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Vaux le Viconte Castillos del LOIRA Jardín à la française

Earth From Above - France, Yann Arthus-Bertrand Aerial Photography - France From Above - Gardens at the Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy, Seine-et-Marne, France 26

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The Amazing Longleat Hedge Maze. 5 miles of hedges, more than English Yews. 6 bridges a tower. You can't see over the hedges, you can put someone on your shoulders they can. I am always lost in here for hours! My parents loved this!

"Le Nôtre’s original goal was to design a formal garden that remained the same throughout the seasons, and he achieved this with large, dramatic parterres framed with low boxwood hedges, wide pebble alleys, statues, fountains, basins, grottoes, and a canal. He played with symmetry, scale, and perspective, using a technique called anamorphosis abscondita ('hidden distortion')." (article)

Vaux-le-Vicomte's Legendary Landscape Architect André Le Nôtre

"Château Vaux-le-Vicomte's Magisterial Gardens": Details of the formal gardens - Photo by Beatrice Lecuyer-Bibal

French Kitchen Dish Towel - Durable with Non-toxic inks #landscapearchitecture

French Kitchen Dish Towel - Durable with Non-toxic inks #landscapearchitecture

The Moated box Parterre of Chateau de la Gaude, at Les Pinichats near Aix-en-Provence, was designed by Charles Albert Pisani in about 1750.

The Moated Box Parterre Of Chateau De La Gaude, At Les Pinichats Near Aix-en-Provence, Was Designed By Charles Albert Pisani

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39 Awesome Nature Photos Of Incredible Places, Marqueyssac Gardens – Vézac, France. We've been here and it is amazing !

Château de http://Hautefort.COM, 1) HISTOIRE, 9 HISTOIRE DES JARDINS: Dès le XVII°s il existait des jardins à la française à Hautefort. Mais ces derniers ont été réaménagés au cours des siècles suivants pour laisser place à ceux que nous admirons aujourd'hui. LES JARDINS A LA FRANCAISE: En 1853, le COMTE DE CHOULOT entreprend une réfection complète des jardins de Hautefort à la demande du BARON MAXENCE DE DAMAS, propriétaire du château de Hautefort par son mariage avec CHARLOTTE DE HAUTEFORT…

Topiary Garden at Chateau de Hautefort, in Hautefort, Dordogne, France - photo by Chateau de Hautefort, via TripAdvisor

Maze Gardens at Ruspoli Castle Northern Lazio, Italy #cmglobetrotters

Maze Gardens at Ruspoli Castle Northern Lazio, Italy. Places to travel before you die.

19 Breathtaking Patterns Found on Earth's Surface, Using Google | Huelva, Spain. | Credit: Photo: Google Earth | From Wired.com

19 Breathtaking Patterns Found on Earth's Surface, Using Google

The geometry of Versailles

The geometry of Versailles

Weekly Travel Guide: Versailles Palace and Gardens The gardens cover some 800 hectares of land, much of which is landscaped in the classic French Garden style perfected here by Linnea Versailles is a city on western edge of the French capital city Paris

Chart guide to historic styles of garden design | GardenVisit.com, the garden landscape guide

Styles of European garden design - a set of diagrams with links to examples of the styles drawn from the history of garden design