The Lautaret Garden

  • Park and garden
  • Garden
  • Botanical garden
  • Alpine
  • Plant collection
  • Medicinal/healing plants
  • Remarkable garden
Elevation : 2100m
Sommet du Col du Lautaret Col du Lautaret 05480 Villar-d'Arêne
The Lautaret Garden is a hundred year old gem presenting a concentration of plants from mountains all over the world, with a view of the glaciers of la Meije. Without doubt one the most beautiful Alpine botanical gardens of Europe!
From America to Asia, from Europe to Africa, South America... to the Poles. You will discover more than 2000 varieties that like the rough alpine climate, in a maze of recreated environments that change every year. Far from a classic botanical garden, this is a world tour in 80 minutes !

The Lautaret Garden is also a research station run by the CNRS and Grenoble Alpes University. Every year it welcomes tens of research teams from all over the world. These scientists come to study the...
  • Tips
    * With the ticket of entry of the Jardin Alpin du Lautaret, you'll have a reduced price at the cable car in La Grave La Meije and vice versa !
  • Ils s'engagent
    2000 species at over 2000 m altitude!
    The Jardin du Lautaret contains 1/4 of France's flora and plants from every mountain. With a horizon ringed by peaks and a breathtaking view of the Meije glacier, with its paths, streams and lawns, its exceptional trees and rare flowers, this site is a permanent spectacle that has been renewed for over 120 years.
    At the crossroads of climatic influences and rich in geological diversity, the Jardin du Lautaret enjoys an international reputation for its scientific vocation. It is an ideal setting for studying the impact of human activities on mountain ecosystems, and for measuring the challenges of climate change.
Services
Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Minimum aisle width of 90 cm
Doors >=77 cm wide
Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm
Reception desk between 70-80 cm high
WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
Incline >5% but reasonable
Botanic trail
Handicrafts workshops
Permanent exhibition
Shows
Theatre
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance

  • Minimum aisle width of 90 cm

  • Doors >=77 cm wide

  • Lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm

  • Reception desk between 70-80 cm high

  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move

  • Incline >5% but reasonable

  • Activities
  • Botanic trail

  • Handicrafts workshops

  • Permanent exhibition

  • Shows

  • Theatre

  • Activity

  • Children's entertainment

  • Concert

  • Botanical

  • Environment

  • Fauna - flora

  • Equipment
  • Car park

  • Services
  • Educational visits

  • Coach access

  • Room hire

  • Themed tour

  • Shop

  • Permanent entertainments organiser

  • Tourist information

  • Booking of general amenities

  • Guided tours

  • Leisure Center

Rates
From 1 June 2024 to 1 September 2024
Full price
8€

Reduced price
6€

Child

Group adults
6€

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Openings
From 1 June 2024 until 1 September 2024 Open everyday
Location
The Lautaret Garden
Elevation : 2100m
Sommet du Col du Lautaret Col du Lautaret 05480 Villar-d'Arêne
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Spoken languages
  • English
  • French
Environment
  • Mountain view
  • Mountain location
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Lake 5 km away
  • Village 2 km away
  • Close to GR footpath
Access
  • Located at the Lautaret pass,15 minutes far from Villar d'Arene and 20 minutes from La Grave
    Alpine Garden and its Alpine Gallery are located 10 minutes walk from the parking at top of the Lautaret pass.
    Possible access by car and bus.
Updated on 13 March 2024 at 11:40
by Office de tourisme des Hautes Vallées - La Grave - La Clarée - L'Izoard
(Offer identifier : 5084956)
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