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!
Alpine Botanical Garden Flore-Alpe
The Flore-Alpe botanical garden is a captivating space situated at an altitude of 1500 meters in a magnificent alpine decor. Resplendent with paths that meander between the rocks, taking us over small bridges that overlook crystal pools of water, visitors can contemplate the magnificent and unique panorama of Lake Champex and the snow capped peaks of Les Combins. Four thousand species of plants bloom on the more than 6000 square meters, featuring local flora as well as plants from the neighbouring mountains of Europe and other continents.