Jardin Exotique de Monaco, La Condamine

#2 of 7 in Parks in Monaco
Cave Garden Must See
Tour the terraced Jardin Exotique de Monaco atop the town's steep hill on a clear day to see a large collection of succulents and cacti. With extensive views over Monaco that can be seen from many vantage points, the garden offers more than botanical attractions. Broken up into smaller gardens, each terrace contains plantings that group similar plants together. Key attractions include the giant flowering succulents--spectacular even when not in flower--a shady area with a pond and waterfall, and the underground "cathedral"--a large, underground cave filled with stalactites and stalagmites. When you visit the garden, wear comfortable shoes, as there are many steep steps. Plan my trip to La Condamine with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • From this high vantage point you can see most of the Monaco people visualise when they anticipate a visit here. The gardens are beautiful however you will need to be aware that it is a lot easier...  more »
  • Had quite a quick visit here on our last morning in Monaco before having to catch flight back home. We had free tickets courtesy of an amazing British Airways/Principality of Monaco 3 day package...  more »
  • Highly recommend this garden. Really different and lovely to wander through. Would have Given it a 5 rating but for disinterested staff and it’s a bit tricky to navigate as there are no directions. Best if u head to the right on entry and work your way down via the pathways (not the steps). Then when u reach the bottom you come on up the left side.
  • A breathtaking garden and you can see some amazing views from there! I’ve never been this excited about cactuses in my life. Also, you can visit a cool cave that goes inside the mountain.
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