Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens, Grand-Metis

4.5
#3 of 17 in Parks in Gaspesie Region
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Explore the manicured English-styled Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens, originally a private garden that now boasts status as a National Heritage Site. Wander the 18 hectares (45 acres) of grounds, and observe 3,000 species of plant life. Dine at the onsite eatery and sample dishes concocted utilizing the garden's extensive plant collection. Be sure to check the listings for special events, which include an annual international garden festival. Our Grand-Metis travel itinerary planner makes visiting Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens and other Grand-Metis attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Indeed floral paradise is the gardens of Métis. The largest outdoor floral variety in natural environment. An absolute must.
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  • This was a must-stop when we planned our trip to the Gaspe Peninsula and it was stunning. We arrived as they were opening and that turned out to be wonderful. It was not crowded and we felt like we ha...  more »
  • If you can appreciate nature, this is the place for you! You are taken away to a whimsical place filled with thousands of different types of plants and trees from all around the world. However, we had...  more »
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  • Gorgeous botanical gardens to visit. The landscaping is impeccable. But it does depend on when you visit and the amount of flowering and lushness is heavily weather-dependent, just like any botanical gardens. I have visited this place on a couple of occasions both around the same time of the year. The first time it knocked my socks off. the second time, eh. Try to go when the sky is overcast, especially after a light rain. A bright sunny day will wash out all the colors and dull the greens.
  • Beautiful garden! Totally worth a visit! I was very surprise how interesting the expositions were and how well organized the site is!
  • Un excellent endroit à visiter. An excellent place to visit. The flowers and arragements are fantastic!
  • Neat place to wander around to view interesting exhibits
  • Beautiful gardens, lots of flowers, very peaceful and relaxing.

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