Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard Castle

Our favourite vegetable gardens in Paris Region

Gardens can be purely ornamental, but they can also be used as a source of food and medicines. Discover our selection of vegetable gardens in the Paris Region, where vegetables sit alongside flowers and aromatic plants in highly orderly arrangements.

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As an added bonus, the produce is often on sale to visitors: a treat for your tastebuds!

Created by Jean-Baptiste de La Quintinie to supply the tables of the Sun King, the King’s Kitchen Garden at Versailles grows an impressive number of fruits and vegetables, often rare or little-known, and maintains historic pruning techniques for its fruit trees.

The King's Kitchen Garden
Visit of the King's Kitchen Garden

With its square beds planted with vegetables and flowers typical of the 17th century, the Saint-Jean de Beauregard Kitchen Garden is one of the rare flowering kitchen gardens to have survived intact up to the present day. The rare or forgotten flowers, fruits and vegetables grown here have brought the estate wide renown.

Saint-Jean-de-Beauregard Castle

At the gothic Royaumont Abbey, the largest Cistercian abbey in the region, the medievally inspired gardens contain aromatic and medicinal plants and also a vegetable garden and orchard.

Royaumont Abbey
Royaumont Abbey

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