The gardens will dazzle you with their impeccable symetry and play with curves.
A UNESCO world Heritage site, the gardens will entice topiary lovers to a journey of discovery and surprise: canals chiselled through the gardens, terraces cascade down many tiers, and myriads of colors from hundreds of species of plants and flowers will greet you.
A true feast for the eye with abundant boxwood, rosebushes, arbours and fountains. The Gardens of Villandry are a three-tiered garden terraced system.
It encapsulates the 3 elegant features of beauty, diversity, and harmony in a happy marriage. At the top level, the water garden is composed of a cloister of linen, where a water mirror gathers the necessary irrigation water gardens and fountains supply.
Perennials, rosebushes, shrubs, orange, and blue-colored grasses may be observed here from May to October. The second level, the ornamental garden, consists of three allegorical parts: the “Garden of Love”, the “Music Garden” and “Garden of Simple” with aromatic and medicinal plants.
Finally, the vegetable garden, planted in a chequerboard plan, covers one hectare.
His plantations are renewed twice a year, in spring and summer.