The art of gardens? in the heart of the maquis « the patient renaissance of this site along the coast, which has luckily been spared any urban development, is a hymn to the rugged beauty of this island. It is the quintessential expression of the land itself. Corsica, condensed into these 7 hectares of landscape, can be fully explored, taken in and admired thanks to the plants of the maquis : mastic, arbutus, myrtle, phyllirea, euphorbia,? and the relics of an ancient agricultural past: terraces, threshing grounds, « pagliaghju » shelters, drinking troughs,? Here, you stroll through groves of olive trees, cypress and oleander and enjoy the whole of the Mediterranean in this exceptional setting. » An exceptional collection of plant life: over 100 varieties of olive tree, varieties of rosemary, 70 varieties of oleander, 120 varieties of wild rose? Plants from other Mediterranean climates: South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and California. A trail to initiate visitors into the local flora and environment, a source of inspiration, a place to recharge the batteries and get in touch with nature, the Saleccia Park is a family property that was opened to the public in June 2005. Visit 7 hectares of open space and landscapes: Initiation into Corsican plant varieties, their significance and traditional uses, as well as the history of the site. Discover the vegetation of the Mediterranean basin. Snack bar ? refreshments available at the kiosk in the arbour, with local, natural products, spacious playground for children (cabins and nanny goats). Our Easter Monday Events: children?s workshop and great Easter Egg hunt. Rendezvous in the gardens: workshops for children and adults, exhibitions, shows (1st weekend in June). Heritage Days: botanical demonstrations, guided visits (mid-September). Festival Day: workshops for children and adults, shows (mid-October). Every week : gardening workshops, storytelling for children, basket weaving, sophrology relaxation techniques...(programme and rates available on demand) Opening times for April - June - September - October : 9h30 - 19h00 Sundays and Bank Holidays : 10h00 - 19h00 Closed in the morning on Mondays and Saturdays (opening at 14h00) July- August : open daily from 10h00 to 20h00 The ticket office closes 45min before closing time for the Park

Contact details

Telephone : 04 95 36 88 83
Address : Lieu-dit Saleccia Route de Bastia, Monticello


Activités de loisirs


From 01/04 to 31/10

Practical info

Coach parking


Children's services


Groups accepted


Languages spoken

English - French