18th edition of this National Garden weekend, a true invitation to discover the amazing riches and diversity of parks and gardens, both public and private. Take the time to discover or rediscover a garden, come alone or with the entire family, and follow the different paths proposed to explore a given garden.
Many different events designed for all ages with a special emphasis on families. Guided visits, games and playful approahces, shows, exhibitions, etc.
This nation-wide event is sponsored by the Regional Cultural Affairs offices in close collaboration with the French "Comité des Parcs et jardins de France, la Demeure Historique, les Vieilles maisons Françaises et le Centre des monuments nationaux", which entails Parks and Gardens, Historical Homes, Old French Homes and the Centre for National Monuments.
Throughout all of France and overseas territories, 2,300 parks and gardens, both public and private, open their gates to welcome visitors for in-depth visits. Guided tours, events, demonstrations of expertise, conferences, readings, explanatory signs, exhibits, games and contests for children, help and instructions on gardening ...
For more information, please visit the websites http://www.avignon.fr/ or http://rendezvousauxjardins.culturecommunication.gouv.fr/.