The bamboo grove in Cévennes

The bamboo grove in Cévennes

Located less than 30 minutes from the Mas de Roux, we invite you to visit this extraordinary exotic garden located in the village of Générargues in the north of Anduze, a village in the Gard department well known for its pottery among others.​




This visit will attract the curiosity of the youngest as well as the largest ones because its spaces have been developed over time on about fifteen hectares open to the public (in total the Domaine represents 34 hectares).


This place gives the impression of being present always, the bamboo grove was imagined by Eugene Mazel in 1856, more than 160 years of history. This horticultural enthusiast imagined to acclimatize many varieties from all over the world and since 1902, a family has taken over the destiny of the place to develop it as time and generations pass by.


Here you will discover:


  1. a forest of giant bamboo;
  2. Bambousarium: proposes on a small surface a selection of different species of bamboo present on the site;
  3. a garden of Japanese inspiration;
  4. a labyrinth;
  5. a Laotian village;
  6. the Dragon Valley: this Japanese garden created in 2000 (year of the Dragon), spans 15,000 m2 and is based on the principles of Feng Shui;
  7. greenhouses built in 1860 by Eugene Mazel;
  8. a floral garden;
  9. The Garden of the Bassins of Eugene
  10. A garden (sales of bamboo and many other plants) in open access.
  11. A large shop
  12. A snack in the summer

Here is the Philosophy of this atypical place very visited of the department of Gard and proce of our Piedmont Cevenol

The bamboo grove is a unique place dedicated to the extravagance of which nature has the secret, to the exuberance of the plant in its most unexpected forms...
But, above all, La bambouseraie is a living place, a place of invitation to daydream and reflection where all sensibilities can find to satisfy their desire for enchantment and knowledge.

Through a true initiatory journey, visitors of all ages, without constraints, will be able to cultivate, discover and share, discreetly and effectively assisted by the entire team of this exceptional garden recognized in several ways:

Historical monuments,
Remarkable garden,
Most beautiful gardens in France,

Recommended by the Cévennes National Park, Quality Tourism and Quality South of France,
member of the charters: Cévennes ecotourism and Tourism and disability.





Prepare your future visit!

You come to discover Piedmont Cevenol at Mas de roux, we strongly advise you to prepare your stay upstream by going to the site of the bamboo grove in Cévennes which will allow you to find there all the information useful to the success of this visit in nature and atypical in our region.

Open from the end of February to the middle of November, 7 days a week, the bamboo grove offers many possibilities of rates for individuals as for groups.

A shop on site, but also online, will allow you to find the products of the bamboo nursery.

A snack bar offers snacks from the end of March to the end of September. The range of products and offers are numerous, groups can book in advance and accessibility is adapted for people with disabilities and strollers.

The bamboo grove is engaged in a responsible toursime eco and for many years in reducing its environmental impact.


We wish you a pleasant visit to the bamboo grove in Cévennes.


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