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Alpine Botanical Garden Saussurea

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice presentation, well maintained and labled

Don't miss stopping to walk around these nicely groomed paths, even if you aren't into flowers the... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
flosser
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Boston
Beautiful gardens! Nice stop on the way to Helbronner.

Access is included if you go on the skyway. During early September lots of flowers were in bloom... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
jamesmZ9811GR
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Sydney, Australia
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Nov 3, 2017
“Nice presentation, well maintained and labled”
Sep 23, 2017
“Beautiful gardens! Nice stop on the way to Helbronner.”
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The Saussurea Foundation is a non-profit organization (NPO), with headquarters in Loc. Pavillon du Mont Fréty, Courmayeur. The foundation aims to promote, encourage and disseminate studies about nature, specifically in relation to the Aosta Valley...more
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Don't miss stopping to walk around these nicely groomed paths, even if you aren't into flowers the moutain views are spectacular and there is a play ground and pond nearby. great diversity and well labeled plus staff are very knowledgable if you are an enthusist....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Access is included if you go on the skyway. During early September lots of flowers were in bloom and it was pleasant to admire them all in this alpine setting. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jamesmZ9811GR
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Mountain flora rarely gets it due. At this garden you will discover varieties from all over the world and learn a lot about them. Free entrance with gondola tickets; you can even buy a nice pot of edelweiss!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

On your way up to Punta Helbronner on the Skyway funivia, you get off at Pavillon to change to a different carriage. Take the opportunity to acclimatise by wandering around these delightful gardens before continuing up. You can just stop here and return for a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

I went up to Saussurea (not, it's not 'Saussure') on our day off during a TMB trek. It was 1st July, so almost everything was in bloom. This sub-alpine park has free admittance and it takes about 30 minutes to walk the entire grounds. You...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2016

For a place like this everything will be great, because scenery is fabulous. Botanic garden is pretty interesting they have large collection of mountain flora and fauna. Best time to visit is June because then everything blooming. Ticket for garden is included if you go...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Hrv0jeZ
Reviewed May 4, 2016

A lovely place for a quick easy walk in the mountains, fantastic lots of flowers and insects aplenty. The views are spectacular too. Recommended.

Date of experience: August 2015
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grazie per la recensione, vi aspettiamo di nuovo presso il nostro Giardino!

Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

A nice place to stretch your legs after queueing and riding the cable cars. Shame not many flowers were in bloom at this time of year. Entry very reasonable too.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a great location as part of the Skyway, but the time to visit would be early summer when the plants are blooming. I went in August and there were no flowers. Since it is part of the skyway up to Point Helbronner it...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

interesting and also you can buy some spieces for your home. However after being up not so impressive, may be like adjunktive for your trip

Date of experience: July 2015
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