The Medicinal Garden

The Medicinal Garden

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Come and learn in this medieval-inspired medicinal garden, which was once the pharmacy of the Pilgrims ‘ Hospital. Through a free or guided tour Discover 130 species of plants with millennial virtues.
Among all these species you will find medicinal herbs and aromatic herbs to prepare remedies, herbal teas and ointments, but also condiment herbs to raise the dishes.

Did you know? 

Everyone uses the scratch, but do you know its origin?

This textile material is an invention of the Swiss engineer, George de Mestral in 1941 following a walk with his dog; He notices that the latter is covered with burdock flowers. Indeed, the fruit of the burdock has a multitude of small hooks that grab the hairs of the animals.
This invention is then marketed in 1948 under the Velcro mark, contraction of the words “velvet” and “hooks”.

Visiting hours 2016: The last access to the medicinal garden takes place 45mn before the closure

  • From April 2 to June 30: Open daily from 2pm to 5.30 pm except Tuesday
  • From 1 July to 31 August: Open daily from 14h to 18.30
  • From September 1st to September 18th: Open daily from 2pm to 5.30 pm except Tuesday

Prices 2016: The price includes the visit of the medicinal garden and the hospital of pilgrims

Adult
€3.70
Child
€1.20
From 6 to 12 years
Reduced
€2.70
13 to 18 years old, student, jobless
Adult groups €3.50 from 10 pers. Read more…
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