TOURS, WORKSHOPS & INTERNSHIPS

Le Vasterival is a private garden, open by appointment all year round, à except on Sundays and public holidaysAll visits are guided, in French or English, by one of our experienced gardeners. It is not permitted to walk around freely.

A few more weeks before the annual closing to come and appreciate the autumn colours and winter barks.

Annual closing dates: December 23, 2022 to January 8, 2023 included. 

  • One-hour visit from Monday to Friday at 11:00 am (adults: 15€ pp / children from 15 years old: 8€).
  • Botanical visit of 2 hours every Friday at 2pm (adults: 20€ pp / children from 15 years old: 10€).

For groups (minimum 10 people), please make a reservation on the following link: https://www.vasterival.fr/en/visits-courses-and-internship

In case of delay, please call us at: +33 (0)2-35-85-12-05.
The gate opens 30′ before each visit. Parking available inside.
The garden is hilly and not very accessible for disabled people and pushchairs. Please leave your pets at home.
For your comfort, please bring boots and rain gear! 

In case of cancellation, we will try to inform you in time. 



      JAN         FEV         MAR         AVR         MAI         JUN         JUL         AOU         SEP         OCT         NOV         DEC    
Perce-neige, Cyclamens et tapis de bulbes                        
Camélias                        
Hellébores, Hamamelis, Corylopsis                        
Magnolias, Cerisiers à fleurs                        
Rhododendrons, azalées                        
Cornouillers à fleurs, deutzias, seringats, lilas                        
Roses, Clématites                        
Hydrangéas, Itea, Cléthras                        
Eucryphias, Hoherias, Lomatias                        
Montbretias, Crinums, Nérines                        
Erables du Japon                        

Ecorces, conifères, persistants, couvre-sols / toute l’année…

 


GROUPS (min. 10 pers.) | 2 hours

 

This tour takes you through the entire garden and shows you the most attractive plants, scenes and views of the moment. The route can change daily depending on interest and weather.


Adults: €20
Children (from 15 years old): 10€


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PRUNING WORKSHOPS (min. 6 pers.) | Full / half-day

 

Dominique, a passionate tree surgeon, will pass on his knowledge through practical exercises to teach you how to prune and to understand the principles and results of “transparency pruning”.
Do not forget your secateurs and your picnic.


Full day adults: 95€ – Additional adult: 55€
Half-day adults: 45€


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INTERNSHIPS | Upon request

 

– Student internships: We welcome students from all horticultural backgrounds for further training in the recognition and use of plants.

The duration of the unpaid internship is one week, renewable.

– Eligibility requirements: The applicant must be under the responsibility of a school or a horticultural training organisation, be motivated and autonomous in terms of transport.


Accommodation possibility on site.


CHILDREN'S WORKSHOPS| Upon request

 

Botanical discoveries and discovery of different biotopes (apiary, ponds, etc.) for school children of various ages.



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