Vibrant, colourful open-air museums, Alpine gardens are a major showcase for the rich flora of Valais. Situated at the foot of a valley, on the outskirts of a village or dominating an idyllic mountain lake, these magical spaces provide the perfect backdrop for a walk of discovery. Alpine gardens reflect the region’s special ecosystem. Several thousand species of plants, ancient cereal varieties and numerous meadow flowers thrive in an awe-inspiring landscape. Come and fall in love with the scents and colours of Valais!
Ricola herb garden
The Ricola visitor garden in the hamlet of Blatten is an entertaining and informative adventure for the whole family. Here, visitors can get to know the 13 plants that go into Ricola’s world-famous herb drops. Guests are not only allowed but actively encouraged to touch the herbs, rub them between their fingers, sniff and taste them. Information panels describe each plant and its properties.