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!
Plant enthusiasts will find in Ausserberg a carefully landscaped garden of medicinal plants, in which around 40 medicinal herbs are grown. The garden is like a natural pharmacy, which finds its application in tinctures, teas, herbal oils and salves. The herb garden is accessible on foot from the train station Ausserberg within 15 minutes.