Parc Phoenix is a haven of greenery and biodiversity, with twenty themed gardens set across 7 hectares of land in the heart of Nice. Home to more than 2,500 species of plants in a Mediterranean landscape, including a lake with hundreds of birds living together and the “green diamond”. one of the largest greenhouses in Europe (over 7000 m2 and 25 metres high). The park is home to 70 different species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects too. Throughout the year, especially during school holidays there are many activities and exhibitions related to the natural world and science. There are also plenty of playground facilities for little ones to let off steam. Entry to the park is free for children under 12 and makes a fantastic affordable family day out.