Castle of Mongenan

It is part of a series of three gardens also protected and labeled “Remarkable Gardens”. Garden for ornament, garden for pleasure, and garden of utilities with esoteric connotation testify to the friendship and admiration of the master of the house, Antoine de Gascq for Jean-Jacques Rousseau who was his music and botany teacher. They gather more than a thousand species and varieties of ornamental, vegetable, aromatic, dyeing and medicinal plants. One of the fifteen most beautiful rose gardens in France flourishes at the edge of the vineyard.

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