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Saussure Garden

Pavillon du Mont Frety, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
+39 333 446 2959
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If your timing is good (late June-August), this is a spectacular park

I went up to Saussurea (not, it's not 'Saussure') on our day off during a TMB trek. It was 1st... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bc_sanjose
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San Jose, CA
Very good botanic garden

For a place like this everything will be great, because scenery is fabulous. Botanic garden is... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Hrvoje Z
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Zagreb, Croatia
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1 week ago
“If your timing is good (late June-August), this is a spectacular park”
19 Aug 2016
“Very good botanic garden”
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Pavillon du Mont Frety, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
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+39 333 446 2959
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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.

Thank Martin D
SaussureaGarden, Direttore at Saussure 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

Thank Serghei G
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We had to rush around this garden as it was late in the afternoon when we got there, on our way down the mountain. It was beautifully kept and there was a very wide variety of alpine plants in the collection.

3  Thank Helen K
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
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Is nice that someone made a botanical park so higt in mountain.. is really nice and there are so many plants that i never see before in my life. But especially the place is really good.. It shine a beautiful and strong sun on that...More

1  Thank Digne V
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