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Tulips growing in Mediterranean Biome at Eden Project

Mediterranean Biome

Experience sights, scents and stories from the Mediterranean, California, South Africa and Western Australia in this breathtaking Biome.

With the sweet aromas of herbs in the air, you'll take an unforgettable journey through a paradise of brightly coloured flowers, gnarled olive trunks and bountiful vines.  

Mediterranean Biome ambient video

Med Biome quote

“ This Biome was our favourite, reminiscent of holidays on the continent and suggesting that some of those fruits, herbs and flowers we enjoy in Italy, Greece and Spain might just be grow-able here in the UK. ”

Insider tips from our staff

Some highlights you can see at various times of the year

Sculptures of bull and people among grapevines in Mediterranean Biome

The Rites of Dionysus sculpture

Tim Shaw’s sculptures depict the myth of Dionysus, Greek god of wine and merriment, and his followers, the Maenads, who dance and writhe through the grapevines.

Pig sculptures made of cork oak

Cork pig sculptures

Made out of cork oak bark by Heather Jansch, these life-sized pigs can be found rooting around the cork oak trees.