Botanical Garden labeled "Remarkable Garden"

Everything you need to know about the incredible Jardin des Plantes. 

It is the first and only park in the Pyrénées-Orientales to receive this prestigious distinction.

The Botanical Garden of Saint-Cyprien, a truly superb place, has just obtained the "Jardin Remarquable" (Remarkable Garden) label from France. This prestigious distinction, awarded by the Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs of Occitania, after several visits by experts sent by the Ministry of Culture, makes the Jardin des Plantes Cypriannais the first and only labeled park in the department.

This recognition will allow it to be included in national information media related to gardens and to benefit from specific signage. It is also a real guarantee of excellence for visitors.

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Opening hours

The Capellans Botanical Garden in Saint-Cyprien is open from Tuesday to Sunday.

  • From November to March: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • April, May, September, October: 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • June, July, August: 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please note that for safety reasons, the Botanical Garden will be closed in case of strong winds (80km/h or more) by a permanent municipal decree.

A haven of peace and greenery

The Jardin des Plantes de Saint-Cyprien offers visitors an unforgettable experience and a great idea for a romantic stroll.The park promises a unique change of scenery, just 5 minutes from the beach, an oasis of freshness in the heart of the resort.The Jardin des Plantes de Saint-Cyprien can be explored calmly and voluptuously alone, as a couple or with family, and will awaken your senses.

The Jardin des Plantes, an exceptional haven of peace, is located in a 5-hectare centenary park with over 500 species of plants and vegetation, including a superb bamboo grove, remarkable trees, a rich collection of old roses and rare plant species. Many discovery paths are possible, from the water body and its giant Koi carp, the bamboo grove or the giant sculptures.

A place of entertainment and relaxation

In July and August, your children can participate in many activities and shows each week in the garden, as part of the Pass Kids. From June to September, many concerts and events are organized in this enchanting setting.

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The Nights of the 7th Art

In July and August, films are screened in the sumptuous setting of the Jardin des Plantes des Capellans, accompanied by sweet treats and champagne. Settle down in a green setting, in the hollow of comfortable seats! The lights go out. The film starts.


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Yoga and pilates to reconnect with yourself!

Offered in July and August, the Pass Bien-être will help you in your quest for relaxation thanks to yoga, pilates or stretching classes in the haven of peace of the Jardin des Plantes. You are always more numerous to register for the classes given at the Jardin des Plantes des Capellans during the summer.

These sessions take place outdoors, in the early morning and early evening, throughout the summer period. Take an hour for yourself in this magnificent place and you will be in harmony with yourself and your loved ones.

Book your guided tour!

Attention to all botany enthusiasts and nature lovers! Guided tours are organized during the summer and during school holidays. Led by Valérie Joulin, a botanical expert, these guided tours are an opportunity to learn more about the species of the Jardin des Plantes, a family outing to start the day off right. Let's go for a fascinating guided tour!

Art with a capital A

A real favourite with all visitors, the Jardin des Plantes also leaves a lasting impression with the sculptures it houses, more or less astonishing forms imagined by the greatest contemporary artists.You can admire among others the "Granitoïd trans goa Koï Koï", a monumental sculpture of 15 tons, composed of 14 pieces of granite and pink sandstone, carved by the artist duo Grégory Gicquel and Daniel Dewar, young sculptors who won the Marcel Duchamp Prize in 2012.

At each visit, the sculptures create a sensation, for young and old alike.

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Jardin des Plantes de Saint-Cyprien
Jardin des Plantes de Saint-Cyprien

Did you know?

The Jardin des Plantes de Saint-Cyprien is located in what was once the park of "La Villa des Capellans", a castle built by the De Rovira family at the end of the 19th century.

It included all the buildings necessary for the functions of a large agricultural estate. The castle notably included a large breeding ground for saddle horses.

Practical information


  • Entrance fee: €3, except for residents of Saint-Cyprien upon presentation of the Pass Résident card, and for under 18s.
  • Guided tours: €2 per tour + €3 entrance fee (except Pass Résident).

Guided tours every Wednesday from June to September.

Protection measures in place

For the good preservation of the Jardin des Plantes, the following are not authorized:

  • Access for dogs, even the smallest
  • Picnics
  • Ball games
  • Bicycles and scooters
  • Entry into the bamboo grove

Information for wedding photos

Photo shoots can only be done upon request (mandatory) from the mayor's office, by email to:, at least one month in advance.

Address and contact
Rue Verdi, Mas des Capellans (to the right of the Grand Stade les Capellans sports complex)
66750 Saint-Cyprien
Tel: +33 (0)4 68 21 01 33