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Giardino Alpino Saussurea

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Address: Pavillon du Mont Frety, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
Phone Number: +39 333 446 2959
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Very good botanic garden

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2016
Hrvoje Z
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 to Pointe Helbronner.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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grazie per la recensione, vi aspettiamo di nuovo presso il nostro Giardino! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 is worth getting off to admire the scenery.

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Tiraspolul Nou, Moldova
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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Penarth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Ghivizzano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 have to take a cable car to get to it and it is worth the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 spot and the view from that place is simply amazing... AMAZING!

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