The Exotic Gardens and the Observation Cave

The Exotic Gardens and the Observation Cave

This extraordinary garden, bringing together several million species of plants known as succulents was opened in 1933. With its bold plantings on the rocky mountainsides and steep craggy outcrops, the plants not only blooms superbly, but thrive to the admiration of botanists and garden aficionados around the world. It is truly a unique kingdom of nature’s exuberance...and 60 metres below ground, a prehistoric cave reveals its spectacular stalagmites and stalactites formed over millennia!

Schedule:

The Exotic Garden of Monaco is open all year except November 19 (National Day) and 25 December.

- January: 9h - 17h
- February to April: 9h - 18h
- May to September: 9h - 19h
- October: 9h - 18h
- November-December: 9h - 17h

Prices (per person):

The entrance ticket entitles you to visit the Exotic Garden, the Observatory Caves and the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology.

- Adults: € 7.20
- Children (6-18 years): € 3.80
- Students (with ID, max 30 years): 3,80 €
- Senior (65 + years): 5,50 €
- Rates and school groups on request and reservation

Dogs (of all sizes) are not allowed to Exotic Garden, a free kennel is at your disposal.

Access Map
Boulevard du Jardin Exotique
Tel. +377 93 15 29 80 - Fax +377 93 15 29 81
E.mail: jardinexotique@mairie.mc
Website: www.jardin-exotique.mc

Visit duration: 1½ hours

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