The Château de Flaugergues was one of Montpellier's first "Folies", leisure residences of 18th century Languedocian aristocracy. Acquired and transformed by Etienne de Flaugergues in 1696, the castle still remains a family home for The Colbert family, descendants of Etienne de Flaugergues and Jean-Baptiste Colbert (minister of Louis XVI) still live in the château as their principal residence. They happily host the tours, as well as other cultural events like movie screenings under the stars! This unique location is rich with local heritage, botany, wine making, and gastronomy - before or after your tour, enjoy a delicious meal at the Folia restaurant on the castle's grounds.
Let the history of the Flaugergues gardens be narrated by a guide! Go on a beautiful journey through time and the different countries of the world through the seven garden areas laid out for your delight. Four hectares (4000 square meters) of greenery are waiting for you to enjoy a relaxing moment with family or friends. Each step leads to a different scenery and garden style: classical, romantic, Italian, Mediterranean... Stroll around the collection of citrus trees, bamboos and palms, a masterly path and the charming orangery. A stop by the cellar to taste the locally produced wine is included in the visit, and can't be missed!