Discover the remarkable gardens of the Aube

Les Jardins Remarquables

The sun is shining again, the temperature is rising, nature is irresistibly attracting us… It’s sunny, it’s hot, why struggle? Why don’t you take a little walk outside, to discover the bright parks and gardens of our beautiful territory of the Aube ?
Be careful, not just any gardens: those labeled Remarkable Gardens, please ! What is this label? Where does it come from? What is it for? Which green spaces in the Aube have obtained this certification?

Read on, the answers are right here!

The label “Jardin Remarquable”, a national sign of distinction

A bit of history, to begin with: the national “Jardin Remarquable” label was created in 2004. Today, nearly 400 parks and gardens throughout France have this label. It”s purpose is to recognise the most welcoming and best maintained parks and gardens.. These must be of interest on several levels (cultural, aesthetic, historical or botanical) and respect the environment.

Parks and gardens with the “Jardin Remarquable” label are actively involved in promoting the natural heritage of their region. In short, strolling in a “Jardin Remarquable” label ensures excellence of a serviceguaranteed by responsible owners!

In Aube, discover the 4 gardens labeled “Jardin Remarquable”.

Château de Barberey garden
Castle of Barberey Saint Sulpice park

The park and remarkable garden of the Château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice

In the Aube, this label was awarded to the park surrounding the imposing Château de Barberey-Saint-Sulpice. Spread over nearly ten hectares, this property houses a genuine French garden, in which every detail has been carefully thought out and chosen (even the colour of the gravel, similar to that of the château’s façade).

This infinite precision creates apure, harmonious and distinguished style. Its aestheticism coupled with its perfect maintenance allowed it to obtain the prestigious label. Jardin remarquable.

The Château being private, its owner allows access to the garden mainly during the summer and during special events such as the “Journées Européennes du Patrimoine” or “Rendez-vous au jardin”.

The botanical garden of Marnay-sur-Seine

The wealth of the natural heritageof the Aube is no longer to be proven; for example, the botanical garden of Marnay-sur-Seine is a real tribute to biodiversity. Its vegetation extends over two hectares and presents more than three thousand species! It is must-see furing your relaxingweekend around Nogent-sur-Seine.

Rose garden, vegetable garden, medicinal plants, shade garden… the themes are numerous and the site is conducive to calm and relaxation. It’s only natural, then, that it also received the coveted label. Jardin remarquable !

Botanical garden credit Clara Ferrand
Castle of La Motte Tilly Park

The park and garden of the Château de la Motte-Tilly

60 hectar eslabeled “Jardin Remarquable”Who can say better? Indeed, the majestic estate of Château de la Motte-Tilly is home to a French-style park: groves, a botanical collection of lime trees (called tilletum), a water mirror, and a vast, well-cut lawn. The beauty and harmony of this natural setting led it to obtain the label. Jardin remarquable.

The regularity of its vegetal lines, its magnificent pathsand, its imposing water mirrorgive the park of the Château de la Motte-Tilly an exceptional style, which is part of the natural heritage of the Aube.

So, which of these environmental treasures will you start your walk in? Which of these natural gems will allow you to disconnect from everyday life? Which of these remarkable gardens will let you commune with nature?

Le jardin remarquable of Prieuré in Pargues

The Jardin du Prieuré (the Priory garden), is another beautiful natural landscape to (re)discover! Located in Pargues, a charming village in the Chaourçois region, it evolves depending on its owner’s desires. Roses, shrubs, perennials… the vegetation been carefully planted and has steadily grown over the years. A water garden completes this striking picture.

The care given to the maintenance of the Priory’s garden by its owner (who is very passionate about plants) earned it the label “Jardin Remarquable”: a wonderful place to stroll through!

Jardin of Prieuré in Pargues

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