La Jaÿsinia Alpine Botanical Garden

Interesting
This 3.5ha-botanical garden was created in 1906 by Mme Cognacq, née Jaÿ. Today it is managed by the National Natural History Museum. The garden stretches out on a steep slope above the village, boasting pools, pathways and waterfalls. Around 2,500 species of wild plants from the main mountains of the world's temperate regions are organised geographically and ecologically.

Useful information

Address:

Le Bourg, 74340 Samoëns

Phone:

+33 4 50 34 49 86

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

mid Apr-end Dec: 8am-noon, 1.30pm-7pm - may close in the event of heavy snow

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