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Saussurea Garden

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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 3 November 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 24 September 2017
James M
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Sydney, Australia
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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We went to the Val d'Aosta on vacation. To our delight, we found the Giardino Alpino Saussurea. It is the highest botanical garden in this area of Europe. The views are breathtaking. You get a 'on top of the world' feeling that is awesome. You...More

3  Thank CasaLaPace
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Reviewed 15 August 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

1  Thank PascoBob
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Reviewed 3 November 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

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Reviewed 24 September 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!

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 26 August 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!

Thank MariaS8824
Reviewed 31 July 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

Thank bumsky
Reviewed 13 July 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

1  Thank bc_sanjose
Reviewed 19 August 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

1  Thank Hrvoje Z
Reviewed 4 May 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.

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SaussureaGarden, Direttore at Saussurea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2016
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grazie per la recensione, vi aspettiamo di nuovo presso il nostro Giardino!

Reviewed 21 August 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.

Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 15 August 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

1  Thank PascoBob
Reviewed 26 July 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

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