National days of Celebration proposed by the French Ministry of Culture on June 2, 3 and 4 with the theme “The share at the Garden” for this “Meeting at the Gardens” 2017.
The Gardens of La Ballue will offer a unique univers with its playful yet labyrinthine guided visit, for children too.
We will also be presenting on Sunday the troubadours and musicians of the “La Ménestraudie ensemble, an early music group from the Music School of Betton, accompanied by the dancers of the company “Les Fous gèrent”.
On Saturday : Guided tour by the owners at 03:00 PM.
For the entire weekend, the gardens will be open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Only for Meeting at the Gardens 2017.
Regular admission fees. Free for Children under 12.

And also :

  • Special brochure for children: a booklet, both fun and educational allows them to discover the gardens and their architecture, botany and topiary and the environmental management of the entire estate.
  • Presentation and signing of the book on the gardens of La Ballue :”LA BALLUE, VARIATIONS SUR UN JARDIN”, published by Editions P.H. Verlhac, with photographs by Yann Monel and texts by Marianne Niermans.
  • Presentation of the detailed MAQUETTE of the Gardens created by Jacques Hennequin : we will also speak about the creators of the gardens of La Ballue, the avant-garde architects Paul Maymont and François-Hébert Stevens.

Brochure (PDF)>