépion.

 

Jardin des plantes à couleurs

This Garden of colourful plants is situated in the facilities of the Municipal Garden Services, rue Frères Biéva, 203 – Vedrin.

Roam through the astonishing collection of over 130 plants that bring colour to our everyday lives.

Discover the variety that hides behind the red, blue, green, and yellow of our textiles.

Only open for one-off events or on request.

Rue Frères Biéva, 203

5020 Vedrin

 

Jardins des Senteurs (“Garden of Scents”)

The “Garden of Scents” – Namur Castle – Citadel, rue de l’Ermitage 1.

Situated in the gardens of Namur Castle, this garden will awaken your senses with its many perfumes from more than 350 varieties of plants.

Free entrance

Rue de l’Ermitage 1

5000 Namur

Jardin des Deux Tours

 

Jardin des deux tours (The Garden of two towers) – At the Citadel, route Merveilleuse.

Discover this medieval-inspired garden, which was rebuilt on the site of Namur’s Citadel. Vines, pruning, hay, grids, suspended culture, fountains… Travel in time and discover the art and diversity of gardens, from the time of Charlemagne to the early years of the Renaissance.

The garden entrance is situated near the “Tour joyeuse”.

The garden is open for guided tours or special events.

In July and August, the garden is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00 including bank holidays (it closes at 17:30)

In June and September, the garden is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00:00 including bank holidays (it closes at 17:30)

Route Merveilleuse

5000 Namur

 

The Garden of small fruits

The Garden of small fruits – Chaussée de Dinant, 1092 – Wépion. Close to the museum of Strawberries.

Dedicated particularly to the strawberry for which Wépion is famous, this remarkable garden invites you to discover the variety and richness of the small fruits that grow in our regions, from the classical to the more unusual, from the more demanding in terms of cultivation to the wilder.

From April to September: from Tuesday to Sunday from 11h to 18h. From October to March: Tuesday to Friday from 13:00 pm to 17:00 pm. The museum remains free on the first Sunday of the month. Price: 5 €

Chaussée de Dinant, 1092

5100 Wépion

 

 

Jean Chalon Garden

Built in the heart of Louise-Marie park, this themed garden tells visitors about the relationship between man and plants since the dawn of time. Sacred trees, alchemist’s plants, flowers of ideal proportions inspiring mathematicians… 300 plant species are gathered in this area.

In July and in August, the garden is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday from 14:00 to 18:00 including bank holidays (the entrance closes at 17:30)

Boulevard Frère Orban, at the heart of the park Louise-Marie, in the centre of Namur.

 

Parks

Parc de la Plante, Parc Astrid, Parc d’Amée, Parc Louise-Marie, Parc des Sources… Namur’s diverse plant heritage has been renewed for all to enjoy, in an atmosphere of rest and relaxation. Furthermore, make the most of our guided tours to discover its history and its horticultural collection.

Music lovers can also enjoy the concerts that are programmed every year.

Place de la Station, Namur, Belgique

081/24.64.44

http://www.nature-namur.be/page/des-jardins-a-themes.html

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